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Mice with IMO 1.1 Shape?

post #1 of 5
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My Kinzu came here that I was going to use for a Kinzuadder, but I found out the shape is way to small for me. I could get used to it, but I'd see it only being ideal for a fingertip grip.

I took out my ancient IMO 1.0a from nearly 10 years ago and I fell in love with the shape. I tried looking around, but it doesn't seem like any other mice have that shape. I could easily put in the DA sensor, but the scroll wheel is pretty horrible and I use it heavily.

As of right now, I'm currently using my Deathadder 3G, but I'm starting to hate the grip of it now, since the last time I used it was when I was 14 when my hands were smaller. Now the hump seems kinda sharp and in combination resting where my knuckles are and it feels pretty uncomfortable. The hump on the IMO is perfect if I claw or palm.

I think I found a post stating that the Zowie EC1 has a similar shape? Could others comment on that? I know the Xai has the dimensions of an IMO, but the feel of the WMO, which I've never used before. Plus I love the sloped sides of the IMO.
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post #2 of 5
get ec2 if you can deal with prediction - slippery sides and some stupid jitter on rough textured clothpads, cons aside it's a pretty good IMO 1.1 replacement
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post #3 of 5
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Prediction doesn't really bother me, but yeah, that sounds good.

What would be closer to the IMO size though? EC1 or EC2?
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post #4 of 5
Size or shape? The Zowie ec1/2 has the same shape as the deathadder..
post #5 of 5
in terms of "modern" mouse, i think xai is still the closest shape-wise
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