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Originally Posted by thuNDa View Post

I've read somewhere that it helps to spray some WD40 on the encoder.

WD40 gets rid of the squeaking in razer mousewheels. Didnt help the scrolling issue. Had to open the mouse up and soak the damn thing in vodka. Seems to work.
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Proud owner of a deathadder 3.5g here. Been using this mouse for years now with no issues whatsoever. I see a lot of razer hate on these forums and I cannot understand why.
post #353 of 2468
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Originally Posted by glover28 View Post

Proud owner of a deathadder 3.5g here. Been using this mouse for years now with no issues whatsoever. I see a lot of razer hate on these forums and I cannot understand why.

Razer has some REALLY bad quality control and customer service. Also some REALLY gimmicky products.

That said they do produce some great stuff too if you know what you're looking for.
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I love this mouse. Currently have the 3.5 DA but i wish i had bought the Black Edition. I dont like the glossy finish on the sides after a few hours of gaming. Is there any vinyl tape that I can put on the side? Or if someone wants to trade me for the BE edition.
post #355 of 2468
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Originally Posted by mksteez View Post

I love this mouse. Currently have the 3.5 DA but i wish i had bought the Black Edition. I dont like the glossy finish on the sides after a few hours of gaming. Is there any vinyl tape that I can put on the side? Or if someone wants to trade me for the BE edition.

You can apply plasti-dip if you're careful. It would in fact be superior to a black edition's coating if you really want a nice rubbery grip.
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post #356 of 2468
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

Razer has some REALLY bad quality control and customer service. Also some REALLY gimmicky products.
That said they do produce some great stuff too if you know what you're looking for.

I don't think its been as bad as with the prior OEM. Their tooling is pretty cheap and iffy though.
post #357 of 2468
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I don't think its been as bad as with the prior OEM. Their tooling is pretty cheap and iffy though.

Lot's of cases of incorrectly put together keyboards and mice recently.

Heck, my first DA was improperly put together but I fixed that myself and it wasn't really an issue for me, but that was way back when the things were first released.

My buddy's only razer product ever - a black widow - has flaky LEDs and cracked keycaps.

*shrug* there's no way to know the real percentages since it's the people with issues who are most outspoken, but I think it's fairly safe to say that their quality-control is sub-optimal at least. at least they make an AWESOME mouse once you fix it up a bit wink.gif
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post #358 of 2468
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

You can apply plasti-dip if you're careful. It would in fact be superior to a black edition's coating if you really want a nice rubbery grip.

Wouldn't that be too thick though? and is this the one?
http://www.acehardware.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3573713
post #359 of 2468
My deathadder 3.5G black edition just arrived. it feels ******* great.

Now I normally wouldn't need help to install a mouse but I heard that you need a specific driver to run it without any prediction/acceleration. I also need help on how to make sure to disable acceleration everywhere. I know that you can disable it in the mouse settings in windows (i use win7) but I heard that it doesnt disable it completly.

Mine has a 3.5cd high lod but it luckily doesnt bother me at all.
post #360 of 2468
Nope you heard wrong. Angle Snapping (Prediction) is a internal function / ROM disabled within the 3.5G models. Acceleration isn't enabled unless you tick it via driver.

You need to turn off EPP (Enhance pointer precision) in windows, but if you're unsure. Follow this guide. http://donewmouseaccel.blogspot.com/2010/03/markc-windows-7-mouse-acceleration-fix.html
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