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Well, my DA's button has finally completely broken. It just started hanging limply and wiggling around with any move. No matter where it was pressed it wouldn't actuate the switch and wouldn't return to the proper position.

So... I did the only logical thing to do, and opened it up. Inside I found the answer to two questions. firstly, that replacing the internals from one DA to another (assuming the same design) would require nothing other than a screwdriver, and secondly, that the plastic holding the button to the casing was completely broken in half and detached.

Since the internals all seem to be in perfect working condition and it seems like an easy enough process, I'm just about ready to buy a BE and stick my old guts into it.

While I'm 90% sure, it would mean a lot to me if someone could confirm that my internals will fit into a DA:BE so to answer this question, as well as for educational purposes for anyone else interested in the subject, here are some half decent shots of the guts of my DA - something that is apparently quite hard to find on the internet somehow.

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What do you guys use to clean your DA BE?

I noticed mine had some rough spots on the upper shell but I'm not sure if it's just dirt or something.
    
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love my 3.5g its BEAST!
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Does the original, 1800 DPI DeathAdder track on SteelSeries' Icemats? If so, what colors?
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Originally Posted by tjangel07 View Post

What do you guys use to clean your DA BE?

I noticed mine had some rough spots on the upper shell but I'm not sure if it's just dirt or something.

Cotton pads dabbed with a little Isopropyl alcohol works fine for me. Don't rub the pad against the mouse too hard, apply slight pressure and rub the dirty areas down slowly will do. After doing that let it air + dry for a minute or more before using and you're done.
    
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Originally Posted by Gabriel Ruan View Post

Does the original, 1800 DPI DeathAdder track on SteelSeries' Icemats? If so, what colors?

As far as I'm aware yes, and I'm fairly certain the color shouldn't matter unlike other mice (SpawN). Although keep in mind it might not track if you're using the tape fix as my DA doesn't track on my laminate desk at all with it.
    
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WMO's don't track on my glass desk, but they're sometimes paired with Icemats (toxjq style).
I found a place with many, boxed, second generation DeathAdders. Should I sell them for profit?
Edited by Gabriel Ruan - 12/31/11 at 2:20am
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Originally Posted by Gabriel Ruan View Post

Does the original, 1800 DPI DeathAdder track on SteelSeries' Icemats? If so, what colors?

Yeah, but you can make it malfunction pretty easy though.
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Damn!
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