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anyone modding DA sensor into a dif shell?

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im fond of the DA but not the mouse case itself and i was curious if you could take a DA and put it into a more traditional mouse case such as the ec1 or ec2

also is there anything i need to know before doing it? i rather not waste one DA figuring it out

side note.... anyone know when the xornets commin out. heard it was last month but no dice...
Edited by eosgreen - 10/3/11 at 5:35am
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whos making the xornets?
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Would be nice to do this but it requires far too much work at the moment and I couldn't think of a shell I would want to put it into. If I could get hold of plastic that was thicker and I could completely model myself, a DA within an intellimouse 3.0 would be fantastic, that or the 1.1s.

This is a hard task and although possible, you would theoretically ruin a mouse to complete the task.
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KinzuAdder is somewhat popular.
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I've built a Naos-Adder. I've also seen an Imperator-Adder (or Imper-Adder or some such name) that somebody made a video of on Youtube, might want to take a look at that, because it showed the progressing stages in the project. One thing to bear in mind, is that you will typically destroy one good mouse, and possibly even two, if something goes wrong. If at all possible, try to re-use the buttons and scroll wheel of the new mouse shell, along with their PCB's (or portions thereof), you will save yourself a lot of time trying to align the microswitches with the shell's button plungers and to align the mousewheel with the hole in the shell. Thankfully, the DA uses a two PCB design, making the PCB with the sensor and MCU a bit smaller, and easier to transplant.
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