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Extremely high LOD with my new DeathAdder Black Edition

post #1 of 14
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I just got the DeathAdder Black Edition and the mouse is great, but the LOD seems to be extremely high. Seriously, when this thing is 1 inch above my mousepad it still tracks. The worst thing is when I take it off the mousepad it jitters like crazy.

I have the latest drivers and firmware. My old mouse was a Storm Spawn and I did not have this issue.

What the hell is going on?

Forgot to mention I am using the 3500 DPI setting with 500hz Polling rate.
post #2 of 14
It needs the tape fixed for lower Lod.

Thats what i had too do with mine when i got it sense i couldn't stand the high Lod.

Pretty much put some scotch tape covering the sensor and the lod should be way lower.
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Sometimes extreme gamers like to jerk the mouse so fast that it comes off the pad. This is the fix lol. I don't know what exactly is wrong. I have a HP mouse lol.
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post #4 of 14
The jitter is probably you combined with the high LOD. Lower your DPI, see how much it improves the "jitter".

Scotch tape partially covering the sensor works to fix the LOD if that is an issue for you. I wouldn't completely cover the hole, just make it into something round instead of the shape that it is, if that makes sense... I found if I completely covered my sensor it stopped tracking (Abyssus, but the same sensor).
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The jitter is probably you combined with the high LOD. Lower your DPI, see how much it improves the "jitter".

Scotch tape partially covering the sensor works to fix the LOD if that is an issue for you. I wouldn't completely cover the hole, just make it into something round instead of the shape that it is, if that makes sense... I found if I completely covered my sensor it stopped tracking (Abyssus, but the same sensor).

I got my da Black Edition sensor fully covered with scotch tape with no problems, Maybe it depends on mouse pads but on my razer razer scarab expert it tracks perfect.
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post #6 of 14
I've also completely covered the sensor with magic tape and it tracks fine on my Talent.
post #7 of 14
+1 for DA tape fix. Works flawlessly, LOD is maybe 2 cd's now compared to 5+ before.

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post #8 of 14
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I tried the tape fix but it scratches my mousepad and feels rough. Do I need to buy extra feet for this?

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post #9 of 14
Extra feet are nice since the deathadder has an inherently ****ty design in this aspect and drags in it's completely stock form (on cloth anyway). However, the tape should have no effect on dragging, did you do it like in my picture above? I got no additional drag from the tape before I put the aftermarket teflon pads on there.
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post #10 of 14
It may take a few attempts at applying the tape to your mouse to get a smooth feeling, it took me several tries till I got it so that the tape didn't drag on the mouse pad. It may help if you stack another set of mouse feet as well, I've done it and the LOD is so low now.
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