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post #1271 of 1402
Got my replacement feet and they feel a little smoother but they are not what I was expecting. I guess I have been spoiled by my Razer Deathadder which has nice hard rounded extremely smooth feet.

The Kana replacement feet are some type of teflon tape material that is smooth but is no where near smooth as my DA feet. Also something that I don't like about them is that the edges of the Kana feet is not smooth and it rubs and catches. Also when I pulled them off of the sheet that they came on they started to come apart.


So in short the Kana is an awesome mouse other than the feet are absolute garbage. As great as the mouse feels I can't stand the terrible glide.

I used a SS Experience I2 surface and it worked great with the DA, it is the best optical gaming surface I have ever had and I don't plan on getting rid of it.


I'm going to contact the retailer and let them know of the problems I have had with the feet and see if I can exchange this mouse for something different.
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post #1272 of 1402
I picked up a brand new Kana for $35 and plan to switch out the switches with Omron D2F-01F. I also have some corepad skatez for the Kinzu that I never used so I should have no problem with the glide. Hopefully this mouse comes close to the feel of my favorite mouse of all time, the Microsoft 1.1.
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I picked up a brand new Kana for $35 and plan to switch out the switches with Omron D2F-01F. I also have some corepad skatez for the Kinzu that I never used so I should have no problem with the glide. Hopefully this mouse comes close to the feel of my favorite mouse of all time, the Microsoft 1.1.

Are those corepad skates a rigid teflon material or are they like tape?
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post #1274 of 1402
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Are those corepad skates a rigid teflon material or are they like tape?

These are the mouse feet I have http://www.coregamingshop.com/skatez-for-steelseries-kinzu-v2-pro-kinzu-kana.html

I have the same corepad skatez (Teflon material) on my Abyssus & G100, and they both have a smooth glide on my cloth pads. I'll have to check out the replacement feet from Steelseries (if mine don't come with the new ones). If they are the same material as the Sensei mouse feet I don't remember not really liking the glide.
post #1275 of 1402
Do the Corepads have sharp edges like Puretrak skates or are they rounded like Hyperglides?
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Huff where did you get Kana for $35?
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post #1277 of 1402
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Huff where did you get Kana for $35?

use this coupon code on the Steelseries website PXE2012, I should of mentioned this earlier. It's for PAX EAST which starts friday. Sensei for $63 USD doesn't sound too bad.
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Do the Corepads have sharp edges like Puretrak skates or are they rounded like Hyperglides?

I'll check when I get home but I would say they are more rounded like hyperglides, although i've never had a pair of puretrak skates.
Edited by Huff - 4/4/12 at 7:09pm
post #1278 of 1402
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use this coupon code on the Steelseries website PXE2012, I should of mentioned this earlier. It's for PAX EAST which starts friday. Sensei for $63 USD doesn't sound too bad.
I'll check when I get home but I would say they are more rounded like hyperglides, although i've never had a pair of puretrak skates.



The crappy teflon TAPE Kana feet have sharp edges and they rub bad.
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post #1279 of 1402
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use this coupon code on the Steelseries website PXE2012

Thanks.

I'm returning my Kana to retailer for refund and I'm going to take a look at other SS mice.

I might even get another Kana and buy some feet for it like what you are doing.


It's a shame that the Kana mouse feet are so crappy.
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post #1280 of 1402
That coupon didn't work out for me. Shipping is $10. frown.gif So I ordered a Kinzu v2 Pro. Supposedly it has better feet and switches. Ordered it from Amazon instead. The Amazon price was less than SS.
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