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My Razer Tarantula is still going strong :O
    
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I have a Razer Arctosa (same as the Lycosa but without the backlit keys), Naga, Deathadder, Nostromo, and Megalodon. I have never had any issues with any of them except the screeching noise where I have to unplug/plug in the headset. I figure it's some weird software bug having the soundcard with it. The next headset I will get is most likely an Astro A40 with mixamp. But the Megalodon is super comfy to me so one time every few weeks having to unplug it is fine for me.
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I have a Razer Orochi mouse which is basically a gaming mouse for laptops. I use it with an Asus bluetooth dongle. The mouse cost me $30 on Ebay about a year or more ago. The dongle was on sale for $10 on Newegg. It's been trouble-free and I am very happy with it.

The bottom line is if you aren't happy with the product you purchased from a company, return it and keep doing so until you are happy. If after 3 times returning an item you are still unsatisfied, request an upgrade to the next product at the company's expense. I've done this with XFX. My 8400 GS kept dying on me so I kept sending it back and finally got tired of paying to ship it back and forth. I finally got pissed off and wrote them a nasty email. 3 days later an 8800GS arrives in my mailbox.
post #34 of 70
I went through two deathadder's in about 18 months. Biggest crap ever. Most of the time I was battling problems. Never purchased anything from them ever again. I roll with cheapo scroll mice and throw them away whenever. I miss the glowing heartbeat though... I will say.
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Did you even read the OP? I had problems with 2 other items you didn't name. Derp.

I named some of their worst products that I have owned and that my friends had. I haven't had much experience with their other products, but I was just trying to make a point that you can't judge an entire company on a few bad products.
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I only have one Razer product - the deathadder, and it has exceeded my expectations entirely. I wouldn't buy another Razer product without thorough research though.
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If after 3 times returning an item you are still unsatisfied, request an upgrade to the next product at the company's expense

I've never had it go there, but that is excellent advice.
    
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Alright I'm isolating everyone out who is defending Razer or saying it's "life".

First off, just because a company consciously produces junk to make bank because that's what other companies do, that's no damn excuse. If you smoke weed with your friends and you get busted, you're all getting in trouble for it. There is no "but officer! Everyone smokes weed!" you're still liable for your actions, and for Razer as a company it is a much larger problem than your immediate life.

Second, the fact that I've never had a problem with cheap $10 keyboards/mice yet I've had countless problems with $60+ ones speaks for itself. I don't care what your argument is here, if they are charging 6 times the normal price of something, the LEAST I'd expect would be for it to function properly. That's like a Honda to a BMW. Stuff doesn't "just happen" with expensive ass products when they don't with cheap stock ones. Don't forgive or encourage Razer's crappy establishment. You're trying to hold me responsible for trying to make an investment, it's not my fault they didn't live up to their end of the deal.

Third, if you came here to praise Razer then get out or buy my products. smile.gif
Edited by Zethlis - 1/1/12 at 1:43am
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I'm reviving this thread to show my Razer Lycosa review! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgmOs1GY3mA
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Do you think it is because your USB hub is not providing enough power for the keyboard? I saw the same problem on different forum and they fixed it with a power USB hub.
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Do you think it is because your USB hub is not providing enough power for the keyboard? I saw the same problem on different forum and they fixed it with a power USB hub.

I had an external USB hub that had its own power supply, I "know" razer is a **** company.
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