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Hi guys I have a question for users that have used the Razer Deathadder. I would like to know about the mouse wheel. When you scroll the mouse wheel down, does it have a "hard" or "stiff" feeling? Or does it scroll "smoothly" and "softly." I'd also like to know how you guys think of the mouse in general and if "gunk" builds up on the sides of the mouse.
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post #2 of 13
The wheel scrolls smoothly. On the left thumb buttons I did have to take a paperclip along the crack every 3-4 months to clean out crud (daily use of 2-6 hours).
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Hi guys I have a question for users that have used the Razer Deathadder. I would like to know about the mouse wheel. When you scroll the mouse wheel down, does it have a "hard" or "stiff" feeling? Or does it scroll "smoothly" and "softly." I'd also like to know how you guys think of the mouse in general and if "gunk" builds up on the sides of the mouse.

It definitely does collect a lot of gunk. It's still an amazing mouse btw, loved it to pieces wubsmiley.gif
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Seems good so far. I want to replace my Abyssus since I want some macro keys. How is playing FPS with this mouse? My Abyssus won't scroll properly. In CoD, when I scroll down, I have a 50% chance that it'll switch the weapon to my secondary and then switch it back to my primary, all in 1 scroll action.
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post #5 of 13
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Seems good so far. I want to replace my Abyssus since I want some macro keys. How is playing FPS with this mouse? My Abyssus won't scroll properly. In CoD, when I scroll down, I have a 50% chance that it'll switch the weapon to my secondary and then switch it back to my primary, all in 1 scroll action.

I'd have to check, but if I recall correctly it scrolls in ticks. It's smooth to scroll, but it has small notches, so I don't think the weapon switching would be an issue. (for fps I just got used to using number keys to switch weapons personally tongue.gif)
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post #6 of 13
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I'd have to check, but if I recall correctly it scrolls in ticks. It's smooth to scroll, but it has small notches, so I don't think the weapon switching would be an issue. (for fps I just got used to using number keys to switch weapons personally tongue.gif)
The Deathadder is easy to scroll? Or the Abyssus? Ya i'm starting to get used to number keys. Scrolling used to work fine on my Abyssus...but idk what happened to it.
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post #7 of 13
The scrollwheel has these little ticks that if you want to scroll just 1 tick you will easily be able to go from primary to secondary or so but if you want to go up a webpage you can do that too by scrolling hard and it being a smoother motion.
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post #8 of 13
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Oh ok. So i'm assuming it feel's "soft" when it scrolls.
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post #9 of 13
Some people complain that DA scroll wheel is too loose feeling. CS players typically bind jump to +mwheeldown. Sometimes the DA jumps.
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That's the way I like, sensitive.
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