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post #1 of 10
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Is the Black Edition of the Razer Deathadder still slippery to pick up as first reported or has Razer now altered the rubber material on the sides?

I had a Zowie EC2 EVO and it was too slippery to use. It would slide out of my hands unless I was gripping it overly tight as demonstrated in this video -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgoBgcz23PE#t=02m00s
post #2 of 10
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Originally Posted by Hooch View Post

Is the Black Edition of the Razer Deathadder still slippery to pick up as first reported or has Razer now altered the rubber material on the sides?
I had a Zowie EC2 EVO and it was too slippery to use. It would slide out of my hands unless I was gripping it overly tight as demonstrated in this video -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgoBgcz23PE#t=02m00s

Rubber sides in general will be slippery if you have dry hands, if not it sticks like a glove.
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Originally Posted by duox View Post

Rubber sides in general will be slippery if you have dry hands, if not it sticks like a glove.

I've used the Razer Taipan and SS Sensei which both have rubber sides but neither of them slipped from my hand like the EC2 EVO does.

Going by comments in reviews on Newegg, posts on this forum and these videos, I assume it's as slippery as the EC2 EVO -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxWUCyQgUTE#t=05m05s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwz4TifnFDw#t=03m22s
Edited by Hooch - 9/30/12 at 5:35am
post #4 of 10
I haven't had any issues with mine, I far prefer the DA BE's rubber sides to my old DiamondBack 3G's shiny sides.
post #5 of 10
Yes because it is about body chemistry, the black edition slips to some, but for me grips better than any other mouse I have used, and I have used Alot of mice in the past 15 years.
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post #6 of 10
Never understood the concept of a slipping mouse.. I have my hand on the mouse, on the table.. How can it "slip"?
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Never understood the concept of a slipping mouse.. I have my hand on the mouse, on the table.. How can it "slip"?

When you lift it from the table to make faster swipes, turns etc.
post #8 of 10
You dont lift it.. : ] and if you do.. you pinch the sides of the mouse? youd have to pinch really badly for most mice to "slip"
still dont get it
post #9 of 10
My black DA does not feel slippery, with either dry or wet hands.
   
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post #10 of 10
No, Razer haven't altered the rubber sides on the BA.

It comes down to personal preference I think. My preference is the glossy sides of the 3G & 3.5G. The rubber sides of the BA and 2013 4G are OK, there is nothing wrong with them per-say it's just glossy sides feel better for me.

I have heard the- "If you have dry hands- glossy is the one for you. If your hands get sweaty- rubberised sides are the ones for you" quite a lot, and I think it rings true.
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