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hey...

i've got the Logitech G400 and with my QcK Heavy mouse pad the lift off distance is too low for my preference. Since my current pad is worn out, i'd like to get your suggestions on mouse pads that increase the lift off distance. I'd like the pad to be cloth. Do worn out mouse pad cause lower lift off distance?
post #2 of 6
Light colors such as white or gray have lower LOD than dark ones. Red pads also seem to have higher LOD. (This is valid for LED lightsource CMOS sensors, I don't know about laser ones).

The QCK pads are prone to become white because that cloth absorbs human sebum. Many people mistake worn QCKs for just unclean QCKs, this even happened to me, so when I washed I was really stunned.

Just machine wash (or do it by hand) your QCK and it will go black again (unless is really worn).
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I know the Puretrak Talent is supposed to raise your LOD, but its not cloth.
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i'll wash it tonight and see if it makes a difference
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Originally Posted by snoogins View Post

I know the Puretrak Talent is supposed to raise your LOD, but its not cloth.

The puretrak talent IS cloth. It will raise your LOD because is an overall dark pad, it has an hexagon fabric design to "improve tracking" so it has grey lines.
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post #6 of 6
Any black / darked-colors mouse pads will get the job done
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