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post #31 of 61
What a bummer to know my G500 is not fully OMROM, the tilt wheel was enough evil already.

Still, how many mice have full OMROM nowdays ? I mean also for the side buttons, I think maybe OMROMS won't fit internally in some places.
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The G500's stupid button cluster is way too tight to fit a micro switch into.
    
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I contacted Carter whos' a CM representitive over at geekhack.

he says, All the mice CM makes are fully omron, except that really cheap ghetto one. thumb.gif
post #34 of 61
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Originally Posted by tp4tissue View Post

Oh, I should clarify,,, I mean't "no longer fully omron" as in NONE of the G400 are fully omron.
ONLY the MX518 and BELOW are fully omron..
I was just disappointed that's all, but You can easily mod the SIDE buttons to omron, by a swap.. However you need some Very good Soldering equipment to swap the Middle click, because the traces are SO very very thin...
If you're doing a Switch "swap" for the middle click from a donor mouse, you'll absolutely NEED a solder sucker.... edsyn solderpult is very good...
The reason you need one is since the traces are so thin, and the swtich housing is weak plastic, the housing melts very easily, and the traces also. redface.gif
EDIT,, apparently ORIGINAL release of G400 were fully omron... Now i'm even more sad mad.gifmad.gif

You know nothing. I have 2 g400 mice, all buttons are omron, only dpi shift is a pos. Razer trolls be gone...
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post #35 of 61
Does this mean the prediction G400 is omrom but the prediction-free G400 is not fully omrom ?
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post #36 of 61
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Does this mean the prediction G400 is omrom but the prediction-free G400 is not fully omrom ?

Have aprediction g400. Main buttons by sound are omrons. Side buttons are deff not
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post #37 of 61
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I contacted Carter whos' a CM representitive over at geekhack.
he says, All the mice CM makes are fully omron, except that really cheap ghetto one. thumb.gif

Hmm, I could've sworn I saw TTC on the side button switch while the main buttons have OMRON. I'm not sure about the DPI buttons as I glossed over them after I opened up my old Spawn. To be honest all the buttons feel nice and crisp and register so I'm not bothered.
post #38 of 61
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Originally Posted by tp4tissue View Post

I contacted Carter whos' a CM representitive over at geekhack.
he says, All the mice CM makes are fully omron, except that really cheap ghetto one. thumb.gif

No they're not. Spawn, Xornet, and Recon use TTC 159 for side and scroll.

Sentinel, Sentinel Zero-G, Sentinel II (Higher cost/msrp mice) don't even have Omron switches for main buttons.

Edit: Carter is a nice guy, but I don't think he carefully checks or has an awareness of his own products before speaking out hand. I suppose I understand the reason behind that aswell.
Edited by Skylit - 10/29/12 at 12:48am
post #39 of 61
AFAIK the only full omron mouse are/were Microsoft 3.0 Explorer, MX 500/510/518.
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AFAIK the only full omron mouse are/were Microsoft 3.0 Explorer, MX 500/510/518.

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