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What made you realise it was fake?

Just from the images (without the side-by-side comparison) I'd never have known.
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Wow that's crazy.
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Originally Posted by makecoldplayhistory View Post

What made you realise it was fake?
Just from the images (without the side-by-side comparison) I'd never have known.

I guess he noticed it because the original drivers didn't work. He said something along those lines earlier.
     
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What made you realise it was fake?
Just from the images (without the side-by-side comparison) I'd never have known.

First thing that made me sceptical was the edge at the lower side. You can't really see it well in the pictures, but you could feel it. Then when I wanted to plug it in I realised that the cable was too short (because the normal cable barely reaches my PC with my improvised mousebungee inbetween). After that the next thing I did was Enotus Mouse Test (as usual with a new mouse) and the 800 DPI and 0.5 m/s really were all I needed to be sure. Then I tested the original Razer drivers (normally I play without any drivers for mice) and they said "no Razer mouse detected" or something along those lines.

Also I already own 3 Deathadders (the very first version, the second 3G version and a Black Edition) so I could easily compare them in terms of buildquality.

But you are right, someone who never knew that the real Deathadder is a great mouse could have blamed Razer for bad quality, although it never was Razer in the first place.

Speaking of Razer: Someone here said I should contact them directly, which I did. They responded extremely quickly and are very interested in this case. As a special thanks for me they want to send me a signed special limited edition of the Deathadder! This enlightens my heart as a collector of great mice biggrin.gif
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First thing that made me sceptical was the edge at the lower side. You can't really see it well in the pictures, but you could feel it. Then when I wanted to plug it in I realised that the cable was too short (because the normal cable barely reaches my PC with my improvised mousebungee inbetween). After that the next thing I did was Enotus Mouse Test (as usual with a new mouse) and the 800 DPI and 0.5 m/s really were all I needed to be sure. Then I tested the original Razer drivers (normally I play without any drivers for mice) and they said "no Razer mouse detected" or something along those lines.
Also I already own 3 Deathadders (the very first version, the second 3G version and a Black Edition) so I could easily compare them in terms of buildquality.
But you are right, someone who never knew that the real Deathadder is a great mouse could have blamed Razer for bad quality, although it never was Razer in the first place.
Speaking of Razer: Someone here said I should contact them directly, which I did. They responded extremely quickly and are very interested in this case. As a special thanks for me they want to send me a signed special limited edition of the Deathadder! This enlightens my heart as a collector of great mice biggrin.gif

O_O

*Jelouus*...


I'm going to go order one of these fake mice and try to get one of those LOL.

Pics please when you get it? biggrin.gif
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Will do wink.gif
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Will do wink.gif

Oh man, "lucky" you tongue.gif

I currently have the DA BE and loving it. No idea why you want that many DA's though ...
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Oh man, "lucky" you tongue.gif
I currently have the DA BE and loving it. No idea why you want that many DA's though ...

My very first one has a broken mousewheelclick, the second 3G is the one I still use. The BE was supposed to replace that one because of supposed better grip with rubber, which turned out to be a much worse grip for me. The 3.5G was to make sure I had a backup in case my 3G breaks biggrin.gif I tried it and it performs just the same for me, even the lift off seems to be similar on the Puretrak Talent.
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Are the BE's lighter than the old 1800s?
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Speaking of Razer: Someone here said I should contact them directly, which I did. They responded extremely quickly and are very interested in this case. As a special thanks for me they want to send me a signed special limited edition of the Deathadder! This enlightens my heart as a collector of great mice biggrin.gif

Unexpected happy ending detected.

Getting a fake is underrated.thumb.gif
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