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What sacrifices? like the shape of it, no DPI buttons? eh im confused.

Zowie has to make a 3310 mouse, is it just too expensive to make them, because there's $60 minimum for a 3310 in the Rival, and that had build quality issues.

Also, if the 3310 sensor can do adjustable LOD, does that mean the actual sensor lens move up and down or is it all in software?

The LOD is on the hardware level. It's probably a slight adjustment in the current sent to the illumination (IR LED in this case). That's my guess, but it's definitely not just software. The software sets the hardware to do it, but the hardware handles the real implementation of LOD.
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post #1922 of 2197
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What sacrifices? like the shape of it, no DPI buttons? eh im confused.

Zowie has to make a 3310 mouse, is it just too expensive to make them, because there's $60 minimum for a 3310 in the Rival, and that had build quality issues.

Also, if the 3310 sensor can do adjustable LOD, does that mean the actual sensor lens move up and down or is it all in software?

The sacrifice that they made was in their lens. It caused weird DPI steps and lower than normal perfect control levels than with the Avago lens on the 3090.
post #1923 of 2197
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The sacrifice that they made was in their lens. It caused weird DPI steps and lower than normal perfect control levels than with the Avago lens on the 3090.

Which is now pointless that the 3310 can do low LOD and is adjustable anyway.

Is Zowie even going to move to 3310 or not for a while?
     
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Which is now pointless that the 3310 can do low LOD and is adjustable anyway.

Is Zowie even going to move to 3310 or not for a while?

They are a very small company without a lot of capital. I can't imagine they'll move to the 3310 platform until it becomes economical to refresh more than one line of their mice so they can buy it in a larger quantity.
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They are a very small company without a lot of capital. I can't imagine they'll move to the 3310 platform until it becomes economical to refresh more than one line of their mice so they can buy it in a larger quantity.

Ah interesting.... do they sell anything besides mice?

Mionix selling headsets and mech keyboards probably explains how they can get 3310s early.

Edit: nvm, zowie do sell keyboards and headsets too, so maybe Mionix just gambled on getting 3310s early or had angel investors or something. Eh, what do i know about business.
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Ah interesting.... do they sell anything besides mice?

Mionix selling headsets and mech keyboards probably explains how they can get 3310s early.

Edit: nvm, zowie do sell keyboards and headsets too, so maybe Mionix just gambled on getting 3310s early or had angel investors or something. Eh, what do i know about business.

Actually, Mionix is a pretty substantial company in Sweden from what I hear. Zowie is a for gamers, by gamers company that relies on sponserships and input from famous CS/Quake gamers for their marketing.
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Actually, Mionix is a pretty substantial company in Sweden from what I hear. Zowie is a for gamers, by gamers company that relies on sponserships and input from famous CS/Quake gamers for their marketing.

Huh, only in Sweden. They need more exposure in USA for sure. That explains Zowie then in terms of financials.
     
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Im getting a used FK soon. Probably without spare mousefeets.

Where to get them? I only found an ebay seller from Hong Kong.
Edited by acid_reptile - 3/4/14 at 1:10am
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post #1929 of 2197
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Im getting a used FK soon. Probably without spare mousefeeds.

Where to get them? I only found an ebay seller from Hong Kong.

The mouse feet?
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The mouse feet?

Oh yes. edited biggrin.gif
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