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My G9's left click is starting to bug out, sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, and sometimes it double or even triple clicks or clicks when I don't want it to and so forth. I'm a claw gripper and I'm using the smaller, matte body that comes with the G9. I've considered the G9x since it seems like the most obvious choice and the Cyborg RAT7. Does the RAT 7 still suffer from lifting issues and other problems that the PTE sensor had in the past?
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post #2 of 9
I've got the G9X and I love it. Dual grips is also great.
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I'd contact Logitech support first. When the left click started sticking on my G700 they sent me a new one under warranty in less than 10 days. Logitech really stands behind their gear.
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post #4 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BulletSponge View Post

I'd contact Logitech support first. When the left click started sticking on my G700 they sent me a new one under warranty in less than 10 days. Logitech really stands behind their gear.

I don't think mine's under warranty anymore... I've had it for a good 4 or 5 years at least
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post #5 of 9
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I've got the G9X and I love it. Dual grips is also great.
I concur, the G9x is spectacular.
post #6 of 9
G400. I went from a g9x to the g400 and I won't look back.
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post #7 of 9
I went from the G9 to the R.A.T. 7 and am very glad I did. It's more comfortable, easy to adjust, and the button actuations just feel more precise; the thumb-mounted roller is great too. I bought mine this summer and haven't had any trouble with lift-off.

The only thing I don't like is the modes (selected by the forefinger rocker) cannot hold different sensitivities: with the G9, each different mode can have different DPI presets; with the R.A.T. 7, you can only adjust what the buttons do and are stuck with only one set of DPI settings. You can go into the configurator and change to a different saved profile, but that's not as convenient.
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post #8 of 9
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What kind of grip material does the G9's smaller shell have? Is it a matte coat or is it some sort of rubber? I can't use the big one, not because of the size, but because my hands get a little sweaty due to the coating.
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post #9 of 9
The large grip has a thin, matte rubber finish which after heavy use can start to scrub off, particularly where the heel of your hand and where your pinky contacts it. The small grip is hard plastic, but it's deeply textured (like sandpaper) to be grippy.
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