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i have deathadder 2013 and currently im using dark blue mousepad called Artisan hien but i also notice that it jitters quite a bit so im wondering what color is best for optical sensors?

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Something lighter. It needs to reflect the light better I would think.

 

But I am no expert. HERE is a read about it. 


Edited by Jolly Roger - 3/23/13 at 11:07pm
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would u think red would be good?
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post #5 of 8
It doesn't matter. As long as the optical sensor can properly read the light coming back to it to try movement, it will work regardless.
 
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Also: if you call that "quite a bit" of jitter I guess you didn't use the older DAs biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 8
I'd say a plain black one.
post #8 of 8
A variation of dark cloth for optimum frame rate.

Different material type/weave/design, different results.
Edited by Skylit - 3/24/13 at 9:33am
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