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Who have had the pleasure of trying out Razer Imperator: How's the shape? Strictly the shape, not the horrendous sensor. To me it looks interestingly different from the MX518. How does it compare to other palm mice?



PS, totally related bonus question: Are there really any meaningful differences between EC1 and IME3.0, I just heard a fellow say he prefers 3.0 shape but he couldn't provide any reasons. Everybody's opinion is different, it's confusing and I'm thinking about buying 3.0 again.
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The imperator is a tad smaller than the G500/MX518 which make it feel very controllable. I liked the imperator shape better but the sensor is so bad that I sold it the same day.
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Horrendous mouse due to Z-Axis issues.
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post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by squarebox View Post

The imperator is a tad smaller than the G500/MX518 which make it feel very controllable. I liked the imperator shape better but the sensor is so bad that I sold it the same day.
Thanks! Kinda what I was expecting. So if the sensor wasn't a piece of turd it could have been an actual rival to G400 and the likes (maybe even DA?), huh. Such a shame.
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I quite liked the shape of the imperator however the senor made me get rid of it. I believe if the imperator had a "flawless" sensor then it could easily rival the G400.
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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by VindalooJim View Post

I quite liked the shape of the imperator however the senor made me get rid of it. I believe if the imperator had a "flawless" sensor then it could easily rival the G400.
Damn.

"Let's create mice with nice design and ruin them with crappy sensors or other quality problems! Over 9000 dpi will totally make up for that!"
-Razer
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