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Do mousepads with and without designes matter for optical mice like the G400s>?
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post #2 of 5
It can have an impact. For example if the sensor of your mouse can't cope with light/dark surfaces and you got the right main color for your sensor but the desgin has the wrong one and is really big like on the fragged edition goliathus for example.
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I'm not entirely sure what you mean by 'designs', but if you're referring to the texture of the mousemat then yes, it does matter quite a bit.
Wether or not there's anything printed on it shouldn't matter too much, the only things that really come into play are the materials used and the texture of the mat smile.gif
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By which i meant design it's the printed graphics on the pad.
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The sensor in the g400s is pretty decent, to be fair, I've used one on a large variety of surfaces and never experienced any problems with it responding less to certain colors. The Cyborg R.A.T. on the other hand... It really didn't play nice with my razer goliathus alpha mousepad.

So yeah, issues exist with some sensors, but since you've got the g400s, I'd say you've got nothing to worry about smile.gif
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