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post #11 of 39
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Originally Posted by maxvons View Post

I don't know much about tape tricks etc. But I've heard that they decrease the max malfunction speed and cause jitter?

not when done like this: http://www.overclock.net/t/1211083/tape-trick-for-lower-liftoff-distance-lod-with-optical-mice
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post #12 of 39
For what i've seen this mouse is too small for people with medium hands (i got 18cm from tip of middle finger to palm of my hand)..
I only tested it while alcor was in the package and i could bend my index finger around button m1... so it's a no go for me..
But nice review, no specific data, but a nice POV (I think most reviews would benefit if people talked more about the grip and hand size, so people could have an idea how it would fit in their hands).
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post #13 of 39
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Quote:

Are you just supposed to cover part of the lens?
post #14 of 39
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Originally Posted by maxvons View Post

Are you just supposed to cover part of the lens?

yes, like you see only until you reach the "small lens"(the eye of the sensor)
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post #15 of 39
What i really love about alcor :

- precision , it's really accurate mouse. All synthetic test showed values exactly provided with specification(sensitivity/max speed/pooling)
- Light - in my opinion lighter mouse is better
- Even without rubber pads like in rival, alcor have body that really is good to grip, even after rubbing my oily face and then holding mouse there was no slippery. it just best shell i ever had in hand even tho it's without rubber, just anty-slippery paint
- long buttons - only personal opinion but i simply liked that buttons are big.
post #16 of 39
i got the alcor aswell now, and with the "tape-trick", it stops tracking completly at the height of 2 CD's, without drawbacks on a black QcK.

NlvTfIOl.jpg

the build-quality is actually great for the price(37€ in total), and it looks so much better in reality than on the CM website.


everything feels very sexy. biggrin.gif

-coating
-shape
-buttons
-sidebuttons
-scrollwheel
-weight
-cable

i can't complain about the sensor either.

feels direct, accurate and does ~3.2m/s at 1600DPI on a black QcK.
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post #17 of 39
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Originally Posted by thuNDa View Post

i got the alcor aswell now, and with the "tape-trick", it stops tracking completly at the height of 2 CD's, without drawbacks on a black QcK.

NlvTfIOl.jpg

the build-quality is actually great for the price(37€ in total), and it looks so much better in reality than on the CM website.


everything feels very sexy. biggrin.gif

-coating
-shape
-buttons
-sidebuttons
-scrollwheel
-weight
-cable

i can't complain about the sensor either.

feels direct, accurate and does ~3.2m/s at 1600DPI on a black QcK.

Does it have a 400DPI step?, every time i look for info on that it seems it either has 800DPI as the lowest, or 400DPI lol

Thanks in advance Thundaaaaaa (Na na na na naaa, thunder)
post #18 of 39
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Axaion View Post

Does it have a 400DPI step?, every time i look for info on that it seems it either has 800DPI as the lowest, or 400DPI lol

Thanks in advance Thundaaaaaa (Na na na na naaa, thunder)

It only has a 800, 1600, 3200 and 4000 DPI step.
post #19 of 39
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Originally Posted by maxvons View Post

It only has a 800, 1600, 3200 and 4000 DPI step.

You just crushed my hopes and dreams.
post #20 of 39
http://www.overclock.net/t/1477090/1000hz-absolutely-no-jitter-no-acceleration-no-pixel-jumping-no-smoothing-and-low-force-actuation-button-switches-does-a-perfect-mouse-exist/10#post_22018108

on to the hunt for the perfect pad tongue.gif

sharkoon 1337 introduces no neg accel but has too much stiction for my taste frown.giftongue.gif
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