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post #1691 of 2101
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Originally Posted by mksteez View Post

Changing the switch to Omron reduces the stiffness on the FK1? How hard is it to do?
I cant stand the huanos on the FK1

Edit: I found a post regarding the FK1 with omron switches. Decided to give it a go and switched out the Huanos. I can say that Omrons are way better! Glad i did this mod!


Can you give me the link to the post ?
post #1692 of 2101
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Can you give me the link to the post ?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1216141/swapping-microswitches-for-dummies/60#post_22685397
post #1693 of 2101
I'm over the stiffer the switches. This is still the best mouse out on the market in my opinion. The tracking is just so delicious.
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post #1694 of 2101
I'd have to agree.
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post #1695 of 2101
The 15ms delay seems a bit extreme for competitive gaming. It works for a lot of people ,but a bit less would've been so much better.
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post #1696 of 2101
15ms isent too bad. As mentioned a billion times, its the shell which renders the Fk1 clicks so stiff.
I dont have issue playing with AM or EC1 which both have 15ms
post #1697 of 2101
Omron switches made my FK1 usable after long sessions again. Really glad i switched them out. Now only if they come with it instead of Huanos. I had a hard time removing the Huanos because I didn't have the proper tools.
post #1698 of 2101
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Originally Posted by mksteez View Post

Omron switches made my FK1 usable after long sessions again. Really glad i switched them out. Now only if they come with it instead of Huanos. I had a hard time removing the Huanos because I didn't have the proper tools.

Some people love the huano switches while others can't stand them. It would be nice to see Zowie's future revisions come with socket-able switches and a pair of each huano and omron included in the box similar to what Asus has done with the Gladius.
post #1699 of 2101
Or if they just improve on the shell design they can just use the huanos
post #1700 of 2101
That would be nice, but it actually didn't bother me the first two weeks of owning it. After that, I couldnt stand them anymore.

Now I wonder if i could switch the internals to a different shell.

What would be the closest in shape wise to the FK1?
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