Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Mice › Want to create a FrankenMouse; advice appreciated!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Want to create a FrankenMouse; advice appreciated! - Page 3

post #21 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by DrSebWilkes View Post

Still waiting on Vols' implementation of the G303 buttons / scrollwheel that can be seen on the reverse 3366 engineering thread.

It may be a few days before I have it finished. It takes a lot of man-hours because I've had to Dremel literally every piece except the PCB and thumb buttons. And I'm going to have to make adjustments for the G303 shell/buttons relative to the PCB either by careful dremeling of the MX518 base or adding shims to all switches except the mouse buttons. And I still don't know how I'm going to mate the front of the G303 shell to the back of the MX518. It's definitely turned into an art and not science, hence why it's taking a good long while.
baby boy
(25 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.9GHz - de-lidded  Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK EVGA GTX 980 Ti Classified @ 1519MHz core, 4192... OCZ Reaper HPC 2GB [x2] @ 2400MHz, 8-12-8-28 1T 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Reaper HPC 2GB [x2] @ 2400MHz, 8-12-8-28 1T Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Lite-On DL-8A4SH 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Cooler Master Nepton 140XL (w/ EK-Vardar F3-140... Cooler Master Nepton 140XL (w/ EK-Vardar F3-140... Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra thermal compound Fujipoly ModRight Extreme thermal pads 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit BenQ XL2411Z 24" @ 144Hz Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate (w/ MX Green modi... EVGA Supernova PS 1000W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
SilverStone Fortress FT05B Logitech G900 - de-braided and de-battery'd (w/... Logitech G640 3mm ASUS Xonar Essence STX II (w/ UNi modded driver) 
AudioAudioOtherOther
beyerdynamic DT 880 PRO headphones (w/ AntLion ... Blue Sky eXo 160W 2.1 studio monitors Solarflare SFN6122F network adapter MikroTik RouterBoard RB751G-2HnD 
Other
CyberPower 1350AVR UPS 
  hide details  
Reply
baby boy
(25 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.9GHz - de-lidded  Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK EVGA GTX 980 Ti Classified @ 1519MHz core, 4192... OCZ Reaper HPC 2GB [x2] @ 2400MHz, 8-12-8-28 1T 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Reaper HPC 2GB [x2] @ 2400MHz, 8-12-8-28 1T Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Lite-On DL-8A4SH 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Cooler Master Nepton 140XL (w/ EK-Vardar F3-140... Cooler Master Nepton 140XL (w/ EK-Vardar F3-140... Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra thermal compound Fujipoly ModRight Extreme thermal pads 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit BenQ XL2411Z 24" @ 144Hz Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate (w/ MX Green modi... EVGA Supernova PS 1000W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
SilverStone Fortress FT05B Logitech G900 - de-braided and de-battery'd (w/... Logitech G640 3mm ASUS Xonar Essence STX II (w/ UNi modded driver) 
AudioAudioOtherOther
beyerdynamic DT 880 PRO headphones (w/ AntLion ... Blue Sky eXo 160W 2.1 studio monitors Solarflare SFN6122F network adapter MikroTik RouterBoard RB751G-2HnD 
Other
CyberPower 1350AVR UPS 
  hide details  
Reply
post #22 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by VolsAndJezuz View Post

It may be a few days before I have it finished. It takes a lot of man-hours because I've had to Dremel literally every piece except the PCB and thumb buttons. And I'm going to have to make adjustments for the G303 shell/buttons relative to the PCB either by careful dremeling of the MX518 base or adding shims to all switches except the mouse buttons. And I still don't know how I'm going to mate the front of the G303 shell to the back of the MX518. It's definitely turned into an art and not science, hence why it's taking a good long while.

I'm not certain of your objective, but I used Sugru and hot glue to great effect with my frankenmouse. Your project sounds more complicated/ambitious, though.
post #23 of 28
Anyone have any progress?

What's the work around to transfer the coronets of the top shell? (scroll wheel, DPI buttons, springs?) and how does the scroll wheel physically interface with the PCB on bottom? (empty hole)
Broken Dreams
(10 items)
 
macbook pro 2015
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4590 Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H ASUS R9 270X 8GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
240GB Intel 530 SSD CM Hyper 212 Windows 7 Ultimate Seasonic M12II-620 
CaseMouse
Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4870HQ Intel HM87 AMD R9 M370X 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
512GB Apple/Samsung SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS X 15 inch Retina display 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
BenQ XL2720Z Das Keyboard (cherry mx blue) Magsafe 2 charger Mionix Naos 7000 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QCK (standard size) Sennheiser HD 558 Fiio E10K Onkyo TX-8020 
  hide details  
Reply
Broken Dreams
(10 items)
 
macbook pro 2015
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4590 Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H ASUS R9 270X 8GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
240GB Intel 530 SSD CM Hyper 212 Windows 7 Ultimate Seasonic M12II-620 
CaseMouse
Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4870HQ Intel HM87 AMD R9 M370X 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
512GB Apple/Samsung SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS X 15 inch Retina display 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
BenQ XL2720Z Das Keyboard (cherry mx blue) Magsafe 2 charger Mionix Naos 7000 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QCK (standard size) Sennheiser HD 558 Fiio E10K Onkyo TX-8020 
  hide details  
Reply
post #24 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by jtl999 View Post

Anyone have any progress?

What's the work around to transfer the coronets of the top shell? (scroll wheel, DPI buttons, springs?) and how does the scroll wheel physically interface with the PCB on bottom? (empty hole)

I've been asking this but not many people know apart from literally transplanting the entire top shell.

This is where I begin to wonder whether a G502 PCB would be better, especially since I don't see where the extra soldering comes from for the sensor PCB (it's attactched by a goddamn wire anyway)
post #25 of 28
My point.

Picture shamelessley stolen from another overclock.net thread. Extra microswitches for the other buttons, so the ones you'll want to use should line up with the other shell (I'd be OK with just the profile switch button mapped as DPI, but personal preference.


Broken Dreams
(10 items)
 
macbook pro 2015
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4590 Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H ASUS R9 270X 8GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
240GB Intel 530 SSD CM Hyper 212 Windows 7 Ultimate Seasonic M12II-620 
CaseMouse
Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4870HQ Intel HM87 AMD R9 M370X 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
512GB Apple/Samsung SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS X 15 inch Retina display 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
BenQ XL2720Z Das Keyboard (cherry mx blue) Magsafe 2 charger Mionix Naos 7000 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QCK (standard size) Sennheiser HD 558 Fiio E10K Onkyo TX-8020 
  hide details  
Reply
Broken Dreams
(10 items)
 
macbook pro 2015
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4590 Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H ASUS R9 270X 8GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
240GB Intel 530 SSD CM Hyper 212 Windows 7 Ultimate Seasonic M12II-620 
CaseMouse
Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4870HQ Intel HM87 AMD R9 M370X 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
512GB Apple/Samsung SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS X 15 inch Retina display 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
BenQ XL2720Z Das Keyboard (cherry mx blue) Magsafe 2 charger Mionix Naos 7000 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QCK (standard size) Sennheiser HD 558 Fiio E10K Onkyo TX-8020 
  hide details  
Reply
post #26 of 28
There are various tricks for the buttons and scroll wheel, depends on the shell/pcb you want to use. Still thinking that G100s would be relatively easy since the placement of switches etc. are similar, but can't say for sure. Buttons and scroll wheel might work with little or no tweaking.

With Logitech mice, the scroll wheel simply needs to be at the right spot between the light emitter and detector (terms?) on either side of the gap. The wheels are basically exchangeable between all the Logitech mice I have, they just look different.
Edited by Mych - 11/9/15 at 11:34am
post #27 of 28
On a side note, those Mionix shapes look nice. Make one with a 3366 without smoothing and I'd be the first to buy one.

I had a FK1 but the tracking felt "off" at the same DPI compared to G400 and G303.

I won't be able to make any research progress until my father comes back next week. He's the expert at doing DIY modification without breaking things. I'm just good with firmware, lol. thumb.gif
Broken Dreams
(10 items)
 
macbook pro 2015
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4590 Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H ASUS R9 270X 8GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
240GB Intel 530 SSD CM Hyper 212 Windows 7 Ultimate Seasonic M12II-620 
CaseMouse
Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4870HQ Intel HM87 AMD R9 M370X 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
512GB Apple/Samsung SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS X 15 inch Retina display 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
BenQ XL2720Z Das Keyboard (cherry mx blue) Magsafe 2 charger Mionix Naos 7000 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QCK (standard size) Sennheiser HD 558 Fiio E10K Onkyo TX-8020 
  hide details  
Reply
Broken Dreams
(10 items)
 
macbook pro 2015
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4590 Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H ASUS R9 270X 8GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
240GB Intel 530 SSD CM Hyper 212 Windows 7 Ultimate Seasonic M12II-620 
CaseMouse
Corsair 750D Logitech G400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4870HQ Intel HM87 AMD R9 M370X 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
512GB Apple/Samsung SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS X 15 inch Retina display 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
BenQ XL2720Z Das Keyboard (cherry mx blue) Magsafe 2 charger Mionix Naos 7000 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QCK (standard size) Sennheiser HD 558 Fiio E10K Onkyo TX-8020 
  hide details  
Reply
post #28 of 28
delete
Old but gold
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2600K (@4,6GHz 1,30v) Asrock z77 Extreme4 Nvidia MSI GTX 960 Gaming G2 16GB Crucial, 1866 MHz (8,8,8,22,1T) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
Samsung 850 EVO (SSD) 500GB Samsung (HDD) 2TB Enermax ETS T40 @ T.B Vegas Duo  Samsung Syncmaster 2233RZ (120hz) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
Samsung Syncmaster T220 (60hz) Logilink LED keyboard CoolerMaster GX 750w Logitech mx300 @ 3310 (400/800/1600@1K) 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Megasoma 2 Creative XFI 
  hide details  
Reply
Old but gold
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2600K (@4,6GHz 1,30v) Asrock z77 Extreme4 Nvidia MSI GTX 960 Gaming G2 16GB Crucial, 1866 MHz (8,8,8,22,1T) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
Samsung 850 EVO (SSD) 500GB Samsung (HDD) 2TB Enermax ETS T40 @ T.B Vegas Duo  Samsung Syncmaster 2233RZ (120hz) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
Samsung Syncmaster T220 (60hz) Logilink LED keyboard CoolerMaster GX 750w Logitech mx300 @ 3310 (400/800/1600@1K) 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Megasoma 2 Creative XFI 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Mice
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Mice › Want to create a FrankenMouse; advice appreciated!