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It doesn't they announced via CIG they will continue with production of that monstrosity.


I have an X-52 Pro and it works like a champ. It's big for my small hands but it's a fantastic controller for what it does.

Same, i except i have giant hands and it fits me perfectly, i love their flight sticks as my friend has a warhog that i mess around on, it would
Be a shame to lose that line of products for sure, as for the other stuff.....
A soft meh...
post #22 of 66
Their products in general before the Street Fighter IV launch were not so great and that is being very kind.

Post Street Fighter IV launch they made some decent stuff, but only for very specific product lines, the most prominent being their Fight Sticks which are the only products of theirs I own.

It doesn't really matter if they eventually go under they would just get bought out by one of the dedicated peripheral companies like Razer, Steelseries, or Logitech. I could see one of the case, cooling, and power supply companies buying them out too like Corsair.
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Guess I'll need to get another rat5 as other reputable mouses just aren't comfortable at all
    
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Guess I'll need to get another rat5 as other reputable mouses just aren't comfortable at all

Glad I'm not the only one smile.gif
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Can't do without the pinky rest on the rat 7, if you have a rat 5 and access to a 3d printer you can download 3d model of pinky rest off thingiverse.
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Can't say I'm really surprised from my experience their mice are crap. . .

I have a R.A.T. 3 and R.A.T 5 mouse, both wondered when not being moved and when you pick them up the cursor fly's across the screen. They have been moved to permanent storage. . .
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I'm right in the middle of trying to get a proper X52 pro and read about this. The first one I got from amazon has a defective mode switch, barely can turn it and doesn't click. I called Mad Catz and a person answered the phone almost immediately, asked him about it and he confirmed it was indeed not working properly. Amazon is sending out another one but not sure I want to keep it. There aren't very many HOTAS out, CH products don't have a twist stick, Thrustmaster either has an extremely cheap or extremely expensive one.
post #28 of 66
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Can't do without the pinky rest on the rat 7, if you have a rat 5 and access to a 3d printer you can download 3d model of pinky rest off thingiverse.

No way redface.gif I'll look into this some more, thanks for the info.
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post #29 of 66
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I'm right in the middle of trying to get a proper X52 pro and read about this. The first one I got from amazon has a defective mode switch, barely can turn it and doesn't click. I called Mad Catz and a person answered the phone almost immediately, asked him about it and he confirmed it was indeed not working properly. Amazon is sending out another one but not sure I want to keep it. There aren't very many HOTAS out, CH products don't have a twist stick, Thrustmaster either has an extremely cheap or extremely expensive one.

Check out the upcoming Gladiator, Im waiting for comparisons between that one and the cheap Star Citizen one.

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Glad I'm not the only one smile.gif

Certainly lol

Will I say it's the best mouse ever? Probably not, but it's the most comfortable mouse I have had and the tracking was better than the sensei raw I recently tried.

I may get the rat7 this time around but like all things I will research it first to see the differences
    
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