Originally Posted by 1conoclast
It would seem then, that to achieve constant cpi forever, I would need to buy a hard glass pad like frostpad (which supposedly doesn't wear) and remove mouse feet and play on the plastic underside (assuming that it won't wear).
The result of that would be much more detrimental to using the mouse than getting accustomed to minimal deviations from proclaimed CPI values.
CPI is determined by the surface itself, the distance of the sensor from the surface and probably also by the refraction of the lens. All of those have tolerances so you will never be able to get a 100% accurate replication. Just look at common tolerance ranges for injection molded plastic parts.
The only reason I test this at all is because of the behavior the mionix Naos 7000 showed where CPI levels >4500 were actually declining instead of increasing. At 7000 CPI it really had ~4300 CPI. Or something like that. And as long as it's below 5% deviation from nominal value it's fine in general. Logitech seems to be most consistent at this, but the results here are also very good.
It's not like Zowie where 400 CPI is 365-370 in reality.
Originally Posted by Drimzi
Hey Ino, we have the same sized hands, looking at the measurements and that outline you drew on your older reviews. What mouse would you recommend for a fingertip grip, where the butt of the mouse gets tucked below the knuckles of the ring and pinky finger during fine aim, recoil control etc. I use a cm/360 of 47.5cm (90 FOV 4:3 base/106.26 FOV 16:9 base). I am currently using the G900, although the size seems okay, I think the shape isn't the best for me. My ring and pinky finger often scrub the mouse pad and I would rather not have my fingertips making any contact with the pad.
I'm not sure if I understand your grip correctly, can you show me a picture? I would guess that some smaller ambidextrous mouse would fit that criteria. How do you feel with typical office mice in terms of shape?