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post #91 of 111
Does the Sentinel Advance II suffer from the "quality" issues that plague its predecessors?
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Originally Posted by Gabriel Ruan View Post

Does the Sentinel Advance II suffer from the "quality" issues that plague its predecessors?

 

No, the Sentinel was one of their first mice. CM did learn & adapt quickly through their growing pains.

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post #93 of 111
Can anyone confirm this?
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I am still using my CM Storm Sentinel to this day. I bought mine back in March of 2010. Thats over 3 years of use. I have had to clean the rubberized coating off and cover the mouse in CF Film. But other than that the functionality is superb.
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post #95 of 111
hello everyone, after 5 months of light usage, my right click progressively stopped working (I mainly play League of Legends, so lots of right clicks). Anyway, I opened the mouse to fix it myself but I can't go further than opening the mouse. Can anyone help me? These pictures might help


The click on the green spot doesn't do any sound so I figured it is something in the little black box but I'm scared to go too hard and break everything. Thanks!

edit: for some reason the first picture is flipped upside down, but I don't know how to fix it frown.gif
Edited by FL20 - 8/12/13 at 12:10pm
post #96 of 111
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Well guys. After several more months of use with my mouse I noticed that the poor job I did on the CF Film wrap was starting to become an issue. So I have taken the film off. I will be updating again here shortly. I am trying to find the replacement skates again and this time I will be painting the body segments rather than doing a film mod.
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post #97 of 111
I wish, I would have found this thread before I bought it few months ago.. That's sad to see how rubber is coming off. I really like the mouse itself and how well it performs.
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post #98 of 111
helo..ddnt know this was here
i can confortably say i own both sent adv & the advance ii
both are outstanding gaming mice..great precision very little lag..apart from the sent.ii not wanting to play ball and work on windows 8/8.1..its been a good 3 & 2 years of hard usage..
i tried spicing tbe adv (1) up a bit with vinyl all went well but getting the perfect shape for the palm rest is a nightmare..any tips?
post #99 of 111
I used the Sentinel Advance mouse when it came out. Other than the horrific and terrible PTE sensor, It was perfect for me. Although it's rotting in my mouse graveyard now, but I still sometime just take it out and use it with my Laptop. Of all the mouse that I've used, this one still fits perfectly in my hand. It won't be any exaggeration to say as if it was built for my hand size and grip type!

I wasn't aware of the Sentinel 2 as I've moved to Optical mouse and I'm pretty satisfied with the mouse that I use now (Rival). But the Sentinel with it's Avago 9800 sensor as got me excited again. As I said, only problematic thing for me with Sentinel Advance was it's ****ty sensor. But now they've replaced it and retained the original shape.

I would like to know how does the Sentinel 2 perform in terms of tracking. Does it have any positive/negative acceleration and/or angle snapping which can't be disabled?

I mostly play CS:GO and CoD4 Promod at 800 DPI. How does the mouse perform at that DPI?
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post #100 of 111
Wooo 5 years late to the party!

There is actually two hardware revisions of this mouse.

Version 1.0: Bottom of the mouse is identified with CM2-C-PM01(B)
Version 1.2: Bottom of the mouse is identified with CM2-SGM-6000(B)

There are shell differences that I'd have to map out, but they are some obvious ones, like 1.2 has more screws and there is one more inner ring surrounding the pln sensor.

I knew something was wrong when this mouse was playing nice. This might be why.

If Derp feels like he wants to bring out his beta sample and compare that would be amazing too. biggrin.gif

I think this might have sensor dampening also even though I flashed it to the firmware that came on the 1.2 retail disc.

If anyone has a 1.0 version cd laying around I'd love to mess with that too. thumb.gif



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