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The R.A.T.7‘s futuristic stylings aren’t just for show—they’re a product of a startling number of customization options and features. We’re going to walk you through these features, one by one. When we’re through, we think you’ll understand why this is our new favorite gaming mouse.
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Looking good. I would like to see a more demanding testing of the laser before I pick one up.
Edited by Tehrawk - 6/11/10 at 3:31am
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post #2 of 111
let me know what it's affordable.
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post #3 of 111
I've already pre-ordered one lol.
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It looks painful to wield.
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post #5 of 111
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let me know what it's affordable.
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I would purchase this mouse if I didn't already have my eyes on the DeathAdder 3G (best sesnor ftw?)

Let's see how this compares to it. I might just pre-order, but I'll wait for some more reviews.
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I need a new mouse, this is definitely going to be a contender, supposed to be released around august. Some more pictures and info HERE
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R.A.T 9 looks good, with wireless and changeable batteries
YouTube- Official Cyborg R.A.T. 9 Product Demo
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This could be a blessing from a higher power!


"Models

The R.A.T.7 is part of a new line of gaming mice from MadCatz’ Cyborg brand. There will be 4 models total, the R.A.T.3, R.A.T.5, R.A.T.7, and R.A.T.9. At $50, the R.A.T.3 has a lesser 3200 DPI laser sensor, and lacks most of the features and customization that we like about the 7. The R.A.T.5 has a better sensor than the three, as well as the sniper button and thumbwheel, but lack the interchangeable palm and pinky surfaces. The R.A.T.9 will essentially be the same as the R.A.T.7, but will be wireless. Currently, only the R.A.T.5 and the R.A.T.7 are shipping, with the R.A.T.3 and the R.A.T.9 planned for later this summer."
Edited by Nick7269 - 6/11/10 at 3:52am
     
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post #9 of 111
It looks to me like the "thumb wheel" as they call it is right in the way of one of the side buttons.

I just hope Best Buy or some other retailer carry this mouse. I really am going to have to try this in person before I am convinced.
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post #10 of 111
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R.A.T 9 looks good, with wireless and changeable batteries
YouTube- Official Cyborg R.A.T. 9 Product Demo
You get 2 batteries with it as well. So one is always charging. They are easy to swap, such a great solution for wireless mice.

I'm just concerned about the added weight. The RAT9 will weigh 150g, my current mouse (Logitech g9x) weighs 88g. I just prefer my mice to weigh as little as possible. If you prefer heavier mice the RAT9 should be great for you.
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