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What are the other two, lmnop?
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Originally Posted by BMorrisSly View Post
I'll have the money by next week I just don't know if I should pull the trigger on it.. If I can afford either, which should I go for?
find a store that has a return policy. don't like it return it.
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What are the other two, lmnop?
I don't understand.
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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
the build quality is very nice, very clean. this is only one of three mice I know that doesn't use the Omron D2FC-F-7N microswitch.
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Originally Posted by Maytan View Post
eee
oh.

Microsoft Habu


Cooler Master Storm Sentinel Advance


mice usually use the Omron D2FC-F-7N seen in the Razer Salmosa below because they are cheap and durable.



steelseries xai uses Omron D2F-J01F successor to the D2FC-F-7N.
Edited by lmnop - 9/9/10 at 2:50pm
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Interesting, thanks.
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find a store that has a return policy. don't like it return it.
Yeah I could do. I was thinking about getting it off eBay. Then again like you said I won't be able to return it. I think my friend has free delivery on scan. I'll try that. My friend said he might be joining me on purchasing the mouse as well.
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Find a Best Buy. They have a very broad selection of high end mice and the most lenient return policy ever. You'll be able to grab the Xai and try it.
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I'm not the biggest fan of the LCD, it has its purpose and it makes sense that the Xai has one, but I don't really use or need it and would prefer a lower weight without it.

Many people claim to have problems with the Xai on cloth pads, mine works fine on all my clothpads.

With the Xai your PC will most likely need longer to boot.

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steelseries xai uses Omron D2F-J01F successor to the D2FC-F-7N.
As you might remember from our discussion on geekhack there are also Xais with D2FC-F-7N.

I guess the real successor would be the D2FC-G-7N, used in the Zowie EC.
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I also own one. It's the best mouse I've ever had and I've had a few dozen over the years

I play competitive Counter-Strike Source
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