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post #1121 of 3822
I have a question for all you Rat 7 owners. I was going to buy the new albino rat 7 on Thursday but I started reading the reviews from 3 different sites and people seemed to have had problems with the tracking or laser. Is this a common thing and should I avoid buying it?
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post #1122 of 3822
Lots of people have there rats work just fine the most comen tracking error is that some lint or dust got into the laser path. My laser will jump if I pick it up to slow but after getting the right dps for me I don't ever lift it.
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Yup, it can be fairly sensitive especially on high DPIs. Heck I usually need to game with headphones if I want loud sounds because the mouse jumps around from speakers vibrating my desk. Usually if it's being difficult I just blow on the eye gently and its like new.
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post #1124 of 3822
Quote:
Originally Posted by Warblade31;14905015 
I have a question for all you Rat 7 owners. I was going to buy the new albino rat 7 on Thursday but I started reading the reviews from 3 different sites and people seemed to have had problems with the tracking or laser. Is this a common thing and should I avoid buying it?

If you have a sub or xbox 360 on the same surface I don't think I'd recommend it. But then again, do all laser mice do the drifting thing when loud music is played? I don't know.
post #1125 of 3822
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nethermir;14893402 
wow my 2nd rat 9 is now having problems. if i move the mouse from left to right on the screen, it will either "stagger", or move slowly for a few seconds before resuming normal speed. for now everything went back to normal after 30 mins. if it continues on, bye bye rat frown.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Winrahr;14893471 
I realized that it didn't happen to me while gaming, which means that if I lift the mouse from time to time it won't stagger or move slowly.

I encounter this problem intermittently; and it's been addressed a few times earlier in the thread. It's pretty much the result of two things, the glide pad ring around the laser aperature being slightly off-centered, and dust, specificially lint. Very carefully removing and re-positioning the glide pad helped eliminate a lot of this for me. However, it's still highly sensitive to dust, and you'll need to keep your mousing surface very clean, and keep cleaning almost-invisible lint out of the aperature. Annoying, but necessary.
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Did I win?

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post #1127 of 3822
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Originally Posted by Jobotoo;14911920 
Did I win?

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The drawing happens after we hit 100 members. I'll let everyone know when it's going to take place. I purchased a couple of games during the Steam weekend sales for the drawing. wink.gif

Still no word back from any of the companies I emailed frown.gif ...Except Mat Catz!!! biggrin.gif
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post #1128 of 3822
Can you add me to the list please....
http://www.overclock.net/14880269-post1107.html

I got my driver issues fixed, and I'm getting acclimated to the shape of the RAT.
It feels great now, when I pick up my old Logitech it feels so, so... I can't put my finger on it (no pun intended) but it just feels crap now.

I'm so glad, because when I first started using it I hated the feel. I had visions of selling it on ebay, but not now, that's for sure.
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Thread Starter 
List updated. Sorry I missed you before.
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post #1130 of 3822
Quote:
Originally Posted by Defiler;14912109 
The drawing happens after we hit 100 members. I'll let everyone know when it's going to take place. I purchased a couple of games during the Steam weekend sales for the drawing. wink.gif

Still no word back from any of the companies I emailed frown.gif ...Except Mat Catz!!! biggrin.gif

Thanks! Awesome Sauce!
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