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Originally Posted by IEATFISH View Post
Alright, I picked up one of these mice (the R.A.T 9) at Fry's the other day. I'd always wanted to try it out so I bought it as soon as I could talk myself into it. I brought it home and got it all set up. All in all it was a nifty mouse but every time I had to lift the mouse it would take a second or so to respond again. While I didn't think much of it, as soon as I tried to play some games it was horrible. I returned it a few days later.

Was it the R.A.T. 9 being wireless or is this a problem with the R.A.T. 7 as well?

I also didn't like that I couldn't remap a few of the buttons (DPI and Mode switches) so I'm back with my G500 for a bit longer.
Although I did start having problems with the laser after about 6 months, my RAT 9 never had the problem you describe. So, no, this is not a problem with the RAT 9. It's hard to say what was causing the fault you describe. Could be wireless interference, could be an issue with your install or could be a hardware fault with the mouse. If you're concerned with wireless issues, go for a RAT 7. Same mouse with a wire.

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Originally Posted by mingqi53 View Post
Got a RAT 7, love the precision aim button (makes sniping ridiculously easy in FPS games).

However, I do have one slight problem, the side scrolling thumb wheel (near the back/forward buttons) doesn't work for web browsing or anything.. did I get a lemon? Or do I have to configure it somehow?
Unfortunately there's no way to map the thumb wheel to "side scroll". The best I've found so far is configuring it for "triple left arrow and triple right arrow" so it does work to side scroll in any instance where the arrow keys would do the same.

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Originally Posted by ZareliMan View Post
Is that true, do second generation R.A.T. owners experience reduced or none Z-axis tracking at all ? If that filter works I´m sure some will start modding their own mice to eliminate this issue.
It's not really a filter. They have made a collar for the laser aperture that has a semi circular opening on it. This seems to correct 90% of the z axis problem.

On a side note. I got my RAT9 back from RMA today. The stores distributor replaced it with a brand new RAT9. I'm at work, so I haven't had a chance to test it. I hope it works OK. I'm going to love having my RAT back again.
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just got my rat 5 yesterday. played a couple games and i'm really enjoying the feel of the mouse. but one thing that annoys me and scares me is the braided cable. It reminds me of my old G5 which also had a rly rigid winding usb cable.

Any way to flatten it out? or rather straighten it out?

Looks like this

Edited by smartasien - 10/20/11 at 2:50pm
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post #1373 of 3817
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just got my rat 5 yesterday. played a couple games and i'm really enjoying the feel of the mouse. but one thing that annoys me and scares me is the braided cable. It reminds me of my old G5 which also had a rly rigid winding usb cable.

Any way to flatten it out? or rather straighten it out?

Looks like this
You'll find that it straightens out over time. If you seriously want to improve the time that takes then you could always hang the R.A.T. from a hook or something when not in use!
post #1374 of 3817
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Originally Posted by Mergatroid View Post
It's not really a filter. They have made a collar for the laser aperture that has a semi circular opening on it. This seems to correct 90% of the z axis problem.
This feature is available only on the R.A.T. 9 ? Or as well on the R.A.T. 7 ? Which generations of the product should I be looking for ? I really like the R.A.T. features and looks but the Z-axis issue is a big bummer.
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I know I'm a little late by I've had my R.A.T. 9 for about 8 months now. Love this thing!


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post #1376 of 3817
Do the RAT mice still suffer from the typical issues of the PTE sensor?
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Yup. Occasionally my RAT 7 collects a bit of lint from my cloth mousepad and I start drawing straight lines until I blow on into the sensor
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Originally Posted by ZareliMan View Post
This feature is available only on the R.A.T. 9 ? Or as well on the R.A.T. 7 ? Which generations of the product should I be looking for ? I really like the R.A.T. features and looks but the Z-axis issue is a big bummer.
As far as I know all the new RATs that use this laser have the same modification.

On a plus note my new RAT 9 seems to be working even better than the old one did (before the fault showed up). I haven't had even so much as a stutter or skip. It feels smoother than the old one did.
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post #1379 of 3817
Hello every one could some one please help me
I have a RAT 7 and I really like the mouse, but I have issues with it stops moving veritably or horizontally some times. I have a the new one with the Z-axis issue fixed (the one with semi circular opening)
I'm currently using a razer vespula as my mouse pad, ( I have also tested it on my old razer exactmat and I had the same issue)

can some one guide me if it is the mouse pad is the issue? will it work on Roccat Sota?
post #1380 of 3817
Hello to everyone of RAT owner club!
I'm wondering what mousepad is the best for cyborg rat mouse?
Looking around i've select the candidates:
razer vespula,scarab and razer sphex!
What mousepad do you suggest me?
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