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post #2281 of 3817
Well I just picked up the RAT 7 and can already tell I'll enjoy this. The adjustments and different surfaces, like the pinky finger shelf and left-hand side angle adjustment makes it very comfortable, and the weight adjustments is great.

The only thing I don't like, over my G9, is the software profiling. I wish I could save different DPI settings to each of the three profiles, instead of maintaining the four DPI settings across the three profiles. I also don't think I can adjust the sensitivity of the scroll wheel - with the G9, you can set the scroll wheel to make big jumps which can be nice when reading web pages.
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Proof!

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post #2283 of 3817
I have been looking to a new quality mouse and I haven't been satisfied with what saw and read about. Then I saw the RAT at Best Buy. I was going to start a thread asking opinions about it, but then I saw this fan club when I searched.

So I'm pretty sure that I want to buy this one now. biggrin.gif

When I own it I'll post a pic.
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post #2284 of 3817

Might have to rma this mouse. Keeps giving me the moving cursor on click problem which I never had before.

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post #2285 of 3817
Rich any sign the WoW addon for MMO 7 is getting updated as the settings vanish on log out in game?
post #2286 of 3817
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Proof!
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This is some good photography!
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This is some good photography!

Thank you!
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post #2288 of 3817
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Love the flight stick controls idea, I'd buy into that. Proper aircraft flight for bf3, love the MMO7 but it don't do jack for aircraft flight

Agreed. When I'm playing a game that uses a joystick the majority of the time, well I have a very decent stick to use with all the goodies on it. However, often games will require switching back and fourth, or intermittent use of a stick. This is where a smallish stick on a keyboard module would come in handy. Not as small as a game controller stick, but not full sized either. Somewhere in between so it would be useful but no so large as to be in the way. It would also be important (to me anyway as I can't speak for everyone) to have the twist feature for rudder control, and adding a small control for throttle shouldn't be too hard.
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cherry mx red or go home ......

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post #2289 of 3817
I've never really gotten into that whole joystick thing where there's this resistance to push it one way or the other especially for diagonals. I only ever got used to play station and xbox joysticks, where they're easy to move - even the wii joystick on its attachment remote makes sense. The directive pad on my MMO7 works well for every now and then clicks but an analog stick on the left would be awesome. Don't know how it'd work resting your hand like you do on a keyboard. Has anyone tried using an analog wii mote in their left hand with their right on their mouse? That sort of setup might work nicely, but maybe tire the left hand if you have long gaming sessions?
post #2290 of 3817
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@Mad Catz Rich
Don't suppose I can get the input codes from you (or someone you know?) for the MMO7? In the Saitek.Devices.DLL there's a a function for retrieving input:
DpiDevice.VendorCommandIn(byte request, ushort value, ushort index, byte[] output)
I know all the values I need except the ushort index. I know 184 gets the current MMo7 LED color, 118 gets the action lock, 116 gets the DPI mode, but I'm having trouble determing which values tell me whether a click from any of the buttons has occured. I suppose I can try a hook, but that seems hackish and inaccurate smile.gif

Paraphrasing from one of our software team: There is no way of retrieving button events from the Saitek.Devices.dll. The mouse is a HID device which is treated by Windows like any other mouse so maybe look at using Raw Input or a Windows hook.
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Originally Posted by adanmtxt1 
The only thing I don't like, over my G9, is the software profiling. I wish I could save different DPI settings to each of the three profiles, instead of maintaining the four DPI settings across the three profiles. I also don't think I can adjust the sensitivity of the scroll wheel - with the G9, you can set the scroll wheel to make big jumps which can be nice when reading web pages.

You can set different mouse sensitivity levels per profile (and even per mode in each profile) so that might help you get what you need. Just click the underside view option of the R.A.T. and you'll see the sensitivity slider.
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