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post #381 of 3831

Quick video of my RAT and CM mouse Pad

they work damn great

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post #382 of 3831
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So, I heard back from Mad Catz about my RAT and I am sending it back for RMA. I switched back to my Copperhead and just thought I would post my initial thoughts on this.

First, the Copperhead is MUCH lighter. I actually forgot how much of a weight difference there is between the two. It glides much easier but this could be due to the aftermarket feet I have installed. Second, my hand feels very cramped. The RAT is a more relaxed grip for me (I'm still a finger tip mouser). The buttons and general feel of the Copperhead is much cheaper. The quality really shows here for the RAT. Finally, I honestly do miss the two pinky buttons on the Copperhead. I really hope Mad Catz puts out a firmware release to reprogram the DPI up/down toggle to programmable buttons like the COD edition.

Anyway, I should have my RAT back in a couple of weeks which is fine with me considering I don't get much gaming in lately with the kitchen being remodeled currently.
whats wrong with your mouse?
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post #383 of 3831
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whats wrong with your mouse?
Possible Z axis issue. I read there is a filter they added to the mouses after the first batch to help with this.
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post #384 of 3831
You know, after a month with Razer's DeathAdder Black Edition (sent it in for RMA), I'd never realized how much I miss the R.A.T. 7 now that I'm back using it while waiting for the DA to come back.

The R.A.T. just feels more substantial, heavier (which I like) and somehow feels more precise. I mean DA is also a good mouse but in a different way (lighter with more finesse). Good thing I have both so I could switch between the 2 anytime I want.
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post #385 of 3831
its possible to have 2 mouses in one computer without problems (drivers) ?
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post #386 of 3831
yup it should be.
I had 3 plugged in at one point while I tried to decide which one to keep between an MX Revolution, Razer Imperator and the Rat, kept the rat. I would switch out while gaming and such to see which was more comfy etc.
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post #387 of 3831
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yup it should be.
I had 3 plugged in at one point while I tried to decide which one to keep between an MX Revolution, Razer Imperator and the Rat, kept the rat. I would switch out while gaming and such to see which was more comfy etc.
hahhahah i used to do that with my G500 and DA, now i have my rat that im not willing to give up
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post #388 of 3831
Just picked up my Saitek Cyborg RAT7 today at Fry's. Just for giggles, I also shelled out an extra few bucks for the Saitek Cyborg RAT pad as well.

The first thing I noticed about the RAT is just how heavy it is. Even after removing nearly all the weights, it's still much heavier than my old POS Logitech mouse. I pick up and move my mouse a lot, and the weight of this thing is definitely going to take some getting used to. I'm also used to having my button fingers closer together, so it's a little difficult adjusting to that as well. Fingers are getting a little cramped; but I'm sure I'll adjust in time.

Tried out the wide pinky rest, but it did't really feel very comfortable, so I went with the rubberized one. More comfy, and the stickiness helps when I pick up and move it. I really like the palm rest; but I think I'm going to switch to the rubberized one there as well. Still trying to get some of the adjustments right; but overall I'm certain that I'll like this a lot once I do get it adjusted. It's certainly one of the most well-constructed pieces of computer hardware that I've ever owned. The large scroll wheel is very nice.

The Cyborg pad is also nice. It's very solid, being mainly a big chunk of machined aluminium plate. There are two surfaces applied to the metal, one very fine, and one coarser; which the describe as "high precision" and "high speed" respectively. So far I've only used the finer one, and I definitely like it. Sticky feet at the corners keep it solidly anchored.

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post #389 of 3831
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Nice shots. List updated.

Still waiting for my RAT to return. Should be about another week to week and a half.
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post #390 of 3831
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Nice shots. List updated.

Still waiting for my RAT to return. Should be about another week to week and a half.
That's gotta be annoying.

Found out something interesting and slightly annoying about the V.5 mouse pad. Being effectively a big chunk of aluminium plate, it acts as a fairly effective heat sink. Which means it stays pretty cold, and sucks the heat out of my mousing hand when I rest it. Still like it, just need to find a way to warm it up a bit.
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