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It's an incredibly large mouse suitable for those with palm grip like myself. It even dwarfs my G9 by a good amount.


You can see the mice I used for comparison. The first on the left is an old Gateway mechanical ball mouse back from 2001. The next one is an inland optical mouse I used for my laptop. Third is my Logitech G9 which was my primary gaming mouse. Last is the Roccat Kone[+].

The weight of the Kone[+] is much heavier without weights compared to the G9 without weights. Oddly enough, I don't have problems lifting the mouse as I'm used to slightly heavier weights on them. It's very comfortable in my right hand. I'll test it later today and break-in to get used to it.
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This may seem like an ignorant question but where did you get it from? I can't seem to find anywhere to buy one in the USA
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This may seem like an ignorant question but where did you get it from? I can't seem to find anywhere to buy one in the USA
I bought mine from a seller on eBay. Looks like it wasn't used at all. Performance-PCs is the only e-tailer in the USA to sell it and it's very expensive.
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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
I bought mine from a seller on eBay. Looks like it wasn't used at all. Performance-PCs is the only e-tailer in the USA to sell it and it's very expensive.
http://www.medusa-usa.com/roccat-kon...323466ca8bc8d2

medusa is actually where i bought my kone a while back

i looked for an etailer in the USA since the first kone initially launched, found medusa-usa right before performance-pcs had their roccat products stocked
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Your arguments to convince people to buy that mouse is that it's bigger than the G9 (which is a claw grip mouse anyway...) and it's heavier?
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post #6 of 10
Had my Kone+ for a while now and its a damn good mouse,yes its pretty big but you get over it after a few weeks.

Only one gripe i have and thats because theres no where in the uk to buy replacement feet yet,i have even had this confirmed by Roccat themselves last week via email,they have shop coming to their website soon.

I use mine with a Razer destructor mat and its a damn accurate setup,im still complete rubbish at COD though

The software is very very good,love the way you can have several profiles and each profile can by activated by multiple .exe files,i have all my cod games on one profile and all my c+c games on another.

Hell of a lot of options for tweaking sensitivity,tracking and sensor distance.

I wont be getting rid of mine in a rush anyway.

Ooo,did i mention flashing lights? lots of pretty flashing colours aswell
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Wow it's cool to have products that are from your native country with names that mean something
    
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Wow it's cool to have products that are from your native country with names that mean something
Roccat is actually a german company.
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Have to completely agree with superj1977. It's a great mouse with plenty of customization options for the Kone[+], unlike Razer mice. The colors on the mouse look cool as well. I have never seen so many customization options for a mouse and I can spend days trying to tweak things for certain games.
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Anyone have a recommendation for a mouse pad to go with the Kone[+]? People here recommend Razer or Steelseries hard surfaces. Searched around to find only 2 people here on OCN selling the SX. $30 and $45 respectively. My Kone[+] doesn't have enough space to move around the hard plastic mat I currently have (too small). Only my optical mouse has issues with tracking on the plastic mat, but does find on cloth pads I got for free.
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