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post #1 of 9
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Hi,


As much as I like my G500, its whine is driving me insane. My hearing is quite sensitive to these high-frequency noises and I can't deal with it any more so I'll have to sell it and buy a new mouse.

My question is: do the SS Xai/Ikari also whine/squeal like Logitech mice do?

If you are unaware of the issue, you can read about it here:
http://jdc.parodius.com/logitech/
Edited by rpsgc - 1/26/11 at 7:43am
    
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Is that what that high pitch whine is in my gaming room?
I love that mouse. Recently sold the gaming rig I did have my G500 connected to, and the whine was still there.

I was thinking it was the graphics card in the rig I have it connected to now.
Or the monitor, never suspected it would be the mouse.

Will be testing this out tonight, thanks for helping me figure that out.
Edited by Precision_PC - 1/26/11 at 4:31pm
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Ive had no problem with my Xai. This is the first im hearding of such a problem with mice.
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post #4 of 9
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Ive had no problem with my Xai. This is the first im hearding of such a problem with mice.
You hear no whine/squeal noise? Even if you put your hear against the underside of the mouse?
    
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post #5 of 9
Sounds bad
Better buy another mouse, it's not safe to use.
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post #6 of 9
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So much talk about this mouse and no one has it or what? All you have to do is say if the mouse makes noise like Logitech mice or not.
    
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post #7 of 9
My Xai doesn't, but neither did my G9x on the same sensor.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rpsgc View Post
Hi,


As much as I like my G500, its whine is driving me insane. My hearing is quite sensitive to these high-frequency noises and I can't deal with it any more so I'll have to sell it and buy a new mouse.

My question is: do the SS Xai/Ikari also whine/squeal like Logitech mice do?

If you are unaware of the issue, you can read about it here:
http://jdc.parodius.com/logitech/
I've experienced it with the mice in College but not with my gaming ones. I have the Xai and nothing with that. Perfect on a hard surface.
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post #9 of 9
This is a legit complaint.
If I lift my G500 off the pad the whine goes away.

After gaming is when I notice it. And it could possibly drive you nuts, yeah.
My favorite mouse to date, or I would replace it.
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