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My Deathadder appears to cease tracking appropriately when I perform truly rapid movements in it at a low sensitivity, almost as if the cursor was placed on ice. I was wondering which mice had a higher malfunction rate then the Deathadder, and whether it could perhaps be possible to fix my current issue.
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It has been 3 hours, could someone say something please? I am not asking a difficult question or trying to solve a difficult problem. This is probably my third thread which did not receive any replies whatsoever.

I just want some basic information, and a bunch of simple diagnostics.
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The deathadder has a very high malfunction speed that nobody should ever hit, its probably something else wrong. What game are you playing when the mouse does this?

What surface/mouse pad are you using with it?
Is the surface in good condition?
Is that surface clean?
Is the sensor hole clean? If not use a can of air to blow out anything that could lower its tracking performance.

You might just have a defective sensor that needs to be replaced.

To answer your question about which mouse has a higher malfunction speed, The Xai,G500,G9x and many other mice that all use the same ADNS 9500 laser sensor have a very high malfunction speed on HARD surfaces, even higher than the deathadder. But the ADNS 9500 sensor has a small amount of positive acceleration that cannot be removed.
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The deathadder has a very high malfunction speed that nobody should ever hit, its probably something else wrong. What game are you playing when the mouse does this?

What surface/mouse pad are you using with it?
Is the surface in good condition?
Is that surface clean?
Is the sensor hole clean? If not use a can of air to blow out anything that could lower its tracking performance.

You might just have a defective sensor that needs to be replaced.

To answer your question about which mouse has a higher malfunction speed, The Xai,G500,G9x and many other mice that all use the same ADNS 9500 laser sensor have a very high malfunction speed on HARD surfaces, even higher than the deathadder. But the ADNS 9500 sensor has a small amount of positive acceleration that cannot be removed.
The surface used is Puretrak talent
The surface is always kept as clean as possible
the sensor hole is always kept as clean as possible.

The defective sensor is most likely unlikely, I experienced exactly the same issue with other mice that i used, which were an Intellimouse 1.1 and a G500. The issue does not resemble as something dirt/friction related in nature, it literally creates an impression as if it hits a certain limit and messes up if I get it up to a certain speed.

It could be a problem with the pattern of the puretrak talent, or with it it being a cloth pad, or with something else entirely.
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post #5 of 8
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Actually, I did just notice something. When I slowly move the Deathadder somewhere around the middle of the pad, it appears to perform a noticeable inconsistency/problem with tracking.
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Try another mouse pad, Try another USB controller, not just the next port over try to get it onto a completely different controller on the motherboard.
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Try another mouse pad, Try another USB controller, not just the next port over try to get it onto a completely different controller on the motherboard.
At the very moment the mouse is plugged into the back of the machine, which is the best possible position for it as far as I am aware. I am not sure what would be a good alternative surface for it without getting an actually new pad.

If I were to get one, then it would have to atleast relatively match the size of the talent, due to me being interested in generally experimenting with low sensitivities.
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