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I just bought a R.A.T. 7 from Amazon few days ago and received it yesterday. However, I'm experiencing some very strange problem with it.

When the mouse is just sitting there, the cursor often move on it's own. I left the computer this morning with the cursor on the top half of the screen, and when I came back two hours later, the cursor is all the way on the bottom of the screen. It happened a few times already.

Anyone else experience this problem? Is it a software thing or bad sensor? headscratch.gif
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Thats whats bad about the R.A.T.7. I think they used the cheapest sensor ever made.
     
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post #3 of 9
i used to have an madcatz rat 7, it was cool and cutting edge for about a week.

then intermittent problems like the mouse sensor would jump around once in a awhile.

I tried really hard to like it, but just couldnt do it.
Returned it for a Logitech g500 and am very happy.
    
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****.....well I will give it a few more days before I return it to Amazon...
(funny how people say Razer uses dirt cheap sensor but I never had this problem on any of my 3 Razer mice, 2 DA and 1 DB. Maybe I will get a new DA Black Edition if I return the RAT 7.)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nardox;12181000 
****.....well I will give it a few more days before I return it to Amazon...
(funny how people say Razer uses dirt cheap sensor but I never had this problem on any of my 3 Razer mice, 2 DA and 1 DB. Maybe I will get a new DA Black Edition if I return the RAT 7.)

I think razer has the best color scheme / glowing lights of any mouse brand. they just need to design mice for ppl w/ bigger hands.

logitech g700 is still king
    
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post #6 of 9
That is weird. I have a R.A.T. 9, and the sensor seems to be working fine. Battery life is 1 day use, but that's another story. Have you tried adjusting sensitivity?
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post #7 of 9
Mmmm Wouldn't this only be a problem if it was doing it literally all the time? Making it difficult to click things etc. I've had this happen to me with mice (I don't buy expensive ones though tongue.gif), but it doesn't happen all the time and it doesn't affect me when I'm gaming or anything.
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post #8 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cozmo5050;12181207 
I think razer has the best color scheme / glowing lights of any mouse brand. they just need to design mice for ppl w/ bigger hands.

logitech g700 is still king

I have pretty big hands and I think the Razer Deathadder was pretty comfortable biggrin.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by tquintana2;12181257 
That is weird. I have a R.A.T. 9, and the sensor seems to be working fine. Battery life is 1 day use, but that's another story. Have you tried adjusting sensitivity?

I haven't mess with the sensitivity yet, but regardless of the sensitivity sitting it should not move like that when no one is touching the mouse and the table rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Eskanasi;12181294 
Mmmm Wouldn't this only be a problem if it was doing it literally all the time? Making it difficult to click things etc. I've had this happen to me with mice (I don't buy expensive ones though tongue.gif), but it doesn't happen all the time and it doesn't affect me when I'm gaming or anything.

It's doesn't happen all the time but it does happen quite often. And it does make it harder to click things...gaming...I don't know yet, only played Bad Company 2 with RAT7 once and I did pretty bad, but more because I was so tired. biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 9
clean off the sensor and make sure your mouse surface is clean. unplugging your mouse and plugging it in then restarting your pc might help if you haven't done that yet. I had an issue with my sensor picking up my surface until i restarted my pc with it on that surface initially.
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