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post #51 of 60
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That's the one with the diamond plate backing or something right?

****'s nuts bro :3

I went through "WASD" keys on the 3-4 lycosas I had within months. :/ My DeathAdder is still alive, but I switched to a XAI and then to a IntelliMouse Explorer 3.0
The diamond plate backing is the Deck 82, which is their small form factor version. Don't own that one myself, but it does look awesome. I own the regular full sized Legend - Ice with black switches.
post #52 of 60
The topic suits my feelings about my own Lycosa experience perfectly..

I had that pile of cheap plastic for a week before I sold it and replaced it with a Das Ultimate.
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Deathadder - USB cable was loose to the mouse and would randomly turn off if I pulled on the cord slightly. After a year the mouse died completely. Its finish also started to rub off and feet came off as well.
Your knocking a mouse for a bad cable? lol.
And I've been gaming with mine for years on a normal PC cabinet with no mouse pad and my feet still look good.

If you want a mouse that will put up with your pizza fingers and it better work great or not at all attitude, go buy a crappy Microsoft mouse.
They suck and the accuracy/polling is aweful but hey its tough!

Razer products require a little care and a clean enviroment.
These are performance products, not look at porn and eat products.
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post #54 of 60
Well, I have 2 Lycosa keyboards, and one is well over a year old, & both work perfectly. Personally, I like em, and the rubber coated keys.

Although to be honest, I don't expect much out of my keyboard, except for it to work.
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My lycosa has lasted over 2 years of near full time use and it has probably seen more food and drink than your usual dinner table. The KB has also experienced dozens of LAN parties and different environments.

The keys are in perfect shape. The rubber is not worn out in any way and all the backlights are fully functional. I have not had a single problem with the thing during the time I've used it.

And the same goes for my Naga.

So either Razer gave me entirely different products than to some of the people in this thread or ...?
 
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post #56 of 60
You can add me to the list.

I bought a Lycosa Mirror some time ago for around 110 bucks when it was new. It ended up the first day I unpacked it that my mic and headset input did not work. So much for Razer's "top quality" products.

I will never buy anything that has to do with Razer, nothing but overpriced plastic junk.
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post #57 of 60
Lycozs isn't so bad but keys wore out on me and tebhy aren't mechanical. However I personally own a black window ultimate and its a incredible keyboard.
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My friend had a Lycosa that I used for awhile and all I can say is; what a piece of crap. The keyboard would just randomly cut out on its own and would only start working when I climbed under my desk and pulled the USB and replugged it in (at that time I didn't have a PS/2 adaptor). Also, the keys felt really really gross to me, like touching a sweaty fat mans back. Don't ask me where I got that analogy.

If you are student, Das offers some really attractive discounts, and all you have to do is send them a copy of your school ID. I'll never use anything else besides my Das with MX blues!

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I will never buy anything that has to do with Razer, nothing but overpriced plastic junk.
This a million times over.
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post #59 of 60
I've met women like this thread title.

Funny you mention the Das and USB disconnects. That's why I RMA'd two Das 3's. But then they fixed it with the Das S. It's kinda like the iPhone 4S - less dropped calls due to the antenna placement.
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My lycosa has lasted over 2 years of near full time use and it has probably seen more food and drink than your usual dinner table. The KB has also experienced dozens of LAN parties and different environments.

The keys are in perfect shape. The rubber is not worn out in any way and all the backlights are fully functional. I have not had a single problem with the thing during the time I've used it.

And the same goes for my Naga.

So either Razer gave me entirely different products than to some of the people in this thread or ...?
Was thinking the same thing. Hell my Diamondback 3G is still in perfect shape (please Razer, remake these!)

I'll admit, Razer really cheaped out on their headphone/mic/USB inputs with poor shielding, but the keyboard itself is great. Love using the media touchpad while gaming.
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