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Like the title says, anyone have this mouse? How do you like it? I found it for a somewhat low price(30 bucks..) and I am just wondering if its worth it? By the way its the Optical version, not laser..
    
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post #2 of 11
It's a solid mouse, I actually love the optical sensor on it.
Though it apparently had some issues that were fixed with a Firmware update.

It has the Avago ADNS-A3060 sensor in it.
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post #3 of 11
There's no firmware for the Ikari Optical ^

Only issue is high lift off distance on most dark surfaces. (3.6mm+)

Red Kai.g3 for example is under 2.4mm.
post #4 of 11
Go for the XAI instead.
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post #5 of 11
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Go for the XAI instead.
Link? Is it around $30 also? I have a G5 coming in the mail but I thought if this was a good deal I would grab it too...
    
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post #6 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by micah_jones View Post
Link? Is it around $30 also? I have a G5 coming in the mail but I thought if this was a good deal I would grab it too...
Xai is $80 MSRP. You may be able to catch it on sale at BestBuy for $45 if it's still available.

As for the Ikari, it's an ok mouse for palm gripping. Bad for everything else.
post #7 of 11
Yeah, I cannot lift it off fast like other mouse due to the shape.
But because of the shape, it is my most comfortable mouse ATM, I claw, palm, finger mousing with it
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post #8 of 11
Loving the feel of my Ikari Laser, Also the sensitivity button on the top really comes handy when sniping
post #9 of 11
Used an intellimouse for years. Moved on to the MX500, the 510, and the 518 for more years. Then the Ikari years where my hand felt as if it were a mouse. Now I've moved on to the Deathadder black edition and a Kai.g3 HEIN.

Ikari and Destructor have been tossed into the "old crap" pile.
post #10 of 11
The Mionix Naos has a very similar shape to the Ikari if that's what you're interested in about it.
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