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I own a SteelSeries Xai (absolutely love it), and it works great pretty much all the time, except there is a small little issue... when my room gets cold, my mouse goes to sleep. I really don't know how long it takes normally, nor what the limit of temperature is exactly, but i just find it extremely strange.

If I click any of the mouse buttons it starts working again in a couple minutes; ie wakes up

By "sleep" i mean that the bottom screen is on, the top little LED is on (if it was on before) but when i move the mouse, it does not move the cursor.

Anyone else have this problem? Its not a omfghuge problem, its just somewhat annoying every once in a while.

Also; this sleeping in the cold thing happens reguardless of USB port, and my keyboard still works fine when the xai had gone to sleep.
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Interesting I will have to see if that will happen to me. How cold?
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Originally Posted by eclipseaudio4;12938385 
Interesting I will have to see if that will happen to me. How cold?

I'm not sure exactly what temperature the problem starts, but when i got home today, the temperature inside my case was 58F, and my CPU said 18C, which normally is just slightly warmer than ambient when its idle... though my window was open, and its somewhat chilly where i live, so I'm guessing between 50F and 55F. (10C-13C).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fooxz;12938585 
I'm not sure exactly what temperature the problem starts, but when i got home today, the temperature inside my case was 58F, and my CPU said 18C, which normally is just slightly warmer than ambient when its idle... though my window was open, and its somewhat chilly where i live, so I'm guessing between 50F and 55F. (10C-13C).

Will have to throw it on the laptop then and take it outside smile.gif I will let ya know in about an hour if it happens to me too.
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Originally Posted by eclipseaudio4;12938610 
Will have to throw it on the laptop then and take it outside smile.gif I will let ya know in about an hour if it happens to me too.

I am very curious if this is an isolated incident, or if Xais actually have some sort of issue with the cold.

I mean, there is not other thing that is causing my mouse to sleep, right? The cold might be a coincidence, but i have had my computer on, idle for hours and hours, and when i get on the computer, it works immediately. So i am very interested in your results biggrin.gif
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well I took it down to 40*F and it worked fine still... cold but fine smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eclipseaudio4;12938900 
well I took it down to 40*F and it worked fine still... cold but fine smile.gif

hmm... mine must just be funky.
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