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so... basically I've owned 4 mice with the PLN 2032 twin eye sensor right now and every one of them had tracking issues on my Megasoma, my Vespula, a friend's Sphex. Cursor stopped moving on some spots out of no reason. Same thing also happened on some black plastic chopping board I found somewhere lol
Right now I've gone ghetto and taped a blank sheet of paper to my desk. So far it tracks pretty good.

I've been through 3 Mambas and one Rat 9 with identical results. Thursday the third Mamba came back from RMA and right out of the box it has the same issues. I like the mouse except for this crappy tracking. It's rather lightweight, feels just about right and looks neat. It's hard to believe that I'm the only one on the planet having these issues so the question is:

What pad works for this godforsaken sensor?

Dark pads are known to be harder to track on so maybe something white? Cloth seems to be out of the question because of general sensor limitations as far as I've read.
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The bottom of a garbage bin.
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post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 
nah, roaches crunch too loud under mouse feet
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post #4 of 12

One of the guys in the RAT owner's club bought this pad I think

and said it works well. You should be able to search through the thread if you really wanted to know but I'm certain it was a coolermaster pad.
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post #5 of 12

Dont listen the haters

I have this:


and they work great together

go with cloth
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post #6 of 12
Quote:
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post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
GTR Mclaren is yours this one? Then I'd need to look for something with this DuraMesh surface on this side of the globe
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post #8 of 12
im using a Func F10s. ive tried it with both the RAT9 and now the Razer Mamba and they both work just fine with no tracking issues.
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post #9 of 12
I have been using a steelseries cloth pad with my Mamba. No issues here.
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post #10 of 12
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There were some Puretrak Talents on ebay over here some days ago. I pray that the sensor tracks reliably on those.
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