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Broke my old mouse, Razer DeathAdder. Got (had for a few years, but haven't used actively) a new one, Razer Mamba. Remembered why I used it rarely, when my hand started to hurt. Mamba feels too flat, compared to DeathAdder.

 

The question - is there a gaming mouse, similar to DeathAdder (form + buttons + software), except another edition of it?

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I remember Razer, they wanted me to create a cloud account just to get the remapping software. Threw mine out and went back to Logitech.

 

Gaming mice are such a ripoff. I wish there was a workhorse mouse with a 10 button keypad. 

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Bought a Nexus fan controller, and they demand that you create an online account to log stuff and such. Annoying to say the least.

 

I don't know about Razers software and such, but you could look at logitech MX, I think it's about the same form.


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I remember Razer, they wanted me to create a cloud account just to get the remapping software. Threw mine out and went back to Logitech.

 

Gaming mice are such a ripoff. I wish there was a workhorse mouse with a 10 button keypad. 

speaking of mice, i often hear people bashing on Trust as a cheap, low quality manufacturer of peripherals but the best mouse i ever had was a Trust that i bought for 30 euros back in 2005 and it worked fine until 2012. a very sturdy thing with loads of programmable buttons and a very well made interface for making the buttons do literally everything i wanted: set a button as a particular key, set it as press once and it stays pressed until pressed again, set it as a macro to auto press itself at set intervals, set it as a macro to activate a series of keyboard keys in a sequence and so on... and it also had an internal memory that stored 3 profiles in the mouse itself to be switched at will with the press of a button.

when the wheel of that mouse stopped working in 2012 i tried desperately to find another of the same model but there were none. in 2013 i decided to give up and look for another mouse, so i got a Sharkoon that barely lasted 2 years before the cheap plastic axis of the mouse wheel broke (the trust mouse had a metal axis on the wheel). now i have another cheap mouse that is a bit sturdier but it too started showing signs of losing functions in a mere 2 years of use.


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mouse with a keypad? what sorcery is this?


The words freedom and liberty, are diminishing the true meaning of the abstract concept they try to explain. The true nature of freedom is such, that the human mind is unable to comprehend it, so we make a cage and name it freedom in order to give a tangible meaning to what we dont understand, just as our ancestors made gods like Thor or Zeus to explain thunder.

 

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What? You thought it was a quote from some well known wise guy from the past?

 

Stupidity leads to willful ignorance - willful ignorance leads to hope - hope leads to sex - and that is how a new generation of fools is born!


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Wired, 16,000dpi. They're expensive but if you require auracy, this is the only way. You could go wireless but it's insanely expensive.

 

On the otherhand, if you can do trackball, a 4,000dpi trackball is equal to a wired 16,000dpi laser mouse at a 4th of the price. Why? Simply because trackball aren't as in high as demand but are still the number one thing for artists so.


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The only use I've had for trackball mice, is in situations laking the room for a conventional mouse; trackballs don't move their base, and don't need a mousepad.

 

 I've never found them useful in drawing or illustration software, nor for use in 3D modeling.  It is not always practical (or at least it can be very awkward) to hold a finger button (as 'opposable' to a button pressed with the thumb) while moving the ball; and if you then add in that you are making an arced stroke with (without benefit of a software French-Curve assist)... it becomes neigh impossible to draw with accurate lines using a trackball.

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A 4,000dpi will do well against 16,000-20,000dpi competitors...

 

Just to give you an idea of how I mean:

 

Of course, you would have to be comfortable to pm ay like this but nonetheless.

 

But yepper, usually low-density trackball are far more accurate from drawing than a mouse... While I do not do so, I'm guessing it probably is because one draws with a pen/pencil with their thumb as the lead and not their palms such as a regular mouse would simulate.


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I tried using a trackball for comfort/pain management purposes, but found that it was just not good enough for quick and precise movements and that I'd rather take the pain. I have recently moved to a so-called "vertical" mouse, and it's a real cheap thing too (the Anker), but having now used it for the past couple of months, I will probably never go back to a traditional mouse.


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