Monday, January 21st 2013

Func Announces MS-3 Gaming Mouse

Func breaks new ground by introducing an ergonomic gaming mouse which features 10 fully programmable buttons. With a clean black rubber coated body a sophisticated and detailed ergonomic design coupled with multiple setting capabilities, the Func MS-3 delivers a tool suitable for hours and hours of gaming.

The Func MS-3 is equipped with an accurate and reliable Avago 9500 laser sensor offering adjustable lift off distance, an instant dpi step switch, excellent tracking capabilities and a configurable report rate. The onboard memory holds up to 3 fully programmable profiles as well as recorded macros. Each button has its specific designed mechanical switch with individually adjusted pressure force.
A discrete LED indicator sits right under the notch over the thumb buttons, telling you which profile and dpi step is active. The LEDs can be customized or turned off to match up with your other computer equipment.

Technical Specifications
  • MCU/Processor: WT6573
  • Switches: OMRON
  • Sensor: Avago UGS 9500
  • Memory: Onboard, 512KB
  • Resolution: 90-5670 DPI
  • Frames per second: 12 000
  • Tracking speed: 5.1 m/sec (150ips)
  • Max Acceleration: 30g
  • Image processing: 10.6 megapixels/sec
  • Report rate: Adjustable, up to 1000Hz
  • Lift-off distance: Adjustable
  • Upgradable firmware: Yes
  • Connection: USB. Goldplated
It took us nearly 1.5 years to bring the Func MS-3 to perfection, which speaks to the spirit and dedication we put into this product. What we have been trying to accomplish during the project is simple and can be summarized in one word, Advantage.

We anatomically studied the hand to create a deeper understanding of how we can develop an ergonomic shape to keep your hand strain and stress-free while optimizing the button positioning. The MS-3 is indeed equipped with many buttons but they can all be reached without taking your eyes off the screen. We evaluated and re-worked the mouse several times before we were satisfied with the shape and button positioning but I have to admit that the result is fantastic. Another important piece in this puzzle, which has been a focus for us, is quality. We have a reputation to uphold, everybody knows how good our other products are. The MS-3 is equipped with the best components we could get our hands on to meet the requirement of a long product lifetime" says Arvid Pålsson, responsible product developer for the MS-3 project.
  • Func MS-3 Gaming Mouse MSRP 79.95$
  • Available in February 2013
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14 Comments on Func Announces MS-3 Gaming Mouse

Looks like a baseball glove from the top.
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I have to say that I like the design, been looking for something like this, although I doubt it'll be on sale in the neck of the world I live in...
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If the software is better than the Mionix it might be a good buy
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Unpaid Babysitter
Dj-ElectriC said:
Oh helloooo
riza_kasela said:
mionix naos wannabe :laugh:
Kovoet said:
If the software is better than the Mionix it might be a good buy
reason may be that one of the co-founders of Mionix is at the helm there now;) Guessing software would be similar, but waiting on a sample to be sure.
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Func is a terrible name. Do you pronounce it funzy or funk?
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Unpaid Babysitter
I think it is like a funny smell...funk!
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Unpaid Babysitter
looks like its right handed, the bump on the right of it is for the index finger and pinky.

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Pro Indian Modder
but look at the way its a bit recessed in his picture. this is confusing. well, it would be great to have a good left handed mouse too.
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Have gaming mouse sales increased recently? An increasing amount of companies are wanting to create gaming mice.
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