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Mionix Castor

Discussion in 'Reviews' started by Frederik S, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. Frederik S Staff

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    Castor is the newest IR LED gaming mouse in Mionix's line-up. It uses the same sensor as on the Avior and Naos 7000, but it has been upgraded to support 10000 DPI. The ergonomics are brand-new for this mouse as it is a medium-sized, right-handed-only model.

    To read this review go to: https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Mionix/Castor/
     
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    Mine Mionix Avior is the worst mouse I have ever tried. I doesn't work anywhere except completely black or dark brown surfaces.

    I am not sure if it is only mine mouse problem or this is what you called "Color-sensitive sensor". If it is this "sensitivity" so these mouses really suck because 5€ mouses have 10 times better surface support
     
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    I guess I am the only one that thinks this way, but I won't use a mouse whose wheel can't be pushed sideways.
     
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    I think this mouse is not really designed for small hands but for fingertip/claw grip with just adequate palm support ala Coolermaster Recon/Xornet/Spawn.
    I'd like to try if not for the somewhat expensive price.
     
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    Can you make a review for those cheap gaming mice ? , they might be good and cheaper and that will make them very good alternative ... recently I resurrected two logitech G500 and G500s using Omron Japan clicks as I didn't like to buy $70-$80 mouse that stop working after a year.

    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00F3L19KQ/?tag=tec06d-20
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00RN7QSJ0/?tag=tec06d-20
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GU4F4OM/?tag=tec06d-20
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R55JP2W/?tag=tec06d-20
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00Y9XIMDG/?tag=tec06d-20
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R55JR4S/?tag=tec06d-20
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B015308LJ8/?tag=tec06d-20

    Sentey Gaming Mouse 8200 Dpi seems to be good .
     
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    With the Mionix you can adjust the lift-off-distance setting that will allow it to work with a wide variety of colors, but the performance varies a lot. Haven't had any problems everything right up to light grey surfaces. This is the cost for getting the best sensor performance on the market. I would rather have a black mat than have to use a mouse with positive acceleration. The color sensitivity is the same for all IR LED mice with Avago sensors.
     
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