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RAZER Revamps The Razer Lachesis: Familar Form, More Function

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Razer, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle peripherals, is pleased to announce the much anticipated refresh of the legendary Razer Lachesis. Equipped with a new 5600dpi Razer Precision 3.5G laser sensor and a customizable multi-color LED lighting system, the newly updated Razer Lachesis maintains its original form, comfort and price, while advancing power, performance and precision.

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I wounder if all the buttons work correctly on this one.
 

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It would be nice if owners of the old version could get an upgrade to this version. I had many issues with the laser and while Razer told me there was no problem, I'm not surprised to see they replaced it. :ohwell:
 
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meh my whole issue with that mouse was the form not the function
 

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It would be nice if owners of the old version could get an upgrade to this version. I had many issues with the laser and while Razer told me there was no problem, I'm not surprised to see they replaced it. :ohwell:
Not had that issue with mine just that using any of the side buttons for talking to any one ( Vent or TS ) some times it sticks on so ya left with a open mic until some one tells you.

Only got it due to the 2nd Diamondback failing with cheap plastic button which wear in no time which courses harder to press then double clicking which can be solved buy modding the inside but come one dam things should last more than a year..

I've had enough of there BS and BS support saying what they did to you or to many other WERE ON IT which my issue has been around for years according to searches.

So F&(# them..
 
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Maybe I'll grab this if the R.A.T. 7 doesn't work out.
 
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Razer updates his biggest failure? Great.. maybe this one will be functional. At least as office mouse. :D Sold my Lachesis after two months, due complete unusability.. :)

Only one mouse is even more tragic than this.. SteelSeries Xai (thats mouse that can be called "tragicomedical" .. its so bad, that you must laugh not cry).

Today Im puzzled what to buy, I tested countless mices and except DeathAdder V1, its from small fail to epic fail. Seems like none is able to create decent working gaming mouse.
 
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meh my whole issue with that mouse was the form not the function
Try DeathAdder, maybe you will get so strong spasm in hand that you wont be able to play ever again. :) Btw. I had same issue with both.. unusable due ergonomic (more lack of it).
 

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Looks good and I love my Razer Salmosa from WOOT. What they need to do is include the side buttons, I miss that on my OCZ gaming mouse. I like that MadCats RAT 7 that I just saw in Maximum PC. Completely moddable and bad ass for like what 100 bucks. WORTH IT!
 
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Unfortunately, the R.A.T. 7 has the Philips Twin Eye sensor which has known Z-axis issues (pick the mouse up and set it back down and the cursor flies to the bottom right of the screen). I lift up my mouse to reposition quite often, but I still wanted to try out the mouse.
 
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lol, Deathadder is by far the best gaming mouse on a relative budget (I believe that Mamba would be superbly super if it didn't cost a fortune) particularly due to it's wonderful ergonomics. Yes, without a doubt some people won't like the ergonomics but most (and yeah, a whole lot of people) agree with me that Deathadder is indeed, a jolly good mouse.
 

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Razer updates his biggest failure? Great.. maybe this one will be functional. At least as office mouse. :D Sold my Lachesis after two months, due complete unusability.. :)

Only one mouse is even more tragic than this.. SteelSeries Xai (thats mouse that can be called "tragicomedical" .. its so bad, that you must laugh not cry).

Today Im puzzled what to buy, I tested countless mices and except DeathAdder V1, its from small fail to epic fail. Seems like none is able to create decent working gaming mouse.
What's so wrong with the Xai? Isn't it just that minor acceleration issue with the sensor? Sorry, for being off-topic.
 
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there is nothing wrong with the steelseries xai a lot of top counter-strike players are using it. the 5% positive acceleration the Avago 9500 laser sensor has is barely noticeable and I think it's much better than the problematic Philips Twin-Eye laser sensor.

steelseries xai dimensions are close to the Wheel Mouse Optical. the shell is thick and has a soft rubber coating on it. it weighs 94g without USB Cable. it has a good center of gravity. the sensor lens is perfectly centered on the bottom of the mouse. the primary microswitches are Omron D2F-J01F, secondary microswitches are TTC. scroll wheel is tactile. sensor has more functionality than other mice using the Avago 9500 laser sensor and is practically driverless with the LCD on the bottom of the mouse.

 
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there is nothing wrong with the steelseries xai a lot of top counter-strike players are using it. the 5% positive acceleration the Avago 9500 laser sensor has is barely noticeable and I think it's much better than the problematic Philips Twin-Eye laser sensor.

steelseries xai dimensions are close to the Wheel Mouse Optical. the shell is thick and has a soft rubber coating on it. it weighs 94g without USB Cable. it has a good center of gravity. the sensor lens is perfectly centered on the bottom of the mouse. the primary microswitches are Omron D2F-J01F, secondary microswitches are TTC. scroll wheel is tactile. sensor has more functionality than other mice using the Avago 9500 laser sensor and is practically driverless with the LCD on the bottom of the mouse.

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Do you actually use that mouse? Cause I had two and both were crap. First changed DPi by itself and second even prevents PC to boot. :D Which is most funny bug I saw on mouse.. Yea and both have mouse wheel lag in certain games (CoD4, UT3, Quake 3 or Quake-Live and all games based on Unreal or Quake engine).
 
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Do you actually use that mouse? Cause I had two and both were crap. First changed DPi by itself and second even prevents PC to boot. :D Which is most funny bug I saw on mouse.. Yea and both have mouse wheel lag in certain games (CoD4, UT3, Quake 3 or Quake-Live and all games based on Unreal or Quake engine).
mine works perfectly fine.
 
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My Lachesis broke down about 3 weeks after heavy use. :(

Forget the laser, Razer. I'll be the first in line to buy when you bring back an optical mouse (without the horrible ergonomics of the Lachesis, of course). :)
 

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Razer updates his biggest failure? Great.. maybe this one will be functional. At least as office mouse. :D Sold my Lachesis after two months, due complete unusability.. :)

Only one mouse is even more tragic than this.. SteelSeries Xai (thats mouse that can be called "tragicomedical" .. its so bad, that you must laugh not cry).

Today Im puzzled what to buy, I tested countless mices and except DeathAdder V1, its from small fail to epic fail. Seems like none is able to create decent working gaming mouse.
logitech G500 ;)
 
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My brother loves his Lachesis he has not had any issues with it. He had the razer tarantula but it bricked after a firmware update (collecting dust in one of my closets). I have the DeathAdder and have to spray WD40 on the left click every few months. I thought about buying the Lachesis but the price is high and with one firmware update can be bricked I’ll stick with what I have for now.
 
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reason why I gave it away was cause it felt like something was stabbing me in my palm, someone also told me it was like the copperhead which I loved....sure as hell wasnt, give me a new copperhead and I will love you razer
 
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I love my Lachesis. 18 months of heavy use without a single issue.

off topic- I may have to dish out for a R.A.T. 9 when it's released.
 
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Unfortunately, the R.A.T. 7 has the Philips Twin Eye sensor which has known Z-axis issues (pick the mouse up and set it back down and the cursor flies to the bottom right of the screen). I lift up my mouse to reposition quite often, but I still wanted to try out the mouse.
PLN 2030 on my Raven mouse does exactly that. And its a pain in the ass in about every thing (the sensor, not the mouse)

Wonder If I could squeeze the (single eye) sensor from creative Fatal1ty mouse to the raven... Guess not. Also the 500 MHz polling rate doesn't cut in for me.

On the news... I once grabbed a Lachesis and it felt like... :nutkick: (the yellow guy) or :cry:
 
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