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SteelSeries and Major League Gaming Introduce the Sensei MLG Edition Gaming Mouse

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SteelSeries, the leading manufacturer of premium-quality peripherals, and partner Major League Gaming (MLG), the world’s largest competitive video game league, today introduced the SteelSeries Sensei MLG Edition Gaming Mouse. As the official, licensed mouse for Major League Gaming, the SteelSeries Sensei MLG Edition brings competitive players the best-in-class hardware as well as a color design and surface that was chosen in cooperation with the MLG community - based on interviewing visitors at the MLG Winter Championship in Columbus. Key features include a 32-bit ARM processor that allows for advanced SteelSeries ExactTech calculations to be done directly on the mouse, easy driverless setup at tournament computers via an on mouse LCD display and menu, and the newest, premium-quality sensor, which increases the CPI to 8,200 and 16,400 DCPI. Attendees at the MLG Spring Championship in Anaheim, CA, June 8-10 will be the first to get an advanced look and can pre-order the sophisticated mouse which will be available beginning this August for $99.99 / €99.99 MSRP.

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I have a Sensei, and so far it's been only a pile of trouble, wouldn't recommend it (mine died a couple of days ago and trying to get any kind of support from SteelSeries is a pain).
 

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I like the price
 
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Bleh too expensive for what you get.
 

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I have a Sensei, and so far it's been only a pile of trouble, wouldn't recommend it (mine died a couple of days ago and trying to get any kind of support from SteelSeries is a pain).
I had a XAI and like every other gaming mouse they start double clicking. They gave me the one your complaining about the Sensei and it's been near no trouble for me except the odd time if the computer is put to sleep the lights stay on and when it does that and the system is restarted the mouse is turned off then you need to unplug it and plug it back in again.

As for their support i have had no issue's how ever i bet this one will start double clicking sooner or later as it seems to be a weak point to any i have.

Bleh too expensive for what you get.
Yes same here i don't believe i will spend so much on a mouse again just to get the same issue's.
 
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I had a XAI and like every other gaming mouse they start double clicking. They gave me the one your complaining about the Sensei and it's been near no trouble for me except the odd time if the computer is put to sleep the lights stay on and when it does that and the system is restarted the mouse is turned off then you need to unplug it and plug it back in again.

As for their support i have had no issue's how ever i bet this one will start double clicking sooner or later as it seems to be a weak point to any i have.



Yes same here i don't believe i will spend so much on a mouse again just to get the same issue's.
Now you mention it i think my Steelseries Kinzu is double clicking when i single click. Its just the right mouse button.

MLG gaming :roll:
 
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At that price point any R.A.T. would be better by a landslide, way too high of a price for what you get....
 
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Yes same here i don't believe i will spend so much on a mouse again just to get the same issue's.
I'm starting to think these 'Elite' boutique type brands with exuberant prices are indeed high performance but short lifespan.

My Razer ONZA (game controller) for instance is starting to show grooves on the analogues after a few months where I push the stick against most and it's not like I am pushing hard either.

My Logitech Dual Action controller showed very little signs of wear and I had it much longer.
 

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Now you mention it i think my Steelseries Kinzu is double clicking when i single click. Its just the right mouse button.

MLG gaming :roll:
If it's out of warranty there is a way to fix it but takes time and a lot of patience.

Issue is the plastic is to soft so after so long it wears and thats when you get your double click from. To fix it you need to make it hit the microswitch as it used too.

The 1st mouse i tried it on was on the original Diamondback and what i did was to file the plastic down enough so i could use a old plastic card ( debit \credit \insurance card ) and used electrical tape to tape the plastic over the switch which worked great till a hot day came long and the tape would loose grip haha.

The idea using the plastic card was that it would not wear down. You may notice the microswitch button is actually harder plastic so the weaker gives.

If it happens to this mouse i will try paper just to see how much is needed then see if i can find a alternative way to do it.. But it is fixable.

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softer plastic degrades faster so better for the planet they say but i think it just makes 10x more plastic junk and a search of sea plastic junk will show how bad it's really getting.

All i know is i be still using the razer DB if it did not keep having that issue today meaning i would of not replaced 5 other mice due to the same issue. It's just come to the point things are made so cheap that it's not helping shit.

I'm starting to think these 'Elite' boutique type brands with exuberant prices are indeed high performance but short lifespan.

My Razer ONZA (game controller) for instance is starting to show grooves on the analogues after a few months where I push the stick against most and it's not like I am pushing hard either.

My Logitech Dual Action controller showed very little signs of wear and I had it much longer.
Yes for sure.
 
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I had a XAI and like every other gaming mouse they start double clicking. They gave me the one your complaining about the Sensei and it's been near no trouble for me except the odd time if the computer is put to sleep the lights stay on and when it does that and the system is restarted the mouse is turned off then you need to unplug it and plug it back in again.

As for their support i have had no issue's how ever i bet this one will start double clicking sooner or later as it seems to be a weak point to any i have.



Yes same here i don't believe i will spend so much on a mouse again just to get the same issue's.
Hmm ive had my xai for almost 2 years now and ive had no issues yet. How long did it last before you started having problems with it?
 
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16.4K dpi wtf
 
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Scumbag marketing, tells pro gaming and does not tell what model of sensor.

Fu*king joke.
 
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Mice with screens....would totally rock if my palms had eyeballs:laugh:
 
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The sensor is the Avago ADNS-9800, the only 8200 DPI laser sensor on the market.
 
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Hmm ive had my xai for almost 2 years now and ive had no issues yet. How long did it last before you started having problems with it?
just under a year.. I use a mouse a lot but still most fail just before or just after that 1 year. SS only give 1 year to US based but 2 year for Europe.
 
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I love mice under $10.

$100 mouse doesn't make you a better player imo.