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Re: Are Cougar Mice Legit 2000hz Polling Rate?

Postby mello » 07 Feb 2018, 06:13

Just saw this:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66 ... escription
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DXsc1IaI9A

But it is strange that there is no mention whatsoever about polling rate, and even their software doesn't have this information (or even ability to change it!). From advertisement standpoint they should have included this information, so it looks a little amateurish to me :/
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Re: Are Cougar Mice Legit 2000hz Polling Rate?

Postby Chief Blur Buster » 09 Feb 2018, 14:28

mello wrote:Just saw this:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66 ... escription
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DXsc1IaI9A

But it is strange that there is no mention whatsoever about polling rate, and even their software doesn't have this information (or even ability to change it!). From advertisement standpoint they should have included this information, so it looks a little amateurish to me :/

Certainly not having this info is certainly problematic for eSports.....

....but I do love the idea of building a thumb joystick on the side of a computer mouse. It's fantastic for RTS, Minecraft, weapon grid selection, gas, throttle, walkspeed/flightspeed changes, and other applications -- and of course, flight simulators, space simulators. Like the hat joystick on top of a large Thrustmaster joystick, but a hat joystick for your thumb on the side of a computer mouse. And the whole mouse acts as an analog joystick too, so a hybrid between a mouse and a Thrustmaster joystick in a kind of way.

Two embedded joysticks (mouse tilting as analog joystick + digital thumbstick on side) is fantastic for all kinds of flying simulators. Flight simulators. Space simulators. Could be a fantastic casual-gaming mouse regardless of its Hertz when it comes to the basics for just playing Minecraft or RTS or a flight simulator etc.

Obviously we need more information about mouse Hz, since that is absolutely essential for competitive and eSports usage, as well as lag-sensitive people. Who knows, this specific run may not be good for eSports (until verified as such) but should be great for a lot of genres!

I hope this spreads to multiple mice over the coming years!
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Re: Are Cougar Mice Legit 2000hz Polling Rate?

Postby sharknice » 09 Feb 2018, 17:53

That mouse does seem pretty cool. The problem is the tilting hinders normal mouse movement. I would never use it for competitive gaming because of that.
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Re: Are Cougar Mice Legit 2000hz Polling Rate?

Postby darzo » 10 Feb 2018, 00:57

Finalmouse, who/him/whatever has a spotty reputation but I'm still willing to give a product a try, just came out with a mouse that weighs under 70 grams, which makes it by far the lightest with a 3360 sensor and its dimensions are if anything too big. This was accomplished by cutting out wholes from the shell. One of the potential problems is a 500 polling rate. Is that acceptable? How will it be different from 1000?
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