Conclusion: It took me quite a while to get familiar with the MS-3² as it’s a different sort of mouse, so if you’re thinking about buying it you’ll need to get that adjustment period in mind as it seems longer than other mice. The rubberized grip is great, you can hold the mouse and it won’t slip no matter what you’re doing. The shape is comfortable once you get adjusted to holding your hand a specific way. All in all the Func MS-3² is a good mouse but it’s not quite perfect.
Pros: Ergonomic, Fits whole hand, Thick braided cord, Lots of customization options, Lots of buttons, Instant Aim button is handy, Quick profile switching, Can change colors separately
Cons: Large mouse, Right hand only, Takes longer than average to get accustomed to, Can accidentally hit extra button for undesired result
Conclusion: MS-3 turned out to be an awesome mouse with a great ergonomics. Technically it works without problems, and it is very pleasant to use because of its shape and coating. This mouse should be an excellent choise for users, who prefer palm grip. The price is a bit high, being at about 80 euros, but in my opinion it is totally worth it. The mouse pad is also pretty good product, though it has a small quality issue.
Pros: Packing, Design, Ergonomic, Soft-touch coating, Software, Build quality, ADNS 9500, Selectable surface, Slick, Easy to clean, No skipping noticed
Cons: ADNS 9500, A small issue with the software, Rougher side wears out the sliding pads, Quality issue with the frame, Price
Conclusion: Does the new shape take some time to get used to; I would say yes. Your hand memory of how a standard mouse feels gets all whacked out when you first grab the MS-3 mouse. After using it for a while you start to get use to the new feeling and begin to get more comfortable and understand the design and layout of the buttons.
Conclusion: They got it right. It isn't perfect, and won't be for claw or fingertip grip users, but the MS-3 is a well-constructed device with a focus on giving you an advantage in-game. It does that quite well - better than most, I'd say. The MS-3 is a top performer. Even using the MS-3 on pads other than the 1030 XL didn't cause any strange sensor behavior. Laser sensors can be notorious for preferring certain surfaces; I didn't notice any of this type of behavior with the MS-3.
Pros: Comfortable!, A lot of thought put into every detail, Features really do let you focus on your game, DPI/Sensitivity/Angle Snapping/Button Assignments/LEDs all customizable, Has a sense of style - great design throughout, Very comfortable grip for palm grip users (and anyone that likes comfortable mice...), Dependable and consistant tracking
Cons: Palm grip only!, Palms/mouse will get sweaty, Macro editor needs to be little more powerful
Conclusion: This is an excellent mouse that sells for around 80$ in the states, I think the pricetag is a tad to steep. Overall though this is a very nice mouse with excellent performance, nice features and tons of buttons.
Summary: The Func MS-3 is a very nice mouse for play, but has a few downsides besides it high price of $79. You do not get the latest generation of Avago's high-end laser sensor, which curtails the mouse's DPI a bit—a minor issue as most gamers do no utilize anything above 4000 DPI. What you do get are very good ergonomics for pretty much all hand sizes along with a wealth of easily assignable buttons.
Pros: Superb ergonomics, Good build quality, Lots of buttons, Feature rich, Nice design, Good driver suite, Great tracking, Two different high-performance surfaces, Base design is very good, Comfortable to use, Perfect glide and control, Compatible with most mice
Cons: Large and slightly heavy, Pricey!, Some buttons are not that useful, Balance of the mouse is not perfect, Not the newest generation sensor, Scratches show easily, Can be noisy when dirty
Summary: At first I was having some isolated issues with the MS-3, but I did eventually resolve them. I left the mouse with all of its default settings intact aside from customizing the LEDs and changing the DPI. In games where I was spraying bullets like L4D2, I didn't have an issue, but I booted up BF3 and the first time I tried to snipe someone, I found a jitter in the tracking that drove me bonkers.
Excerpt: FUNC, a Californian based company, recently went through a bit of a revamp and revival. Having been relatively quiet for a number of years toward the end of 2012 they re-launched with a new range of gameplay surfaces the Surface 1030.
Summary: After my initial reservations over the shape of the Func MS-3 (Revision 2) , I have actually had a great time reviewing it. The shape suits my palm style of game play and you feel that the mouse is never going to slip in the heat of a game. The buttons are well placed and well weighted (maybe apart from the longer travel on the Left and Right mouse click) and the addition of the under thumb button is a great idea, and very useful, as is the Instant Aim button, which I...