Reviews and Problems with Razer Orochi Elite Mobile Gaming Mouse
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Smaller than it looks in the images?
GALEN W., Newegg
23 February 2015
Summary: I don't use the wireless so I don't know any issues on that.
Pros: USB cord is short, good for me when using laptop. Mouse actually feels good to use. I have small hands. My palm rests on the mouse mat and stays in one place, while my mouse (set to 3500dpi sensitivity) and middle notch sensitivity in Windows Mouse Options, takes little movement to move the cursor.
Cons: Not a con for me, but it's a mini gaming mouse. It's mini, but I actually ended up liking it. The side buttons feels odd when pressed, and makes a hard click sound.
Summary: I used the original model Orochi for nearly 3 years as my desktop mouse with no issues, I finally decided it was a little too beat up and "upgraded" to this. For comparison the old Orochi gets about 5x better battery life, and tracks flawlessly in nearly any environment.
Pros: - Great sensor - Great form factor - Feels amazing
Cons: - ~15 hours of battery life with rechargeable AAs - Poor range with even minor obstructions - Razer software is terrible
Summary: I got this mouse for my new notebook having previously used a wireless USB Logitech. Cabled, it works flawlessly. Using Bluetooth, it frequently loses signal making it unusable wireless which was kind of the point...Had I known, I would not have purchased.
Pros: Great Gaming Performance Feels solid in hand High Performance
Summary: For a small, comfortable gaming mouse it really isn't that bad. However, I think you're spending more money on a brand name than a quality product. It works, it's good enough that I didn't return it, but when it breaks I'll replace it with something else.
Pros: -Comfortable -Adjustable DPI -Corded and bluetooth options -Looks pretty cool
Cons: -Mandatory razer synapse software -Expensive -Difficult to unplug cable
Summary: I owned the first GEN Razer Orochi when I was in High school and University and absolutely loved the mobility and functionality of the mouse. Now the 2013 Orochi has succeeded the old Orochi after many years and what can I say?
Pros: -Small/Compact, -Light Weight, -Perfect for On the go Gaming/Work/traveling, -Wired AND Wireless modes, -SHORT USB cable which is perfect for mobile gaming laptops, -Matches my Razer Blade 2014, -Good Sensor with accurate precision when gaming/everyday browsing, -Comes with a pouch to keep the mo...
Cons: -Battery life is mediocre (lasts about 1 week), -Does not charge batteries via USB
Summary: I bought the original Orochi back in 2009 and wore it out. By the end, my scroll wheel was like rolling a dice everytime. Sometimes, I'd scroll down and it would go up, sometimes not, sometimes the opposite.
Pros: > Small, ambidextrous design > Can rebind all buttons > 4 side buttons, with on-the-fly sensitivity adjustment > 6400dpi, with 5 presets for on-the-fly switching > Wired or wireless makes it perfect for a laptop
Summary: I bought this mouse after returning the MadCatz MOUS9. I wanted something that would work with USB and Bluetooth. I have a tablet PC with only 1 USB port, and sometimes that's taken up by the USB>ethernet adapter.
Pros: - compact, - wired and bluetooth wireless operation, - lots of buttons, - can set multiple DPI levels (software based)
Cons: - reported battery life is OK, - microUSB port is uniquely shaped and small, - laser sensor could have been upgraded to track better on really rough surfaces, - mouse + Synapse software should report estimated battery life
Summary: I bought this Mouse for my girlfriend and it seemed like a good idea at the time. Right out of the box it was having tracking issues. After multiple E-Mails with Razer there's nothing that we have been able to do to remedy the situation. This is not a gaming mouse due to its lack of reliability.
Pros: - Small - Programmable Buttons - Easy to pair BT - Wireless - 6400 DPI - Option to make corded
Cons: - Mouse glitches all the time - Synapse software doesn't connect profiles well - Batteries die very fast
Summary: I didn't use it long enough to see how battery usage was. When my brand-spiffy-new 'gaming' mouse is ergonomically and functionally subpar to the cheap-as-heck targus that I'm sure came with the company laptop, I don't need much more time to realize I've been conned.
Cons: --Tracking is glitchy/jerky on wireless mode. --Cloud-based synapse is worthless if you're trying to use it in a corporate setting (like me). --Detachable usb cable is a huge pain to unplug without pulling on the wire itself (which drastically shortens the life of the cable). --Ergonomically subp...