Summary: The way I hold my mouse, I'm always bumping one of the buttons on the right side with my middle finger, so I had to disable that one. It also means that my finger is always resting on or near that button, and it's not quite as comfortable as another mouse I have that is only for right-handed people. I guess that making it ambidextrous is not an advantage for me.
Not as ergonomic as I hoped. Prefer the Deathadder and a palm grip.
Phil Winkel, Amazon
10 May 2014
Summary: I got a Taipan, thinking its a Razer mouse and its ergonomics are probably comparable to the Deathadder and other Razer mice - they're all pretty comfortable. In the past, I really liked the Imperator, and then the Deathadder 2013 is what I have been using. The Taipan is OK, the only reason I would use this mouse would be...
Summary: The mouse is a little narrow for my taste.
Pros: Good texture. The DPI adjustment buttons are well placed.
Cons: Middle mouse button conducts electricity. I have zapped the mouse with static electricity just by touching it. Although, it seems like it requires a fairly large charge before it'll zap you. This threshold seems to be higher than other mice.
Summary: Everything works well, but i found it to be too small, it was kind of uncomfortable with the sharper edges and the buttons on the right side, my ring finger accidentally pushed them regularly.
Pros: Comfortable grip, very responsive, programmable buttons, adjustable DPI on the fly.
Cons: At times the Razer Synapse software will not recognize the mouse. I has to be reseated for it to be recognized. The mouse mat has to be calibrated each time the computer is restarted. I would like to at least be able to assign it to a saved profile. Had to disable right side buttons because if they are accidentally pressed while in IE or Chrome it will cause the page to go forward or backward depending on which button was pressed.
Summary: The mouse has what I consider one of the best shapes for gaming mice out today. I've tried the G9x, G700, G400, Razer Deathadder, and Steel Series Sensei. Of all of those, I believe (personal opinion, of course), the Taipan has the best shape suited for gameplay. The narrow and shallow form factor allows for really quick and fast movements (this isn't related to the DPI, but my being able to physically move the mouse), that, quite honestly, did help a lot with my...
Summary: The first one I got the laser didn't even work, the second one seems to be ok but every once in awhile it seems like the mouse skips, which is really annoying while playing a fps because even a small skip can throw off you aim. It looks cool and it's alright for comfort but for a Razer product I am disappointed. If you want a gaming mouse I'd suggest getting Razer's Death Adder. The Death Adder is more comfortable and more reliable for the same price range.