Reviews and Problems with SteelSeries Kinzu v2 Pro Optical
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One day after receiving the mouse
14 March 2014
Summary: Very impressed. The reason I got this mouse was because it is so light in comparison to other gaming mice - 77g vs my really heavy ~150g Logitech G500. I realized that lighter mice let me control my aim better and respond quicker. The first thing I noticed when I got the Kinzu was how small it was - way smaller than I expected. However, with claw and finger grip even for my large hands it fit very nicely.
Summary: I purchased the Kinzu v2 as a gaming mouse, thinking it would improve my play: Man, was I wrong about that! The thing is very uncomfortable, probably because the company has made it a "one size fits all" device. The buttons take too much effort and feel unreliable when in the gaming clinches. The software that comes with the mouse makes it perform in an all-or-nothing manner, which means the mouse over-responds or under-responds to touch.
Summary: I was just getting back into gaming and needed a recommendation on a good mouse. A seasoned gamer friend of mine recommended this as a starting point and it just happened to be on sale. I was considering something much more expensive, but wasn't sure which direction to go. His advice, "Try the Kinzu and decide what you do and don't like about it.
Summary: The mouse is very light. This is a great entry-level gaming mouse. It features only the bare minimum required to play in an FPS: Left, wheel, and right buttons. Nothing more, nothing less. This mouse was very comfortable to use even though it was ambidestrious. I feel it could have been a bit bigger and I have small hands. The tracking for this mouse is reliable.
Summary: for $20 it's a fantastic deal, i'm not sure about $50. it's a bit light but i got used to it quickly. the glossy finish gets greasy and dirty very quickly and is not the white that it appears in the picture. its more like the silver of the sansei.
Summary: I've heard good things about SteelSeries' mice, so I picked this up on sale. It usually works fine, but the left button has an annoying issue - if I press "too far" from the center of the button, there is a click (both audio and tactile) but it will not activate the switch underneath... Waiting around for something to happen and then realizing the command was never received is pretty frustrating. The right button works as expected, so I'm assuming I got a dud.
Pros: -decent shape, -tracking seems accurate
Cons: -button problems, -the braided cable is nice, but very stiff
Summary: I liked it but the only part that disappointed me was the image looked like the mouse wasn't glossy, but it was. Which was 78.36% of the reason why I bought it. The DPI switch is nice but unused seeing as I don't need to instantly move my mouse from one screen to another.
Summary: Excellent Mouse. Fantastic price. Very precise, very good build quality, long life expectancy in this gem. I've since replaced it with a much more expensive mouse, and while yes I did replace it I literally felt bad because it has served me so well. I'm an avid CS:GO player, but recently began playing an MMO and wanted side buttons so shelled for a more expensive mouse.
Summary: Was looking forward to the extra button in the middle, but it turned out it wasn't actually usable as a button and just turned the speed of the mouse between high and low. But that's the end of my disappointment with this mouse. It moves nicely The scroll wheel is perfect with nice feedback The mouse is almost perfect in size This review was modfied by poster @ 10-10-13 09:36 PM
Pros: Comfortable, good precision, very well designed