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Roccat Intros Kone Pure 'Military' Mice, Mouse Pads

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Want to dress up your desktop with a little flair? German peripheral maker Roccat on Thursday introduced the latest in its Kone Pure series of gaming mice, the Kone Pure Military. This "themed" series comes in three flavors to choose from: Camo Charge, Naval Storm and Desert Strike. The company also introduced mouse pads with the same themes.

"The positive feedback we received with the introduction of the Kone Pure Color edition in 2013 encouraged us to come up with a second limited version of the Kone Pure," said René Korte, CEO and founder of Roccat. "Many popular games played with ROCCAT products have a military theme, and we thought it fitting that we extend this to the Kone Pure Military mouse and Sense Military mouse pad."

All three of Roccat's new mice include its Pro-Optic (R4) 5000 dpi optical sensor, which the company deems as the most high-powered optical sensor to date. The DPI on each mouse is adjustable from 50 to 5000, and there's also an Adjustable Distance Control Unit for manually configuring the lift control.

Despite the new paint job, users can configure the LED-based lighting, which supports 16.8 million discreet colors; there are also lighting effects that will dazzle up your desktop. Easy-Shift[+] technology allows users to program a secondary function to each button, which should be quite handy when using the mice in MMOGs.

As for the tech specs, these mice have a 1000 Hz polling rate, a 1 ms response time, 130 IPS max speed, 30G acceleration, and a 16-bit data channel. Also included is a 72 MHz Turbo Core V2 32-bit ARM-based MCU, 576 kB of on-board memory, zero angle snapping/prediction, and a 1.8 meter braided USB cable. The max width is 7 cm and an approximate max length of 12 cm.

The company indicates that the Sense Military mouse pad, despite its coloring, is an excellent companion thanks to its no-slip backing. The pad also has enough room for even the most active gamer: 400 x 280 mm. Features include minimized friction and an ultra-low height of 2 mm.

The Kone Pure Military mouse and Sense Military gaming mouse pad are available now for $69.99 and $19.99, respectively.

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    ddelrio , June 19, 2014 3:37 PM
    I wish they'd do something about that ridiculously large logo stretched across all their devices.
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    mf Red , June 20, 2014 2:23 PM
    but is mouse accel disabled?!?!
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    Steve Simons , June 21, 2014 5:49 AM
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    I wish they'd do something about that ridiculously large logo stretched across all their devices.


    My bigger problem is that the LED light basically constantly blinks on and off when the mouse is just sitting there. It's very annoying. The mouse performs well for me (though I'm not a gamer - I replaced my garbage logitech wireless mouse since logitech can't figure out how to get the power settings on it to work where it doesn't auto-double click non-stop).
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    syedsubur , June 24, 2014 1:18 AM
    The mouse response rate is very good. I suggest that wait for a while till the price goes down. Before buying do remember to check your grip if it fits or not. Based on my gaming experience every person has different preference.
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