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Roccat Kone[+] Gaming Laser Mouse (ROC-11-801-AS)
Roccat Kone[+] Gaming Laser Mouse (ROC-11-801-AS), by (Roccat), starting at $64.62


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Roccat Kone[+] Mouse Review
Author: André Gordirro 20,062 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: November 7, 2011
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Introduction
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Most gaming mice in the market offer between six and nine programmable buttons; the Roccat Kone[+] offers eight (plus two functions in the scroll-wheel) but reaches 22 thanks to a technology called EasyShift[+] that works under the same notion as the Shift key on the keyboard. The [+] on the name is there to differentiate the mouse from the common Kone model that does not feature the EasyShift[+] technology. Overall, the Kone is a 6,000 dpi right-handed mouse with a weight adjustment system and a multidirectional scroll-wheel. We will go over its physical aspects and then review its features and performance.

mouse Kone
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Figure 1: The Kone[+] mouse wheel

The Kone[+] has a slightly ambidextrous design that makes it possible to be used by a left-handed person (although it would sacrifice the two left buttons and the EasyShift[+] function; more on that later). The whole body is rubberized, and there are only lateral buttons on the right side. Two LED strips follow alongside the Kone’s body to light it; the illumination can be turned off by software.

mouse Kone
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Figure 2: Left side

On the head of the Kone[+] you can find the scroll-wheel (that also scrolls horizontally), two +/- buttons to control the resolution, and on the very tip of the mouse there’s a button with the triple bar (≡) symbol. There are three Teflon feet underneath the mouse, plus the 6,000 dpi laser sensor and the weight adjustment compartment for up to four individual weights of five grams each. Contrary to the trend in top of the line gaming mice, the Kone[+] does not have a cloth-wrapped cable nor a gold-plated USB connector.

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Figure 3: Right side

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