With a view to create what it calls “the world’s lightest gaming mouse,” the engineers at peripheral maker Wonderful PC Gaming Race took a mouse and put holes all in it. The result’s the Mannequin O, an excellent gaming mouse that weighs solely 67 grams and will set off trypophobia.

“You’ll barely feel the holes,” reads the copy on the Mannequin O’s product web page, answering the query I think about most individuals have when wanting on the honeycombed plastic shell. I’ve used the ultra-light accent for a pair weeks now, and the product web page is right. It feels barely bumpy below the palm.

Solely when I look immediately on the Mannequin O do I really feel mildly disturbed by the sample of holes overlaying the highest and its underside. The impact is much less jarring when the RGB lighting is biking. Whereas I’m actively utilizing the mouse, my large palms cowl it utterly. Wonderful PC Gaming Race says the holes enable for higher airflow, retaining palms cool, however my huge paws negate that profit. I fear about dust getting within the holes, however that’s nothing I can’t keep away from by not being a complete slob. Maybe it’s time.

The Mannequin O slides over my mouse pad effortlessly because of its ridiculously low weight and the rounded plastic toes, which Wonderful PC Gaming Race calls “G-Skates.” I significantly benefit from the mouse’s cable, a proprietary braided affair that looks like a traditional skinny wire wrapped in a shoelace. It doesn’t tangle, which is a matter with many mice and one of many foremost causes I choose a stationary trackball.

Beneath the distinctive design and proprietary bits, the Mannequin O is a really good six-button gaming mouse. It’s obtained a Pixart sensor that may be adjusted as delicate as 12,000 DPI (dots per inch), with extra wise presets of 400, 800, 1,600, and three,200 cyclable through a button on the underside of the unit (software program is required to go increased). It’s quick and responsive.

Wonderful PC Gaming Race Mannequin O Specs

  • Sensor: Pixart PMW-3360 Sensor
  • Change Sort (Foremost): Omron Mechanical Rated For 20 Million Clicks
  • Variety of Buttons: 6
  • Max Monitoring Velocity: 250+ IPS
  • Weight: 67grams (Matte) and 68 grams (Shiny)
  • Acceleration: 50G
  • Max DPI: 12,000
  • Polling Charge: 1000hz (1ms)
  • Raise off Distance: ~0.7mm
  • Worth: $50 Matte, $60 Shiny.

Word that the Mannequin O is available in 4 kinds: black or white matte end and black or white shiny. The shiny variations value $10 greater than the $50 matte variations and weigh 68 grams as an alternative of 67. In different phrases, the shiny variations aren’t the “world’s lightest gaming mouse” and ought to be exiled.

The Wonderful PC Gaming Race Mannequin O is the lightest gaming mouse I’ve used. I’m undecided I’m the kind of hardcore mouse person that may profit from the diminished weight. In actual fact, most of the gaming mice I’ve evaluated over the previous a number of years have come packaged with weights to make them heavier. In case you choose a extra light-weight pointing machine and don’t thoughts all of the holes, the Mannequin O may very well be for you. And if not, you’ll be able to most likely fill it with clay or one thing to weigh it down.

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