Redragon M601 Gaming Mouse wired with red led, 3200 DPI 6 Buttons Ergonomic CENTROPHORUS Gaming Mouse for PC

Redragon M601 Gaming Mouse wired with red led, 3200 DPI 6 Buttons Ergonomic CENTROPHORUS Gaming Mouse for PC
Ergonomic Redragon M601 Centrophorus Backlit Gaming Mouse 3200 DPI (800/1600/2400/3200 4 level DPI adjustment) , 3600 FPS, 15G ACC super fast game engine
5 programmable buttons with 5 memory profiles, an 8-piece weight tuning set (2.4g x 8) and LED color options. (LED may be disabled)
Durable smooth TEFLON feet and contoured body for ultimate gaming control. Quality ABS construction and two programmable side buttons
6ft high-strength braided fiber cable, anti-skid scroll wheel, and red backlighting
Supports Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP or later operating system. Package contents: CENTROPHORUS Gaming Mouse, tuning weights, and user manual

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I bought a new gaming Laptop decided to get a gaming mouse to go with it. This caught my eye and after reading more on it decided to take a chance. For the money, this is a great mouse. It tracks very well, is solid built, and most likely last for many gaming hours to come. The bottom removes with the ability to change out weights. This is my first mouse with weights installed, and they provide a nice feel when scrolling. Besides gaming I do alot of digital art and this mouse does well. The cable conduit is braided and very durable, which shows just how much detail they invested into quality workmanship and build.

Give this mouse a shot, you wont be disappointed.

I bought this mouse for a new build. machine is a monster but this mouse drove me nuts because it just kept stuttering or freezing.
finally I figured the solution. I was plugging it into USB 2.0 but when I plugged it to a USB 3.0 port on the motherboard the stuttering went away.
I normally connect my keyboard and mouse to USB 2.0 because I want to save the USB 3.0 to more demanding peripherals but this mouse needed USB 3.0 on my machine. I'm just happy that I did not waste my money.

now that the problem is fixed the mouse is worth it.

My son likes this mouse a lot, but, like many reviews have stated, it is a pain that the very bright decorative lights on the mouse cannot be turned off easily. Well, here are the details on how to get those lights off.
1. The 2 screws holding the mouse together are under the two larger nylon pads the mouse slides on. Carefully pry those off with an xacto knife or similar, and remove the screws. See picture. Then pry with a fingernail on the seam of the mouse near the screws to separate the halves. You have to slide one half of the mouse forward and the other back to completely separate the mouse halves at the point where the USB cord goes in. Be gentle, there are wires holding the two halves together.
2. There are two wire bundles between the top and bottoms halves of the mouse: a three-wire and a four-wire. Disconnect the connector for the three-wire bundle by catching the back of the connector with a fingernail and pulling. See picture of separated connector.
3. Reassemble mouse.

***UPDATE on 5/24/2015***
After having had this mouse for some time, I'd like to elaborate on some of the points I made about the mouse.

First, the weight of the mouse. Now that I have gotten used to this mouse, the weight is perfect. Remember, I was coming from a very heavy R.A.T. 7 mouse that made me feel a bit shocked by how light this one is. This mouse feels great and, not that the mouse is the ONLY reason, but I did manage to get from Silver Elite Master to DMG on CS:GO playing with this mouse and will not doubt hit The Global Elite down the road a bit. The mouse is very "grippy" in my hands and this is very important, for instance, when you are zoomed in with a sniper rifle awaiting an enemy coming into your view from around a door or corner. Using more of a claw grip in these instances allows me a ridiculous amount of control over my crosshair movement (in other words, I can accurately move the mouse just a sliver in any given direction). A big part of this is probably due to the quality of the laser mouse in combination with my sensitivity settings (which for CS:GO are: 1.5 sensitivity, 0.80 scoped in sensitivity, Raw Input = on, and my Windows sensitivity is on the middle tick mark with acceleration off).

The buttons have held up superbly. They are still very responsive, especially with their "clicky" feedback. Of special note is the mouse wheel. The rubber "tire" like covering on it works great and the down-click motion is direct and not sloppy. You know how some mouses, when you try to click the middle-mouse button, cause you to slip off the wheel or not be able to click it effortlessly? I haven't ran into that issue yet with this mouse.

Still happy with this purchase and I really cannot find a reason NOT to give it 5 stars. It looks cool, functions great, and has had very little issues.

With that said, I am giving it 4 stars due to a driver issue and computer sleep mode issue. Whenever I put my computer to sleep and then wake it back up, I have to unplug and then re-plug the mouse to get Windows to recognize it. I Googled this issue and nothing that would indicate it being anything else but this mouse. My other mice don't have that issue and neither do my other USB devices.

Also, I downloaded a driver/software for this mouse from the manufacturer's web site (if I recall correctly) and this caused my mouse to randomly click every few minutes. During a match in CS:GO, you could imagine how this could really mess things up (sniping, defusing a bomb, maintaining stealth, having a grenade out). After uninstalling the software, the mouse went back to normal.

GET THIS MOUSE! It really is an amazing value and I'd pay more than I did for it. I got this for about $17 with Prime shipping. I would easily have paid $25-30 knowing what I do now.

***END UPDATE***

Appearance:
This mouse looks great, in my opinion. It has a very aggressive look, and the pairing of a red and black color scheme is a nice touch. The color LEDs appear on the back of the mouse and both sides which add a very coll effect. Additionally, the side thumb buttons and the thumb rest are textured and/or slotted for design and grip. SCORE: 9/10 for appearance.

Build quality:
So far, the mouse is holding up well. There is a non-rubberized coating that is more like a matte finish on the main body of the mouse. This seems to be slip resistant and helps with grip. The buttons are very "clicky" which is great. I play CS:GO a lot, and I had an issue with my R.A.T. 7 where it felt as if some of the buttons were a bit mushy. I immediately noticed the difference with the buttons of this mouse and love the switches that the buttons use. The mouse, overall, feels like it will hold up structurally for some time, and all of the pieces look well-finished and put together. The braided cable tells me they went the extra mile to make sure this mouse delivers. SCORE: 9/10

Feel:
This is the big category for me. The mouse feels very light, even with the weights inserted into the chassis. It feels light enough that I almost wish it were just a tad bit heavier, but this could merely be just personal preference. One other complain I have is the feel of the thumb rest. It is a piece of textured plastic (which seems like good quality nonetheless). My gripe is that it would be nice to have something a little "grippier" or "rubbery" there to make my thumb feel a little more like part of the mouse. Although, I must say that I enjoy the slotted thumb rest and it seems to help with keeping my hand/thumb cooler.

The buttons feel great and responsive. Not spongy at all. I love the crisp "click" that this mouse has on all of the buttons. There is only one button to change the sensitivity, so it would have been nice to have another one to change it the opposite way. In CS:GO, I like to down my sensitivity depending on what weapon I am using, and it can be tedious to have to click 3 times on one button to cycle the sensitivity back to my original one. The mouse wheel is extra wide which is amazing. The rubber grip on it ensures that you don't slip when using the scroll wheel.

Lastly, this mouse's light weight feeling also gives it a feeling of being "cheap." I do not look at this mouse as being cheap at all, but more like a very good value for what you get. With that said, maybe it is just me and a heavier weighted mouse would make that feeling go away. The low weight, however, makes it every easy to move the mouse a tiny distance on screen. Which leads me to the mouse feet. My R.A.T. 7 felt like it would jump around a bit when I would try to move my crosshair a tiny distance. I think this was a combination of the mouse feet and the wide, wide design of the mouse. This mouse has NO issue with tiny movements and I feel like I can manipulate the mouse very easily and securely. SCORE: 9/10

Value:
Cannot beat the value. I paid 17.00 with overnight Prime shipping for a 6-button, braided cable, laser mouse with adjustable sensitivity and awesome button switches. I cannot find a good reason to use my other mice over this one. SCORE: 10/10

Overall Score: 9.25/10

I would highly recommend this to anyone. The price is low enough that you have no reason to have it, even as a backup mouse. Some mice are good for certain things, so if you find that you don't need your ultra-hyped, overrated $75 mouse, give this one a try. I would buy it again and will now look at Redragon's other products (such as their keyboards).

I just received this mouse today and at first impressive it's nice. I bought this mouse mainly for gaming and when I try to use it on my game Rift, the key bindings which is default on the mouse side buttons isn't Mouse 4 nor 5, instead it's Alt + Left Arrow and Right Arrow respective, that's fine, I'll just have to reprogram my keybinds, however, when I reporgramed the key bind and when I press the side buttons, it doesn't show the button as pressed and my some of my side buttons starts to flicker with each press of my button and I can't find a way to reprogram the side buttons to let's say Mouse button 4 or 5. Very frustrating and yes I've tried 2 re-program mouse softwares, 1 from the OEM website and the other from X buttons, No luck

*** Update ***

I changed my 2 star review for this product to 5. While I wasn't happy with the performance of the mouse and initiated a return, the seller contacted me immediately and offered to send me a new mouse and will happily accept my return. But in the mean time I've already bought a different mouse. The seller accepted my return and let me keep the mouse regardless and they ask if there's anything they can do to help. I am very happy with the customer service, hands down, top notch. I will not hesitate to do business with them again in the future knowing that should anything goes wrong, I don't have to chase down nobody. THANK YOU

Wasn't expecting much from this product when I ordered it, but after using it for a couple of days I'm really liking it. The Teflon pads work as advertised, they help this mouse glide, but I noticed some adhesive creeping out from under the pads. The buttons are nice, and so is the texture of the mouse. The sides are grippy, but I was expecting them to be rubber, but I guess they got to cut costs somehow. One thing that surprised me was the fact that it has adjustable weights, this is something that $60 mice don't have, but this one has it! The cable is nicely braided and long (almost too long). One thing I would've liked to see is a smooth scrollwheel, I personally am not a fan of the botched scrolling, but that's just me. The sensor is alright, unless you're really going for 100% accuracy you won't notice anything bad about it, and I personally really enjoy this mouse while gaming. Overall this is a solid buy and I truly do recommend it if you don't want to spend a lot of money or just want an affordable mouse.

I love the feel of this mouse, and the way that is responds. I have been a PC gamer since the large games where still in MB. Now I don't think even the game credits can fit in MB.

Pros:
The way this mouse feels, with the extra weight, is amazing. It is not so much that gets tiring, but it makes you feel like you have much better control.
The button layout. The buttons are great for quick response in those situations where reflexes are the matter of virtual life and death.
The look of the mouse is great, and the envy of my friends, and more importantly, of my 13 year old son.
The wire is heavy duty with reinforcement in the areas where my mice normally get shorts. This thing can take some wear and tear.

Cons:
The only con that I have so far is that the DPI button on mine is not working. (The back image and side lights do not light.) While some consider this a blessing, I do have to say I like my bling. If this was working it would certainly be a 5 star mouse.

Extra: I have to say the customer service of the company is excellent! They contacted me and worked with me to get a replacement, they are amazing!

It should be noted, I've never had a high end mouse. As someone who has come from a stock mouse, this mouse has been excellent. Plugged directly into USB and worked instantly. Gaming feels good and has 4 DPI or sensitivities out of the box. Slightly lighter than what I had before (even with the weights) but I quickly became fond of the lighter or similar weight. Mouse roller works very well and is quite responsive and so are the two side buttons. Left click and right work great and the material the mouse is made out of keeps smudged or other dirt from building up (mostly), much better than my old mouse (no severe sweat stains) and as a guy with sweaty hands, this is huge. Love the look and the red light is vibrant. I have the red dragon Kumara mechanical keyboard as well and the two look phenomenal together. Overall (so far) would buy again

After researching for gaming mouses and looking at their elevated prices, I was a bit skeptical about going for a cheaper one, but I needed something that did the job with a tighter budget. I'm glad I went for Redragon.

It took some time getting used to it as it's symmetrical, but the grip is amazing. I love that the side buttons are textured, so you can tell which one you're pressing without having to look, and this is great for gaming as you won't make mistakes. The fact that you can alter its weight is a great plus. The scroll feels great, and the clicks are really durable without being rock hard.
Oh, and another big plus for laptop users, the cord is tangle-free and has a velcro strip, which is very useful because cord is long.

You don't really appreciate something as simple as a product working the way it should and working incredibly well until you get a bad product. I originally bought a black with blue lights gaming mouse from another maker that had over 1500 reviews with a 4-star rating for a few dollars cheaper and I absolutely regretted it. That other brand was the Tecknet M268 black mouse with blue lighting didn't feel at all right in my hand. The plastic had no real texture to it and actually felt cheap and somewhat thin and brittle. Worst part was the cursor tracking. Trying to click on the X of a web page or a window was a nightmare. The cursor was jumpy and unstable and playing games on a 2560x1440 resolution screen where everything you needed to click on was tiny was impossible. I tried using different mouse pads and surfaces and nothing made it better. I had to return that and I'm glad I did.

My new Redragon Centrophorus is the complete opposite of the other brand's. Here are the points of the Redragon I find superior to the other mouse:

- The feel is just right. The weights inside this mouse gave it a nice heavier quality feel and movement of more expensive mice I own.

- All the buttons have a nice if not perfectly satisfying resistance and "click." Even the wheel button feels good and solid when I press on it. The other mouse's buttons actually felt clunky and somewhat hollow sounding.

- The cord wrapped in red and black braided fiber adds a nice touch which also looks and feels great compared to the other one. I didn't realize there was a difference between braided cords until I felt the 2 side-by-side.

- The red light inside slowly pulses illuminating the all the crevises, windows, and logo is just beautiful. The other one was just a dim blue light that was always on.

- The center button to change the DPI actually makes a difference when I press it. The first level makes the cursor move slow and the 4th level makes it zip across the screen with barely a flick of the wrist. My favorite and most used it the second level.

- It comes in a reusable plastic storage box with a form fitted clear plastic inner packaging shell and a locking lid that snaps closed on all four sides. The box even has the logo imprinted onto the lid. The other one came in a small thin brown cardboard box I've already tossed in the recycle bin (I hope it's recyclable!)

- Best of all and most important in my opinion is the incredibly smooth, accurate, and precise tracking ability of the mouse cursor. It seems to just glide across the screen and gives me absolute control of where I want it to go and lands dead-on to what I need to click. It actually has more control than all of my 50 dollar plus Logitech mice. No exaggerating! I think it might be due to the driver and software I downloaded for the Redragon, but it was worth it. This is one point that I'm sure anyone will agree on. If a mouse can't give you precise control and do what it's supposed to besides looking good then it's a waste of money no matter how little you spend on it.

Overall, for only literally a few dollars more, this mouse has surprisingly exceeded all of my expectations and is an absolute pleasure to use. I noticed my PC gaming had improved due to not missing any of the buttons anymore or taking extra time and effort to correctly position the cursor where I need it to be. I always thought great gaming mice had to be expensive, but Redragon really changed my views about that. You won't be disappointed with this one.

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