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CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« on: Sun, 05 August 2012, 03:44:59 »
http://www.cmstorm.com/en/products/peripherals/Recon/

http://youtu.be/HVi5YFFl27w

I've heard rumour about this a while back, but now it finally look like it's close to being released.  Personally I'm a claw grip user but in general I do like small mouse that I can pick up easily.  This one the front part looks like it flare in so it's easy to pick up, but the back part flare out so I'm not sure how it is in practice.  Though 11.6 cm length seems a bit bigger than what I like but still fairly small I guess.  (Spawn/Xornet is 10.7 cm and it is the perfect size for me)

It also come with multi-color adjustable LEDs (usually only found on top end gaming mice).  Considering it's an optical I hope the price range will be under $50 when it goes on sale.

I've been waiting for a nice small fingertip / claw grip gaming mouse with forward/back buttons and hopefully this one will be able to deliver :P
« Last Edit: Sun, 05 August 2012, 03:47:25 by Hyde »

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 09 August 2012, 22:45:17 »
lol 44 views and no replies?  I guess fingertip or clawgrip isn't too popular in this forum eh :P

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 29 August 2012, 23:55:01 »
Another video of it here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehfOWqph67I&feature=player_detailpage#t=375s

Depending on how much this mouse weighs, and the ergonomics i may have to give it a try (looking at it though in the video in scale with the cm quickfire, it doesn't look that small but remains to be seen).
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 30 August 2012, 07:50:21 »
+1 on wanting to know the weight...lightness is quite important in a fingertip grip mouse, at least in my experience.
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #4 on: Thu, 30 August 2012, 15:39:22 »
That one does look like a nice fingertipper.
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #5 on: Thu, 30 August 2012, 20:47:23 »
I never heard of it.  Strangely enough their website lists it as a palm grip mouse.  I'll see about getting a review sample.
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #6 on: Thu, 30 August 2012, 22:42:48 »
Yeah that's what I find weird too, listed as Palm but I know prior to release it was advertised as fingertip grip.  But the arch does look a bit tall so I guess hard to tell until it's released

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 31 August 2012, 16:21:16 »
I never heard of it.  Strangely enough their website lists it as a palm grip mouse.  I'll see about getting a review sample.

It says all grips now on the Introduction page.
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 05 September 2012, 12:34:34 »
did we get a msrp yet on the mouse? damn it looks nice, looks difficult for me to cherry mod tho.

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 05 September 2012, 15:11:25 »
I just wish it was a bit flatter in height, but I guess I'll wait till it comes out to judge.  However I'm very interested in the price, hopefully it will be around $40.  Where's Carter when we need him lol

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 05 September 2012, 17:02:11 »
carter should give me a review sample so i can cherry mod it! (if it's even do-able, it has very little plastic to mod with)

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 05 September 2012, 21:14:52 »
I wonder if that is the same type of rubberized coating that is applied to many Logitech mice.  It looks and feels great for the first month, then it quickly turns to finger grease crap that can't be cleaned (at least I haven't found a way without leaving lint, etc. all over it).

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 05 September 2012, 21:21:08 »
Digging a little deeper, I found a document that lists the weight as 139g. Considering that it's also 116.4mm long, it doesn't sound like a fingertip grip mouse at all.
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 06 September 2012, 19:39:25 »
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Based on the size comparison it looks kinda big :(  Spawn/Xornet was a perfect size for me now this just look like a palm grip mouse sighhhhhh

EDIT:  Seems like this might be similar size to Kana, kinda like the half way point mouse
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #14 on: Sat, 08 September 2012, 00:10:13 »
For those that didn't see it, Carter responded in another post mentioning that it will be released this month at the price of $39.99

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 08 September 2012, 02:12:30 »
wow recon is disappoint, i'll just say right off the bat, without touching it, it sucks, i mean it's bigger than the spawn and almost the same size as the addler (i have and use both), i don't want an in between i want the recon to be 70% smaller.

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 08 September 2012, 11:10:35 »
wow recon is disappoint, i'll just say right off the bat, without touching it, it sucks, i mean it's bigger than the spawn and almost the same size as the addler (i have and use both), i don't want an in between i want the recon to be 70% smaller.

So why not just get a Spawn?
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #17 on: Sat, 08 September 2012, 13:53:56 »
me personally or others? i stated in the quote i have both, for others there is new laser eye tech and it is physically thinner (width wise)i guess

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #18 on: Sat, 08 September 2012, 13:59:51 »
I think he mentioned he has it already.  For me I own a Xornet (same shape) and there are a few reasons why I'd want to try Recon:

1. Multi-Color LEDs (LOL I know it's useless but I can't help it)
2. No ring finger bump, while that doesn't really bug me (I got used to it and it is comfy).  But ideally I still like to pick up my mouse with thumb + ring finger. (Especially for fingergrip people, though I'm more like claw)
3. The dpi steps seems a bit better, Xornet has weird steps like 500, 1000, 2000.  While Recon has 800, 1600, 3200, 4000, and 1600 is a good step for me.
4. While I grew up using symmetrical mouse so somehow those feel more nimble and precise. (But I'll agree Xornet is still super comfy to use)

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #19 on: Sat, 08 September 2012, 14:12:40 »
true, with the spawn/xornet you "live with" the weird ring finger bump.

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #20 on: Fri, 14 September 2012, 20:30:43 »
Sigh I heard it got delayed till mid October because they want to fix the firmware issue before releasing it :(

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #21 on: Fri, 14 September 2012, 23:10:23 »
Sigh I heard it got delayed till mid October because they want to fix the firmware issue before releasing it :(

Really? I saw one in a local computer shop last month.... yes, it says "Recon" in the bottom of the mouse...

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #22 on: Sat, 15 September 2012, 02:00:19 »
Well I know this is released everywhere else in the world except north america since Carter said he doesn't want to launch it until it's ready.  Though technically they can still import it from other places I think... lol suspense is killing me, it's like so close yet so far.

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #23 on: Fri, 28 September 2012, 09:01:04 »
Ohhhh I see it in stock on NCIX in Canada now, I guess it's finally available in North America :D

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #24 on: Fri, 28 September 2012, 11:07:36 »
I think he mentioned he has it already.  For me I own a Xornet (same shape) and there are a few reasons why I'd want to try Recon:

1. Multi-Color LEDs (LOL I know it's useless but I can't help it)
2. No ring finger bump, while that doesn't really bug me (I got used to it and it is comfy).  But ideally I still like to pick up my mouse with thumb + ring finger. (Especially for fingergrip people, though I'm more like claw)
3. The dpi steps seems a bit better, Xornet has weird steps like 500, 1000, 2000.  While Recon has 800, 1600, 3200, 4000, and 1600 is a good step for me.
4. While I grew up using symmetrical mouse so somehow those feel more nimble and precise. (But I'll agree Xornet is still super comfy to use)
It sounds like you would probably like the Roccat Savu a lot. It isn't symmetrical, but it's not very asymmetrical either.


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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #25 on: Fri, 28 September 2012, 23:59:01 »
lol I thought about it before but surprisingly it's pretty hard to find Roccat products in Canada.  Though it's ok looks like this is out now haha.

http://youtu.be/PCoU2m6-_LA

look nice and small now I'm just wondering if it would be easy to pick up, because the side button do look a bit close to where you'd pick up the mouse.  I'll find out soon lol.

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #26 on: Tue, 02 October 2012, 07:54:35 »
I use my MX518 (G400 will replace it) with fingertips. Love it!

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #27 on: Tue, 02 October 2012, 07:58:11 »
I use my MX518 (G400 will replace it) with fingertips. Love it!
Im usin the g400 with clawgrip. Best mouse eva.
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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #28 on: Wed, 03 October 2012, 05:24:56 »
I use my MX518 (G400 will replace it) with fingertips. Love it!
Im usin the g400 with clawgrip. Best mouse eva.

But it "doesn't have" the Japan Omron!!! Noooooo.........

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Re: CM Storm Recon - The new fingertip grip mouse?
« Reply #29 on: Wed, 03 October 2012, 05:31:40 »
hold up, hold up, does this have angle snapping?