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CASTOR Optical Gaming MouseCastor is the second brightest star in the constellation Gemini and one of the brightest stars in the night sky. In Greek and Roman mythology Castor and Pollux were twin brothers, together known as the Dioscuri. The Dioscuri were regarded as helpers of humankind. Their role as horsemen and boxers also led to them being regarded as the patrons of athletes and athletic contests. They characteristically intervened at the moment of crisis, aiding those who honored or trusted them.
The CASTOR is a premium 6 button multi-color optical right-handed ergonomic gaming mouse. The unique shape has been developed to be used by right-handed gamers, and to equally support palm, claw and fingertip-grip. The mouse has a dedicated pinky- and ring-finger support-groove which makes it most comfortable to hold and lift.
The PMW-3310 gaming grade optical sensor has no positive or negative hardware acceleration, amazing accuracy, smooth tracking, and a maximum speed of more than 5.45m/sec (215 IPS) all the way up to 10000DPI. It is the choice of the world’s top pro-gamers and widely considered as the best gaming sensor currently available.
The new lift-off distance (LOD) Calibration feature combines the Surface Quality Analyzer Tool (S.Q.A.T ™) with adjustment of the lift-off height to find the lowest possible LOD with optimized tracking. The lightning fast 32bit ARM™ processor enables the mouse to have numerous gaming features without compromising on the tracking of the sensor. The downloadable software provides access to fully customize all buttons, sensor settings, LED colors, macros and profiles.
Grip style: Palm, claw and fingertip-grip
- Five fingers, one home
Right-hand ergonomics with ring- and pinky-finger groove to comfortably place all five fingers on the mouse.
- Maximum grip
4 layers of rubber coating and the optimized textured side rubbers ensure maximum grip and soft touch feel.
- Lightning fast processor
The 32bit ARM Processor running at 32Mhz is the powerful engine to power it all and ensure trouble free and quick setting changes in-game.
- 128kb built-in memory
Bring your settings and recorded macros with you stored into up to different 5 profiles.
- Zero- Acceleration Sensor with up to 10000DPI
1:1 Tracking, no positive or negative hardware acceleration.
- In-game 3 step DPI adjustment
Set 3 DPI values and switch easily between them in-game.
- 6 fully programmable buttons
The buttons can be assigned to any key, mouse command or macro.
- In-game profile switch
Switch easily between stored profiles in-game.
- Adjustable polling rate
Tune it all the way up to 1000Hz and up to 1ms response time
- Mionix AURORA Lighting
Personalize your mouse with up to.16.8 Million color options.
- Stunning Lighting effects
Solid, Blinking, Pulsating and Breathing effects running single color or color shift.
- S.Q.A.T™ – Surface Quality Analyzer Tool
Surface Quality Analyzer Tool measures tracking quality of your gaming surface.
Right handed truly ergonomic design, supporting palm, claw and
Mouse surface Grip friendly softtouch rubber coating (4 layers)
Number of Buttons 6 fully programmable buttons
DPI Adjustment 3 steps in-game DPI adjustment
LEDs 2 integrated LEDs in 2 color zones (logo and scroll wheel)
LED color options Up to 16.8 Million color options
Lighting effects Color shift, Solid, Blinking, Pulsating and Breathing
On-Board memory 128 kb built-in memory
Processor 32bit ARM Processor running at 32Mhz
Mouse feet Large black PTFE feet
USB Connection Gold Plated, Full speed USB 2.0 with Plug and Play
Cable 2m long PVC cable with cable reinforcer
Weight w/o cable 93.8g
Weight incl. cable 141.5g
Dimensions 122,46x70,42x40,16 mm / 4,82 x 2,77 x 1,58 inch
Adjustable in four steps up to 1000Hz and 1ms response time
Left and right micro switch (life cycle) OMRON D2FC-F-7N (20 million life cycle)
Scroll wheel switch (life cycle) 3 million TTC
Side button micro switch (life cycle) 3 million TTC
Top button/DPI button (life cycle) L/R:20 million; DPI:3 million
Encorder (life cycle) 0.3 million
SMD RGBs (Life time) 60 Thousand hours
Upgradeable firmware Yes
MCU name STM32L100RBT6
Core/Processor: 32-bit ARM Cortex M3 CPU
Max. CPU Frequency 32 MHz
Built-in memory 128 kb
Warranty: 2 Years