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A lot of people think that a mouse pad is a pretty simple thing - you put your mouse on top of it and let it rip. Well, it might look that way on the surface (pun intended), but there’s actually a lot of science, technology and specialist material that goes into making one that’s great for gaming.
Offers greater control via the texture resulting in less wear on mouse feet. Ideal for gamers with lower sensitivity.
Ultra-smooth tracking surface providing accuracy with very little friction. Targetted for high-sensitivity gaming.
Cloth surfaces are designed to be smooth, consistent and as durable as possible. They are popular among gamers due to their low friction and high accuracy.
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Looks to provide the best of both worlds; Combining the speed of a hard surface with the comfort of a cloth one.
Hard surfaces are typically made from plastic but sometimes glass. They have less friction than cloth pads which can give you higher speeds whilst aiming.
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Made from synthetic fiber-based fabric technologies, cordura is water repellent and has high resistance to dirt.
The resistance when moving your mouse on the pad. Both high and low friction have their advantages and come down to personal preference.
The non-slip rubber grip allows the mouse pad to stay firmly in place on your desk.
The edging of the mouse pad is stitched, basically preventing the pad from fraying or peeling. This gives it increased durability as well as being machine washable.
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The lighting strip around the edge of the mousepad which can usually be controlled/adjusted with software. Also makes you aim better 😎
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This refers to the edge of mousepads that don't have stitched edges. As the mousepad wears, the top layer can often start to peel away from the rest of the pad.
The mousepad has USB ports for other devices to be plugged into. Often requires more than one USB port in order to pass the USB through to the PC.
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*Please Note: Orders with Express Delivery must be made before 4pm to have your gear delivered to you the next working day - Monday to Friday. Orders are not processed on weekends or bank holidays.
Last orders of the week must be made before 4pm on Thursday to receive your gear on Friday.
Orders made after 4pm on Friday will be processed on Monday, and delivered to your door on Tuesday.
There are many factors that come into play when sizing your mouse, such as shape and grip style, but we've focused on the size of your hand comparitive to the mouse itself.
Length: Measure your hand from the base of your palm to the top of your middle finger.
Width: Measure from the knuckle of your thumb to the edge of your palm.
*These sizes should only be used as a guide, but we would love to hear your feedback on your own personal experience. All mouse sizes shown here at EG are based on this guide.
When you're looking to switch out your skates, you’ll need to choose replacements that fit your specific model of mouse due to each mouse having a different layout on its base where the skates are installed. The exception being brands who use the same mouse chassis for multiple models, but that will be mentioned on the skates product description.
Once you have your replacement mouse skates in hand, it's now time to remove your old ones from the base of the mouse. There are a few different methods to do this, but we’ll cover the main, most reliable method (in our opinion):
Method: Hairdryer & Spudger (removal tool)
This method involves using the hairdryer to heat up the glue underneath the mouse feet. Once the glue has been heated long enough, use a spudger (a flat plastic tool with a sharp end) or a knife to scrape underneath the feet to peel them off — be careful if using a knife! Be careful when using the hairdryer too, as you want to avoid overheating the mouse, which can cause damage to your mouse (plastic melting or warping) and also cause injury to yourself, so proceed with caution.You can use the spudger or knife on its own without using the hairdryer, especially if you're unsure of how long to heat the feet up by. This may leave traces of glue on the bottom of the mouse however, which will need to be removed before attaching the new mouse feet.
Installing your new skates
Once you have removed all the old skates from the base your mouse, give the surface a clean by using rubbing alcohol (Isopropyl). This will remove any excess adhesive that may still be present. Leave the mouse to dry, and then it's time to apply the new ones.Almost all aftermarket mouse skates will be a simple case of peeling and sticking onto the mouse, ensuring the feet are applied evenly to prevent any air bubbles from appearing.
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Please note that the product images used are for illustrative purposes only and may differ slightly from the actual product.
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