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yea i have the gpro wireless. 

dont get me wrong its one of my fav mouse but i wish it was smaller.

the gpro wired is my preferred size.

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16 hours ago, T1no said:

yea i have the gpro wireless. dont get me wrong its one of my fav mouse but i wish it was smaller. the gpro wired is my preferred size.

Which part of the gpro is too big? Length? The G305 is not as long (almost 1 cm less) but it is the same width and height. It's shaped almost exactly like the gpro-wired but the G305 is wireless. Exact same sensor so no performance loss there. If you swap out the battery for a different one then it's very close to the same weight as the gpro.

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......and now we wait for someone to see who will be the first to make something under 50g.

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On 7/29/2019 at 9:37 AM, kuhla said:

https://imgur.com/Ly89SKM

No. Don't do this to me. Not the Viper. Not Razer. The old Viper has been literally the benchmark I have been using for years as the most comfortable mouse I have ever used.

 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TT8G59J/

Just looking at hardware, it's pretty competitive with the other lightweight gaming mice out there right now.

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I believe this was posted in group chat, but I'll add it here for completeness. 

Logitech's newest keyboards are low profile switches and keycaps.  Most likely still using their own romer G switches, although the pictures look very similar to kailh low profiles. 

G815 $200 (Wired): https://www.logitechg.com/en-us/products/gaming-keyboards/g815-low-profile-rgb-mechanical-gaming-keyboard.html

G915 $250 (Wireless): https://www.logitechg.com/en-us/products/gaming-keyboards/g915-low-profile-wireless-mechanical-gaming-keyboard.html

While I'm super satisfied with my logitech wireless mice that use their "lightspeed" wireless technology, I think it's damn steep to charge $250 for a wireless mechanical keyboard.  That being said, even if you wanted to build your own (which can be way more expensive) you're going to be limited to bluetooth which means you can't game on it, or you're stuck with wired.  Also, I find it a little bit disgusting that they're still fiddling with micro-usb instead of jumping to a type-c connector, especially for that cost - it just comes across as cheap. 

Speaking of craziness, I might do something silly like build my own mechanical keyboard at some point in the future, although I'm currently satisfied with the two I own. 
As a small personal project I might try building a macropad first:
https://keeb.io/products/bdn9-3x3-9-key-macropad-rotary-encoder-support?variant=15959960944734
If I end up building the macropad, I'll take plenty of pictures and post about the process.  Seems like a decent starter project to get my feet wet. 

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The G915 looks yummy but i agree $250 is far too steep. If i'm going wireless I'd want to replace my G502 for another G903 as well.

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