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August 7, 2013

ROCCAT KONE PURE COLOR Inferno Orange Gaming Mouse Review

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Founded in 2007, ROCCAT™ develops high quality and innovative accessories in Germany for ambitious computer gamers. In close collaboration with the gaming community, outstanding input devices and headsets, which excel through their first-class precision, high level of ease-of-use and unique design, are designed at ROCCAT™ Studios in Hamburg. The ROCCAT™ Kone Gaming Mouse was the first product to be launched by the Hamburg-based developer, and has played a leading role right from the outset in the world’s premiere league of gaming mice. A host of international awards confirm the first-class quality and outstanding range of functions of ROCCAT™ products.

About the Product 

Today we are going to have a look at ROCCAT KONE PURE COLOR Inferno Orange Gaming Mouse  which is one the KONE series of ROCCAT mouse line . The Pure Color edition of KONE have some of the added features as compared to the other mouse like smooth surface , high quality clicks , extra macros and much more . Lets see what this mouse has to give to its user in real time .

General Specifications and Features

 

Some of its specifications are ,

  • Pro-Aim Laser Sensor R3 with up to 8200dpi
  • 1000Hz polling rate
  • 1ms response time
  • 12000fps, 10.8megapixel
  • 30G acceleration
  • 3.8m/s (150ips)
  • 16-bit data channel
  • 1-5mm Lift off distance
  • Tracking & Distance Control Unit
  • 72MHz Turbo Core V2 32-bit Arm based MCU
  • 576kB onboard memory
  • Zero angle snapping/prediction
  • 1.8m braided USB cable

 

Also some of the salient features are below ,

 

  • FULLY-ADJUSTBALE 8200DPI PRO-AIM (R3) SENSOR
    with 41 true DPI setting ranging from 200 to 8200
  • ROCCAT™ CLICK MASTER
    switch tech powered by Omron©
  • EASY-SHIFT[+]™ BUTTON DUPLICATOR
    with Easy-Aim + Easy-Wheel functions
  • 32-BIT TURBO CORE V2 PROCESSOR
    for lightning-fast computing speed
  • TRACKING & DISTANCE CONTROL UNIT
    for less pick-up flight & more precise gaming
  • 576KB ON-BOARD MEMORY
    for storing a wealth of macros and settings
  • 16.8 MILLION-COLOR LIGHTING SYSTEM
    for customizable colors + effects
  • 7 MOUSE BUTTONS + SOLID 2D TITAN WHEEL
    for a full complement of command options
  • SOFT-TOUCH SURFACE
    for extended gaming in total comfort
  • ROCCAT™ DRIVER + MACRO MANAGER
    for advanced customization + presets for games & apps
  • ROCCAT™ ACHIEVEMENTS DISPLAY
    for monitoring gaming performance

 

Unboxing and Packaging

 

KONE PURE COLOR comes in normal sized black box , which the picture of the model of the mouse you choose on the front side . Also note that there are various features which are mentioned on the front of the box as well like the DPI , Easy Shift and etc .

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Also on the back side , some more of the features are mentioned along with the breakdown diagram of the mouse . Also on the side of the box , some of more features are mentioned again with the diagram of each sector of the mouse .

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Once we unboxed the KONE PURE COLOR ,following items were retrieved

 – ROCCAT KONE PURE COLOR Inferno Orange Gaming Mouse

-Note and Installation Guide

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A Closer look at KONE PURE COLOR

 
The mouse is very well design and perfectly built . The feature of the soft touch really seems to fit this mouse . The surface is as smooth as silk . Also the clicks and the button quality is superb . Also the size of the mouse is perfect for normal or large sized hands and the extra buttons are easy to use .

You can see that on the side ROCCAT KONE COLOR is written . There are two large buttons on the left side of the mouse which can be used for any purpose VIA ROCCAT KONE PURE COLOR Software .

 

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Like ROCCAT other mice , you can see this mouse has also the Cheetah Logo on the bottom side , which is lighted when the mouse is plugged into the computer . You can change the rhythm of the lightening by using software   .

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There is large 2D titan mouse wheel which is very well made and gives you a really nice feeling. Below it there are two buttons which normally programmed to be used for changing the DPI of the mouse , but you can always customize them according to your own need .

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This mouse works on USB Interface . Note that the model of the mouse is mentioned on the USB and also note that the USB cable is braided one which enhances the overall look and provides tangle free gaming .

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The PRO AIM Sensor which is capable to work upto 8200 DPI is located at the bottom of the mouse .  Also note that there are two large rubber feet at the bottom for improving gaming performance

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You can clearly see in the below picture , how the logo will blink when the mouse is plugged into the computer .

However you can turn this off VIA software if you don’t want to turn the logo on .

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Software

 

To use all the features of the ROCCAT KONE PURE COLOR , you must have installed the driver on your operating system . Almost every feature of this mouse in used and controlled by the software .

Like customizing the button functionality , Changing the DPI , Changing the Color Scene of the Logo along with the Rhythm . Also you can make custom profiles and can easily switch between them according to your own need .

Testing and Conclusion

 

We tested this mouse by using on the Zowie Gear G-TF Speed Version Gaming Mouse Pad , On the Wooden Table , On the Bed Cloth as well as on the Carpet .

We played some of the FPS game and did some of the photoshop and CorelDraw work to test the precision and the feeling of the mouse . Well i must say that this mouse is complete beast , whether you use it for office/personal work or for the gaming . First of all , the mouse was working flawlessly on every surface we tested . Secondly , while playing the games or doing some of the Designing work the precision was very great . The mouse pointer didn’t start to shake which is normally seen in other gaming mouse . The feel of the click is amazing . Also the soft touch feature of the mouse let you do work for hours without getting tired as it provides a comfort to your hand palm . The Extra Buttons provide you advantage in many games like FPS , RPG etc.

 

Well in the end all we have to say that ,

We are glad to announce that ROCCAT KONE PURE COLOR Inferno Orange Gaming Mouse received extreme buy award at TechTipsnReview for amazing built quality , vast number of features , enthusiastic design and best performance  . 

 

Extreme Buy Award TTNR

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