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Old 02-13-2008, 02:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering if I could get some help on this. I need a new printer (well soon not yet) and I really can't find any with decent reviews that wasn't very expensive. Does anyone know of a good printer that isn't expensive? I just need something that prints with decent speed and quality.

Also I want to get a Razer mouse. Problem is I can't decide between the Diamond Razerback, Razerback 3G and Krait.

As far as looks go I prefer the regular Razerback. Quality I'd go with the Razerback 3G but I don't really need that many buttons so the Krait would work too. I just can't decide. Considering my old mouse is a ball mouse that came with the computer, I'm not sure how much of a difference any of this will even make.

If you ask me the 3G is kind of ugly.
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Old 02-13-2008, 06:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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With printers, be sure to look at the cost of replacement ink. All of them work, though. I have an HP multi-function and it is great.

I am guessing you meant Diamondback. Anyway, I would go for it or the Copperhead as you can get either at a good price now. The Copperhead uses side buttons instead of rockers built into the side ridge like the Diamondback. I think it has a higher DPI as well.

Ball mouse? Just wait... it'll be like Christmas morning.
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Old 02-13-2008, 01:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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X_X Wow I wish I was drunk of something so I could use that as an excuse. I guess I was just really tired (9am to 7am = 22 hours of no sleep). Thats funny though. Diamond Razerback x_x.

Anyway yeah the Diamondback is probably more my speed. What are "rockers?"

Also the diamondback comes in a "3G" version so basically it reads better. Its even the same price on the site. Its just rather ugly... I haven't looked at the copperhead much. My brother is going to get it for me for my birthday coming up so I can't really get the more expensive ones.

Also as far as printers go what kind of printer would have cheap replacement ink?

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All printers have rather expensive ink, though hp's ink tends to be cheaper. i have the razer copperhead, and its a fantastic mouse. Looks much better than the diamondback, and has a higher dpi (which is adjustable, if its to sensitive) as well.
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if you look at the main 3G pic on the razer site, you can see the buttons/rockers built into the raised ridge along the side. The Diamondback built the buttons as part of that ridge, and they work like a rocker or a switch. The Copperhead has buttons just below the ridge. The Krait is a Diamondback without the side buttons.

The price difference is about $10 between the Diamondback and the Copperhead on Newegg, $20 on Razer's site. The Death Adder is $10 difference on both the Razer site and Newegg. The Death Adder changes the design a little.

The differences in sensitivity goes like this:
  • Diamondback - 1800 DPI - infrared
  • Copperhead - 2000 DPI - laser
  • Death Adder - 1800 DPI - infrared

To see what ink would run you, go to WalMart. Look at what printer takes what cartridge, then look at the price of the cartridges. Every time I am in WalMart and see people looking at the printers I tell them this. To me, HP's replacement cartridges aren't bad. Lexmark used to be really expensive, same with Canon.
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Alright then thanks. I think I'll go with the Copperhead (in red of course).

As far as printers go thats a good suggestion but... there are no walmarts near me. I live in NYC, walmarts aren't allowed. Where else could I go to check that kind of thing? Would something like circuit city or best buy work?

This is the right one correct?

Newegg.com - RAZER RZ01-00050200-R2M1 Anarchy Red 7 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Laser 2000 dpi Copperhead Mouse - Retail

Also some of the reviews on there are disheartening. The one about the double click and the whole button peeling off thing in particular.
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Best Buy will work.

Nice choice of mouse, man.
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