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Mad Catz R.A.T.5 Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac - Matte Black

  • 6 Buttons 1 x Wheel
  • USB Wired
  • Laser

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Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac
Available in your choice of 4 colors

Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac

Step up to the performance and comfort of the Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse and come hunt with the big boys. Customize your R.A.T. 5 to create a truly unique experience with a mouse that transforms and adapts to suit your needs.

Perfect Your Grip

How do you hunt? Whether you 'palm' the mouse or 'claw' it, the Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 can quickly and easily adapt by adjusting in length to suit your hand size and grip style.


Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse - Gaming-grade 3500 DPI Laser

Gaming-grade 5600 DPI Laser

Featuring a gaming-grade laser sensor with pinpoint accuracy, the Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 is truly ahead of the game.

Lightweight Aluminum Chassis

Strong yet nimble, the solid metal frame forms the core of the Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 for enhanced rigidity.

Custom Weight System

Like it light or heavy? Maybe you want to change the weight to suit your game? It doesn't matter, the Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 has you covered. Add or subtract up to five 6-gram weights in an instant to obtain the perfect weight for a perfect feel. And when not in use, the weights can be safely stored in the supplied weight storage container.


Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse - Take Control of Your Games

Precision Aim Mode

Hit your target the first time every time. Use the included Mad Catz Programming Software to set your desired Precision Aim speed (mouse sensitivity), then hold down the Precision Aim button to slow down mouse movement to a level that works best for you. You can even use the software to assign programmable features to the Precision Aim button, and then use it to execute keyboard commands like macros and key bindings--a deadly weapon that will hit your enemy exactly where it hurts the most.


Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse - Precision Aim Mode

Take Control of Your Games

With the included programming software, you can create an unlimited number of profiles. For example, create a unique profile for each game or character, or for different builds (sniper, tank, healer, and more). Within each profile, you can customize your DPI settings, set Precision Aim sensitivity, create powerful macros and set key bindings. Each profile allows for 18 user-definable commands via six programmable buttons over three modes.

Powerful Macro Programming

The R.A.T. 5 features six programmable buttons including the scroll wheel. Each button can be easily programmed to perform either complex macros or simple key commands. You have the power to customize your R.A.T. Gaming Mouse for your games.

Customize Your DPI Settings

Four user-definable DPI settings range from 100 to 5600 and the DPI button lets you easily cycle through your custom settings.


Powerful Mad Catz Programming Software

Powerful Mad Catz Programming Software

Change your DPI, set Precision Aim cursor sensitivity, create custom profiles for each game, and assign commands to your programmable buttons and modes. Easy, quick, and the all-power you need right on your computer.


Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse - Available in Four Colors

Which R.A.T. Are You?

Get the R.A.T. that is right for you. The Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse is available in both matte and gloss black, racing red, and white.


Product Includes:

  • Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Gaming Mouse with Gold-plated USB Connector
  • 5X Removable 6g Weights

Product Specifications:

  • USB 2.0 Connectivity
  • Works with 64-bit & 32-bit Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later (requires Intel processor for Mac)
  • Requires internet connection for driver download
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  • Roman B.
  • 7/18/2015 12:56:29 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsIts alright.

Pros: Its a nice mouse, Looks good and its works well.

Cons: Overall, it costs too much for what it offers.

The middle wheel button broke on me, so i had to disable it.

Other Thoughts: Should cost less.

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  • Todd S.
  • 2/17/2015 10:25:58 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPainful to use, difficult, awkward, gone in a month

Pros: While the mouse is adjustable, i could never get it to fit in my hand quite right. It looks great, and has a good balance to it, but it was still incredibly awkward and often would shock me. Adjustable only to fitting a certain hand type which wasn't mine. Cord length is long and appropriate.

Cons: Constant weird mouse drift. The mouse seemed to have a mind of its own a lot and where it was going to go and how it was going to behave. The top and bottom side back and forward buttons were in almost impossible to use place for my hand. Couldn't find the right balance with the DPS settings, seemed to be way too fast or way to slow. I often was shocked with static electricity with this mouse, first mouse I've ever had do that. After a shock the mouse would reset and I would have to reboot my computer to get it going again. One of those mice I just regret buying, my hands aren't large, the medium to smallish for a dude, and this was a poor fit overall.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/16/2014 6:09:23 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Mouse

Pros: Very responsive.
Quality like feel.
Wire feels "thick", ensuring durability.
Fits hand very well, very adjustable.
Looks like something Batman would have.

Cons: The only thing I can think of that I do not like about this mouse is that in certain games I play is like it has mouse smoothing and I do not like that. But I'm sure this can be fixed within the software for this mouse.

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  • Daniel B.
  • 12/16/2013 2:48:28 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWhat's wrong with New Egg

Pros: Nothing yet will update as I use, but it's my second RAT, which I really like.

Cons: Took an Egg of for New Egg's shipping. Use to like this company, but I don't know what is the matter with their shipping. Their competitors get things to me in one or two days.

This item was ordered on 5 Dec. It started out in Dulles VA, 5 miles from my home. Took a trip to Philadelphia, and then Maryland. 11 days to make a 5 mile trek. In comparison, with the same order I got a monitor from Korea. It shipped out of Inchon South Korea and made the 8,000 mile trip in 3 days. Wake up New Egg your gonna go out of business if you don't compete.

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  • marcel r.
  • 4/3/2013 11:35:07 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsvery fast mouse

Pros: 5600 dpi
4 dpi modes by the push of a button behind scroll wheel with led light indicato so you know what dpi mode you are on
forward and back buttton for i net browser
weight system ( definitely makes a difference)
extendable palm area for longer handed/fingered people
nice rest for your thumb by the pecision aim button so your not draging it across your mouse surface.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: havebt figured out what to use the thumb wheel for yet?

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