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Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 MCB437090013/02/1 Red 6 1 x Wheel USB RF Wireless Laser 6400 dpi Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac

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Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac

Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac

Take the lead and lose the wire with the top-of-the-range Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse. The power and performance of the R.A.T. 7 combine with next-generation wireless technology for an unsurpassed gaming experience.

Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse - Perfect Your Grip

Perfect Your Grip

How do you hunt? Whether you 'palm' the mouse or 'claw' it, the Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 can quickly and easily adapt by adjusting in length to suit your hand size and grip style. In addition, the Thumb Panel moves forwards, backwards, and pivots outwards, giving you perfect positioning for effortless gaming.

Lightweight Aluminum Chassis

Strong yet nimble, the solid metal frame forms the core of the Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 for enhanced rigidity.

Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse - True 6400 DPI Laser Sensor

Next-gen 2.4GHz Wireless Technology

A staggering 1ms response time ensures that your lightning-fast reactions remain lightning fast.

Wireless Receiver/Recharge Dock

Keeps gaming for as long as the gamer wants. The Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 is a 24/7 wireless beast, shipping with a pair of custom built lithium-ion battery cells. One powers the R.A.T. while the other one charges in the dock, allowing you to perform a 'hot swap' whenever and wherever needed.

Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse - True 6400 DPI Laser Sensor

True 6400 DPI Laser Sensor

The Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Gaming Mouse's new-generation 'twin-eye' laser sensor reads each axis separately and tracks up to a stunning six meters per second with pinpoint accuracy. Pro gamers who prefer low sensitivity with high movement speed will always experience correct tracking and precision.

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. 9 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. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse - Precision Aim Mode Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless 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 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.

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

Customize Your DPI Settings

Four user-definable DPI settings range from 25 to 6400 and the DPI button lets you easily cycle through your custom settings.

Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless 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. 9 Gaming Mouse is available in both matte and gloss black, racing red, and white.

Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse - Interchangeable Pinkie Grips and Palm Rests

Interchangeable Pinkie Grips and Palm Rests

3 Pinkie Grips/3 Palm Rests:
  • One Pinkie Grip/One Palm Rest featuring the same soft-touch finish as found on the body of the Mad Catz R.A.T.
  • One Pinkie Grip/One Palm Rest with a rubber inlay for enhanced grip
  • One Pinkie Grip that offers a 'wing shaped' design, allowing you to rest your pinkie finger during play for increased grip
  • One Palm Rest that is 4mm thicker to increase the height of the R.A.T.

Product Includes:
  • Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse
  • 7x Removable 6g Weights
  • 2x Extra Palm Rests
  • 2x Extra Pinkie Rests
  • USB Receiver
  • 2x Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • Charging Dock
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
Mac and Windows Software Badges

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

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  • James P.
  • 9/27/2014 9:37:46 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsMouse dead, not even one year old

Pros: The only pro is that this was a great mouse when it worked.

Cons: Mouse was bought a little over five months ago. Died this morning, will no longer track movement at all. Have tried on two different systems to rule out software issue. Light on receiver no longer blinks when moving mouse, indicating hardware failure.

Other Thoughts: To have a piece of equipment this expensive not even last one solid year?

I will attempt a warranty replacement, and I will leave another review update depending on how that goes.

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  • Michael S.
  • 8/27/2014 2:25:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsComfortable but has issues

Pros: The adjustments you can make (physically) are really nice.

Never thought the delay of my old wireless Logitech mx mouse was bad, but after using this thing, there is a huge improvement in the responsiveness when playing FPS

Cons: Same issue that a lot of people have with connectivity.

A) you have to remember to flip the switch on the mouse to OFF when you change the battery or the connection is done untill u unplug from tower.

B) When the computer goes into sleep mode, sometimes when it wakes up, you have to unplug and replug in the base.

not a huge deal, but worth an egg for a 150$ mouse

Other Thoughts: worthy upgrade if you have the $

I don't have a complaint with the battery life many people talk bad on. It really not all that bad since it comes w/ an extra battery.

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  • James P.
  • 5/24/2014 9:39:52 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGreat mouse, ok software

Pros: I was seeking a new mouse because I could not find a mouse that prevent the weight of my hand from eventually resting on the heel of my hand when playing, and after a time it would make my whole hand tingle and burn. I tried different grips, claw vs palm, and I tried wrist wrests, and none of that helped. Gaming mice are simply too small for my hands.

The RAT 9 is very adjustable--within a few hours of having the mouse, I had configured it very comfortably. The problem with the tingling and burning in my hand has not returned--making this very expensive gaming mouse worth every penny, in spite of a few issues.

Cons: The main issue has been the battery life. The batteries that shipped with the mouse last about a day on a charge with normal computing, and maybe five hours in sustained gaming. They will die on you when you least expect it, and changing the battery requires removing the palm-rest from the mouse--not a big deal, just an extra few seconds you don't usually have in the middle of a game.

The mouse will sometimes lose its connection to the computer when changing batteries. While it's rare, it happens. Unplugging the USB plug and then plugging it back in fixes the issue.

You do have to keep the sensor of the mouse clean and only run it on a clean mouse pad. It is crazy sensitive to this--even dust that you can't easily see with the eye can mess up the tracking. I have gotten in the habit of spraying the sensor with compressed air about every third day to prevent problems. I have used several other brands of mouse and have never seen one so crazy sensitive to dust on the lens as the RAT 9 is.

The mouse is back-heavy and this can make precision clicking a challenge. You can add weight but it adds to the back of the mouse--it makes the problem worse, not better.

The software is ok--not outstanding, but not lacking in essential features either. It did have a bit of a learning curve, so give yourself a bit to figure it out before you give up on it.

Other Thoughts: The RAT 9 is really a pretty cantankerous piece of equipment for its price--you would expect a "plug it in / use it / forget about it" mouse but that's not what this is. If you aren't changing batteries you are spraying the sensor or adjusting the DPI so you can actually click on that little icon.

The one saving grace of this mouse, and it is a huge one to me, is its ergonomics. It works for large hands and I think it may have saved me a considerable doctor's bill. This is entirely how it earned its four stars for me.

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  • Kevin H.
  • 3/29/2014 7:28:29 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsRat 9 Mouse

Pros: Highly customizable

Cons: Died after 4 months of use

Other Thoughts: don;t purchase

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  • Christophe C.
  • 7/1/2013 4:48:32 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsPoor battery life

Pros: Modern design, high quality construction

Cons: Battery life is terrible compared to other Rat 9 models. Have to swap every 2 days. Sometimes I have to unplug/plug the USB port to get the mouse to respond. I've never had that issue with any other Rat 7/9 mice.

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  • Timothy C.
  • 1/31/2013 5:10:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsBattery failure

Pros: The RAT 9 is a very responsive mouse with lots of buttons to push and easy profile setup. The percision aim button makes this a great gaming mouse

Cons: Without the 2 batteries it is useless. It takes three hours to fully charge the batteries. I have to use my old Razer Mamba with or without a cord while the one battery charges.

Other Thoughts: I read one of the tech say that there were 2 batteries becuase it takes a lot of power to run this mouse. He is right but I would not at this point suggest anyone to buy this product unless you want to find a battery supply source. They say they are selling them but the battery is always sold out. I have seen this on YouTube. which suggests that the manufacture already knows there is a battery problem.

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