Razer Lachesis 3G Gaming Mouse Reviewajmatson - December 18, 2007
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To install the Razer Lachesis, first inset the CD into your drive and the install screen will pop up. Follow the prompts to install the drivers and the configuration software.
Once the installation is complete it will prompt you to register your Lachesis with RAZER. Registering will allow you to get tech support, should you need it, and will also register you with the RAZER Cult Network. The Cult Network keeps you up to date on software updates, product launches, and more.
Finally, the setup will ask you to restart your system to finalize the install. After restart, take the USB plug of the unit and plug it into a free USB port on the computer. This will finalize the driver installation and the Lachesis will now be responsive.
RAZER has made configuring the Lachesis as easy as possible. Everything with the Lachesis is done from one screen instead of having to tab thru each section. Since the Lachesis has the ability to store profiles in it's on board memory this makes it the ideal companion if you play games on several PCs, since it will automatically remember your preferences. When you first start the configuration software you are presented with the main screen which allows you to assign keys or actions for each of the Lachesis's 9 buttons and the scroll wheel.
You will also notice tab like areas on the outside. Clicking them will expand the configuration screen giving you extra options to configure, including setting the axis of the mouse to ensure total accuracy, the sensitivity and scroll/click speeds, and the most important, the profiles section. The profiles section allow you to customize the mouse how you want it and assign that customization to a program. That way whenever you run that program, you can either manually set it to mimic those commands, or have it automatically switch based on the program that is running. Also, for easy confirmation of the profiles, you can have it display the current profile on the screen when it switches.
Finally, for all of you dolphin divers like me there is a special setup that allows you to set macros for a button. By using this I have set a macro in COD:4 that will make me jump then go prone by pressing the number nine button.