Thermaltake Level 10 Mouse ReviewBluePanda - January 22, 2013
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The software is often either very useful for the use of a mouse or something dumb used to simply change the color of the mouse. Thermaltake spent a little more time on designing the Level 10 M mouse software GUI, though there are still areas that can be improved. The software is available from the Level 10 M webpage as a download, so you will need internet to take full advantage of this mouse (though fortunately it comes programmed with the standard buttons). Starting up the software it looks pretty much like a standard mouse package. You can click on buttons to set functions for each, and there are some tabs to make adjustments to the profiles, performance, macros, and lighting options (these took me a little longer to notice/find).
Once you click on a button you wish to set an assignment to, you can then move to the right side to select either T key, single key, default, launch program, air through, or 3D Axis movement. The last two are just embedded videos to show off the mouse. They have no real purpose and apply no functions to your mouse, so you can ignore them. The others are pretty straightforward. Clicking on single key provides you with a drop-down selection for a standard command for that button.
The profile management option provides a pop-up window to name and keep track of your profiles. I created a couple profiles just for fun. You even have the ability to save them and import your friend's profiles to use, which seems to be a common feature in both mice and keyboard software packages nowadays.
The performance tab allows you to set the four on-the-fly DPI settings. Each of the four can be whatever you desire from the scale on the left. You can adjust your double-click speed, cursor speed, and scroll settings here rather than in your OS. You can also adjust your lift off settings to your needs here as well as poling rate. The reset to default button is always available if you've messed with the settings too much.
The macro key pop-up provides some usefulness for the C and D buttons on the right side of the mouse. You can record you own commands for a game and even adjust the delay time between each click. You can also save different ones for different games or purposes. There's lots of fun to be had here.
The lighting pop-up is probably everyone's favorite tab. You can adjust the color of the left click rectangle and the breathing logo beneath the ventilation cutouts. You can pick from the seven colors displayed and set each LED to its own color; I chose green for the rectangle and blue for the breathing dragon and wheel. Like I mentioned before, the DPI settings remain red as they are built into the mouse.