XTRAC Ripper XXL Mouse Pad ReviewFormer staff writer - May 2, 2006
Category: Mouse Pad
Holy Bejeezers, Batman, that's an Enormous piece of equipment. For those of you who never have enough mousing surface to game on the XTRAC Ripper XXL Mouse Mat is for you. When I received it from XTRAC and opened the shipping tube it came in, it just kept on coming and coming. This thing is "BIG", a total of 36" wide and 18" in height, so here's your excuse to go and buy that new workstation.
XTRAC Pads was founded in 2002; they specialize in mousing surfaces for gamers. Their repertoire includes, cloth, plastic and a "Hybrid" mousing surface that is both cloth and plastic. In combination to the mousing surfaces XTRAC also has a line of accessories, which include surface wax, antifriction liquid and Teflon mouse feet.
Ok it's time to take a closer look at this monster and see if it stands up to "Raven's" there could never be too much pad, since "I'm left handed" and everyone else always moves my mouse pad to the other side, mouse pad test.
XTRAC sent me the OEM version of the Ripper XXL so the packaging was just a white shipping tube. The pad inside was wrapped in a clear plastic bag, so you could clearly see its contents.
Well as I said before this pad is "Enormous", I couldn't believe my eyes as I unrolled it after taking it out of the wrapper. The upper part of the mouse is made of black cloth with the XTRAC logo on the lower right hand corner. The bottom of the mouse is black rubber, which gives the pad a nice non-slip enhancement.
Also included are Mad tape, used on your mouse feet to enhance movement ( 2, 5" strips) and a cool looking case sticker.
This mousing surface really sparked my interest, normally when I review a product, I'll take some pictures of it, then just think about the product for a day or two and start testing it. This time I just had to test it right away.