I had a Boomslang back in the day before I got my wireless optical. Might have to check this out though...in preperation for some hardcore CS action.
DIAMONDBACK SLITHERS ITS WAY INTO HARDCORE GAMERS' HANDS
New Cutting-Edge Ultra-High Speed Gaming Mouse
Strikes North America
Honolulu - Sept. 16, 2004 - Finally, a sleek sexy mouse that will give gamers over the competitive edge! The Diamondback by Razer, Inc., designed for precise movement, is an ultra-high speed mouse that boasts the fastest frame rate of more than 6,400 per second virtually eliminating skips and lags, increasing hardcore gamers' fragability rate, resulting in bragging rights and tourney wins. The Razer Diamondback is now available for pre-order at www.razerzone.com
and will be sold at Best Buy, Alienware.com and Microcenter beginning in November.
"For the hardcore gamer, the difference between winning and losing can often depend on the mouse," said Robert Krakoff, president, Razer, Inc. "The Diamondback is fast, precise and smooth. These are the critical factors that optimize players' performance and create the ultimate gaming experience."
Designed for gamers by gamers, the Razer Diamondback features on-the-fly sensitivity adjustment, non-slip side rails, a new ergonomic ambidextrous design, 1,600 dpi for increased precision accuracy and tracking ability, ultra-high speed motion detection for either low or high-sensitivity players and seven independently programmable buttons optimized for gamer response. The highly stylized new gear is the ultimate optical control devices for today's adrenaline-pumping, white knuckle action PC games. Offering ergonomic designs, revolutionary features and breakthrough technology, Razer mice give players the competitive edge they demand in the frag fests of today's competitive environment where cold hard cash is on the line. With an incredible feel, amazing performance and explosive game play, the Razer line of mice is a must for serious players.
Since its inception in 1999, Razer Inc.'s mission is to develop cutting-edge computer peripheral devices for the serious computer gamer and the professional designer. The research and development into kärna's exclusive opto-mechanical precision technology, found in Razer's flagship product - the Razer Boomslang, stamped Razer's superiority in the computer gaming arena by bringing unparalleled precision and accuracy for computer gaming peripherals to gamers worldwide. In late 1999, the Razer Boomslang was launched and was by far the most precise and accurate gaming peripheral of its time, outclassing all of its rivals and winning accolades in the computer gaming world. Razer, Inc. will continue to invest in superior, innovative research, design and engineering while constantly striving to meet the unmet needs and desires of users in the computer gaming and professional design fields.
Images of the Diamondback and technology white paper are available at:http://www.razerzone.com/downloads.html