Inside the M50
Three screws hold the frame together, and there is a short cable connecting the top PCB to the main section in the lower part of the mouse. We also see no form of weighting, as the metal lower section distributes the extra weight nicely.
The PCB from inside of the top half is what we have here. There are pad style switches which do not require a lot of force to actuate and are near silent as well. Above the switches, we can also see the four LEDs used to denote the DPI level in current use.
There must have been a typo in the specification chart, as these are not 20-million click switches. What we do see is Omron D2FC-F-7N(10M), or 10-million click lifespan switches under the right and left click buttons.
Behind the buttons on the left side of the M50, we find Kailh switches used. There require a fair amount of pressure to use them, and actuation comes with an audible click.
Considering how clean we found the X40 keyboard, we are slightly disappointed to see so much flux residue from the assembly process. Even though it may look a bit messy, we have not found the residue to cause any long term issues in functionality.
The MCU of choice is new to us and appears to say this is a NEWWER CX 140115-408. Our Google-Fu must be weak as we could find nothing about this chip. The only thing we have to go on is that we saw a mention of 8-bit on the box and that it is USB 2.0 ready.
Tracking all of the movement, we find this Avago ADNS9800 laser sensor at the helm. In most instances, this would be an 8200 DPI offering, but in the M50 specifications, it is listed with 6400 DPI as its maximum.
The right side buttons are backed with a couple more Kailh switches, and the right click button is backed with an Omron switch. The tilt function of the wheel uses similar switches but are half-height to fit under the rocker mechanism that activates them.
With the M50, you cannot change the LED color, the strip around the back and the logo are red, the only thing you can change is the rate of breathing, or turn them off. Even though the lighting is limited, we always have been a sucker for black components with red accents.
The scroll wheel comes to life with a bright red inner ring, and we have the DPI currently set to level two, as seen in the indicator LEDs. We also like that the cable is red, and while a bit flashy for some, it goes well with the theme of the M50.
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- Page 3 [Division Zero M50 Pro Gaming Mouse]
- Page 4 [Inside the M50]
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