Hades Gaming H1 Optical Gaming Mouse & Mat

Introduction, packaging, package and specification

Introduction

The gaming mouse market is a very competitive place, filled with big names that always seem to come out with mice that are gamers favorites. When a newcomer comes into the fray there's a big pressure to have a standout product.

Hades Gaming are one such brave company. Their H1 Optical Gaming Mouse has entered the market aimed squarely at gamers. I've been (literally) playing with the mouse for a couple of weeks now, so let's get into it.

Packaging

The packaging came as a bit of a nice surprise when I received the package. I was expecting a box aimed at "gamers", meaning a horrible bright box with some garish colours and cheesy logo's but I was pleasantly surprised.

hades mouse box

hades mouse box 2

The box has a nice amount of information on it and is in a colour that's fairly pleasing on the eyes. Inside the mouse is packed up nicely so you shouldn't have any trouble with damages.
 
hades mouse inside


All in all a nice box to come through your door.

Package

The package with the mouse is more than you usually get with normal mice and about on par with the other gaming mice in the market. You've got:

* Soft LAN mouse case
* 2 x Spare sets teflon mouse feet
* Manual and Driver CD
 
hades mouse package

hades mouse manual


The manual and driver CD come in a rather nice little package as before presented very well. The addition of the spare feet are awesome and sure to come in handy for those who wear out the feet of their mice a lot. Combined with the small mouse pouch, useful for LANs and the manual, these little touches are great to make you think you've got a little bit extra with your mouse.

Specification

The specs of the hades gaming mouse look pretty decent. Taken from Hades Gaming website:
 
H1 Main Features

Professional Gaming Mouse
Best performance optical engine
Special design for FPS/ SLG/ SIM/ SPT/ RPG/ RTS games
Tracking speed up to 40 IPS (inches/sec)
Pixel: 4.8 mega pixels/ second
Frame rate: up to 12,000 FPS (frames/ sec)
Toggle resolution selector
4 levels adjustable rsolution with indicator (Up to 8 levels)
Default resolution: 400/ 800/ 1,200/ 1,600 DPI,4 levels
Resolution: 100~3,200 DPI
2 modifiedable mouse modes (profiles)
Independently programmable 8 buttons (Saving up to 16 different commands)
Up to 16 commands keyboard saving
Adjustablr USB report rate: up to 1,000 reports/second (MIN 4Hz)
Modifiedable surface optimized
Hardeard parameter saving technology
Weight adjustable
Non-slip gaming scrolling wheel
Non-slip and soft rubber coated mouse buttons
USB full speed
2M (6.56 ft) USB 2.0 cable
Gold plated USB connector for wonderful conductivity
Gaming PTFE (Teflon) mouse feet
Dimension: 120 × 77 × 41 mm; 4.74 × 3.04 × 1.62 inch (L × W × H)
Weight: 128g (with cable)
Color: Red/ Grey, Black

3200DPI seems rather high for a gaming mouse and I assume this must be interpolated.
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Most Recent Comments

05-11-2007, 13:49:21

FarFarAway
A "New Kid on the Block"* landed on my desk a week or so ago.

http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...150447310s.jpg

Let's see how it lives up to the rest of the "Backstreet Boys"**

Clickee



* Note: I only know the name of this band as I focused my hate on them as a young miscreant

* Note MKII: And again I only have this information as I had a girlfriend who....oh I give up

05-11-2007, 14:24:08

Pat123
Nice review kemp, personally im not too sure on the looks, looks abit plasticy to me tbh.... Seems a solid performer mind, the mouse matt also looks pretty good.

05-11-2007, 14:27:39

FarFarAway
I don't think it's any more plasticky than my Logitech G5, apart from perhaps the two issues I brought up

05-11-2007, 18:21:55

PV5150
Great review as usual Kemp. The Hades performed really well, especially against a very seasoned vet like the G5. I also love the fact that the mouse is so configurable.

06-11-2007, 19:04:27

FarFarAway
Ye me too Peevs

It really is a good mouse The configurable options are great

Score added and UK pricing confirmed

As soon as we know who's actually gonna stock em we'll let you know

09-11-2007, 17:50:44

nepas
looks identical to my saitek 3200
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