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Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+


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Mouse Details

Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+'s Brand, Model and Release Date.

Manufacturer Mad Catz
Model R.A.T. 8+
Picture mad-catz-rat-8+
Release Date 2019
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Dimensions and Weight

Size and Weight of Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ mouse.

Length ~119 mm
~11.9 cm
~4.69 in
Width ~88 mm
~8.8 cm
~3.46 in
Height ~38 mm
~3.8 cm
~1.5 in
Weight ~157 g
~0.16 kg
~0.35 lbs
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Technical Specs

Sensor, Lift Off distance and rest of the specifications for the Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ mouse.

Sensor Type Optical
Sensor Model PMW3389
Perfect Sensor (Flawless) Yes
Resolution (CPI/DPI) 100 - 16000
Max Resolution (CPI/DPI) 16000
Min Resolution (CPI/DPI) 100
Resolution Ratio (Max/Min)
Maximum Acceleration 50 G
Max Tracking Speed 400 IPS
Polling Rate 2000 Hz (0.5 ms)
Lift Off Distance Adjustable (~2.0 mm default)
Switches Type Omron
Switches Lifespan 50 million clicks
Feets (Material) PTFE
Onboard Memory Yes
Smoothing / Filtering No
Hardware Acceleration No
Click Latency 16.5 ms
Shift Latency -
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Connectivity types for the Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ mouse.

Connectivity Wired, USB
Cable Length ~1.8 m
~5.91 ft
Cable Type Braided

General Specifications and Features

List of additional Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ features.

Mouse Type Gaming mouse
Ergonomy Right-handed
Buttons 11
Suggested Grip Palm grip, Claw grip, Fingertip grip
CPI/DPI Indicator Yes
LED Lighting Yes
LED Editable Yes
Adjustable Weight Yes
Editable Scroll-Wheel Resistance No
Silent Clicking No
Color Black
Battery Time -
Battery Type -
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Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty 1 Year
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What MouseSpecs thinks about this mouse.

Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ is a war-machine device equipped with a sensor offering mid-high performance, the PMW 3389 (16000 Max DPI, 400 IPS, 50 G, 2000 Hz – 0.5 ms).

This top-level segment mouse has elements which make it unique and differentiate it from other products:

  • Find the most suitable grip for your unique hand size and shape by using the included two pairs of swappable palm rests and pinkie rests, including anti-slip palm rests.
    picture of mad catz r.a.t. 8 + plus and all given shapes
  • Benefit of the “Precision Aim“, to increase or decrease cursor speed with a single button press, ideal for sniper modes or high accuracy required works.
    mad catz r.a.t. 8+ precision aim button
  • On this model you will find also a scrollable wheel which will enable a wide variety of new actions and combos, like edges sneaking and vehicles driving.
    mad catz r.a.t. 8+ scrollable side wheel
  • Its unique shape can be personalized by adding extra weight units.
    mad catz r.a.t. 8+ customizable weight

Find out more at MadCatz R.A.T. 8+ dedicated page.

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