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  • Published on Jun 19, 2019
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    We try out a simple mod to reduce the weight of a ~$50 mouse so it competes with Logitech's much lighter $150 flagship G Pro Wireless.
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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips  2 months ago +189

    Check out the Massdrop 35-Inch Curved Gaming Monitor at dro.ps/linus-vast-2

    Get $10 off your first booking with Rover at lmg.gg/rover

    • TheZoonder
      TheZoonder Month ago

      ​@Stanisław Szczypuła We were talking about 35" 144Hz 1000nits panels. Those cost few times more than a cheap ass HP panel from recycled pet plastic...

    • Stanisław Szczypuła
      Stanisław Szczypuła Month ago

      @TheZoonder "People are still buying TN panels for gaming and the VA is half the price of an IPS. " I have HP 24f an 24" 75 Hz IPS monitor that cost me 130 Euro. I didn't see any VA panel for half of this. AND I rather have IPS.

    • anthony P
      anthony P Month ago

      mass drop dropped the mass its just drop now :)

    • Reaper
      Reaper Month ago

      Fuck you and your ads

    • Angry Teddy
      Angry Teddy Month ago

      @MIDAS With the g303?

  • Stetson Blackmore

    I sincerely appreciate that you are testing more with R6.

  • callum page
    callum page 12 hours ago

    everyone needs to stop crying in the comments jeez

  • ThorThorich
    ThorThorich Day ago

    this battery recharging and swapping is ridiculous, why dont manufacturers just add qi charging capability to their mice? boom, problem solved

  • CorexyRBLX
    CorexyRBLX Day ago

    I can get a better mouse than this for 4 dollars lmao

  • Lunics
    Lunics 2 days ago

    Trash video!

  • xXuidmod
    xXuidmod 2 days ago

    I paid 120 for my mouse. Ultralight 2

  • Valentin Kovshik
    Valentin Kovshik 3 days ago

    250, 100 or 60 hours of battery life? What is wrong with these expensive mice? Simple Logitech M170 can work like 10 months using single AA battery

    • Csányi Viktor
      Csányi Viktor 2 days ago

      They use much faster polling rates and much more sensitivity for gaming. Even a Bugatti Chiron can burn up its whole petrol reserve in 10 minutes at maximum speed...

  • Onur
    Onur 3 days ago

    this video is meaningless

  • Sharky The Boi
    Sharky The Boi 4 days ago

    You can order modded parts for it to make it lighter for about 8 bucks

  • Rum Dreg
    Rum Dreg 4 days ago

    How the fuck is a couple of grams important?! Lift something and problem solved

  • A. B.
    A. B. 6 days ago

    Logitech = JUNK.....

  • Can we get to 1000 subs from just comments?

    Uhh, there’s the Corsair dark core going for 24.99 on Amazon renewed

  • RodneyGalaxy Playz
    RodneyGalaxy Playz 7 days ago

    i have this gaming mouse that hasnt been used 5

  • Fey
    Fey 8 days ago

    when comparing the gpro wireless with the g305, the biggest factor you should be considering is the hand size and the grips you use. you didn't go over that at all.

  • LEDtherebelight
    LEDtherebelight 9 days ago

    Make mouse better? You mean lighter by changing the battery.
    It's all subjective and you could have informed us with this in a single tweet.

  • Starryson
    Starryson 9 days ago

    insert li-ion battery bro , 80grams okay?

  • Administrator
    Administrator 11 days ago

    All the dislikers spent too much on a goddamn mouse.

  • Jacob Prescott
    Jacob Prescott 12 days ago

    So many people whining about the lack of 3D printed mouse skins. While I would def like to see something like that in the future, the fact is that most of the weight differential was in the battery anyway. Maybe, (now try to follow me on this) just maybe, the video isnt about awesome 3D printers, but instead how a simple modification to a mouse can make it come close to another mouse that is $100 more expensive, and that just maybe, that information alone may be valuable to consumers.. Wild theory, I know, but it just might be true.

  • Villainz YumzZ
    Villainz YumzZ 13 days ago

    7:23 😲😲😲😭😭😭

  • karltbui
    karltbui 14 days ago

    IDK about those testers but I had this G305 since it first came out. I love the weight and the low height. It is really preference. The sensors are the same as far as performance. I have tested all the wireless Logitechs and Razer mices. Returned all of them and gave the Lancehead away. Only the G305's shape did not give me hand fatigue.

  • xBig Grape
    xBig Grape 15 days ago +1

    Can u please help me, my g305 keeps lagging or stuttering and freezing the screen whenever I use it when gaming

    • nikksenpai
      nikksenpai 12 days ago

      are you using the performance mode or the power safe mode?

  • Gilbert Wilfred
    Gilbert Wilfred 16 days ago

    You forgot to take the cover off... jeez... smh

  • Shrike
    Shrike 17 days ago

    So you made a video about how to change your mouses batterys.

  • Demented Mallard
    Demented Mallard 17 days ago

    kek, I got it for 122 on sale, 110 euros is about 122 buckaroos us

  • ZiK
    ZiK 18 days ago

    get g703.. love it

  • blaxpy
    blaxpy 18 days ago

    I was expecting a 3d printed external with the design of the g pro, but you only changed the battery, you lost a great opportunity

  • Robert Xavier
    Robert Xavier 18 days ago

    I'm so far from relating to "pro" mouse weight(?) concerns. It feels like an April Fools joke.

  • ProblmSolvd
    ProblmSolvd 19 days ago +1

    I have the opposite issue... I like my mice big and heavy.
    The Rat7 was the most comfortable mouse I've ever used, I even looked past it's garbage sensor.
    Whenever I get a new mouse I always look for something with adjustable weights, I then take those weights to a hardware store and find something with the same diameters but made of a heavier material like lead.

  • HQ Karl
    HQ Karl 20 days ago

    just buy zowie

  • CTA kilotay
    CTA kilotay 22 days ago

    I've had the g305 for almost 8 months and haven't had to change the lithium battery once the sensor is amazing and you can't notice the delay but I am going to switch to the model o- for the weight, rgb and comfort because I don't really like the ambidextrous design to it and it's much lighter.

  • Dangerous Pictures
    Dangerous Pictures 22 days ago

    Please do a follow ul where you 3d Print some mods

  • dany2945
    dany2945 22 days ago

    thanks guys for the comments and saving me 8 minutes explaining how to change batteries

  • Jason Coburn
    Jason Coburn 23 days ago

    Seems like the G203 is also an identical wired mouse, like the G Pro Wired. Much cheaper, but the sensor isn't as good as the pro, but if you want yours wired instead of wireless, perhaps the way to go

  • Crazy Guy
    Crazy Guy 23 days ago

    use your arm to aim or up your sensitivity for god sakes

  • Silverknive
    Silverknive 24 days ago

    Where tf are you guys getting your sponsors from

  • Aaron Bowley
    Aaron Bowley 24 days ago

    uhhh so I watched an 8 minute video for you to tell me basically to keep using the same battery I and everyone who has a 305 is already using ... cool....
    And then fail to mention that the mouse works perfectly fine and weighs less without the cover on, and for me feels even better in my hand . cmon guys ....

  • Jack Conway
    Jack Conway 25 days ago

    Riley's posture though

  • Super Joe Pardo
    Super Joe Pardo 25 days ago

    that intro tho...

  • Martin Parunakyan
    Martin Parunakyan 25 days ago

    Is this an ad or something?

  • SLIPS
    SLIPS 26 days ago

    bruh 150 us is fine, in aus we have t opay like 260 or smth

  • INTIX
    INTIX 27 days ago +2

    When I saw that they're testing the mice with Rainbow Six Siege made me so happy.

  • Efreeti
    Efreeti 27 days ago

    MX518 Legendary though

  • Kenreima
    Kenreima 27 days ago

    Well that was disappointing, was expecting for you to DIY the mouse with 3D printing stuffs

  • Zarrx
    Zarrx 28 days ago

    603 has a better shape

  • Albert Chow
    Albert Chow 28 days ago

    thanks for the vdo, i've managed to pick up one black and one white G304 (local version of the G305) during logi's sale for around $25 each! (and $1 for 5 of those AAA to AA adapters) ITS REALLY NICE !

  • john cena
    john cena 29 days ago

    this video is sponsored by: howdoyoushrinkyourmouseandmakeitweighless.com

  • zakura ayame
    zakura ayame 29 days ago

    P'shaw, you weak baby hands need feather mice, me strong like ox, need heavy mouse for better control and feel. Me might crush your lightweight mouse!

  • Starllet Nixie
    Starllet Nixie Month ago +1

    im looking to buy the g403

  • xShadow
    xShadow Month ago

    1) The title of this video assumes that you have a mouse with replaceable battery
    2) In that case, just title it "How to make your G305 as light as G-Pro Wireless for CHEAP", that way you cut straight to the chase and less clickbait.

  • venty
    venty Month ago

    8 minutes to change batteries

  • AldenG
    AldenG Month ago

    We need a mouse that cools down your hand

  • SteveAkaGoatpile
    SteveAkaGoatpile Month ago

    hey guys! did you know how you can improve the signal lag from your mouse and increase the lifespan to absolute infinite? GET A CABLED MOUSE. YOU DONT EVEN HAVE TO CHANGE BATTERIES! what a world!

  • GraniteGin
    GraniteGin Month ago

    I'm disappointed none of you tried ranked with the mice. Like serious a T hunt isn't gonna show you shit from dick compared to an actual live match.

  • H!king
    H!king Month ago +1

    Just get a G102 and a Cougar Bunker Vaacum, its around the same price, it feels like a wireless mouse and its not that heavy.

  • J P
    J P Month ago +6

    Imagine being like "Y'know, I like this mouse, but... its just six grams too heavy."

  • Hakai
    Hakai Month ago

    buying batteries tho

  • Jason Olguin
    Jason Olguin Month ago +2

    why not just buy a glorious model o

    • gonna fcku
      gonna fcku 14 days ago

      What if your hand is smaller/bigger than the mouse and you use palm but not claw/finger tip grip?

  • PBD GAMETECH
    PBD GAMETECH Month ago

    0:36 after he scream linus ' do love your pets '

  • Phangzy
    Phangzy Month ago

    Glorious model o plz

  • Michał Fonfara
    Michał Fonfara Month ago +4

    Everyone: You can't spent 150$ on a mouse.
    Me buying from razer: observe

  • Max Fourie
    Max Fourie Month ago

    yes you play siege

  • ThatWickedAsian
    ThatWickedAsian Month ago +1

    Rewatched this video three times and now I went out and got this thing, my G403's left click can't be held while moving meaning no sprays, 2/8 of G403 have this issue and I got into a group call with Logitech and Amazon for a swift refund ;z

  • DjTruchas
    DjTruchas Month ago

    Disappointed.

  • ⃠
     Month ago

    G602

  • FRANKnBERRIES76
    FRANKnBERRIES76 Month ago +1

    Am I the only one who likes a heavy mouse? I have a G502 with every weight in it....

  • Avinash Muraleedhar

    Dude..g pro costs 19k inr and g350 costs 7k inr...so..please..recommend a gaming keyboard/wireless mouse...btw..will you be even reading this comment?😕

  • Shrikant Raut
    Shrikant Raut Month ago

    0:31
    Thank me later.

  • LunZ Trendings
    LunZ Trendings Month ago

    What is the monitor that u guys using

  • Luisk
    Luisk Month ago +2

    I have a big boi Logitech G602 and I love it.

  • Hetul Katyal
    Hetul Katyal Month ago +3

    Me-
    *laughs are people spending above $30 on a mouse*
    *Gets a $80 mouse*

  • Hashimo
    Hashimo Month ago +7

    You honestly made a video of 8 minutes length just to tell us to use a smaller battery ????? Not cool.

  • *Shrek*
    *Shrek* Month ago

    Unsubscribed. This video is proof of Linus tech tips recent video quality. Seriously dogshit. Very dissapointed.

  • ShadowCuber
    ShadowCuber Month ago +3

    you do realise that there are services online where you can get things printed for you and then shipped to you

  • Quek Lester
    Quek Lester Month ago

    As much I love LTT, this video is a cock block.
    Check out the review for g305 from Optimumtech guys. The reviewer even included a 3D printer file if you want to try it out yourselves.
    thexvid.com/video/HkMcCyg6FIE/video.html