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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #15 on: 08:36 PM - 03/04/22 »
Looks good. It really is just an Azeron Mini, but it's closer to a commercial design that could be sold at retailers. I'm a sucker for all things shiny and new, so I'll get one when they're available.

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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #16 on: 05:43 AM - 03/05/22 »
They may have come up with something good if your hand sits in that palm rest comfortably.

If i sit in my office chair with my arms on the arm rests with my hands in the position of holding a steering wheel, they are much more relaxed than rotating them 90 degrees inwards to the keyboard / mouse position.

Oh and I saw an earlier post where they said they would make leftie versions  ;)

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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #17 on: 07:40 AM - 03/05/22 »
Just wish they'd do a proper d-pad instead of that weird fiddly "hat" thing. That was one of my major gripes in attempting the Azeron after being a Nav user.

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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #18 on: 09:01 AM - 03/05/22 »
Looks like a Logitech G13/Belkin N52-te alternative now.
Maybe one day Azeron will make a real Sony Nav alternative! :)
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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #19 on: 09:49 PM - 03/06/22 »
Oh and I saw an earlier post where they said they would make leftie versions  ;)
All of the renders seem to be for a right-handed model (lefty mouser). That may be due to them integrating mouse controls into the device, e.g. a scrollwheel is definitely there. As a lefty, I approve :D

I'm not sure how it'll work as a single-handed device with combined mouse & controller output, but I won't be buying it for mouse stuff.

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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #20 on: 06:40 AM - 03/18/22 »
New video ... has analog thumbstick, optical sensor, 22 keys and a scrollwheel.

Would an all in 1 mouse/keypad work with xim apex ?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeuA1Uu5Qug

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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #21 on: 07:15 AM - 03/18/22 »
It's an odd-looking thing with the mouse on the bottom. I appreciate that it'll be an excellent device for disabled gamers, but it has broader application. I'm hoping to disable the mouse input and use the rest of it.

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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #22 on: 04:22 AM - 03/19/22 »
Why would they add a mouse sensor to it, that feels so unnecessary... :(
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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #23 on: 03:23 PM - 03/19/22 »
So the other hand is free to drink beer  ???

I get it from an accessibility perspective, but one-handed gamers arenít huge in numbers. Aside from Azeron itself, this device is competing with maybe G502 & Razer Naga mice. But I canít see it being very accurate in that orientation and thereís too much mental processing to bang everything onto a single hand.

I still canít go past Azeron Compact for PC or consoles, so I might give this one a miss. If I could remove the Cyborg towers and replace them with buttons, thatís be my go-to. The towers just feel clunky to use.

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Re: Sony Nav alternative
« Reply #24 on: 04:10 PM - 04/21/22 »
Looks like a cluster f to try and use, and I agree the mouse sensor on it is a bizarre design choice...
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