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Anker 8200 DPI High Precision Laser Gaming Mouse

Anker 8200 DPI High Precision Laser Gaming Mouse

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Product Description

When you’re logging hours in front of the computer, nothing is more important than comfortable, accurate control. Up your play with this 8200 DPI High-Precision Laser Gaming Mouse from Anker. When every second counts, it could mean the difference between victory and defeat.

Like a glove.

With a contoured body and 8-piece weight tuning system, the Anker® High-Precision Laser Gaming Mouse feels like an extension of your hand. Non-slip buttons ensure firm control over your moves, while a smooth, protected underside allows you to glide over flat surfaces with ease. Don’t cramp up and botch an execution. Give your hand the comfort it deserves.

Get the touch.

Set your mouse at up to 8200 DPI and gain an advantage over your opponents, commanding your squad, army, or player with ultimate precision. With increased polling and frame rates (1000 and 12000, respectively), you’ll be glad you went with Anker. Thanks to an Avago ADNS-9800 microchip, you won’t have to worry about lags again.

Customize away.

Via an easy-to-use control panel, configure your mouse to your preferences. Assign functions to 9 different buttons so that you can operate more efficiently during gameplay. What’s more, save up to 2 onboard profiles for fast, easy loading and choose from more than 16 million lighting options to really make this mouse yours.

System Requirements.

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP.
USB port.

Customer Reviews

Ryan Rollins "kirbyrules"
  • Five Stars
  • Love this mouse. Works perfectly and the amount of customization are really nice. also... COLORS!
  • 2015-05-24

Janet V.
  • Four Stars
  • gift
  • 2015-05-24

Axing Foe
  • I love this mouse
  • I love this mouse, affordable, sleek look, high dpi, adjustable weights. But you need to know that this is a big mouse, so might not be good for kids. And since I use the mouse hours each day, my sweat must have made it smell really bad. Just clean it regularly and it should be fine.
  • 2015-05-24

Hubert Walkowski
  • and the buttons and all the pretty lights are nice
  • After almost 6 months of using this mouse, I am not blown away. It functions okay, and the buttons and all the pretty lights are nice, BUT... the ergonomics are off. The inside of the left palm sits too high and too far back, making reaching the buttons on the left side of the mouse difficult. Also, the mouse wheel is terrible. It feels like its movement is hindered by unnecessary friction within the structure of the mouse. This fault is compounded by trying to use the mouse wheel with sweaty fingers. The mouse wheel also seems to be spinning off axis due to the structure of the mouse buttons. The mouse wheel is off about maybe 4 degrees counter-clockwise, forcing you to use the top right edge of the wheel to spin it, with the edge being very smooth and further adding to the difficulty. Finally, mouse buttons 8 & 9 are right under the center of your hand, making you have to lift your hand up and contort you fingers in order to press them. I do not use them often, if at all, as a result of this inconvenience. Overall, the mouse is alright if you don't have short sweaty fingers, but I would recommend a mouse with better ergonomics, like a logitech.
  • 2015-05-24

RHS
  • The set up was easy, and the option to adjust the DPI on ...
  • I just got it today, to be used both for graphics design and FPS gaming. My previous mouse, a Logitech Performance MX, developed tracking Alzheimer's.The mouse is not as humpy as the MX, nor is as heavy. Even with all the weights loaded - which I did - it feels very lightweight. Personally, I'd prefer it to be a tad humpier and heavier, but it takes used to. The set up was easy, and the option to adjust the DPI on the fly is awesome. My Photoshop accuracy is now insane, without needing to zoom in. At Counter-Strike, I made a personal record during my test game, using it at 500Hz polling and 4000 DPI. Despite going from a wireless to a corded mouse, I like it better. Response is instant, there is zero lag and I hope the optics will last for some time. The price is hard to beat also. I would subtract 1/2 a star for the weight, if it were a little heavier it'd be perfect.
  • 2015-05-24
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Customer FAQ

Q1.  What is DPI?
Dots per inch (DPI) is a measurement of the mouse's sensitivity. A high DPI setting will translate small movements of the mouse on your mouspad to very large movements of the cursor on the screen and can help improve mouse accuracy.
Q2.  What is polling rate?
Polling rate (or report rate) determines how often your mouse sends information to your computer. The number in Hz directly translates to the number of times each second the mouse send data to the computer.
Q3.  What factors are most important to take into consideration when buying a new gaming mouse?
There are two major factors to consider when choosing a gaming mouse: the way the mouse feels in your hand and its performance. As long as you feel comfortable when clicking, moving, and gripping the mouse, then it will be an appropriate choice. As for performance, you should take several key parameters into account, such as the number of function keys, DPI, polling rate, and customizability. Generally speaking, the higher the value of DPI and polling rate the faster the operating speed and accuracy of the mouse will be.
Q4.  Can I use the gaming mouse to replace my regular mouse?
Yes, absolutely. The gaming mouse is completely optimised, this means it can facilitate web browsing and use with any other software. By creating different profiles for different applications, you can use the gaming mouse to completely revolutionise the way you use your computer.
Q5.  Do I need extra drivers for my mouse to work?
Yes. You will need the drivers and software utility downloadable on our website to configure the mouse buttons. Without the drivers and utility the mouse will still work but the programmable buttons will not function correctly.
Q6.  Are there Mac drivers for this mouse?
No, there are only Windows drivers available. The mouse will still work with Macs but just with the standard 3 operational buttons i.e. left and right click and the scroll wheel button.
Q7.  How do I configure the key functions for this mouse?
This is done through the software utility. Download and install the drivers and utility from our website to have a better view of how this is done.
Q8.  What is the size of this mouse. Will it fit my hand?
The mouse is slightly larger then the normal mouse (127 x 79 x 43 mm / 5.0 x 3.1 x 1.7in). Some users prefer a smaller mouse, some prefer large. It is completely user preference.
Q9.  Why is the cursor so fast?
This shows that the DPI level is high. Press the DPI button on top of the mouse to reduce the level or you can do it from the software utility
Q10.  Can I record macros for both the keyboard and mouse?
No, this isn't possible.

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Latest Post

Anker 8200 help needed

I have not had any issues since I bought this item from amazon until ust recently. I am unable to use it, I still am able change the settings for it through the application, but not use any of the features aside from having the color changed. It appears that the laser has completely turned off. I have unistalled and reinstalled, no difference. None of the buttons on the mouse are able to be used, I would like to know how I may fix the issue, I have also tried on a differet CPU, same issue stands. 

 

Thank you for your time.

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Gabrielkbkim

Please Contact Support@ianker.com 

Reply Report as spam May 15, 2015 at 10:50 PM
MikeC

Did you download the driver from here?    http://www.ianker.com/support/98ANDS2368-BA   I've got the same mouse and I love it, it works great but it didn't function at it's full capacity until I loaded the drivers for it instead of just using the windows default drivers. If that doesn't work for you try contacting     support@ianker.com

 

 

Reply Report as spam May 15, 2015 at 9:12 PM
s turbo porsche

Yes, it worked excellent up until the issue at hand. Thanks for the reply, have a good one.

Reply Report as spam May 15, 2015 at 9:30 PM
s turbo porsche

I had an issue with my product, I called on tuesday, received excellent support with my situation, had the replacement two days later, today. Excellent product, will buy again if needed. 

Reply Report as spam May 21, 2015 at 10:27 PM
Is there a driver for the OSX?

SO, I have an "Anker 8200 DPI High Precision Laser Gaming Mouse," and I was wondering if there is a driver/software that I can use to customize my mouse. I understand that there are emulators for Windows and so but, for now I just need an answer.

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Gabrielkbkim

This is for Window 7, 8, xp or vista

You can still use the mouse but you cant do what window computer can do to this mouse.

 

Reply Report as spam Apr 11, 2015 at 11:43 PM
TechToyWizard

Nothing off-the-shelf Zachary but do an online search for your question. There is a lot of buzz about this mouse, maybe someone has come up with something to do what you're looking for.

Reply Report as spam Apr 12, 2015 at 1:16 AM
ANKER Team
You can find the driver and instruction manual via the following link: http://www.ianker.com/support/98ANDS2368-BA
Unfortunately, we do not provide a driver for Mac computers.
Reply Report as spam Apr 14, 2015 at 1:30 AM
David Last

neither driver nor the instruction manual is usable... if you can call them that. when one downloads the files, they are of no filetype and have no applicability to the mouse whatsoever. the mouse feels nice but has NO SUPPORTING DRIVER SOFTWARE to be provided. If this is not true please inform me. I am running Windows 7 64 bit.

Reply Report as spam May 2, 2015 at 4:19 PM
Scroll wheel intermittant operation

Some times the scroll whell will advance two or three times then will stop working, other times it will not work at all. I really like my 8200 except for the scroll wheel problem. I have upgraded the driver from Anker's web site, please help.

Order placed February 27, 2015, Delivered Mar 3, 2015 . Verified by Amazon.com 
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Gabrielkbkim

Welcome to anker where there are 18 month warranty 

Reply Report as spam Apr 11, 2015 at 11:28 AM
TechToyWizard

Quote From Gabrielkbkim: that is why you should be happy you chose to buy from the Anker store at Amazon!

Reply Report as spam Apr 11, 2015 at 1:22 PM
TechToyWizard

Scroll wheel issues can be one of the most frustrating things a mouse can do. To get your issue in front of a tech just drop an email to support@ianker.com - you are WELL protected under the warranty terms.

Reply Report as spam Apr 11, 2015 at 2:20 AM
ANKER Team
Thanks for contacting us. Please contact support via support@ianker.com stating the problem, serial number of the mouse and the Amazon order ID number.
Reply Report as spam Apr 13, 2015 at 4:00 AM
Download Trouble

Just got a new hard drive and opted for afresh install of everything. Came here to get the drivers but when I click on the download link for the 8200 driver, I get an anker page saying virus download blocked. The page is not from my antivirus or anything but from anker. I can't wait to get my mouse set back up, please fix! (Shot of page below)

Page in question

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Gabrielkbkim

i think there was temporary error

Reply Report as spam Apr 10, 2015 at 1:25 AM
TechToyWizard

Quote From Gabrielkbkim: yup that's what he said. It happens.

Reply Report as spam Apr 10, 2015 at 1:29 AM
ANKER Team
Thanks for contacting us. Kindly retry downloading it as we cannot replicate it on our end.
Reply Report as spam Apr 13, 2015 at 12:30 AM
TechToyWizard

Please forward to support@ianker.com

Reply Report as spam Apr 9, 2015 at 2:17 PM
pccpaso

It's back up!

Reply Report as spam Apr 9, 2015 at 3:46 PM
TechToyWizard

Quote From pccpaso: cool, thanks for sharing!

Reply Report as spam Apr 9, 2015 at 4:42 PM
Software Utility

How do I get the utility to set up my mouse... mouse works fine.. but no program to adjust/customize.  Not sure how the driver download works either..

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MikeC

The software is here http://www.ianker.com/support/98ANDS2368-BA

Reply Report as spam Mar 21, 2015 at 5:37 PM
Gabrielkbkim

http://www.ianker.com/support/98ANDS2368-BA

Reply Report as spam Mar 21, 2015 at 9:16 PM
gherardini

there is a link above, where it says: Instruction Manuals & Drivers >>   right next to where it says Product Description. Anything Anker posts requireing drivers has its drivers listed in the same spot.

Reply Report as spam Mar 22, 2015 at 10:58 AM
ANKER Team
Looks like others have already got this covered but please give our customer service team a shout at support@ianker.com if you need any further help.
Reply Report as spam Mar 22, 2015 at 10:00 PM
Weird DPI/Sensitivity?

I switched to this mouse from a Deathadder 2013, and the DPI settings don't feel right. I am used to playing on 800 DPI with two different mice, a Razer Deathadder, and a Logitech G9X, and they both feel like they have identical sensitivity. With the Anker mouse, 800 DPI feels extremely slow, and not at all playable. Is there any way to match the sensitivity accurately? I was under the impression that DPI should have roughly the same sensitivity across different mice.

If possible, it would be nice if Anker could offer an update to the drivers to allow for a 1:1 sensitivity option.

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Gabrielkbkim

for the mouse problem contact support@ianker.com 

Because it does not sound right

Reply Report as spam Mar 21, 2015 at 9:20 PM
ANKER Team
The software utility can help you customise all aspects of the mouse.

If that doesn't help then give our customer service team a shout at support@ianker.com.
Reply Report as spam Mar 22, 2015 at 10:00 PM
Warranty

The cord broke on my Anker 8200dpi mouse. I bought it Dec 5th 2014. Can I mail it back and get the cord fixed.

Thank You ( Great product)

David

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gherardini

send Anker support a message at support@ianker.com and see what they will do for you.

Reply Report as spam Mar 16, 2015 at 3:02 PM
ANKER Team
Sorry to hear that!

Give our customer service team a shout at support@ianker.com and they'll get a replacement sorted for you right away.
Reply Report as spam Mar 16, 2015 at 10:30 PM
Mouse for sale

This just went on sale at Amazon US for $23.99. WOW! Selling fast, price good only till they're gone.

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ANKER Team
Hope you all managed to snap it up before the end of the sale.
Reply Report as spam Mar 15, 2015 at 10:30 PM
Amazon deal time GET THIS FOR 23.99

amazon is doing lightning deals on this mouse for JUST 23.99$

66% off Get it now 

it ends in 2hr 40min

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Lasika

Thanks for the info man

Reply Report as spam Mar 13, 2015 at 8:26 PM
ANKER Team
Hope you all managed to snap it up before the end of the sale.
Reply Report as spam Mar 15, 2015 at 10:30 PM
Faulty mouse?

My cursor has just abruptly stopped working using the Anker 8200.  I have the Anker gaming mat, but the laser apparently won't work on it or the several other mousepads I own.  It'll work somewhat on the solid desk surface, however it still randomly sticks / freezes.  I've tried cleaning the mouse with microfiber cloth, but there's been no improvement.  It's also not my computer apparently, as the other mice I have lying around work without a hitch.  I've installed the Anker software as well, hoping perhaps it was a driver issue... and still, no dice.  It's become rather irritating, and I'm considering going back to Razer or Logitech.  Anyone had similar issues, and hopefully fixed them?

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ANKER Team
Please try giving the sensor a quick wipe and see if this helps.

If not then give our customer service team a shout at support@ianker.com, they'll be ready and waiting to help you further.
Reply Report as spam Mar 9, 2015 at 3:30 AM
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