Mionix AB is a Swedish based company established in 2007 by Peter Nygren. The company’s goal is to provide stylish, and high quality gaming peripherals to the PC market that have a touch of innovation. In its short time of existence, Mionix has amassed a decent amount of peripheral offerings for gamers to choose from. One such offering is the Naos 8200 Gaming Mouse which we were fortunate to get our grubby little hands on to test out. Lets see if Mionix has what it takes to take on some of the high end offerings of the more established big boys of the current gaming peripheral market.
Our Naos 8200 sample came in a black box sporting a picture of the mouse itself as well as the company logo on the bottom left. The back of the box gives you a product description of the mouse as well as technical specifications. Pretty straight forward and simple design, and box art concept. We dig it. : ).
The box is a two box design meaning there is an outer box that acts as a covering, and the main box which actually houses the mouse. Removing the outer box we see the Naos 8200 patiently waiting to be released protected by a plastic shell casing.
The body is composed of a smooth rubberish material which is pleasing to the touch. Not to rough but not too soft. It’s the baby bear feel : )
As you might have already noticed the mouse contains sports LEDs which can be changed to various colors depending on what colors suit you. Below are a few examples of the LED illuminations you can choose from.
The mouse has a total of seven programmable buttons. The mouse wheel. The left, and right click buttons. Two buttons located on the left side of the mouse, and two buttons that rest just below the mouse wheel.
Flipping the mouse over we see the Naos 8200′s feet which offer decent resistance, but at the same time aid the mouse glide on surfaces.
We are also shown the sensor which is laser based. Below are it’s specs per Mionix’s site:
*8200 DPI gaming laser sensor
*Max tracking speed 3.8 m/sec (150 ips)
*Max acceleration 30g
*Data Format 16-bit both sensor and USB
*Adjustable to1ms response time
*Up to 12000fps
*10.8 megapixel per second Image processing power
The Naos 8200 is a wired based mouse that uses a braided cable to connect via a gold plated USB 2.0 connection. The cable measures 2m (about 6.5ft).