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Mionix Propus 380

Posted February 25, 2011 by Jake in Peripherals







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by Jake
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Gaming surfaces (or more commonly known as mouse pads) are not nearly as popular, nor offer as wide a selection of models, as the actual mice that operate on them. Truth be told, most people probably have a mouse mat as an afterthought. Think about it, how many people do you know that actually call it a "gaming surface" rather than a "mouse pad"? Do you game on it? Not really. It’s quite a misnomer in my opinion, but I digress, so back to the real topic at hand.

Having used many different gaming surfaces over the years, I can confidently say that the lowly mouse pad is a much-maligned product that deserved a higher status in the pecking order of gaming accessories. A great gaming surface does make a world of difference, even more so with a premium mouse. A top notch surface will not help a garbage mouse though, so the two products share a symbiotic relationship of sorts.

Today we’re looking at a new gaming surface / mouse pad from Mionix, the Propus 380. It sports a very interesting design, as it has characteristics of both a speed mat and a control mat. Normally we’ve seen hybrid gaming surfaces to be rather disappointing, so let’s take a closer look at the Propus 380 and see if it can succeed where others have failed.

"Mionix was founded in 2007 and our head office is situated in south of Sweden. Our goal is to develop gaming gear with high performance and suitability for all type of players. Mionix stands for quality, design and a touch of innovation. Our crew are all specialists with a lot of experience of e-gaming which is a must to be able to bring forward top products to gamers. All Mionix products are named after visible stars in the sky and the combination of innovation & performance helps you to stay “light-years ahead of the game”!



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