Corsair's New Mouse Lineup and XL Mouse Mat Review: Page 5 of 9

Posted by James Keir on Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:00pm

Packaging & Closer Look: Harpoon RGB Wireless

The Harpoon RGB Wireless mouse comes in Corsair’s signature black and yellow packaging. The Harpoon can be seen on the front with its RGB elements colored blue. In the lower right-hand corner, it has badges showing that it is iCUE compatible and contains Corsair’s SLIPSTREAM Wireless Technology.

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The back of the packaging shows a few shots of the Harpoon RGB at a few different angles and lists a some of its features in 4 languages. Also listed are the systems requirements which include: a USB port or Bluetooth 4.0+ enable device, Windows 7/8/10 and, an internet connection to download iCUE software.

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On the side of the box, there is a side view of the Harpoon and in the lower left corner, a description that describes the mouse as a “Wireless rechargeable Gaming Mouse with SLIPSTREAM Technology”.

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On the next side, we have another tagline: “Win Without Wires”.

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Removing the Harpoon from the box, it is packaged with black cardboard with the wire visible at the bottom.

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After everything has been removed from the packaging, included with the Harpoon RGB Wireless mouse is a warranty guide, safety pamphlet, and a user manual.

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Similar to the Ironclaw, the Harpoon also has an RGB backlit Corsair logo on the back of the mouse.

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Covering the entire left side is a textured surface which is filled with raised triangles.  Embedded in this surface, are the first 2 buttons of the Harpoon’s 6 buttons.

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The Harpoon’s right side contains the same textured surface as the left, which also covers the entire side.

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The front of the mouse has a textured mouse wheel which somewhat resembles a small tire. Both the right and left mouse buttons have a smooth surface with the left containing “Corsair” written on the side. The center button of the Harpoon is used to cycle through the configured DPI settings. Each setting is programmed with an assigned color, which is displayed on the RGB LED at the top of the button.

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On the bottom of the mouse, there is a switch which is used to turn off/on the Harpoon’s wireless connectivity. There are 3 settings which include: 2.4GHz, Off, and Bluetooth. Like most mice, the optical sensor is located in the middle and also included are 4 pads at either corner of the mouse. On the right-hand side, there is a small compartment that can be opened with your finger.

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Opening the compartment reveals the Harpoon’s USB wireless receiver which is used for 2.4GHz mode.

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Tilting the mouse shows the micro USB connector used to both charge the mouse and to run in wired mode.

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The wire itself follows the contours of the mouse so when it’s plugged in you wouldn’t know the Harpoon was a wireless mouse.

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The Harpoon also has the same premium braided black sleeve as the Ironclaw.

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The wire of the Harpoon has a custom molded USB connector that has the Corsair logo embossed on it.

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