Introduction

The mouse is provided with a high performance PixArt PMW3360 optical sensor assembly that can be easily replaced with a Pixart 9800 Laser Sensor, depending on your needs.

To avoid electronically damaging either your computer or your mouse, unplug the usb cable from its socket. To avoid electronically damaging either your computer or your mouse, unplug the usb cable from its socket.
  • To avoid electronically damaging either your computer or your mouse, unplug the usb cable from its socket.

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The Rival 700 mouse is a non wireless mouse. The micro-USB cable end is an elbow socket, secured by a plastic clip. To disconnect the cable from the mouse, firmly press the plastic clip using your thumb To disconnect the cable from the mouse, firmly press the plastic clip using your thumb
  • The Rival 700 mouse is a non wireless mouse. The micro-USB cable end is an elbow socket, secured by a plastic clip.

  • To disconnect the cable from the mouse, firmly press the plastic clip using your thumb

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The original nameplate is a soft rubber one that can be removed just by pulling it softly out of its socket. WARNING: When reassembling, if you're using a custom nameplate that may not be as stretchable as the original one, insert it softly, and use a lime tool on the new part to avoid damaging the mouse socket.
  • The original nameplate is a soft rubber one that can be removed just by pulling it softly out of its socket.

  • WARNING: When reassembling, if you're using a custom nameplate that may not be as stretchable as the original one, insert it softly, and use a lime tool on the new part to avoid damaging the mouse socket.

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You will be able to download the 3D files to design a custom nameplate on the Steelseries website. The link is also provided in the part description.
  • You will be able to download the 3D files to design a custom nameplate on the Steelseries website. The link is also provided in the part description.

  • On this picture, the original "RIVAL" nameplate will be replaced with a new one on which i just had my Twitch ID printed.

  • Be creative, use colored plastic, put logos and drawings on your mouse.

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Use both your index and thumb to gently pry the top cover out from the mouse. This part is a thin plastic one which needs a certain amount of strength to be removed. Be careful not to break it. This part is a thin plastic one which needs a certain amount of strength to be removed. Be careful not to break it.
  • Use both your index and thumb to gently pry the top cover out from the mouse.

  • This part is a thin plastic one which needs a certain amount of strength to be removed. Be careful not to break it.

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Steelseries sells a set of two different covers to replace the original one, with a sweat-resistant one f.e.
  • Steelseries sells a set of two different covers to replace the original one, with a sweat-resistant one f.e.

  • Check the parts section for the purchase link.

  • On the left, you can see on the wide led slot that is used to color the Steelseries logo on your mouse.

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Use a Philips #0 screwdriver to remove the four screws that are keeping the mouse sensor assembly sealed. Use a Philips #0 screwdriver to remove the four screws that are keeping the mouse sensor assembly sealed.
  • Use a Philips #0 screwdriver to remove the four screws that are keeping the mouse sensor assembly sealed.

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Insert your thumb and index in the two mouse holes and gently pry the sensor assembly out from its socket.
  • Insert your thumb and index in the two mouse holes and gently pry the sensor assembly out from its socket.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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