Gembird A4Tech TL-8 Terminator Gaming Mouse

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Review: Gembird A4Tech TL-8 Terminator Gaming Mouse

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The black and silver Gembird A4Tech TL-8 Terminator is an impressive mouse, which is available for approximately 45 euros. This gamer is the top model from the Terminator series and has been subjected to a detailed test.

The perfect laser

This laser is an optical mouse for the computer, which uses a laser diode to illuminate the contact surface, that is to say when the mouse is touched. Therefore, the Gembird A4Tech TL-8 Terminator differs essentially from the conventional optical mice using a LEd as a light source. The laser has been specially developed as an alternative to conventional optical mice since these have difficulties with the LED light sources to find the direction of movement.Also problems with the speed on unstructured, and transparent or also mirroring surfaces are to be found. The Gembird A4Tech TL-8 Terminator Laser Mouse handles all this in a hand rotation. This laser was tested on various surfaces in the test and was very well suited to smooth surfaces such as metal or polished wood due to the speckle effect. This particular effect provides high contrast, even on low-textured surfaces. The laser or infrared light used and the wavelengths of the mouse are so weak that it is absolutely safe for the human eye.  

Equipment and function

The 145 gram lightweight terminator TL8 mouse is put into operation with a 1.8 meter long cable and the supplied Windows XP Home Software. The product of the brand Gembird has the compact dimensions of 8.4 x 12 x 4.3 cm.The optical mouse has eight buttons and has a resolution of 3200 dpi. The powerful Gamer proved very positive in the test, with the power of thirty G maximum acceleration, and a response time of 1 ms. The bale-grip control mode and the real-time sensitivity switch with 200 - 3,200 dpi, 368 megapixels per second round off this perfect mouse. Other features, such as the scrolling wheel, and the modern V-Track technology, as well as the HoleLESS HD engine, and the seven buttons, which are programmable, also convinced the test.  

Attractive appearance and perfect workmanship

The black silver metallic color makes the Gembird Mouse A4Tech Laser Mouse look as if it is made of aluminum. In reality, it is a robust plastic. The quality of the processing leaves nothing to be desired. The wide and rubberized scroll wheel allows easy and precise turning. The two standard mating buttons are equipped with a proven and well-known Omron microswitch, which in the test could withstand up to several millions of clicks. This mouse with a lighted housing, can be perfectly managed on the mousepad and is also very well in the hand.  

Optical mouse

This model has a compact and lightweight design and works with Plug & Play. Thus, installing a driver is unnecessary. The mouse, which works on many surfaces, is equipped with an advanced optical sensor for very high precision. It can be used by left- and right-handed people. The laser is suitable for connection to a computer and supports USB 2.0 and 3.0 standard. The built-in memory with 160 kilobytes makes it possible for several different profiles to be created, such as standard, FPS and MMO.  

Always up to date

On the back of the mouse is the color coded manufacturer logo. In the test, it was particularly positive that the laser mouse is always up-to-date, as the software adaptation makes this Gembird mouse one step further. The firmware can be updated regularly and the settings for the different weapons can be downloaded without any problems. This model offers the maximum resolution. The accuracy can be controlled by smaller steps.  

Advantages of the Gembird A4Tech TL-8 terminator

This mouse has the advantage that it works perfectly on all surfaces. Moreover, it is much more precise than conventional ball mice. This is because the laser scanning gives a much more exact position than would be possible with mechanical possibilities. It is ideal for creating detailed graphics. Also dust and dirt reaches the inside of the mouse only with difficulty so the device promises a long life. Since there are no mechanical parts, no cleaning action is necessary. Another important advantage is that this perfect gamer mouse from Gembird is very energy-saving.


Conclusion guy The gamer will be thrilled by the Gembird A4Tech TL-8 terminator laser mouse. The cable-bound gaming mouse is scanned by the laser sensor with a hundred to 8,200 DPI and the built-in 160 kilobyte memory allows the creation of different profiles. The practical Omron switch promises a lifetime of twenty million clicks. The sliding feet made of metal ensure quick reactions. The software included in the delivery provides access to various options, such as Ultra Guns, Buttons, Sensitivity, Guard, and About, as well as Oscar Macro, and Headshot. The lighted housing of the gaming mouse is an additional plus. The Gembird A4Tech TL-8 Terminator Laser Mouse is one of the best on the market, has very good value for money and is absolutely worth a recommendation.

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