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Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 reviews of Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and durability. The design and usability also get good views, but many are negative about the reliability and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9 from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Reviewers really like the size and durability, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability. The design and price get mixed views.

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This summary is based on the products: Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9 Wireless Mouse for PC, Mac, and Mobile DevicesMad Catz M.O.U.S. 9 Wireless Mouse for PC, Mac, and Mobile DevicesMad Catz M.O.U.S. 9 Wireless Mouse for PC, Mac, and Mobile Devices

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Matt Smith (

Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9 Review


Though packed with features, the overpriced M.O.U.S.9 tosses the adjustability that made its predecessor, the R.A.T, unique. Its cheap plastics and lack of ergonomic design are unworthy of a mouse sold for half as much.

Includes zoom wheel and precision control button ; Adjustable palmrest

Plastics look cheap ; Poor ergonomics ; No hardware DPI adjustment ; Extremely overpriced

The M.O.U.S.9 could have brought the R.A.T’s signature adjustability to the masses. Instead, it strips out most of that unique functionality and replaces it with a heaping dose of nothing. Sure, the mouse offers Bluetooth 4.0 and a laser that works on...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (

Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9


The Mad Catz M.O.U.S. 9 looks and feels like a flexible, albeit pricey, wireless gaming mouse, even if Mad Catz tries to promote it as a mouse for non-gamers.

Flexible design. Comfortable

Expensive. Sensor isn't quite as gaming-oriented as other Mad Catz mice

Mad Catz made a very strange choice when it made the M.O.U.S. 9 wireless mouse. It pitched the mouse as a powerful, everyday, non-gaming mouse. Despite its name being M.O.U.S. 9, its design coming from Mad Catz' R.A.T. gaming mice series, and its...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Legit Reviews (

Mad Catz R.A.T. M and M.O.U.S. 9 Gaming Mice Review


The original R.A.T.s are still the more serious gaming mice, but the R.A.T. M and the M.O.U.S. 9 bring interesting mobility features to diversify Mad Catz offerings.

Jun, 2013

Silver Tachometer Award

Expert review by: David Ramsey (

Mad Catz M.O.U.S.9 Gaming Mouse


Enthusiasts know Mad Catz and their gaming-oriented peripherals. In fact, the company motto is All About the Game. Under their Tritton, Saitek, and Cyborg sub-brands, they've offered keyboards, headsets, game controllers, mice, flight sticks and other...

Battery lasts for a year ; Unique shape ; 10 programmable buttons ; Intuitive software makes programming the mouse easy ; Mac and Windows support ; Configuration-free Bluetooth 4.0

Very expensive ; Small glitches in Mac software ; Unique shape may not work for everyone

The performance of the M.O.U.S.9 mouse was excellent when considered as a non-gaming mouse. The slower polling rate introduces a slight but noticeable lag in fast-paced action games. The one-year battery life (if achieved) is also excellent.

May, 2013

Expert review by: Shawn Sanders (

MadCatz M.O.U.S. 9 GameSmart Mouse Review


Yesterday we caught a R.A.T. and immediately affixed sensors and probes to monitor its performance on the GR rat wheel. Upon completing out grueling series of cheese retrieval maze challenges, we played some games. The R.A.T.m [...]

Great performance for mobile gamers ; Solid battery life ; Great versatility ; Easy and expansive software suite ; Larger and more comfortable than R.A.T.m

Pricey ; Brief moments of lag from reception interference

May, 2013

Expert review by: James Pikover (

Mad Catz RAT 9 Review


When I reviewed the RAT 7, I was impressed. It's a great mouse, but I always knew that Mad Catz was holding back. The company did so, of course, to make the RAT 9. But the RAT 7 was so good! What else could be done to make an already excellent gaming...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Becky S. (

Cool device, not sure if worth the headache


If you are dead set on a R.A.T get the 7 it is the same as this but with a wire so you dont have to worry about the mouse turning off while in a game. ----- Overall the R.A.T 9 is NOT by any means a bad device, it simply has some quirks that are not...

Programmable buttons (5) I dont count the 3 modes as it is not easy to change them while playing a game ; Wireless ; Has weights ; Can be configured to fit any (Right) hand ; SEE CONS

Wireless, the batteries begin losing their charge VERY FAST after about 3 months, I have to swap them after 2 League matches (30-45 minute matches) ; The software DOES NOT SUPPORT AUTOMATIC PROFILE SWITCHING. you cannot link a profile to an EXE. THE...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Lukas T. (

Good mouse while it lasted


i absolutely loved the mouse while it worked i had no complaints until the problems started. i looked into the issue and i was not the only one to have this issue with this particular mouse. so i want to recommend this mouse thinking i just ended up...

Great aesthetic design fits very nice in my hand. very responsive and loads of extras. rechargeable batteries

price and after 11/2 yrs it started acting up. the dpi settings would automatically change on its own. the tracking would go haywire and barely work. and it would start doing this at random and then it would run fine and then it would start doing it...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

Comfortable but has issues


worthy upgrade if you have the $ I don't have a complaint with the battery life many people talk bad on. It really not all that bad since it comes w/ an extra battery.

The adjustments you can make (physically) are really nice ; Never thought the delay of my old wireless Logitech mx mouse was bad, but after using this thing, there is a huge improvement in the responsiveness when playing FPS

Same issue that a lot of people have with connectivity ; A) you have to remember to flip the switch on the mouse to OFF when you change the battery or the connection is done untill u unplug from tower ; B) When the computer goes into sleep mode,...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Kevin H. (

Rat 9 Dies After 2 Months of Light Use


No refund or replacement was offered, but to be fair, the return policy doesn't cover anything that has been in use for 2 months.

Beautifully designed, and fits any hand perfectly

Died after 2 months of light use. I used this mouse no more and 1 hour a day and it crapped out on me after two months

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications


Apple Lightning Connector: No
Built-in Storage Capability: No
Charging Unit Included: No
Force / Vibrate Feedback: No
Read / Write Functionality: No
Scrolling Function: Yes
Scrolling Type:4-ways
Scrolling Wheel: Yes
USB Hub: No

General Features

Battery-free Mouse: No
Gaming Product: Yes
Graphic Tablet with Mouse:Not Applicable
Graphic Tablet with Pen:Not Applicable
Input Registration:Optical Laser
Notebook Mouse: Yes
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:PC Mouse
Type of Connection:Bluetooth