Take your gaming to new, smoother levels with this Corsair Gaming Polaris gaming mousepad, which features an integrated USB port to give you more room for peripherals on your system. The low-friction micro surface reduces drag for in-the-moment play, and this Corsair Gaming Polaris gaming mousepad offers ample room for high-action gaming and movement.
Compatible with most mice
For wide-ranging use.
USB 2.0 pass-through port
Compatible with most mice, wireless headset adapters and cell phones.
The port on it is for passthrough, so you shouldn't have any slowdowns whatsoever. And yep, you can individually change the lighting on the mousepad whether you have a headset connected to its usb port or mouse.
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Can you try connecting to a different USB port? Preferably one directly on your computer, try to avoid updating FW while connected to a dock or hub. If you're still having issues after this, please feel free to reach out to our support team: support.corsair.com