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Shrkoon Announces SHARK Force Gaming Mouse

Sharkoon has expanded their range of gaming peripherals and presents a low-priced mouse for beginners. The SHARK Force Gaming Mouse comes in a stylish, minimalistic design as well as the trendy colors white, green, pink or black.

The new addition features a high precision optical sensor with a maximum 1600 DPI and 4000 FPS. DPI settings from 600, 1000 up to 1600 on the mouse can be adjusted using the three-level DPI button. The DPI level is displayed based on the brightness of the illuminated DPI sensor. The minimalistic and ergonomic design of the SHARK Force offers, thanks to the rubberized surface, optimal hold and always remains securely in hand.

Sharkoon GSone Gaming Headset Now PS4 Compatible

The recently introduced GSone Professional Gaming Headset in its latest revision is now compatible with the PlayStation 4. Thanks to the 4-pin 3.5 mm TRRS stereo jack the headset can now be directly connected to the DualShock controller of the PS4. Game sound and voice chat is then transmitted comfortably through the headset. Cable length is 1.1 meters with this connection option. The GSone can readily attach to current smartphones, MP3 players and mobile gaming devices with TRRS connectors (examples are the iPhone 5s, Samsung GALAXY S5 or PlayStation Vita). On a PC or notebook, the GSone is connected via the included 1.4 meter long adapter cable by means of two conventional 3.5 mm stereo jacks. Total cable length is 2.5 meters.

The lightweight, 325 gram GSone was specifically designed to meet the requirements of gamers. The ergonomic design, sturdy yet lightweight material characteristics and the padded, individually adjustable headband of the GSone ensures a good fit on a variety of different head shapes. The ear pads are circumaural in design and feature extra-large cushions. The volume can be easily adjusted by use of a dial on the right ear cup. The flexible and robust microphone is especially designed for voice applications. The microphone self-mutes by simply folding up vertically the microphone arm (Tilt-up Mute).

Sharkoon Vaya II Value PC Case Now Also Available in White

The recently introduced Vaya II case series was expanded to include a new color option: the Value version is now also available in white.

The Vaya II Value white offers various features at a fair price-performance ratio. Its dimensions are 470 x 205 x 437 mm (L x W x H). The interior also has a white finish. Thanks to the provided side panels, the Vaya II offers more room for easy installation of tower coolers with a maximum height of up to 16.5 cm. Graphics cards with a length of up to 26.5 cm also have room. Maximum length for a power supply is 28 cm, which can be installed on the case floor, which includes a pre-installed dust filter. For cooling, a blue 120 mm LED fan with a mesh look is already pre-installed. Optionally, an 80 mm or 120 mm fan can be installed in the back panel. In addition, the case provides an installations opening for CPU coolers, three openings for water cooling as well as a cable management system.

SHARKOON Announces the WPM BRONZE Series Power Supplies

Sharkoon expands its range of energy-efficient power supplies with their new WPM BRONZE series. The new series complies, with an efficiency of over 85 percent by 50 percent load as well as over 82 percent by 20 percent and 100 percent load, with the stringent requirements of the "80 PLUS BRONZE" certification.

The WPM BRONZE series also offers, in addition to its high efficiency, the latest ATX V2.3 standard. Like the recently introduced WPM V2 power supply series, the BRONZE version also provides a cable management system, which features two PCIe cables, each with one 6+2-pin connector for graphics cards. In addition, the WPM Bronze provides a cable with three 4-pin peripheral device connectors, a cable with two 4-pin peripheral device connectors and a floppy connector as well as two SATA cables with three 15-pin connectors, respectively. Therefore, the only cables used are the ones needed to install the desired PC components. This not only ensures an orderly case but also improves internal airflow.

Sharkoon Announces BD28 Gaming Tower

The Sharkoon BD28 is a tailored gaming ATX case in a brawny design, which is available in the exterior colors black and gunmetal. With the black version, the colors red, blue or green can be selected for the interior finish with the front LEDs and case fans also illuminating in the corresponding color. The gunmetal edition is available with two blue LED fans and a black interior finish. The provided acrylic side panel provides insight into the inner workings. Thanks to the issued side panels and its 235 mm width, installation of very large tower coolers with a maximum height of 179 mm is ensured. Extra-long graphics cards of up to 415 mm can also be installed due to its modular hard drive management. While fully equipped with the maximum number of 2.5" hard drives/SSDs the case still offers enough space for VGA cards up to 325 mm.

Sharkoon Releases the WPM V2 Power Supplies

Sharkoon introduces with the new WPM V2 series the successor to the popular WPM power supplies. The WPM series in Version 2 has an efficiency of over 80% and meets the latest ATX V2.3 standard. Also new is the revised modular cable management system, which now offers two PCIe cables with a 6+2 pin connector for graphics cards.

For the first time, the V2 is available in 700 watts; the predecessor was available with a maximum of 600 watts. In addition, the WPM V2 includes a cable with three 4-pin peripheral device connectors, a cable with two 4-pin peripheral device connectors, a floppy connector as well as two SATA cables, each with three 15-pin connectors. Thus, it is possible for the user to only install the cables needed for their PC components. This not only ensures order within the case, but also improves internal airflow.

SHARKOON Readies the Vaya II and Vaya II Value PC Cases

SHARKOON Technologies is currently preparing the release of its second-generation Vaya midi-tower PC cases, the Vaya II and Vaya II Value. Both models measure 470 (L) x 205 (W) x 437 (H) mm and feature four 5.25-inch drive bays, one 2.5-inch and four 3.5-inch trays for storage devices (HDDs/SSDs/SSHDs), seven PCI slots, one pre-installed 120 mm LED-equipped front fan, and three pre-drilled holes on the rear panel for water-cooling tubing.

The Vaya II has a front panel with two USB 2.0 ports and comes in black while the Vaya II Value has dual USB 3.0 ports, includes an acrylic side window, and will be available in black and 'GunMetal'.

SHARKOON Introduces the SHARK Blades 120 mm Case Fans

SHARKOON Technologies has today launched the SHARK Blades a new line of case fans that take a ' triple attack approach to a silent and cooler system'. Seen below these fresh fans make use of a curved 3D frame design that improves air flow, they feature air-stabilizing fan blades and a Fluid Dynamic Sleeve Bearing, and are set to operate at 1,000 RPM - speed at which their sound output tops 19 dB(A).

The SHARK Blades cost 13 Euro and come in four color schemes - black/red, black/blue, black/green and black/yellow.

Sharkoon Unveils the Mask Midi Tower PC Case

Sharkoon Technologies has today revealed a new midi tower PC chassis, a model named simply ' Mask'. Seen below, the case measures 490 (L)x 210 (W) x 450 (H) mm, it weighs 6 kg and features a top I/O panel with two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports, two 5.25-inch drive bays, three 3.5-inch and four 2.5-inch bays, two rear openings for water cooling tubing, and three built-in 120 mm fans (one at the back and two in front).

The Mask has yet to be priced.

Sharkoon Announces REX Water Cooling Edition Case

Sharkoon expands its range of PC cases and introduces the REX Water Cooling Edition Midi Tower for micro-ATX mainboards. A novel construction allows the installation of a 120 mm or 240 mm water cooling radiator in the top of the case. Thus, the midi tower is well prepared for space-saving installation of high-performance water cooling systems. Externally, the 6 kg case differs only slightly from the well-known REX series, the internal structure, however, was completely revised. Only micro-ATX mainboards can be installed, thus, the Rex Water Cooling Edition wins additional mounting space for large radiators.

For the alternative installation of an air cooler, thankfully nothing will stand in the way of a tower cooler with a width up to 205 mm and a maximum height up to 165 mm. A tinted acrylic window provides insight into the housing interior and the installed components. Order is ensured through a cable management system.

Sharkoon Readies the REX MWC Midi-Tower PC Case

Sharkoon Technologies has just unveiled a new PC enclosure, a midi-tower named REX MWC which can hold one micro ATX motherboard and has mounting space for 120 mm or 240 mm radiators. The case measures 455 (L) x 205 (W) x 435 (H) mm and also has an acrylic side window, a front I/O panel with USB 2.0 (x 4) and audio (x 2) ports and a top one with USB 3.0 (x 2) plugs, two 5.25-inch bays, three 3.5/2.5-inch drive trays, two pre-drilled holes for liquid cooling tubing on the rear panel, and three pre-installed 120 mm fans - two with blue LEDs in front and a LED-less one at the back.

The REX MWC has yet to be priced.

SHARKOON GSone Gaming Headset Goes On Sale

Sharkoon expands its range for computer gamers and introduces the GSone Professional PC Gaming Stereo Headset. The headset provides rich sound due to its high quality workmanship and thanks to the 53 millimeter premium speakers.

The lightweight, 325 gram GSone was specifically designed to meet the requirements of PC gamers. The ergonomic design, sturdy yet lightweight material characteristics and the padded, individually adjustable headband of the GSone ensures a good fit on a variety of different head shapes. The ear pads are circumaural in design and feature extra-large cushions. This results in less outside noise being perceived, while enhancing the overall wearing comfort. The gamer can thus concentrate on their game or communicating with their team. The volume can be easily adjusted by use of a dial on the right ear cup.

SHARKOON Releases the Bulldozer Midi-Tower PC Case

SHARKOON Technologies has now made available the Bulldozer, a midi-tower PC chassis for gamers and enthusiasts that are on a tighter budget. This new case measures 480 (L) x 235 (W) x 460 (H) mm, it weighs 6.5 kg and features a front I/O panel with two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, two 5.25-inch drive bays, and seven (4 x 2.5-inch and 3 x 3.5-inch) internal drive trays.

SHARKOON's case also has an acrylic side window, two (red, blue or green-colored) 120 mm fans (front and back), and it offers support for graphics cards up to 415 mm long. The Bulldozer comes in three color schemes (black/red, black/blue, black/green) and costs 49.99 Euro.

Sharkoon Unveils the MA Series Micro ATX PC Cases

Sharkoon expands its range of low-priced PC cases and introduces four new mini towers with the MA-A1000, MA-I1000, MA-M1000 and MA-W1000 for µATX mainboards. The cases are nearly identical and differ mainly in just the optics.

True to the motto "Save on space - not on possibilities!" the cases in the series provide, despite their compact size of 415 x 185 x 360 millimeters, space for up to eight hard drives/SSDs, which can be decoupled installed. In addition, graphics cards up to 340 millimeters in length as well as CPU coolers with a maximum height of 165 millimeters can be installed. The cases contain two 5.25" drive bays and a 3.5" drive bay. Pre-installed is also a Sharkoon BayExtension. Through this special installation frame up to four additional Solid State Disks can be attached. Two pre-installed fans, a 140 mm fan in the front and a 120 mm in the rear of the case ensure continuous air flow. Removable dust filters are located on the front and lower ventilation openings. In the versions without a window, an optional fan on the side panel can be installed.

Sharkoon Announces the GSone Gaming Headset

The GSone expands the range of stereo headsets from Sharkoon and sets entirely new standards. Due to its high-quality manufacturing and its rich sound quality, it is especially tailored to the requirements of PC gamers.

The ergonomic design, robust yet lightweight material characteristics and the padded, individually adjustable headband of the GSone ensures a perfect fit on a variety of different head shapes. Thanks to the comfortable, extra-large ear cushions, the headset offers the outstanding comfort during hours of gaming sessions. The ear pads are circumaural, thus dampening external noise and allowing players to concentrate on their game and communicate with their team. The volume can be adjusted simply and easily through the control located on the right ear cup.

Sharkoon Launches the Rush Core Gaming Headset

Sharkoon expands its entry level PC headset series with a low-priced, closed design, gaming stereo headset. The new Sharkoon Rush Core stereo headset comes in a black/white color scheme and it's aimed at price-conscious gamers.

Due to the enclosed ear cup design ambient noise is reduced. The built-in speakers have a diameter of 40 mm and a maximum power of 150 milliwatts. The headband and earpieces are padded to ensure a comfortable fit during wear. In addition, it also features a swiveling, flexible microphone, which can be pivoted into the desired speaking position. The volume control is integrated into the 250 centimeter long cable and offers the possibility to completely mute the microphone. It is connected by means of two 3.5 mm stereo jacks, for the headset and microphone, respectively. The headset is ideal for games as well as other voice and multimedia applications. A transport bag is also included with the headset.

Sharkoon Announces Availability of FireGlider Optical Gaming Mouse

Sharkoon has expanded their range of gaming peripherals and presents a revised version of the popular FireGlider gaming mouse for lovers of optical mice. The new "FireGlider Optical" is now equipped with an optical sensor, which offers up to 3,000 DPI and 3,600 FPS. Through the DPI selector, the sampling rate of the sensors can be adjusted up to five levels from 400 to a maximum 3,000 DPI. The DPI levels are represented with different colors or color combinations.

The proven layout of the FireGlider was maintained and provides a matte finish with flame design. As before, the thumb rest ensures a secure hold. In the bottom of the FireGlider Optical is the famous Weight Tuning System, which consists of seven interchangeable metal weights. Thus, the weight of the mouse can be adjusted from 118 grams up to a maximum of 135 grams. Players can adjust the weight to suit personal preferences.

Sharkoon Announces Drakonia Black Laser Gaming Mouse

Sharkoon is expanding their range of gaming peripherals and presents a new version of the popular green Drakonia Gaming Laser Mouse. The new "Drakonia Black" comes in a gray-black design, rubberized surface and an Avago ADNS-9800 Laser Sensor with a sampling rate of 8200 DPI.

The Drakonia Black features the same ergonomic design with eleven buttons, 4-way scroll wheel and internal memory for user profiles. Through the corresponding configuration software, the functions of the buttons as well as the scroll wheel are freely programmable. However, the color of the Drakonia is new. The design of the dragon scales is now gray and black. In addition, a ADNS-9800 laser sensor from Avago is added, supporting up to 8,200 DPI and a maximum 12,000 FPS. The LED display on the mouse constantly indicates the DPI setting. Also new: the rubberized SoftSkin surface provides a soft feel with a maximum grip.

Sharkoon Intros Unique 5.25" Bay Extension Accessory

Enthusiast PC components maker Sharkoon rolled out an interesting new accessory that makes you put your vacant 5.25-inch drive bays to productive use. The 5.25" Bay Extension, as it's called by Sharkoon, is a double-sided drive form-factor adapter. On its top side, it provides room for either a 3.5-inch drive, or two 2.5-inch ones arranged next to each other. On its bottom side, it stacks up two additional 2.5-inch drives.

Measuring 116 x 146 x 37 mm (LxWxH), and weighing about 150 g, the 5.25" Bay Extension from Sharkoon, is made almost entirely of steel, with rubber vibration dampening washers for the 3.5-inch bay. It is available in four color options, black, blue, red, and green. The company did not reveal pricing information.

Sharkoon Announces Flexi-Drive GO

Sharkoon is expanding their range of affordable flash drives and introduces the new "Flexi-Drive GO" series. Additionally, the existing USB flash drive series was revised and now offers an improved read/write performance. Also new: The Flexi-Drive Ultimate is now available with 256 gigabytes.

The "Flexi-Drive GO" is a downwards compatible USB 3.0 flash drive, which replaces the manufacturer's previous USB 2.0 drives. Sharkoon thus focuses exclusively on the latest transfer standard and consequently removes USB 2.0 drives out of their program. The drives offer the latest transfer performance but are priced the same as the USB 2.0 standard of the previous series. They are available in 8, 16, 32 and 64 gigabytes. The Flexi-Drive GO, through USB 3.0, reaches a read rate of up to 80 MB/s and a write rate of up to 10 MB/s. The 8 GB version achieves a write rate of up to 5 MB/s. They support the operating systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS 10.x and Linux from Kernel 2.4. Dimensions are 55 x 18 x 8 mm (L x W x H) and weighs around 7 grams.

Sharkoon Announces New VS3 Case Series

Sharkoon introduces a new series of Midi-ATX cases. The models of the VS3 series are aimed at price-conscious budget customers who do not accept compromises in quality and features. The Standard models of the VS3 ATX case series offers three drive bays for optical drives and an externally accessible 3.5" drive bay. This can, as an example, be used for a card reader, fan controller or USB hub.

Behind the LED fan illuminating the mesh front sits the option for either two 3.5" hard drives and a 2.5" hard drive/SSD or alternatively a 3.5" hard drive and two 2.5" hard drives/SSDs. The components can either be mounted vertically or horizontally within the compact case, in order to incorporate graphic cards with a maximum length of up to 35 cm. The maximum height of the CPU cooler is 15.5 cm.

Sharkoon Announces A Trio of Gaming Mousepads

Sharkoon introduces three new gaming mouse pads, each for different applications. The stable Sharkoon 1337 Tough Gaming Mouse Pad, with its finely textured hard plastic surface, is especially designed for Teflon skates, providing maximum acceleration and precision movements. The underneath "rubber base" creates a non-slip grip even in the most action packed game situations. The natural rubber attaches itself firmly to any surface and also compensates for minor irregularities. With edge lengths of 355 x 255 mm and a low height of 3 mm, the pad provides ample action gaming space and convenience. "Tough" not only refers to the material, but also the design: The black background sports a yellow "Danger Shark Zone" warning logo. The mouse pad weighs 220 g.

Sharkoon Announces the X-Tatic Air Wireless Gaming Headset

Sharkoon is expanding their range of gaming headsets with a wireless version. The X-Tatic Air wireless multiplatform headset was developed specifically for the needs of console gamers. The stereo headset is compatible with Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PC and notebooks as well as TV sets and other sound sources with RCA audio outputs.

Installation is quite simple: The transmitter is quickly connected to the respective terminal through the enclosed adapter. Of course, all voice chat features on the consoles are fully supported. In regards to the PS3, the microphone function is connected directly to the gaming console via USB. The microphone input on the Xbox 360 controller is simply connected to the headset through the enclosed chat cable.

Sharkoon Also Readies the REX3 Value and REX3 Economy Cases

In addition to releasing the REX8 models Sharkoon is also preparing the introduction of two more midi tower PC cases, the REX3 Value and REX3 Economy. These entry-level chassis' are as big as the REX8 models (485 x 185 x 420 mm), they weight 6.5 kg and have three 5.25-inch and four 3.5-inch drive bays, a mesh front panel, six USB ports (6 x USB 2.0 for the Economy, 2 x USB 3.0 and 4 x USB 2.0 for the Value), seven PCI slots, and three holes for watercooling tubes on the back panel. Both cases support graphics cards up to 29 cm long and CPU coolers up to 16 cm tall. The REX3 Value also comes with two 120 mm LED fans, one in front and one at the rear.

The REX3 Economy will be available in black and the REX3 Value will come in black and white (and with a side window).

Sharkoon Rolls Out the REX8 Midi Tower PC Cases

Sharkoon has this week released a couple of new cases, the REX8 Value and REX8 Economy midi towers. Both models measure 485 (L) x 185 (W) x 420 (H) mm and feature six USB ports (2 x USB 3.0 plus 4 x USB 2.0 on the Value, 6 x USB 2.0 on the Economy), four 5.25-inch and four 3.5/2.5-inch drive bays, a mesh front panel, seven PCI slots, and three pre-drilled holes on the back panel for watercooling tubing.

The REX8 Economy comes only in black and costs about €39, while the REX8 Value, with its two pre-installed 120 mm fans (both equipped with LEDs) and side window, is available in both black (~ €46) and white (~ €48).
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