News Posts matching "Cherry MX"

Return to Keyword Browsing

G.Skill Announces the RIPJAWS KM570 MX Mechanical Keyboard

G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world's leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is excited to announce the release and availability of the RIPJAWS KM570 MX mechanical gaming keyboard, featuring genuine Cherry MX keyswitches and full keyboard customizability without additional software. The genuine German-made Cherry MX keyswitches, available in flavors of red, brown, and blue, is the world's highest quality keyswitch that will let each keystroke feel exactly the same for 50 million keystrokes and an even longer durability.

Building upon the same foundation as the high-end KM780 series, the KM570 MX mechanical gaming keyboard is designed specifically for no-nonsense gamers and perfect for minimalistic typists who want a wide range of keyboard customizations. For an easy setup, the KM570 MX is simply plug-and-play, with no additional software required. This means no hassles when moving your keyboard from PC to PC, and all keyboard settings are controlled and stored on the keyboard itself.

Kingston Ships the HyperX Alloy FPS Gaming Keyboard

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the HyperX ALLOY FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is now shipping in Germany, UK, Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway. The full-size mechanical gaming keyboard has a space-saving layout allowing gamers to maximize desktop real estate for FPS mouse movement. The HyperX ALLOY FPS keyboard features Cherry MX Blue Mechanical switches to provide the tactile feedback and performance to support extreme gameplay and enable players to be the best gamers possible.

Built with a solid steel alloy frame, the HyperX ALLOY FPS keyboard features Cherry MX Blue Mechanical switches, HyperX red LED backlighting and six preset LED modes - including a custom mode. The keyboard also offers Game Mode to easily disable the Windows key to prevent game play interruptions, along with 100 percent anti-ghosting and full N-Key rollover functionality. For added flexibility and performance, HyperX ALLOY FPS features an easy access USB charging port located on the back of the keyboard, additional HyperX red-colored WASD/1234 keys, a detachable braided cord, and mesh travel pouch for protection and storage on the move.

GENUI Acquires ZF Subsidiary Cherry Group

Friedrichshafen/Auerbach/Hamburg. German private investment company GENUI and the Cherry management has announced the acquisition of the international Cherry Group from ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Excellent growth prospects for the computer input device manufacturer and its employees will result from the investment.

"It was very important to us to find a new owner for Cherry that would offer the company and its employees a solid future with good prospects," explains Michael Hankel, ZF member of the Board of Management responsible for Cherry. "GENUI offers precisely such a future and is therefore an outstanding partner for Cherry." ZF will sell its 100-percent share in the subsidiary as it concentrates investment in its core business. The Cherry Group posted sales of roughly €80 million in 2015. It has 380 employees worldwide, 280 of whom work at the company's headquarters in Auerbach, situated between Nuremberg and Bayreuth.

Cherry Announces the MX Board 9.0

Cherry, makers of the Cherry MX mechanical keyboard switches, and keyboards under its own brand, today announced the MX Board 9.0, a high-end mechanical gaming keyboard featuring Cherry MX RGB switches. Measuring 500 mm x 220 mm x 65 mm (LxDxH), the keyboard comes in variants featuring RGB-lit Cherry MX Blue, MX Brown, and MX Red switches. The Cherry MX Board 9.0 is characterized by an inward-curving design that makes keys along the top easier to reach, an overall asymmetric design, and a large rotary multi-function dial. Cherry didn't announce pricing or availability.

Corsair Announces the LUX Series Mechanical Keyboards

CORSAIR, a leader in high-performance gaming hardware, today announced the immediate and worldwide availability of its new LUX range of mechanical keyboards. Building on the phenomenal success of the CORSAIR K70, K70 RGB and K65, the new LUX range adds a host of new features and improvements. With enhanced lighting, USB pass-through and a back-lit optimized key cap font, CORSAIR LUX keyboards retain the core-design, premium materials and commitment to quality that has earned the CORSAIR K-series over 300 global media awards, making them the benchmark for high-performance keyboards.

Alongside the signature CORSAIR aluminum construction and 100% German-made Cherry MX keyswitches, the LUX range adds an enhanced internal lighting controller, allowing for finer color adjustment and even more vibrant patterns and effects. Paired with CUE (CORSAIR Utility Engine) software, stunning lighting effects are just a few clicks away.

Tesoro Also Unveils the Colada Spectrum

It's not just with the iconic Durandal Spectrum, Tesoro's RGB LED treatment extends to some of its other popular gaming keyboards, too, such as the Colada spectrum. This keyboard retains the feature-set of the original Colada, but with Cherry MX RGB switches, and software with which you can set any of 16.7 million colors for each of the keys, or even some groovy lighting effects that respond to your keystrokes.

Tesoro Shows off Durandal Spectrum

Tesoro gave the keyboard that put the company on the map, the iconic Durandal G1N, the RGB LED back-lighting treatment, with the new Durandal Spectrum. This variant of the Durandal features Cherry MX RGB switches, and its software lets you assign from 16.7 million colors to each individual key, as well as program some groovy multi-color lighting effects. The rest of its feature-set is consistent with the original Durandal G1N/L keyboard.

Fnatic Gear Rush G1 Mechanical Keyboard Gets the RGB LED Treatment

Fnatic Gear gave its flagship Rush G1 mechanical gaming keyboard the RGB LED treatment. The Rush G1 now comes with Cherry MX RGB mechanical switches, with control over color-lighting for each key. The keyboard retain's the original's minimalist 104-key layout, with a Function key enabling additional macros and system shortcuts. The keyboard comes with a 2-port USB hub. It also features a detachable palm-rest.

Ozone Strike Battle Spectra Gaming Keyboard Pictured

Ozone unveiled a colorful new variant of its compact Strike Battle mechanical gaming keyboard, the Strike Battle Spectra. The keyboard features multi-color RGB LED key backlit illumination. The keyboard features a compact 80-key layout that does away with the num-pad, and features Cherry MX RGB switches. Also featured are 30 macro keys (using a function key activation), 64 KB of onboard memory to store the lighting and macro profiles, and electronics with anti-ghosting capability.

EpicGear Unveils Defiant White RGB Mechanical Keyboard

EpicGear unveiled the White RGB variant of its Defiant mechanical keyboard. This keyboard combines a black rubberized palm-rest with a matte bright white face-plate, and slightly off-white keys that have Cherry MX RGB switches under them. Each key can be made to light up in a different color. The keyboard features a simple 104-key set, with Function key enabling more media keys, but also includes a mouse scroll-wheel that acts like a volume control, and which you can push to mute/unmute. The company also showed off a gunmetal trim of this keyboard.

G.Skill Unveils RipJaws KM770 and KM570 MX Keyboards

G.Skill unveiled two new additions to its RipJaws gaming keyboard lineup, the KM770 and the KM550 MX (pictured in that order). The KM770 offers RGB lighting though Cherry MX RGB keys, Full NKRO with 100% anti-ghosting, the ability to reprogram every single key, dedicated media and macro keys, and an LED volume display. The KM550, on the other hand, features a simpler layout, with media keys bound to the Function key, and a single reddish orange key illumination. This keyboard comes in a variety of Cherry MX switch options.

Cougar Also Unveils the Ultimus and Attack X3 RGB Keyboards

Cougar brought two new mechanical gaming keyboards to the Computex floor, the Ultimus and Attack X3 RGB. The Ultimus features a simple and elegant design with an aluminium face-plate, a simple 104-key layout with Function key enabling various system macros, full N-key rollover in USB mode, and RGB LED lighting along its Cherry MX mechanical switches. The more familiar looking Attack X3 RGB is just a variant of the Attack X3, featuring RGB LED back-lighting the the keys. Not much else has changed from the original.

Corsair Announces Three Keyboards with CHERRY MX SPEED Switches

Corsair, a leader in high-performance gaming hardware, today announced the newest entries to its celebrated line-up of mechanical keyboards, the K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE, K65 RGB RAPIDFIRE and K70 RAPIDFIRE. The first keyboards in the world to feature the all-new Cherry MX Speed switch, the Corsair RAPIDFIRE family's linear mechanical key switches actuate at a distance of just 1.2 mm. 40% Faster than a standard Cherry MX key switch, the Corsair RAPIDFIRE range gives gamers the edge when every millisecond counts and the outcome of a match rests on a single key press.

The RAPIDFIRE family of gaming keyboards build on Corsair's legendary legacy of quality and innovation, retaining the aircraft-grade anodized brushed aluminium construction and German-made Cherry MX key switches that has helped make the Corsair K70, K70 RGB and K65 best-sellers among gamers, PC enthusiasts, or anyone who simply demanded more from their keyboard.

Razer Expands BlackWidow Line With New Budget Friendly Option

Razer, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced a new line of mechanical keyboards for gamers, the Razer BlackWidow X series.
The new line of keyboards is a pared down minimalist version of the original Razer BlackWidow by removing the protective top cover and exposing the military-grade metal top plate construction that is found inside all current Razer BlackWidow keyboards. The original Razer BlackWidow with the inner metal chassis and additional protective top cover will continue to be sold as a premium model to the Razer BlackWidow X.

The stripped-down, minimalistic design of the Razer BlackWidow X line allows Razer to establish a new, lower price point for premium mechanical keyboards without compromising any of the core features for which the Razer BlackWidow is renowned. The Razer BlackWidow X series includes models Powered by Razer Chroma technology, which unlocks customizable lighting on each key, with 16.8 million colors and a variety of lighting effects. Customized profiles can be created on the Razer Synapse software and shared with millions of other users via the Razer Chroma Workshop. In-game Chroma lighting effects are also integrated into popular game titles, including "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Overwatch", "Blade and Soul" and more.

Logitech G Unveils Two Cherry Mechanical Gaming Keyboards

Logitech today announced the expansion of its mechanical gaming keyboard lineup with the Logitech G610 Orion Brown and the Logitech G610 Orion Red. Both products feature Cherry MX mechanical switches, as well as customizable bright white LED key backlighting and dedicated media controls. These full-size mechanical gaming keyboards integrate industry-leading technology and quality of construction in a uniquely crafted design to deliver peak performance for a pure gaming experience.

"Keyboard enthusiasts want a variety of options," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of gaming at Logitech. "Our new G610 Orion keyboards deliver a clean, sophisticated design along with a choice of mechanical switches." Every aspect of the Logitech G610 Orion Brown and the Logitech G610 Orion Red - from the simplest details, such as fingerprint-masking matte texture and a durable braided cable, to the most complex details, including advanced bright white LED key backlighting - is precisely engineered. The result is industry-leading technology and quality of construction in a uniquely crafted design.

Cooler Master Announces the MasterKeys Pro Series Keyboards

Cooler Master, a leader in design and manufacturing computer components and peripherals, today launched a selection of keyboards for gamers to choose from. Minimalistic design meets brilliant illumination in Cooler Master's first RGB mechanical keyboard series with Cherry MX switches. The MasterKeys Pro L is the full-size version, and those seeking a compact version can go with the MasterKeys Pro S, a tenkeyless design.

"The MasterKeys Pro offers multiple lighting modes. Presets include Color Wave, Breathing, and other responsive effects. You can choose between red, brown, or blue switches to match your tactile preference," said Kevin Yang, Peripherals Product Manager. "And you get all the features, whether you prefer a full size keyboard or a tenkeyless design. In addition to easy-to-use software, we are working on a Software Development Kit (SDK) to truly help Make It Yours."

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Horus GK2000 Gaming Keyboard

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the Horus GK2000 mechanical gaming keyboard. It has a built-in 32-bit micro-programmed control unit (MCU) and 4 MB of onboard memory, plus an intuitive ROG user interface that allows users to customize macro and function keys for complex multi-key commands with just a single keystroke. ROG Horus GK2000 has a premium, high-quality feel and has CNC-processed aluminum accents with a special topcoat finish. It also features a removable palm rest, 2-way adjustable feet, and a detachable stand for mobile devices.

Built-in 32-bit control unit
ROG Horus GK2000 has an embedded 32-bit MCU and 4 MB of onboard memory that processes and stores macro functions as well as lighting and profile settings. Users can program up to 80 macro commands for mouse, PC, and media-control functions. They can also program the keyboard to initiate complex multi-key commands with one keystroke. A total of 10 user profiles can be stored in the onboard memory, and users can simply drag and drop profile settings saved on their PCs to transfer them to the keyboard.

Roccat Announces the Ryos MK FX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The new ROCCAT Ryos MK FX represents the chance to opt for both style and performance when you search for the perfect weapon for your gaming arsenal. Purpose built for hardcore gamers, the Ryos MK FX is the most advanced mechanical gaming keyboard on the market. Using all of ROCCAT's industry expertise and gaming experience, the Ryos MK FX boasts an amazing feature set, headed up by its impressive 16.8 million color per-key RGB illumination. It also features precise Cherry MX switches, two ARM processors and ROCCAT's intuitive Swarm driver software for easy yet, deeply customizable illumination options.

The Ryos MK FX offers fully configurable, ROCCAT-enginereed Per-Key RGB illumination in two convenient modes: preset and custom. This means you can add awesome special effects in 16.8 million colors to your keystrokes, configure your keyboard to highlight your in-game and application key bindings, your modifier keys, your system controls as well as your macro sequences and cool-downs plus much, much more.

G.Skill Announces RipJaws KM780R Series Gaming Keyboards

G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world's leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, announces the release of RIPJAWS KM780R RGB and KM780R MX model mechanical gaming keyboards, an expansion of the best-selling KM780 series gaming keyboard. Featuring the same great build and design, the KM780R series is the redux of the original without the extra gaming keycaps, puller tool, and keycap box; and most importantly, at a lower price.

The KM780R models offer the same great features and designs of the original KM780 series keyboards: highly responsive and extremely durable Cherry MX key switches (rated for 50 million key-presses without losing the same mechanical feel), military-grade aluminum plate in a brushed black anodized finish, and the full suite of extra macro keys, onboard keyboard profiles, and media control keys with the digital LED volume display.

ZALMAN and TechPowerUp Windfall Giveaway Redux

Announcing the second edition of the Windfall Battlestation Revamp Giveaway by ZALMAN and TechPowerUp. One lucky winner stands to win a pile of ZALMAN gear, including a ZMK700M Cherry MX Red mechanical keyboard, a ZM-GM4 gaming mouse, a ZM850-EBT 850W PSU, an LQ320 AIO liquid cooler, a gaming headset, and a mousepad. All you have to do is fill up a short form that lets us get back to you, if our dice points your way. The giveaway is open from today, until the 30th of December, 2015. Good Luck!

For more information, and to participate, visit this page.

Cougar Announces the Attack X3 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

COUGAR is proud to announce the arrival of COUGAR Attack X3. This new keyboard caters to those purist gamers who crave for a high quality mechanical gaming keyboard that simply provides three things: quality, useful functions and an elegant and durable design. Attack X3 fulfills these requirements with a combination of Cherry MX switches, gaming features and an impressive aluminum based design.

COUGAR Attack X3 uses the original Cherry MX mechanical switches that guarantee the incredible performance people associate with a true mechanical gaming keyboard. Their unique tactile and audible feedback will provide you with an unparalleled gaming experience. COUGAR UIX System will allow gamers to get the most out of this keyboard. With UIX, the user can easily define the function of any key, and use up to ten of them as macro keys. All the settings (up to three full configuration profiles) can then be conveniently stored in the keyboards on board memory, which allows the user to bring the keyboard to another computer and keep all the settings.

Corsair Also Announces the Strafe RGB Silent Mechanical Keyboard

Corsair, a leader in high-performance gaming hardware, today announced the immediate availability of the Corsair Strafe RGB Silent, the world's first mechanical keyboard to use the new Cherry MX Silent keyswitch. With a sophisticated noise dampening system integrated into each key, the Strafe RGB Silent offers all the legendary precision and feel of German-engineered Cherry MX mechanical key switches, but up to 30% quieter.

Continuing their long-running partnership, Corsair is the exclusive launch partner for Cherry's new switches - you simply won't find a Cherry MX Silent keyswitch anywhere else. Rather than using rubber O-rings or other quick-fix external fittings to reduce key noise, the Cherry MX Silent uses a patented fully-integrated noise reduction system built into every key, greatly reducing key bottoming-out and spring-back noise. The result is a keyswitch that's up to 30% quieter, making Strafe RGB Silent the ideal choice for gamers that demand the tactile feel of a mechanical key, but prefer a quieter operation to not disturb their partner, kids or co-workers.

GIGABYTE Announces Force K83 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

GIGABYTE, the world's leading premium hardware brand, today released the FORCE K83, a new mechanical gaming keyboard featuring Cherry MX switches designed for incredible tactile feedback and durability, combined with its classical, minimalistic profile and solid build quality to make a perfect gear used in competitive gaming.

When choosing a keyboard, the accuracy and how well the fingers feel during gaming matter the most to gamers. The FORCE K83 serves exactly for those purposes by employing the premium quality Cherry MX switches, available in Red and Blue. In addition to superior mechanical accuracy, Cherry Red switches provide optimized responsiveness and low resistance for those looking for smoothness and whisper silence during gameplay; Cherry Blue switches offer an incredible feel to the gaming experience with a distinctive clicky tactile feedback. These switches are built to last over a lifespan of 50 million keystrokes for extra durability.

Cooler Master CM Storm Quick Fire XTi Available Worldwide

Cooler Master, a leading manufacturer of desktop components and peripherals, today announced the availability of Quick Fire XTi, a minimalistic mechanical gaming keyboard with multi-color backlighting for gamers built with 100% authentic Cherry MX switches.

A performance keyboard designed for gamers with a refined sense of style and sophistication. The XTi comes without any distracting logos and frivolous "button clutter" freeing up precious space on the keyboard. The Quick Fire XTi is a performance keyboard: A plug and play design makes sure that profiles, macros, and color backlighting modes, are all quickly and easily customizable without the need for complex software.

Cherry Announces Cherry MX Silent Keyboard Switches

CHERRY, market leader and specialist for mechanical switches in keyboards, extends the MX family with a new Silent Switch with patented* noise reduction. The manufacturer who consistently improves the development of mechanical key switches is now offering the proven and precise MX technology in a significantly quieter version. CHERRY MX SILENT is the no-compromise solution for everyone.

With the new Silent Switches, CHERRY presents a logical development of the MX technology. Thanks to the patented* noise reduction with integrated 2-component tappets, audible clicks are reduced to the acoustic minimum at the top and bottom ends. Instead of using third-party products, CHERRY has integrated a proprietary and innovative solution through which every single switch retains its special characteristics.
Return to Keyword Browsing