Most companies don’t put any real thought into designing gaming peripherals and accessories. But that’s not the case for German accessories manufacturer Roccat. Roccat is a company that has prided themselves on creating innovative technology through real engineering processes. Not with some guy in a room crunching numbers to figure out what we want as consumers.
They take the time out to listen to all of the consumer’s needs from all the possible spectrums. From MMORPG (Massive Multi-player Online Role-Playing Games) to FPS (First-Person-Shooter), they LISTEN. And the results of them listening are clearly shown in their product lineup which was recently shown at CES 2012.
In all honesty, there is so much information regarding the listed products below that it would simply be too much to post on the site. So instead I found some videos regarding the Roccat Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard, and the Kone [+] Gaming Mouse that is an improvement of the original critically acclaimed Kone Gaming Mouse.
Also listed below is a brief breakdown of their new Alumic Mouse Pad that features a dual side design. One side is made of a soft gel to gently cradle your wrist and hand against it for average everyday use, while the other side is made of a slick surface that will help you when aiming in FPS games. All the products being offered by Roccat are simply astounding and top notch and I can’t wait to purchase a few things from them. Mainly that Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard, which will allow me to type in the dark and also set a custom macro for NCsoft’s MMORPG Blade & Soul.
ROCCAT™ Kone[+] Max Customization Gaming Mouse
The ROCCAT™ Kone [+] is the successor to the award-winning Kone gaming mouse. The ROCCAT Kone[+] Gaming Mouse packs a huge amount of performance under its hood thanks to the use of the revolutionary 6000dpi Pro-Aim Laser Sensor R2. In conjunction with its 10.5 megapixel resolution and 1000Hz polling rate, the Pro-Aim Laser Sensor offers maximum precision, even transmitting lightning fast mouse movements with up to 30Gs of acceleration and with speeds of up to 200ips (5.08m/s) without loss or lag.
In addition, really efficient core improvements to the mouse wheel and surrounding buttons increase the ease of use of the new Kone[+]. The introduction of the Easy Shift[+] Button makes it possible to assign two functions to each button, like using the Shift key on a keyboard.
The accompanying Macro Manager makes creating custom command sequences really easy. Predefined Macro Presets for the top 20 PC games as well as several office apps make it even easier to customize the mouse – plus the new Loop Function now makes it possible to loop macros indefinitely. All the settings can be saved in five Game Profiles on the mouse’s 576kB of onboard memory, and linked to games and apps, allowing button configurations, lighting set-ups and DPI settings, etc., to be automatically loaded when the game is started.
ROCCAT Kone[+] Trailer
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DOUBLE SIDED: ROCCAT™ Alumic Gaming Mousepad
The ROCCAT™ Alumic gaming mousepad is made of an extremely high-quality hardpad featuring an anodized aluminum core With two very different surface structures, the ROCCAT™ Alumic – Double-Sided Gaming Mousepad meets the highest demands of both low and high-sense gamers. Each side also features a different ROCCAT™ design and is made with high-quality aluminum; the ROCCAT™ Alumic offers maximum stability and durability. Extra-large mousepad feet ensure the mousepad stays rooted to the spot while offering the ultimate in mouse control when gaming. It also includes a gel-filled wrist rest for maximum comfort.
ROCCAT™ Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard
The Isku was built specifically to meet the demanding needs of today’s gamers. The result is a cut t ing-edge keyboard equipped with a multitude of advanced macro funct ions. Plus, the Isku is the wor ld’s first keyboard to featur e ROCCAT™ Talk and Easy-Shift [+]™ – exclusive technologies that can be combined to take advantage of exciting set bonus features. The Isku’s 123, medium-height , standard layout keys provide optimum keystroke response and perfect pressure points. And with six adjustable brightness levels, gamers can always hit the right key — even in the dark.
The Isku is the world’s only keyboard to feature groundbreaking Easy-Shift [+] ™ technology, which offers 36 easily-customizable macros strategically positioned in three locations in the easy-to-find WASD zone. This means gamers can enjoy twice the number of functions for keys in the zone and can issue orders quickly and easily without ever having to re-adjust the hand posit ion.
New ROCCAT™ Talk technology allows the ROCCAT™ Kone [+] Max Customization Gaming Mouse and the Isku to communicate with each other – marking the first time that a mouse and keyboard can share information.
ROCCAT Isku – Illuminated Gaming Keyboard – Official HD Trailer
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