Published on January 9th, 2018 | by Admin
CES 2018: HyperX reveals first wireless headset and new suite of RGB gaming gear
Taipei, Taiwan – January 9, 2018 – HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, today demonstrated its first wireless gaming headset, the HyperX Cloud Flight™, and an expanded suite of RGB gaming peripherals including the HyperX Alloy Elite RGB™ mechanical keyboard and HyperX Pulsefire Surge™ RGB gaming mouse. The new suite of HyperX gaming gear will be on display at CES from January 9th to 12th. The HyperX Cloud Flight wireless headset offers the ultimate in gaming freedom and convenience boasting 30 hours¹, the longest battery life available on the market today, coupled with the comfort and sound quality inherent in HyperX headsets. The new Alloy Elite RGB mechanical keyboard and Pulsefire Surge RGB mouse offer pro level performance with added customisation and personalisation features for a completely immersive gaming experience.
“The showcase at CES underscores the HyperX commitment to bringing high-performing gaming products to gamers of all levels – whether playing your favorite FPS console game, in a head-to-head PC gaming matchup, or in an esports tournament with players from across the globe,” said HyperX. “The latest products give gamers the ultimate freedom, convenience and customisation to provide an immersive and engaging gaming experience.”
HyperX Cloud Flight Wireless Headset
The HyperX Cloud Flight wireless headset offers up to 30 hours of battery life, the longest battery life available in the gaming market today. Sporting a closed cup design with 90° rotating ear cups, Cloud Flight provides an immersive in-game audio experience with 50mm drivers, broadcasting at 2.4 GHz. The headset is TeamSpeak and Discord certified and includes a detachable noise-canceling microphone. The PC, PS4™ and PS4™ Pro ready headset also comes with built-in controls to adjust LED effects, mic mute, power, and volume and supports a three-pole analog audio connection. The Cloud Flight is ready for intense gaming wherever the need for battle strikes. Product video can be seen here.
HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Mechanical Keyboard
The HyperX Alloy Elite RGB keyboard, HyperX’s first full-featured RGB mechanical gaming keyboard, offers complete colour customisation with NGenuity software. The Alloy Elite RBG keyboard offers up to three custom lighting profiles that can be saved directly to the keyboard’s on-board memory for on-the-go lighting. For the ultimate in gameplay, the Alloy Elite RGB is built with a sturdy solid steel frame, dedicated media buttons, a pass-through USB 2.0 port, quick access lighting control, and is available in red, brown or blue CHERRY® MX key switches. The Alloy Elite RGB keyboard also features a comfortable, detachable wrist rest, and supplemental textured, titanium-coloured keycaps. Additional features include a Game Mode, N-Key Rollover, and anti-ghosting. Product video can be seen here.
HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB Mouse
The HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB mouse features dynamic 360° RGB lighting effects and is designed with the Pixart 3389 sensor for accuracy and speed, with settings up to 16,000 DPI. Customisable native DPI settings allow gamers to monitor settings with an LED indicator. In addition, the mouse includes Omron switches with 50M click reliability. Pulsefire Surge is designed for accurate, fluid and responsive tracking, without acceleration. Using HyperX NGenuity software, gamers can assign personalised macro functions to the six programmable keys and store them in a macro library.
HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB
The HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB is the industry’s first memory module featuring synchronised RGB lighting with IR (infrared) technology. With IR communication channels onto each memory module, HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB allows multiple modules to sync LED lighting and produce an exceptional colour and pattern display. Powered directly from the motherboard, this patent-pending technology provides an enhanced visual experience of RGB memory for gaming, overclocking PCs and DIY system builds.
The new suite of HyperX gaming gear will be available later this year in selective regions. More information on upcoming products and activities is available athyperxgaming.com. Cloud Flight Australian Retail Price is $229 Inc GST. Availability in February.