CES 2019: Corsair Slipstream Wireless Tech, New Gaming Mice

Corsair, the company that is popular for bringing its gamer-focused memory services and PC peripherals, plans to counter Logitech with its exclusive wireless innovation called Slipstream Wireless. The brand-new technology is touted to enable cordless video gaming peripherals to have sub-1ms latency and a “more powerful than ever cordless signal”. Corsair has actually shown the new technology at CES 2019 in Las Vegas along with unveiling 3 brand-new video gaming mice, specifically Harpoon RGB Wireless, Ironclaw RGB, and M65 RGB Elite. Separately, Corsair competitor Razer began selling the Razer Turret – the keyboard and mouse combo that is created specifically for the Xbox One.

Starting with the Slipstream Wireless, the technology developed by Corsair is touted to power the next-generation of cordless gaming peripherals by using 2.4 GHz gaming-grade wireless speed. The Fremont, California-headquartered company promises to use “sub-1ms” latency through the 2.4 GHz connection. This could bring cordless mice and keyboards closer to their wired equivalents.

The Harpoon RGB Wireless using Slipstream Wireless technology is declared to provide wired-caliber performance. The mouse can be utilized within a wireless range of as much as 33 feet. Users can likewise switch from the low-latency Bluetooth connection to a USB wired connection.

The Harpoon RGB Wireless sports a 10,000 DPI optical sensing unit, 6 fully programmable buttons, and incorporated RGB lighting that is configurable through Corsair iCue software application. There is also a built-in rechargeable lithium-polymer (Li-Po) battery that is rated to provide up to 60 hours of power on a single charge. Besides, the mouse weighs 99 grams.

For bigger hands and players looking for a solution with palm grips, Corsair’s new portfolio has the Ironclaw RGB that is geared up with a custom-made PMW3391 optical sensing unit. The sensing unit, which is developed in cooperation with Pixart, can offer sensitivity as much as a native 18,000 DPI. Corsair has also provided 7 programmable buttons, two-zone vibrant RGB lighting, and onboard profile storage. All this comes at a weight of 105 grams.

Corsair also brought the M65 RGB Elite that comes as an upgrade to the Corsair M65. The brand-new mouse model has the very same 18,000 DPI optical sensing unit that is featured on the Ironclaw RGB. There is likewise an aluminium frame that makes the base weight of the mouse 97 grams. Further, there is a tune-able weight system on the M65 RGB Elite, which suggests players can both increase weight approximately 115 grams and change its center of gravity to match specific video gaming requirements.

The M65 RGB Elite has a revamped side button cluster in addition to a dedicated sniper button. Plus, you’ll be thrilled to see the two-zone dynamic RGB lighting throughout your gameplay. The mouse likewise has 50 million click-rated Omron switches and onboard profile storage.

While the Corsair Harpoon Wireless comes with a price tag of $49, the Ironclaw RGB is priced at $59, and the M65 RGB Elite at $69. The M65 RGB Elite is already readily available for purchase in Black and White color options in the United States, though the Harpoon Wireless and Ironclaw RGB will hit stores later this month.

Aside from what all Corsair has actually showcased the continuous CES particularly for players, Razer has actually begun selling the prepared for Razer Turret. The keyboard and mouse combination that was teased last month is now readily available for purchase through Razer’s website and the Microsoft Store with a cost of $250.

The Razer Turret comes as the first official cordless keyboard and mouse combo designed specifically for Xbox One. The combination offers with 2.4 GHz wireless connection through a single dongle and is declared to provide to 40 hours of battery life on a single charge. Both the keyboard and mouse in the combination features Xbox Dynamic Lighting and Razer Chrome innovation to provide to 16.8-million color options and lighting results.

Razer has actually utilized its gaming-grade mechanical switches that feature a lifespan of as much as 80-million keystrokes. A devoted Xbox secret is also available to brings up the Xbox One control panel. Further, the mouse unit has a 5G optical sensing unit and Razer Mechanical Mouse Switches with up to 50-million clicks rating.

There is a mouse surface on the Razer Turret that hides below the primary body and can be extended for at any time for usage and then pulled back for charging and storage. Additionally, there is an integrated ergonomic wrist rest that extends from the base of the keyboard.

Razer mentions that the Razer Turret is completely compatible with Windows 10 PCs. This suggests players can easily switch between their PC and Xbox console.

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