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Microsoft is launching Sidewinder keyboard
Microsoft is set to extend its range of Sidewinder gaming peripherals with the addition of a new gaming keyboard called the Sidewinder X6; and if nothing else, it has a rather unique design inasmuch as it has a detachable numeric keypad that can be attached to either side of the keyboard.
The X6 has a 'cruise control' feature that makes it possible to repeat keystrokes without having to keep a specific key pushed. It is likely that keys on the left side of the board are programmable.
The keyboard will be connected trhough USB and has a recommended price of $ 79,95. The board is expected to release in September.
Microsoft SideWinder X6 Keyboard and X5 Mouse Features
Microsoft has revealed two new additions to its Sidewinder Range, the Sidewinder x5 mouse and the Sidewinder x6 Keyboard.
The Sidewinder X6 keyboard features a switchable keypad, which can be connected to either side of the keyboard. There is also a mode switching feature which lets you switch the keyboard from standard mode to one of the two gaming modes.
Here’s the specs.
The SideWinder X5 features 9 buttons 5 of which are fully customizable and there is even a quick launch button which gives one touch acess to the Vista Games Explorer.
The X5 features a resolution of 2,000 DPI and has a built in laser tracking engine which allows gamers to choose from 6 dpi settings.
You can also switch between low, medium and high sensitivity with one click.
Here’s the specs.
The Sidewinder X6 Keyboard will retail for $79.95 and the Sidewinder X5 Mouse will retail for $59.95 and will go on sale sometime in September.
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