CES 2018: HyperX Expands High-Performance Gaming Line with First Wireless Headset and New Suite of RGB Gaming Gear



New HyperX Cloud Flight Headset, HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Mechanical Keyboard and HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB Mouse Gear up Gamers for Next-Level Performance


HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today expanded its award-winning lineup with its first wireless gaming headset, the HyperX Cloud FlightTM, and an expanded suite of RGB gaming peripherals including the HyperX Alloy Elite RGBTM mechanical keyboard and a new HyperX Pulsefire SurgeTM RGB gaming mouse. The HyperX Cloud Flight wireless headset offers the ultimate in gaming freedom and convenience and at 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 bring 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 Paul Leaman, Vice President EMEA, ‎HyperX. “The latest products give gamers the ultimate in gaming freedom, convenience and customisation to provide an immersive and engaging gaming experience.”


About the 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 90o 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-cancelling microphone. The PC, PS4TM and PS4TM 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.
About the HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Mechanical Keyboard
The HyperX Alloy Elite RGB keyboard, HyperX’s first full-featured RGB mechanical gaming keyboard, offers complete color 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 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-colored keycaps. Additional features include a Game Mode, N-Key Rollover, and anti-ghosting.
About the 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.
Availability
The new HyperX suite of gaming gear will be on display and demonstrated at CES during CES Unveiled, Pepcom Digital Experience and in the HyperX Tower Suite #30-335, Jan. 8-11, at the Venetian Hotel. In addition, the new products will be available through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets as follows:

  • HyperX Cloud Flight gaming headset – Availability starts in January at £139.99
  • HyperX Alloy Elite RGB mechanical keyboard – Availability start in early January at £149.99
  • HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB gaming mouse – Available in Q2

As a leading supporter of traditional and esports communities, HyperX continues to expand partnerships with NBA and esports teams, most recently the Dallas Mavericks and its NBA2K team – Mavs Gaming. Additional NBA influencers and esports teams include the Philadelphia 76ers and esports team – Team Dignitas, Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics, De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings, Echo Fox eSports team owner Rick Fox, and Jonas Jerebko of the Utah Jazz and Detroit Renegades owner. More information on upcoming esports tournaments, announcements and activities is available at: https://www.hyperxgaming.com/us/company/press .

Features
HyperX Cloud Flight Wireless Gaming Headset Headphone:
Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
Type: Circumaural, Closed back
Frequency response: Wireless: 20Hz–20,000Hz, Analog: 15Hz–23,000Hz
Impedance: 32 Ω
Sound pressure level: 106dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D.: < 2%
Weight: 300g
Weight with mic: 315g
Cable length and type: USB charge cable (1m) + Detachable 3.5mm headphone cable (1.3m)
Microphone
Element: Electret condenser microphone
Polar pattern: Noise-cancelling
Frequency response: 100Hz-7,000 Hz
Sensitivity: -45dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)
Battery life
30 hours1 – LED off
18 hours – Breathing LED
13 hours – Solid LED
Wireless Range
Up to 20 meters3
HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Keyboard Specifications:
Switch: CHERRY MX
Type: Mechanical
Backlight: RGB
            - Keys: 16,777,216 colors
            - Light Bar: 2,500,000 colors
            - Media Keys: 6,000,000 colors
Light effects: Per key RGB lighting4 and 4 brightness levels
On board memory: 3 profiles
Connection type: USB 2.0 (2 USB connectors)
USB 2.0 Pass-through: Yes
Polling rate: 1000Hz
Anti-ghosting: 100% anti-ghosting
Key Rollover: N-key mode
Media control: Yes
Game Mode: Yes
OS compatibility: Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7
Switches5
CHERRY MX RGB Blue: Clicky, 50cN actuation force
CHERRY MX RGB Brown: Tactile, 45cN actuation force
CHERRY MX RGB Red: Linear, 45cN actuation force
Cable
Type: Attached, braided
Length: 1.8m
Dimensions
Width: 444.00mm
Depth (with wrist rest): 226.80mm
Height: 37.40mm
Weight (keyboard, wrist rest and cable): 1467g
CES 2018: HyperX Expands High-Performance Gaming Line with First Wireless Headset and New Suite of RGB Gaming Gear CES 2018: HyperX Expands High-Performance Gaming Line with First Wireless Headset and New Suite of RGB Gaming Gear Reviewed by Tech News 24h on January 09, 2018 Rating: 5

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