[CES 2017] HyperX announces expanded gaming lineup

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HyperX’s CES 2017 announcement includes the Revolver S gaming headset with plug-and-play Dolby surround sound, the Pulsefire Gaming Mouse, and three new ALLOY keyboards. The new products help to solidify HyperX’s commitment to gamers and the eSports community worldwide.

“Our range of gaming gear makes even a casual gamer feel like a pro. HyperX is used by eSports champions and casual players alike because the products deliver the performance and quality they need to win,” said Daniel Kelley, director of corporate marketing, HyperX. “We are absolutely committed to creating the best gear on the market for all gamers – PC, console or mobile – at an attainable price.”

Let’s take a quick look at the new additions to the HyperX gaming lineup.

Cloud Revolver S

The most advanced HyperX headset to date, the Revolver S offers plug-and-play Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound. HyperX has added Dolby Headphone technology into a new USB dongle that delivers immersive audio with the push of a button. Cloud Revolver S is designed for comfort and competitive performance with crisp sound and wide soundstage for CS:GO, FPS and 3D games.

“The HyperX Cloud Revolver S headset delivers one-click premium sound, premium performance and premium comfort to pro gamers. Simply plug it in and one click later Dolby quality sound is instantly on,” said Tyler Needles, audio business manager, HyperX. “Game, watch movies or listen to music with Cloud Revolver S to immerse yourself in cinema quality audio.”

Revolver S gaming headset with dongle.

Features and specifications of the HyperX Revolver S include:

  • Dolby Surround Sound – New USB audio dongle for plug-and-play surround sound and built-in high-quality sound card
  • Developed by Gamers – Three Pre-set Equalizer Settings, independent volume and microphone mute buttons, and backlit LED to quickly check active modes
  • New Design – Wider headband, matte black finish and HyperX Signature Memory Phone
  • Premium Performance – No software or separate audio box required, unlike competing headsets
  • Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
  • Type: Circumaural, Closed back
  • Frequency response: 12Hz–28,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 30 Ω
  • Sound pressure level: 100.5dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
  • T.H.D.: < 2%
  • Input power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
  • Weight: 360g
  • Weight with mic: 376g
  • Cable length
    • Headset: 1m
    • Audio Control Box: 2.2m
    • PC extension cable: 2m
  • Connection Type
    • Headset: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)
    • Audio Control Box: USB
    • PC extension cable: 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs
  • Microphone
    • Element: Electret condenser microphone
    • Polar pattern: Bi-directional, Noise-canceling
    • Frequency response: 50Hz-18,000 Hz
    • Sensitivity: -44dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

The Cloud Revolver S gaming headset will be available on March 14th for $149.99USD.

PulseFire Gaming Mouse

Designed for professional gamers, the first HyperX mouse includes an optical gaming sensor with four preset DPI setting with LED indicators (400/800/1600/3200). You can change settings without the need for software, and Pulsefire delivers the features gamers are seeking at a surprisingly affordable price point.

HyperX PulseFire gaming mouse.

The PulseFire gaming mouse will be available starting in April for under $49.99USD.

ALLOY RGB Gaming Keyboard

Featuring a completely new keyboard design with 16M LED colors and dedicated media keys, the premium HyperX Alloy RGB keyboard offers gamers dynamic lighting profiles and control. The new ALLOY RGB keyboard will allow gamers to customize and control the key color settings and includes an alloy metal frame for durability.

HyperX ALLOY RGB gaming keyboard.

Pricing for the ALLOY RGB gaming keyboard has yet to be announced, but it is expected to be available in the third quarter of 2017.

ALLOY FPS Red or Brown Gaming Keyboards

The new HyperX ALLOY FPS mechanical gaming keyboard with a Cherry MX Brown or Red switch option features a full-sized steel alloy frame with a space-saving layout, allowing gamers to maximize desktop space for FPS mouse movement. Gamers now have two new switch options on top of the previously released Cherry MX Blue ALLOY FPS mechanical gaming keyboard, and textured red WASD keys for the tactile feel and performance needed for FPS gaming. The keyboard also offers dynamic red LED lighting profiles without the need for software. Including a removable cable and storage bag, the compact keyboard is perfect for gamers on the go.

HyperX ALLOY FPS mechanical gaming keyboard.

The ALLOY FPS Red and Brown mechanical gaming keyboards will be available this month for $99.99USD.

HyperX Predator DDR4 LED Memory

As well, HyperX will debut its first DDR4 Modules with RGB lighting capabilities. HyperX Predator DDR4 LED memory includes RGB lighting that can be paired with motherboards that have RGB control technologies such as Asus Aura Sync, Gigabyte RGB Fusion or MSI Mystic Light Sync. The company has indicated that this is an early showing of the DDR4 LED memory and is subject to change.

What do you think about HyperX’s new gaming products? Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

Last Updated on January 3, 2017.


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