HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, announced new HyperX Aqua mechanical switches at Gamescom for the HyperX Alloy Origins mechanical gaming keyboard. At the show, HyperX also revealed a suite of Qi certified wireless charging products including the HyperX Cloud Flight S wireless gaming headset, HyperX Pulsefire Dart wireless gaming mouse and HyperX ChargePlay Base Qi wireless charger.
“The wireless charging ecosystem is maturing, and HyperX is excited to be launching products with Qi certified wireless charging capabilities,” said Bianca Walter, business manager, HyperX EMEA. “HyperX recognizes the growing trend for wireless technology and wants to offer users the ultimate in gaming freedom, convenience and customization for immersive and engaging gaming experiences.”
- HyperX Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard: The new HyperX Origins mechanical gaming keyboard utilizes HyperX mechanical switches. With the HyperX Red switch (linear) being revealed earlier this year at Computex, the new HyperX Aqua switch enters the market as a tactile switch that features 45g actuation point, shorter travel time and is rated for up to 80 million lifetime clicks. Alloy Origins gaming keyboards offer dynamic lighting with exposed LED on the key-switch, provide brighter and more radiant RGB lighting. The Alloy Origins mechanical keyboard offers up to three custom lighting profiles that can be saved directly to the on-board memory for the on-the-go lighting and macro settings. HyperX NGENUITY software offers LED lighting and per key RGB customization.
- HyperX Cloud Flight S Wireless Gaming Headset: The HyperX Cloud Flight S wireless headset offers up to 30 hours of battery life and features custom-tuned HyperX 7.1 surround sound with built-in game and chat mixer. Cloud Flight S uses a 2.4 GHz wireless frequency. The headset also comes with built-in controls to adjust LED effects, mic mute, power, and volume. It also supports a three-pole analog audio connection and is compatible with Qi certified wireless charging devices.
- HyperX Pulsefire Dart Wireless Gaming Mouse:The first HyperX wireless gaming mouse Pulsefire Dart operates on a 2.4 GHz wireless frequency and utilizes Pixart 3389 sensor with three preset DPI setting with LED indicators (800/1600/3200) and native DPI settings up to 16000 DPI. Designed with individual left and right mouse click buttons using Omron switches for fast response times, with 50M click rate per switch. Advanced customization for RGB lighting effects, 6 programmable buttons and macros are customizable using HyperX NGENUITY software. Pulsefire Dart is compatible with Qi certified wireless charging devices and features long lasting battery life with up to 50 hours on a single charge.
- HyperX ChargePlay Base Qi Wireless Charger: The HyperX ChargePlay Base is a wireless charger that is multi-device compatible and can simultaneously charge two Qi enable devices rated at 10 watts per charging pad.5The ChargePlay Base offers separate battery indicator displays to easily monitor the charging status of the devices.
The new HyperX products will be on display and demonstrated at Gamescom in the HyperX booth in Hall F08N Stand A-010, behind Hall 8, Aug. 20 – 24.