CES 2013: Corsair Raptor Yields Apter Adapters
Subject: General Tech, Cases and Cooling, Shows and Expos | January 8, 2013 - 06:00 AM | Scott Michaud
Tagged: raptor gaming, corsair, ces 2013, CES
Corsair purchased German peripheral company, Raptor Gaming, in the middle of last August. Today Corsair announced the availability of a whole line of Raptor products to complement their well-known Vengeance series. Now Corsair has two whole product lines to populate with goodies.
The Raptor line currently consists of PC gaming keyboards, mice, and headsets. The line should be available immediately in both the United States as well as Raptor’s home country of Germany.
The main advantage of the Raptor product line is that they contain “more conventional materials”, as per Corsair’s description, to broaden their price spectrum. As an example, while the Vengeance line of keyboards is mechanical, the Raptor should be based on membrane-dome technology found in the common keyboard.
If you are not in the US or Germany, other regions should be added within the next 6 months.
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Corsair Raptor Gaming Peripherals Now Available
– Corsair Raptor Gaming Keyboards, Mice, and Headsets Available in United States and Germany –
CES 2013 — Las Vegas, Nevada — January 8, 2012 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced that the Corsair Raptor line of PC gaming keyboards, mice, and headsets is now available in the United States and Germany.
Based on the result of acquisition of assets from Raptor Gaming in Germany, the Corsair Raptor line forms a new series of gaming peripherals alongside the premier Corsair Vengeance line. While both lines are designed for high-performance gaming with advanced features such as anti-ghosting keys, replaceable key caps, and on-the-fly sensitivity adjustments, the Corsair Raptor products are designed with conventional materials and are priced to hit a wider variety of retailer price points.
"Together, our Corsair Raptor and Corsair Vengeance series products provide gamers with a diverse arsenal of gaming peripherals to choose from and an increasing number of local and online retail locations where they can purchase them," said Ruben Mookerjee, Vice President and General Manager of the Peripherals Business Unit at Corsair.
Corsair Raptor products are immediately available in the United States at top resellers including Newegg, Fry's Electronics, and Amazon. In Germany, the products are immediately available at Media Markt. The products will be available in other regions in the first half of 2013.
For more information about the Corsair Raptor line of gaming keyboards, mice, and headsets, visit:
Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company's award-winning products include DDR3 memory upgrades, USB flash drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, PC speakers, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, system monitoring and control devices, PC cooling products, and computer cases.
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