Steelseries' subtle gaming keyboard
Subject: General Tech | July 21, 2011 - 01:35 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: input, steelseries, steelseries 6G V2
Many gaming keyboards feel the need for glowing keys, LED screens or even fans to cool your palms while you game. The SteelSeries 6G V2 goes a completely different way to satisfy those who want a good quality keyboard without any extravagant bells or whistle. It is a mechanical keyboard which can handle 6 simultaneous keypresses over USB and an unlimited amount over PS/2. The evil Windows key that lives under your keft palm has been replaced with a SteelSeries Key that will activate the sparse media keys sharing space with your function keys. At $120ish it may be a bit rich for some gamer's blood, Funky Kit recommends it for those who are willing to pay the price.
"Revolutionary designs for keyboards dont exaclty pop up all the time. The old saying "if it isn't broken..." holds true to the basic keyboard design. Sure there are fancy things thrown in there like backlit keys, LCD screens, and macro buttons. But does that really matter for most people? Not really.
Steelseries has taken that if it isn't broken formula, but tweaked it a bit. This particular keyboard, the "6G V2 gaming keyboard" gives a basic design look of a $10 keyboard you can buy at any big retail store but packs some cool stuff under the hood. Read more ahead ..."
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