Turtle Beach has announced pre-order availability for their new line of gaming peripherals – three keyboards (two of which are mechanical), two mice, and two mouse pads:
With the continued growth and popularity of competitive gaming, Turtle Beach is taking its 30-plus years of expertise in gaming audio, and applying it to a new line of products tailored for today’s PC gaming audience. Planned to launch early April, Turtle Beach will roll out its first round of gaming keyboards, gaming mice and gaming mousepads, each with their own unique features that cater to an audience ranging from casual players to hardcore professional gamers. And as is the Turtle Beach way, there’s a variety of new PC gaming accessories from which to choose that suit players’ budgets, and each one is crafted with high quality, durable construction and high-end features, including Cherry switches* and steel reinforced chassis for the keyboards, Avago sensors and Omron switches for the mice, and an assortment of different textured and sized mouse pads.
Additionally, fans who pre-order the new Turtle Beach IMPACT 700 Premium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard between now and 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, Mar. 23, 2015 will receive a FREE Ear Force® RECON 320 PC gaming headset*. The RECON 320 is the perfect Turtle Beach companion headset for your brand new IMPACT 700 gaming keyboard, with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound, amplified 50MM Neodymium speakers, swappable speaker plates, in-line PC controls for volume and mic muting, a separate mobile cable with in-line mic for all your mobile devices, a removable high quality boom mic, breathable mesh over-the-ear cushions and more.
Below is a brief breakdown of all the new PC gaming accessories coming from Turtle Beach, and be sure to visit the Turtle Beach website for full details.
- IMPACT 700 Premium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard – Cherry MX Brown switches, adjustable illuminated keys, two USB 2.0 ports w/audio pass-through, pink/green audio/mic jacks, six-key rollover with full anti-ghosting, steel-reinforced chassis w/gunmetal keycap plates, extra gaming keycaps plus metal keycap puller, full-sized 104-key layout, PC/MAC compatible, USB plug-and-play compatible. MSRP: $199.95.
- IMPACT 500 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard – Compact 84-key tenkeyless layout, Cherry MX Blue switches, six-key rollover with full anti-ghosting, steel-reinforced chassis w/black rubberized coating, detachable braided USB cable, PC/MAC compatible, USB plug-and-play compatible. MSRP: $129.95.
- IMPACT 100 Gaming Keyboard – Emulated mechanical feel, full-size 104-key layout, steel-reinforced chassis w/enhanced matte PBD keycaps, 30-key rollover with full anti-ghosting, PC/MAC compatible, USB plug-and-play compatible. MSRP: $59.95.
- GRIP 500 Premium Laser Gaming Mouse – Ergonomic 7-button scroll-wheel mouse, Avago 9800 laser sensors, Omron switches, independently adjustable DPI settings (up to 8200 DPI), designed for PC gaming w/customization software included, up to 50 macros w/up to 100 commands each, 16.8 million color options for scroll wheel and varied illumination effects, five color coded profiles, non-slip soft-touch coating, 6-foot snag-free soft rubber USB cable. MSRP: $69.95.
- GRIP 300 Optical Gaming Mouse – Affordable 5-button scroll-wheel mouse, Avago 3050 optical sensors, Omron switches, adjustable mouse speed settings from 500, 1000 and 1750 DPI and polling rates from 125, 500 and 1000Hz, red-illuminated scroll-wheel and Turtle Beach logo, non-slip soft-touch coating, PC/MAC compatible, USB plug-and-play compatible, 6-foot braided USB cable. MSRP: $39.95.
- DRIFT Fast Microfiber Mousepad – High-quality microfiber surface for fast/smooth mouse control, large surface area, 100% natural rubber anti-slip base, anti-fray edges, multiple sizes (Medium 270x220mm, Large 350x250mm, X-Large 450x350mm and Wide 900x300mm). MSRP: $14.95 – $34.95.
- TRACTION Textured Control Surface Mousepad – High-quality textured weave surface for perfect balance of friction and maximum mouse control, large surface area, 100% natural rubber anti-slip base, anti-fray edges, multiple sizes (Medium 270x220mm, Large 350x250mm, X-Large 450x350mm and Wide 900x300mm). MSRP: $14.95 – $34.95.
Stay tuned for upcoming reviews of the Turtle Beach Impact 700 mechanical keyboard, Grip 500 gaming mouse, and the Elite 800 gaming headset.
– Don Fisher (Janus67)