CES 2018: HyperX Expands High-Performance Gaming Line with First Wireless Headset and New Suite of RGB Gaming Gear

LAS VEGAS–([1])–HyperX®[2],
the gaming division of Kingston®
Technology Company, Inc.
[3], today expanded its award-winning lineup
with its first wireless gaming headset, the HyperX Cloud Flight™, and an
expanded suite of RGB gaming peripherals including the HyperXAlloy
EliteRGB™ mechanical keyboard and a new HyperX Pulsefire
Surge™ RGB gaming mouse. The HyperX Cloud Flight wireless headset offers
the ultimate in gaming freedom and convenience and at 30 hours1,
the longest battery life available on the market today, coupled with the
comfort and sound quality inherent in HyperX headsets. The new Alloy
Elite RGB mechanical keyboard and Pulsefire Surge RGB mouse offer pro
level performance with added customization and personalization features
for a complete gaming experience.

“The showcase at CES underscores the HyperX commitment to bring
high-performing gaming products to gamers of all levels – whether
playing your favorite FPS console game, in a head-to-head PC gaming
matchup, or in an esports tournament with players from across the
globe,” said Mark Leathem, vice president, HyperX. “The latest products
give gamers the ultimate in gaming freedom, convenience and
customization to provide an immersive and engaging gaming experience.”

HyperX Cloud Flight Wireless Headset

The HyperX Cloud Flight wireless headset offers up to 30 hours of
battery life, the longest battery life available in the gaming market
today. Sporting a closed cup design with 90o rotating ear
cups, Cloud Flight provides an immersive in-game audio experience with
50mm drivers, broadcasting at 2.4 GHz. The headset is TeamSpeak and
Discord certified and includes a detachable noise-canceling microphone.
The PC, PS4™ and PS4™ Pro ready headset also comes with built-in
controls to adjust LED effects, mic mute, power, and volume and supports
a three-pole analog audio connection. The Cloud Flight is ready for
intense gaming wherever the need for battle strikes. See a short Cloud
Flight video here[4].

About the HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Mechanical
Keyboard

The HyperX Alloy Elite RGB keyboard, HyperX’s first full-featured RGB
mechanical gaming keyboard, offers complete color customization with
NGenuity software. The Alloy Elite RBG keyboard offers up to three
custom lighting profiles that can be saved directly to the keyboard’s
on-board memory for on-the-go lighting. For the ultimate in gameplay,
the Alloy Elite RGB is built with a sturdy solid steel frame, dedicated
media buttons, a pass-through USB 2.0 port, quick access lighting
control, and available in red, brown or blue CHERRY® MX key
switches. The Alloy Elite RGB keyboard also features a comfortable,
detachable wrist rest, and supplemental textured, titanium-colored
keycaps. Additional features include a Game Mode, N-Key Rollover, and
anti-ghosting. See a short Elite RGB keyboard video here[5].

About the HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB Mouse

The HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB mouse features dynamic 360° RGB lighting
effects and is designed with the Pixart 3389 sensor for accuracy and
speed, with settings up to 16,000 DPI. Customizable native DPI settings
allow gamers to monitor settings with an LED indicator. In addition, the
mouse includes Omron switches with 50M click reliability. Pulsefire
Surge is designed for accurate, fluid and responsive tracking, without
acceleration. Using HyperX NGenuity software, gamers can assign
personalized macro functions to the six programmable keys and store them
in a macro library.

Availability

The new HyperX suite of gaming gear will be on display and demonstrated
at CES during CES Unveiled, Pepcom Digital Experience and in the HyperX
Tower Suite #30-335, Jan. 8-11, at the Venetian Hotel. In addition, the
new products will be available through HyperX’s network of retail and
e-tail outlets as follows:

  • HyperX Cloud Flight gaming headset– Availability starts in January at
    $159.99 MSRP2
  • HyperX Alloy Elite RGB mechanical keyboard– Availability start in
    early January at $169.99 MSRP
  • HyperX Pulsefire SurgeRGB gaming mouse– Available in Q2 at
    $69.99 MSRP

As a leading supporter of traditional and esports communities, HyperX
continues to expand partnerships with NBA and esports teams, most
recently the Dallas Mavericks and its NBA2K team – Mavs Gaming.
Additional NBA influencers and esports teams include the Philadelphia
76ers and esports team – Team Dignitas, Gordon Hayward of the Boston
Celtics, De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings, Echo Fox eSports team
owner Rick Fox, and Jonas Jerebko of the Utah Jazz and Detroit Renegades
owner. More information on upcoming esports tournaments, announcements
and activities is available at: https://www.hyperxgaming.com/us/company/press[6].

Features

HyperX Cloud Flight Wireless Gaming Headset Headphone:
Driver:
Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
Type: Circumaural, Closed back
Frequency
response: Wireless: 20Hz–20,000Hz, Analog: 15Hz–23,000Hz
Impedance:
32 Ω
Sound pressure level: 106dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D.: < 2%
Weight:
300g
Weight with mic: 315g
Cable length and type: USB charge
cable (1m) + Detachable 3.5mm headphone cable (1.3m)

Microphone
Element: Electret condenser microphone
Polar
pattern: Noise-cancelling
Frequency response: 100Hz-7,000 Hz
Sensitivity:
-45dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

Battery life
30 hours1 – LED off
18 hours –
Breathing LED
13 hours – Solid LED

Wireless Range
Up to 20 meters3

HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Keyboard Specifications:
Switch:
CHERRY MX
Type: Mechanical
Backlight: RGB
– Keys:
16,777,216 colors
– Light Bar: 2,500,000 colors
– Media Keys:
6,000,000 colors
Light effects: Per key RGB lighting4
and 4 brightness levels
On board memory: 3 profiles
Connection
type: USB 2.0 (2 USB connectors)
USB 2.0 Pass-through: Yes
Polling
rate: 1000Hz
Anti-ghosting: 100% anti-ghosting
Key Rollover:
N-key mode
Media control: Yes
Game Mode: Yes
OS
compatibility: Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7

Switches5
CHERRY MX RGB Blue: Clicky, 50cN
actuation force
CHERRY MX RGB Brown: Tactile, 45cN actuation force
CHERRY
MX RGB Red: Linear, 45cN actuation force

Cable
Type: Attached, braided
Length: 1.8m

Dimensions
Width: 444.00mm
Depth (with wrist rest):
226.80mm
Height: 37.40mm
Weight (Keyboard, wrist rest and
cable): 1467g

About HyperX

HyperX[7]is the gaming division of Kingston
Technology Company, Inc.
[8], the world’s largest independent memory
manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power
users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission
has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory,
solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and
mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning
HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently
delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics,
performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers,
tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most
stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class
components. HyperX has shipped over 3 million headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity[9],
and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and
boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com[10].
Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all
gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

Website: http://www.hyperxgaming.com/[11]
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/HyperX[12]
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity[13]

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or
executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology
Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708,
714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here[14].

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of
Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks
may be the property of their respective titleholders.

1 Tested at 50% headphone volume

2 Availability varies per country; Please check your local
retailer/etailer for availability

3 Wireless range may vary due to environmental conditions

4 Per key RGB lighting is customizable with HyperX NGenuity
software

5 Available switch colors vary per country; please check
local retailer/etailer for availability

References

  1. ^ (www.businesswire.com)
  2. ^ HyperX® (cts.businesswire.com)
  3. ^ Kingston® Technology Company, Inc. (cts.businesswire.com)
  4. ^ here (cts.businesswire.com)
  5. ^ here (cts.businesswire.com)
  6. ^ https://www.hyperxgaming.com/us/company/press (cts.businesswire.com)
  7. ^ HyperX (cts.businesswire.com)
  8. ^ Kingston Technology Company, Inc. (cts.businesswire.com)
  9. ^ facebook.com/hyperxcommunity (cts.businesswire.com)
  10. ^ hyperxgaming.com (cts.businesswire.com)
  11. ^ http://www.hyperxgaming.com/ (cts.businesswire.com)
  12. ^ https://twitter.com/HyperX (cts.businesswire.com)
  13. ^ https://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity (cts.businesswire.com)
  14. ^ here (cts.businesswire.com)

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