Corsair Debuts First Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with
Cherry MX RGB Mechanical Switches at CES 2014
The MX RGB Project: 100% mechanical keyswitches with per-key 16.8 million color backlighting in the most amazing gaming keyboard you’ve ever seen.
At CES 2014, California-based Corsair and Germany-based Cherry Corp. are debuting the “MX RGB Project” gaming keyboard. The technology showcase , based on a Vengeance K70 gaming keyboard fitted with new Cherry MX RGB keyswitches, gives gamers a first look at the vast customization and game enhancing benefits of per-key 16.8 million color backlighting.
In the second half of 2014, Corsair will bring the concept to life by launching the world’s first Cherry MX RGB-based gaming keyboards. The new keyboards promise to give gamers all of the precision, feel, and reliability of Cherry MX-based Corsair gaming keyboards enhanced with new personalization and gaming customization provided by nearly limitless per-key lighting combinations. The new keyboards will be available in several Cherry switch types: super-fast Cherry MX Red, the light tactile feedback of Cherry MX Brown, or the tactile and audible feedback provided by Cherry MX Blue. Learn More
Xavier Lauwaert, Director of Product Marketing at Corsair
Manfred Schoettner, Head of the Computer Input Device Business at Cherry
WHEN and WHERE:
January 6, 2014, 7pm-10pm at Pepcom, Mirage Hotel
January 7-9, 2014, 9am-5pm CES, Venetian Hotel
Technology showcase video and photos can be downloaded here:
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.
CHERRY is a registered brand of ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Under the CHERRY product brand, the Electronic Systems business unit develops and produces computer input devices as well as components for industrial and household applications.
ZF is a worldwide leading automotive supplier for drive line and chassis technology with 121 production sites in 27 countries. With roughly 72,100 employees, the group achieved sales of approximately €15.5 billion in 2011. ZF is among the 10 largest automotive suppliers worldwide.