OCZ branches out into the gaming keyboard market with the launch of the OCZ Alchemy Series Elixir Keyboard. This new keyboard features ten tri-mode programmable macro keys, eight media keys, seven Internet hot keys and mode selection. Alls keys have membrane tactile switches and rubberized coating for non-slip comfort and ergonomic design.
One of the good things of this keyboard is its price, it will be available for $29.99 and that's pretty reasonable for a gaming keyboard.
The Alchemy line, introduced earlier this year at Computex, embodies the needs of gamers through a diverse lineup of gaming peripherals and components that will provide PC players the ultimate hardware to take on the most demanding games. The Elixir keyboard is the first product under this line, and will be the first of many gaming keyboards, mice, another other computer gaming accessories. The Alchemy line was created by OCZ in its never-ending quest to meet the demands of each segment in the enthusiast community.
“The new Alchemy line from OCZ is designed to offer gamers quality gaming solutions that deliver both exceptional performance and value,” said Eugene Chang, Product Manager of the OCZ Technology Group. “Just because gamers have a budget doesn’t mean they shouldn’t enjoy premium gaming features, and our first Alchemy solution the Elixir gaming keyboard is designed with quality ergonomics and offers efficient game-play with programmable macro keys.”
The Elixir is a high-quality keyboard featuring the necessary features such as 10 tri-mode programmable macro keys, mode selection, a pop-up menu shortcut, and Windows Media Players optical controller. The sleek design of the Alchemy Elixir Series will maintain your comfort throughout long gaming sessions with its membrane tactical keys made from 100% rubber-coating for no-slip comfort and ergonomic design. The Elixir also features a USB port for added convenience, along with an extremely reliable lifestyle of 5 million cycles. The Elixir series is compatible with Windows XP (SP2 or later) and Windows Vista.