Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum mechanical keyboard offers key-by-key adjustable backlighting

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 03 2015 @ 11:27 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A week or two from now, Tesoro starts shipping its Excalibur Spectrum in North America for $139.99. This new mechanical gaming keyboard features fully customizable, key-by-key lighting with 16.8 million colors, 8 different LED effect modes and 5 levels of brightness. It also offers 6/N-key rollover and macro support with instant recording.

The press release doesn't mention the type of mechanical switches, other than that you can get the keyboard with Kailh Blue, Black, Brown and Red mechanical switches that offer a lifetime of 60 million keystrokes.
Tesoro Technology USA Inc., announces the Excalibur Spectrum mechanical keyboard, featuring individual key-specific customizability in 16.8 million colors.

Full Spectrum, Full Customization
The Excalibur Spectrum allows gamers to individually customize virtually any color, to any key. With 8 different LED effects, such as dimming, full zone, trigger, ripple, firework, radiation, rainbow wave, and per key customized mode as well as 5 levels of brightness and 5 distinct profiles to store them, there are endless combinations for a truly unique configuration.

Switchable N-Key Rollover / USB 6 Key Rollover
Allowing gamers to switch between N-Key Rollover (NKRO) and USB 6 Key Rollover, the Excalibur Spectrum has no ghosting or jamming issues to speak of, it polls keystrokes at a fast 1000Hz to ensure precision. With a quick set of hotkeys, gamers can jump between PC and Gaming modes to prevent any compromising accidental key strokes, and stay competitive.

Instant Recording / 512kb Built-in Storage
Gamers are able to instantly program macros on the Excalibur Spectrum with the help of newly designed software. Built-in storage gives players the freedom to carry their preferences with them, even on different computers, preventing any tedious reprogramming.

Built to Last, Designed for Play
The Excalibur Spectrum uses Kailh switches rated for 60 million keystrokes and rests on rubberized feet with tilt control, preventing slipping even during intense play.

Price and Availability
The Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum will be available in the middle of March in North America at a suggested retail price of $139.99 USD in Kailh Blue, Black, Brown and Red mechanical switches.
Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum



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