Kingston's HyperX unit expanded its gaming peripheral lineup with two new Cherry MX based mechanical gaming keyboards with red LED backlights. This includes the full-size Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and the tenkeyless HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. The latter is exclusively offered with Cherry MX Red switches while the former will be available in Cherry MX Blue, Red, and Brown variants.
Both keyboards start shipping on August 21 for $109.99 and $79.99, respectively.
HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today introduced two new additions to its award winning lineup of gaming keyboards used by eSports athletes worldwide – the HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Pro Gaming Keyboard and Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. HyperX delivers all the components needed for the best competitive gaming set up, and the new HyperX Alloy Keyboards boasts Cherry MX Mechanical switches, lighting effects, 100 percent anti-ghosting, and solid-steel frames for the tactile feedback and performance gamers expect from HyperX gear.
“Further raising the bar for personalization and comfort, HyperX is excited to reveal the new Alloy Elite Keyboard with Cherry MX Mechanical switches, detachable palm rest and custom lighting features. For TKL keyboard fans, the new Alloy FPS Pro was designed in our HyperX labs specifically for them,” said Marcus Hermann, senior business manager, HyperX. “Ensuring that gamers connect and play immediately, keyboard customization options can be accessed without the assistance of software via keyboard functions.”
Featuring an all-new design, the Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard includes HyperX red LED backlighting, an 18 LED light bar with luminous lighting along with custom lighting modes, and 6 preset LED effects. Alloy Elite is built with a solid steel frame for durability, offers dedicated media buttons, and a large volume wheel along with quick access buttons for brightness, lighting effects, and game mode. Alloy Elite also includes a USB 2.0 pass through, HyperX titanium colored, textured WASD keys, and full N-Key rollover functionality. No software is required – Alloy Elite is ready for plug-and-play gaming and includes a detachable palm rest for added comfort during gameplay.
The new HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is geared toward users seeking a tenkeyless gaming keyboard option and enables dedicated FPS players to take their gaming to a professional level with its space-saving layout that maximizes desktop space for mouse movement. Designed for professional eSports teams and avid followers that prefer compact size, Alloy FPS Pro is the ideal keyboard for gaming on the go.