AV Peripherals and Systems Guide
Logitech Introduces New G Line, Unleashing a Barrage of Gaming Gear
Logitech has announced its new G line that includes six refreshed mice and keyboards, as well as two headsets:-
Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse
With the ability to maintain a steady report rate, be it over 2.4GHz wireless or connected via USB, this wireless gaming mouse allows you to game while you recharge it by switching seamlessly to a data-over-cable connection using a standard Micro USB cable. Besides a durable hydrophobic coating on the palm area that helps prevent your palm from sticking to the mouse, and dry grip on the sides to ensure a firm hand, the G700s comes with 13 programmable controls that let you program single actions, complex macros with multiple keystrokes, repeating and user-defined delays, when you download the LGS (Logitech Gaming Software).
Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse
Featuring the same hydrophobic coating and dry grip, the G500s comes primed with a gaming grade laser precise cursor control on a wide variety of surfaces and a hyper-fast dual-mode scroll wheel. Ideal for FPS gamers because it can be switched from 200dpi to 8200dpi using two buttons within easy reach near your index finger, it has up to 27g of customizable weight and center of gravity adjustment, enabling you to fine tune it to your preferred playing style. Its 10 programmable controls requires LGS, which can also be used to reassign game commands or multi-command macro.
Logitech G400s Optical Gaming Mouse
Succeeding the MX518 Optical Gaming Mouse and Optical Gaming Mouse G400, the G400s offers the hydrophobic coating, soft-touch grip areas, and fingerprint-resistant coatings. Incorporating the proprietary Delta Zero sensor technology for high-accuracy cursor control, the optical gaming mouse features primary mechanical microswitches rated to a 20 million-click lifespan. Built specifically for FPS gamers, gamers can personalize the eight programmable buttons with the LGS.
Logitech G100s Optical Gaming Mouse
Following the G1 Mouse and Gaming Mouse G100, the G100s comes with buttons that are designed for intensive clicking, and the Delta Zero sensor technology for accuracy. With a primary mechanical microswitches upgraded to rate to a 20 million-click lifespan, the optical gaming mouse includes the hydrophobic coating on the palm area with fingerprint-resistant coating on the primary buttons. The ambidextrous inverted trapezoid shape of the mouse guarantees a sturdy grip throughout long gaming sessions.
Logitech G19s Gaming Keyboard
With custom-color backlighting that lets you select from 16 million shades and assign a specific color to every profile and profile mode in the same game, the keyboard comes with the hydrophobic coating on the palm rest, as well as durable double UV coating to extend the lifespan of the keys. Its adjustable GamePanel LCD feeds you a steady flow of intel, including vital stats, game specific apps, and customizable information panels, all in full color. Configure up to 12 programmable G-keys with up to 36 different functions across three different modes with three macros per key using the LGS. They keyboard also features anti-ghosting over 26 keys and two USB 2.0 ports.
Logitech G510s Gaming Keyboard
When used with the LGS, the keyboard provides 18 programmable G-keys, which allow you to configure up to 54 different functions across three different modes, with three macros per key. In addition to custom-color backlighting, it integrates a backlit GamePanel LCD, so you will stay informed with real-time game stats, system information, and VoIP communication data. Users can also develop or add community-created applets to work with your GamePanel. On top of that, it also has a hydrophobic coating on the palm rest, and a double UV coating on the keys.
Logitech G430 Surround Sound Gaming Headset
Like the G35 Surround Sound Headset and Wireless Gaming Headset G930, the G430 is powered by Dolby Headphone technology to create an immersive 360-degree sound field that gives you the advantage of hearing what you can’t see in a game, from footsteps to sirens. With Dolby Headphone 7.1 surround sound, you’ll hear up to seven discrete channels of audio data plus a Low Frequency Effects channel. Similar to the G230 Surround Sound Gaming Headset, this headset includes washable ear cups that provides comfort for long gaming sessions. The noise-canceling microphone can be adjusted to pick up your voice alone, and you can fold it up and out of the way when not in use.
Logitech G230 Stereo Gaming Headset
Equipped with 40mm neodymium drivers, the G230 features ear pieces covered with washable performance-sport cloth for comfort even while marathon-gaming. With a flexible, noise-canceling folding microphone, sound is focused on your voice, practically eliminating background noise for better audio quality. In-line audio controls for volume and microphone mute are within easy reach on the connection cable.
|Pricing in S$|
|Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse||135|
|Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse||89|
|Logitech G400s Optical Gaming Mouse||65|
|Logitech G100s Optical Gaming Mouse||35|
|Logitech G19s Gaming Keyboard||299|
|Logitech G510s Gaming Keyboard||189|
|Logitech G430 Surround Sound Gaming Headset||114|
|Logitech G230 Stereo Gaming Headset||91|
The Logitech G line will be hitting Singapore stores in May 2013.
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