Event Coverage

PC Show 2015 highlights

By Team HardwareZone - 5 Jun 2015

Brother, Canon, Cooler Master & Creative

Brother

The MFC-J2720 InkBenefit does full A4 duplex Print/Copy/Scan/Fax/PC Fax, and has an ISO print speed of up to 22/20ppm (Mono/Color). It also handles direct photo print via USB, Media Cards and PictBridge, and features 2 years on-site warranty. This is retailing for a special show price of S$338 with $20 NTUC shopping vouchers and free delivery.

The MFC-9330CDW is a compact color laser printer with duplex that supports Wi-Fi Direct printing, Google Cloud Print, and has a 35-sheet ADF. This prints up to 22ppm in both mono and color printing modes, and is going for S$598 with S$80 Takashimaya vouchers and free delivery.

To find out more about the MFC-J2720 InkBenefit, check out this link. You can also find out more about the MFC-9330CDW here.

 

Canon

The Pixma MG3570 is an auto duplex printer that has FastFront for easy paper loading. It also supports Google Cloud Print , Wi-Fi direct printing and AirPrint. It's going for a special show price of $108 (usual price $139) and comes with a Manhattan Fish Market meal voucher worth $51 and a free trolley. 

The Maxify MB5370 is a business All-in-one printer that has a 3.0” Touch-screen LCD display, and a 500 sheet high-capacity paper cassette. It supports Print from Email, Scan to Cloud, Scan/Fax to network folder, and Auto Duplex printing. This is going for $399 (usual price $459) and you get a full set of CMYK inks (worth $167), a free trolley, and a Manhattan Fish Market meal voucher worth $51.

The EOS 7D MKII is a 20.2-megapixel APS-C DSLR that shoots at up to 10 frames per second. There’s a $150 cashback promotion running at the show, and you get one 16GB SD card, one 32GB SD card, an 8GB CF card, a 100mil EF camera strap, a LowePro Sling Bag, a JBL Charge 2 wireless speaker and a cleaning kit free. Prices start from $2,499 (body only) and go to $3,499 (with EF S15-85 IS USM kit lens).

The EOS 70D is one of the star buys of this show, and is a 20.2-megapixel APS-C DSLR that features a 3” capacitive touchscreen vari-angle LCD, and Dual Pixel CMOS AF for fast autofocus. This is going for $1,499 (body only) and you get one 16GB SD card, one 32GB SD card, a T4 tripod, a 5 Million Dollar Crumpler bag, and a 23L Dry Cabinet free with purchase.

Those looking for a more compact option can consider the G7X. That’s going for $799 and there’s a $50 cash back promotion at the show. This highly capable point-and-shoot camera features a 1” high-sensitivity CMOS sensor, a 3” touch screen LCD, and uses Canon’s DIGIC 6 processor to handle ISO speeds up to 12,800. You’ll get a 16GB SD card, one 32GB SD card, a T199312 tripod, a PowerShot G7X case and a cleaning kit free with purchase.

Read more about the Canon 7D Mk II here, the Canon 70D here, and the PowerShot G7X here.

 

Cooler Master

Don’t let the weird name fool you, CMStorm’s Mech Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is one of the newest entries in the mechanical keyboard arena. It comes with your choice of Cherry MX Blue, Brown or Red switches, has 2 USB 3.0 ports, 5 macro keys and has full LED backlights. If you like your keyboards huge and intimidating, the Mech is going for $178 (U.P $208 (Blue or Brown switches), $218 (Red switch)).

 

Creative

The Creative Sound Blaster X7 is a high-end USB DAC that supports high-res 24-bit/192kHz, 127dB audio, and features a Dolby certified decoder (Dolby Decode 5.1) with a Class D amplifier. On top of that, it even features Bluetooth connectivity so you can directly stream audio to it from your Bluetooth-enabled devices. Pictured is the limited edition that comes with the 144W Booster Power Adapter (worth $109) included. Get this with a pair of Creative’s E-MU XM7 passive speakers for a mere $599.

The Sound Blaster Roar 2 is 20% smaller and 10% lighter than the first generation Sound Blaster Roar, but still packs the same five high performance drivers for fantastic sound. It comes in a choice of white or black, and is going for a show price $199 (after using the $50 Creative voucher). You’ll also get a free reversible neoprene carrying bag.

The Draco HS880 is a brand new headset from Creative, and features Neodynium drivers that have been specially tuned for realistic sound and explosive bass. It features full-size earcups wrapped in soft leatherette for hours of gaming comfort, and has a detachable noise-cancelling microphone so you can easily shift from gaming to music-listening on-the-go. This is going for show price special of $59, down from the retail price of $79.

Read our review of the Creative X7 here, and you can check out the Sound Blaster Roar 2 here.

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