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Corsair Announces New Vengeance K70 Keyboard

March 21st, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Vengeance K70 Fully Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Key-by-Key Backlighting

Corsair Vengeance K70 Fully Mechanical Gaming Keyboard to Debut at PAX East on March 22

FREMONT, California — March 21, 2013 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer of high-performance PC gaming peripherals, today announced the Vengeance K70 fully mechanical gaming keyboard.

The new Vengeance K70 gaming keyboard is built on a rugged, brushed, aluminum chassis and features highly responsive Cherry MX Red mechanical switches under every key. The high performance switches combined with the keyboard’s 100% anti-ghosted matrix, 20-key rollover and 1000Hz reporting rate provide fast, accurate input for gaming.

The Vengeance K70 gaming keyboards are available in two color schemes:  silver aluminum with blue backlighting, and anodized black with deep red backlighting. Overall backlighting can be adjusted to four levels of intensity and each key is individually backlit, enabling the lighting for each key to be independently enabled or disabled. The key-by-key lighting customization allows users to highlight just the keys they need to emphasize and then save the setting directly to the K70’s onboard memory. In addition, the Vengeance K70 comes with alternate colored, contoured keycaps for the  WASD and 1-6 keycaps to allow additional customization.

Vengeance K70 (Black)

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Vengeance K70 (Silver)

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“When we launched the Vengeance K60, customers loved the look and quality, but some wanted a backlit version,” said Ruben Mookerjee, VP and General Manager of the Peripherals Business Unit at Corsair.  “In typical Corsair fashion, we over-delivered and created Vengeance K70 with key-by-key backlighting, mechanical switches on every key, and two color schemes.”

The Vengeance K70 also features dedicated multimedia controls to allow users to play, stop, pause, skip tracks and adjust volume. An extra USB connector is provided for attaching to USB devices such as a Vengeance gaming mouse or headset. A removeable soft-touch wrist rest provides comfort for long gaming or typing sessions.

See Vengeance K70 at PAX East from March 22-24

The Vengeance K70 keyboard will make its public debut at Corsair’s booth at PAX East in Boston from March 22-24. Corsair is located in booth 1062.

Pricing and Availability

The Corsair Vengeance K70 will be available in April at suggested price of $129.99.

For more information on the Corsair Vengeance K70 gaming keyboard, please visit: http://www.corsair.com/k70

About Corsair

Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company’s award-winning products include DDR3 memory upgrades, USB flash drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, PC speakers, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, system monitoring and control devices, PC cooling products, and computer cases.

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  1. James
    March 21st, 2013 at 14:01 | #1

    Looks like the main changes here are, full mechanical keyboard with back-lighting compared to the old K60 (http://www.pcgameware.co.uk/corsair-vengeance-k60-review/) having only partial mechanical keys and no back-lighting. Full length wrist rest is also somewhat apparent, should be a damn fine keyboard… 😉

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