September 7th, 2012

Tt eSPORTS Challenger Ultimate

TTeSports Challenger Ultimate Keyboard

Introduction

Keyboards are as integral to your PC as just about anything else in it, and here at XSR we’re determined to give you the best advice on just what keyboard is best for you.

Thermaltake have gone the extra mile with their latest Tt e-Sports branded Challenger series, the Challenger Ultimate. Representing just about everything you’d want out of a gaming keyboard, from the glowing keys to…a fan for some reason. Oh well. More fans means more power, right?

Specifications

Color black
Interface USB
Membrane, Mechanical, Plunger Membrane
On-Board Fan Device Yes
No. of Game Profile 5
No. of Macro Key 14 x 5
Polling Rate 500 Hz
Back-Light Yes, 256 individual colours
Write Rest Yes, undetachable
Graphical UI Yes
On-Board Audio Jacks Yes
Smart Cable Management Yes
Gold-Plated USB Yes
USB Cable Detachable Yes
Multimedia Keys 6
On-Board USB Port 2
Keystroke Lifecycle 10 million
Cable Length 2m braided
Dimension (LxWxH) 50.5 x 19.5 x 27mm
Other Features World’s first on-board Fan Device Design, with 8 additional red-colour and removable keycaps
Anti-Ghosting Keys 20
On-Board Memory Size 64kb

Packaging

You can’t fault Thermaltake here, they know how to make a box worth looking at. Sometimes the actual packaging design can help sell the product, and perhaps that’s what Thermaltake are aiming for with this box.

TT eSports Challenger Ultimate

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The reverse is just as good as the front as well!

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And a flip top lid. Superb!

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But what’s this inside the box? A damned keyboard carry-bag? That’s awesome, especially since I frequently travel to LAN parties.

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