Posted by HardOCP News 2:30 AM (CST)
Wednesday December 04, 2013
With its "MX RGB switch," CHERRY is presenting the next evolutionary stage of its billion-fold proven mechanical keyswitches of the "MX" series. The MX switches with Gold Crosspoint technology have up to this point been appreciated by millions of users due to high precision, the best possible operating feel, and an extremely long service life. Well-known manufacturers of high-quality mechanical keyboards آ– especially in gaming آ– use the Cherry MX switches in different variants. Cherry has now enhanced its leading product with RGB technology. Directly mounted on the circuit board, SMD LEDs (SMD = "Surface Mount Devices") illuminate key symbols in specially designed keycaps using the MX RGB switch in the entire RGB color spectrum آ– all 16.7 million RGB colors.
Innovation and quality driven PC gaming brand Corsair will be bring the world’s first Cherry MX RGB based gaming keyboards to market in an exclusive launch in 2014. Cherry and Corsair will first debut the Cherry MX RGB on Corsair keyboards at Corsair’s press suite at CES 2014 in January.