Cooler Master Intros QuickFire Rapid-I Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Now this looks like an awesome keyboard but I’m not sure I could live without the numeric keypad as I use it very often. Yes the keyboard is meant gamers so not having the numbers isn’t that big of a deal I would think as gamers might not use it as much, but I use my keyboard for everything and not just games. Anyway, the QuickFire Rapid-I is a mechanical keyboard that features a 32 bit arm processor and what Cooler Master is calling ActivLite technology where the keys light up as you press them and create a trail as you type, there’s a great demo of it on the Rapid-I webpage. The keyboard also features five lighting modes an five brightness levels and the ability to save four presets in profiles an individually program the keys. You can sign up to be notified when the Rapid-I is available on the website.

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Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components, mobile accessories, and gaming peripherals, today announced the much requested QuickFire Rapid-i, a fully featured and backlit mechanical keyboard. QuickFire Rapid-i builds upon its predecessor’s legacy with full keyboard illumination and unique lighting effects through its new ActivLite technology.

Information on the new QuickFire Rapid-I, including features and notification of availability can be found at a unique, brand new micro-site here.

Stylistic Illumination

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Powered by a 32-bit ARM processor, Rapid-i’s ActivLite Technology incorporates 5 lighting modes with 5 brightness levels. Using ActivLite, users find themselves adding a richer aesthetic to their space. One such mode enables the backlighting to brightly illuminate upon each key press and fade softly as your fingers move on to the next key. The effect is a deeply satisfying visual trail to bring a unique effect to your typing experience. ActivLite also allows users to individually program keys for unique game and application uses, while the onboard memory makes it possible to save profiles that store up to four different presets.

 

Sleek & Feature Rich

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Featuring a smooth and clean aesthetic, QuickFire Rapid-i includes laser-marked keycaps and a non-glossy matte finish over tactile and quiet mechanical switches. A response time of 1ms, in USB mode, offers gamers a necessary consistency to respond quickly in the latest games. Multimedia shortcuts are available to ensure that media can be controlled with ease. With N Key Rollover (NKRO), users deploying the QuickFire Rapid-i in either USB or PS/2 mode can activate many keys on the keyboard simultaneously.

 

Ergonomic Size with Hassle-free Travel

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Travel with ease by simply removing the included braided USB cable and storing it. At all times, the QuickFire Rapid-i makes itself a more journey-ready partner with its super-slim body. It allows the keyboard to be more ergonomically-friendly while being easier to transport than most full-sized mechanical keyboards.

 

Availability

Sign up to be notified of the QuickFire Rapid-I’s availability at here. Price and availability may vary based on region. This release is meant for North America region only. Please consult your local Cooler Master Representative for more information.

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