The new Cyborg Mouse, more than meets the eye

by: Randy -
The latest addition to Saitek's Cyborg family of PC peripherals is the Cyborg Mouse.  The hyper-futuristic stylings aren't just for good looks -- they're built for comfort.  The rear shell motors back and forth to fit your palm.  The scroll wheel adjusts to three levels of resistance.  You can program a total of 24 commands into the 4-way low-profile hat switch and seven other buttons.  Anti-deceleration laser technology accompanies the three-stage mode switch, swinging the sensitivity from 400 dpi up to 3200 dpi.  This type of precision handling is available at the Saitek website (although you'll have to translate the 39.99 British pounds into U.S. dollars).  If you haven't got the pounds, enter a chance to win a Cyborg Mouse and other Cyborg accessories at www.pimp-my-orc.com.

 

News release

5th February 2008

 

NEW FUTURISTIC GAMING MOUSE DELIVERS CYBORG PERFORMANCE

 

SAITEK LAUNCHES FULLY ADJUSTABLE CYBORG MOUSE FOR PRECISE AND FATIGUE-FREE GAMING

 

Saitek, a leading designer and manufacturer of consumer electronic products for PC and gaming, has announced the launch of its new Cyborg Mouse. The high end laser mouse is designed specifically for gaming and aimed at serious gamers who play intensely for long periods at a time.

 

The Cyborg Mouse has a unique switch-activated motor that moves the rear shell back and forth, expanding or contracting the mouse to fit any user’s hand. This not only increases control but will also prevent tiredness during long periods of game play. Mouse length can be adjusted using either a software control panel installed with the drivers, or by holding the mode button on the Cyborg mouse down and then pushing the mouse’s d-pad into position.

 

As well as adjustable length, the Cyborg mouse also features a scroll wheel with adjustable detent force. The scroll force selector switch has three positions and sets the sensitivity of weapon selection from low to high to suit the gamer’s preferences.

 

Other controls include a 4-way low profile hat switch plus 7 buttons. Controls are programmable using Saitek’s SST programming software which, with the 3 stage mode button, effectively gives a total of 24 programmable commands to customise any gaming experience. The SST software saves chosen settings as game-specific profiles.

 

The 3-stage mode switch also allows the user to change mouse sensitivity to help with their aim.  Adjustable from 400 dpi up to 3200 dpi, the Cyborg mouse’s new anti-deceleration laser technology ensures reliable movement tracking, even at higher speeds.

 

With a grey and black, sleek, futuristic design, the Cyborg Mouse ensures gamers can play their favourite games with control, precision and high speed, and in complete comfort, no matter how long the gaming session.

 

The Cyborg Range

Saitek’s new Cyborg range is designed specifically for serious gamers who demand the best equipment and includes the Cyborg 5.1 Headset, Cyborg Command Unit, Cyborg Rumble Pad, and the Cyborg Keyboard. Enthusiastic gamers will play intensely for long periods of time and need peripherals that offer outstanding comfort and durability.

 

Cyborg competition

For a chance of winning a Cyborg Mouse and other Cyborg accessories visit www.pimp-my-orc.com. To be in with a chance of winning Saitek prizes and a copy of Fantasy Wars, a turn based battle strategy game from Ascaron, download an orc head from the site and try creating your own orc-celebrity!

 
 

System requirement:

Connectivity: USB 2.0

Windows XP, XP 64 and Windows Vista (all versions)

 

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