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Sharkoon announced a new gaming keyboard called the Sharkoon Tactix Gaming Keyboard. This compact gaming keyboard features an 18-key rollover and interchangeable WASD and arrow keys. The keyboard has 107 function keys which can be assigned to different programs or functions. You can create up to ten profiles with three sub-levels for different applications and environments. The Tactix also has a detachable palm rest. Thanks to support for N-key rollover for up to 18 keys, gamers can perform key commands quickly and precisely while gaming. Compact Gamer Keyboard with Detachable Wrist Rest Sharkoon Tactix Gaming Keyboard: compact gaming keyboard with detachable wrist rest, 18-key rollover, interchangeable... Read more...
Sharkoon announced a new mouse for gamers in the form of the Sharkoon Drakonia Gaming Laser Mouse. The Drakonia features bright green dragon scales and an illuminating tribal dragon logo as well as an ergonomic design and rubberized sides. To ensure a precise response, the Drakonia uses an AVAGO-ADNS-9500 laser sensor which provides up 5,000 DPI resolution, 11,750 FPS frame rate, 30 G acceleration, and 150 IPS speed. The Sharkoon Drakonia has 11 function keys including the 4-way scroll wheel. You can create up to five user profiles for the mouse and store them in on-board memory. Using the mouse's Weight Tuning System, you can adjust the weight of the mouse using six 5 gram weights. Sharkoon... Read more...
It’s not that hard to spend well over a hundred bucks on a killer gaming keyboard, and although we’d like to tickle the keys ourselves before endorsing anything, Sharkoon just announced a feature-rich gaming keyboard for the low, low price of just 14.99 euros (about $19 USD). The Sharkoon Skiller Gaming Keyboard features 18-key rollover for better accuracy in heated games, 20 multimedia keys (some at the top and some located on the sides), and up to ten profiles (with three sub-levels) for assigning macros to any and all standard keys with included software. An extra bit of zing comes in the form of interchangeable blue rubber gaming keys for the WASD cluster and cursor keys. As far... Read more...
Sharkoon has officially released its Nightwriter gaming keyboard, which was first revealed at CeBIT. This keyboard features a low-profile design and switchable LED illumination. With 13 multimedia keys, you'll get quick access to some of your favorite apps at the touch of a finger. The Nightwriter features a matte black, low-profile design (25mm) with height adjustment and an ergonomically formed palm rest.  The keyboard has 105 standard keys. LED Keyboard Nightwriter on the Market Sharkoon Nightwriter: Gaming keyboard in a low-profile design with switchable LED illumination and 13 multimedia keys | MSRP 27.99 Sharkoon releases its CeBIT introduced Nightwriter gaming keyboard into the market.... Read more...
Sometimes, it’s the little things in life that make it better. For Sharkoon customers, that little thing is having USB 3.0 on the front panel of some of its desktop cases. The company announced that two of its cases, the Nightfall U3 and Rebel9 Alu U3, will both eschew front panel eSATA ports in favor of USB 3.0. The two cases are distinctly similar and feature a black brushed aluminum finish and detachable drive covers, but they have different facades and drive options. The Nightfall costs 44.90 euros (approximately $58.58 USD), and the Rebel9 chassis runs 54.90 euros (approximately $71.62 USD). Nightfall U3 and Rebel9 Alu U3 Tower Upgrade: USB3.0 for Rebel9 Alu and Nightfall Sharkoon... Read more...
Being able to easily swap drives in and out of a system without fiddling with cables is utterly convenient, especially if you swap out drives frequently, and Sharkoon has a new 2-in-1 SATA QuickPort product to make it even easier. The Sharkoon SATA QuickPort Intern Multi is a mouthful to say, but it appears laden with features. The device fits into a 5.25-inch drive bay (making it ideal for expansion) and can accommodate two drives at the same time. Each drive--a 2.5-inch SSD or HDD and a 3.5-inch HDD--has its own SATA connections, so both installed drives can work simultaneously. The SATA QuickPort Intern Multi has an on/off switch on the front faceplate, which is also equipped with a pair of... Read more...
A case without easily accessible hard drive bays or enough room to accommodate beefy components is one that is liable to get chucked out of a window in frustration at some point. Sharkoon’s T28 case is designed to alleviate those issues. The otherwise black case is available with red, green, or blue accents and features eight hard drive bays. It can also handle two 5.25-inch drives, and a pair of mounting frames for 2.5-inch drives is included. Part of the hard drive cage (containing three bays) can be removed to provide 40cm of space for a long graphics card. The T28 allows for a CPU cooler up to 16.5cm high and a PSU up to 29cm long. The case is now available for 54.90 euros. PC Case... Read more...
By the end of the month, those searching for a budget-friendly PSU have six new options from Sharkoon. The company announced new models in the WPM series and QP series. The modular WPM models (with an efficiency of over 80%) are available in 400, 500, and 600W models and include fabric- or mesh-covered cables including 20+4-pin mainboard, 4+4-pin CPU, 6+2-pin PCI-E, 6-pin PCI, and six SATA connectors. These PSUs have a 140mm cooling fan and are built to prevent power issues including surges, short circuits, and over-currents. With the 80 PLUS Bronze certification, the QP models operate at between 82-85% efficiency depending on load and have a 120mm cooling fan. Two separate 12V circuits power... Read more...
USB sticks have been around forever. No surprise there. But they've been improving in recent years, proving that there's still demand for these little guys so long as capacity increases along with transfer rates. The Sharkoon Flexi-Drive Ultimate is the company's latest, complete with an eight-channel MLC architecture and write speeds as high as 120MB/sec. Read rates are pegged at 200MB/sec, with capacity options of 64GB and 128GB. That's huge for a USB key, and could very well replace some of those old USB hard drives you have been lugging around. The Sharkoon Flexi-Drive Ultimate uses a powerful Single Chip USB3.0 Controller and four eight-channel controlled MLC storage cells. The memory stick... Read more...
Believe it or not, we have actually heard of a quad-channel USB 3.0 stick before. They certainly aren't "everywhere" yet, but they're becoming increasingly popular as more and more notebooks start to ship with USB 3.0 ports. Sharkoon, an accessories and peripherals company, has just introduced their newest USB stick, a USB 3.0 device that has write rates of up to 70MB/sec, read rates of up to 110MB/sec and arrives in two sizes: 32GB and 64GB. These aren't giant drives that could be easily used as notebook backup drivers, but they're still sizable enough to carry around your essential documents and/or media. It only ships in one color, a dark grey aluminum, and has a protective cap and keychain... Read more...
Sharkoon announced a new chassis known as the Scorpio that allows SSDs and 2.5-inch hard drives to be used without any special adapter frames. The case has support for a total of six 3.5 inch drives. Two of these bays feature a Fast Swap Mechanism directly on the housing front. The Sharkoon Scorpio also has room for up to seven extension cards and up to five 5.25 inch drives. On the top I/O panel, you'll find an eSATA and two USB2.0 ports, headphones and microphone ports as well as the Power and Reset buttons. Sharkoon Scorpio: installation amongst others of 2.5 inch SSDs plus Fast Swap Mechanisms for 3.5" SATA Hard Drives | two types with varied fronts and air fixtures | MSRP 69.90 Euros Sharkoon... Read more...
We recently covered a waterproof keyboard, which is just fine by itself, but the real mess-maker needs a full complement of waterproof accessories. Wouldn't want that coffee spill to not injure your keyboard, but totally ruin your mousepad, right? Sharkoon, an off-the-wall accessory maker, has just introduced their newest mousing pad, and it's two things primarily: cheap, and waterproof.What's interesting is that you could argue that any hard-surfaced mousepad was "waterproof," as you can simply wipe away the beads of water and continue on. Well, as long as no liquid got up under your trackball or laser. But the difference here is that it's a textile pad, which certainly reminds more of mousepads... Read more...
Sharkoon doesn't carry the same weight as a name like Logitech or Belkin in the accessories market, but it's quickly making a name for itself with its recent rash of HDD docks and LAN-USB connectors. The company's latest device, the SATA QuickPort Pro LAN, enables SATA HDDs, storage cards, USB devices, etc. LAN compatible. Basically, it's a combination of the outfit's latest two products. You can even put an internal 2.5"/3.5" hard drive into it and host it up on your local network. Basically, this allows users to connect pretty much any piece of storage media they have to their own local network, put it doesn't appear that it will shoot that information out over the Internet. This Pro version... Read more...
Sharkoon is best known for its HDD Docks, which enable internal 3.5" HDDs to be quickly accessed outside of a PC. The company's latest product, however, has little to do with connecting hard drives to actual rigs via the traditional methods and lots more to do with making your existing drives accessible over the Internet.The Sharkoon USB LANPort is essentially another form of the Pogoplug that the world has grown to know and love. Basically, it's a USB network adapter that connects a USB port with a LAN. In short, it connects any USB flash drive or USB hard drive with the 'Net, making any USB storage device you have a NAS drive. Two models are available, with the first offering one USB port and... Read more...
Looking for a new mouse to up that frag count? Sharkoon is hoping you look its way, as it has just delivered an all new input peripheral into its growing line of PC accessories. The Rush FireGlider is similar to many other gaming mice in most areas, but a few unique features make this one worth considering if you're in the market.For starters, it's a laser mouse with a refresh rate that can be adjusted from 600 to 3600DPI on the fly. There is an array of multi-colored LEDs on the device itself to let users know which DPI level has been selected, and the Teflon feet on the bottom enable smooth movements over hard surfaces. As with many of its competitors, this mouse too boasts an ergonomically... Read more...
Sharkoon "Rush" Headset: Versatile stereo-headset for use with analogue audio sourcesSharkoon is expanding its "Rush" product line designed specifically for gamers with a versatile stereo gaming headset. The Sharkoon Rush Headset has a stylish design and high-quality workmanship. In addition to the striking Rush-Logo on top of the headband, stylized silver flames adorn each earpiece -- upholstered for maximum comfort. The Rush Headset connects via a 3.5mm jack to analogue sources such as a PC, notebook, TV or HiFi stereo system. A rotatable microphone on a flexible arm is perfect for gaming as well as VoIP applications and other multimedia and speech programs. High quality audio is ensured through... Read more...
Plug in two drives: Sharkoon has endowed its popular QuickPort with a second hard drive slot, now offering its docking station for externally housed mass-storage in the model "SATA QuickPort Duo".With the Sharkoon QuickPort, a 2.5" or 3.5" SATA hard drive can be quickly and easily connected to computers without permanent installation in an external enclosure. Now, a second HDD slot allows the QuickPort Duo to service two hard drives at once, irrespective of whether they are 2.5" or 3.5" drives. The two slots are covered by folding covers with small cut-outs for notebook hard drives. Both smaller and larger hard drives are held securely in place, and drives are removed through an easy-to-use release... Read more...
Sharkoon Swift-Case Securita: With RFID encryption to protect against unauthorized access for 2.5" SATA hard drives In order to offer customers the best possible protection against data thieves, Sharkoon is expanding its Swift-Case line up of external hard drive enclosures by adding a model with RFID access control. The Sharkoon Swift-Case Securita for 2.5" SATA hard drives comes equipped with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology that protects against unauthorized access. Within the silver aluminium enclosure sits a RFID transceiver that responds solely to the accompanying RFID transponder. The transponder comes in a simple plastic fob design that attaches securely to key chains.... Read more...
Sharkoon SATA QuickPort:- USB docking station provides direct access to "naked" or uninstalled SATA hard drives, Compatible with 2.5" and 3.5" drives - Sharkoon presents a new hard drive accessory, the Sharkoon SATA QuickPort, which provides a direct connection to uninstalled SATA HDDs and makes pre-installation in an external housing unnecessary. The desktop docking station connects via USB 2.0, and allows hard drives to be quickly inserted into a slot in the docking station. A release button removes the drive from the docking station when no longer needed. An external power supply is included. The Sharkoon SATA QuickPort offers space for one 2.5" or 3.5" SATA hard drive. A locking mechanism... Read more...
CPU-Cooler with Golf Ball Fan Silent Eagle CPU Cooler: multi-socket heatpipe cooler with preinstalled Silent Eagle 2000 Fan / Frameless fan design Sharkoon introduces a new CPU-Cooler for AMD (939) and Intel (775) systems. The Sharkoon Silent Eagle CPU Cooler consists of a heatpipe cooling design with a preinstalled Sharkoon Silent Eagle 2000 Fan. The highly awarded Silent Eagle Fan distinguishes itself through the unique, golf ball design of its fan blades. Many small, round dimples on the fan blades reduce wind turbulence and displace high volumes of air with a minimal amount of noise. The heatsink is mounted vertically on the... Read more...
Golf ball fan now available in 120mm version Sharkoon Silent Eagle 120mm / with 1000 or 2000 rpm / suggested retail price: $14.69 Sharkoon is introducing a new version of its golf ball case fan: the Silent Eagle is now also available in a 120mm size. The larger model moves more air than an 80mm fan at the same rpms and noise level. The particular advantage of the Silent Eagle is its unique design: the rotor blades have the same surface structure as a golf ball. The blades are covered by small round depressions, which golfers refer to as "dimples". These slight concavities markedly improve airflow as well as reducing the noise level. In addition to the blades, Sharkoon has also optimized... Read more...