Creative SB Vanguard K08 RGB Mechanical Gaming USB Keyboard

Creative Vanguard K08 RGB Gaming Keyboard, PRES Mechanic Switches, 26 Key Rollover, Anti-Ghosting, 109 Programmable Keys

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Product Overview Please note: This keyboard is US layout

Take Command of Your Destiny
The Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 is designed to keep you on top of your game.

Crafted with ultra responsive and durable custom-made OMRON mechanical switches, the compact keyboard with 109 customizable keys, an ergonomically designed body, clean matte surface and fully programmable ambient-reactive lighting perfectly delivers your every command with pinpoint precision and speed.

Meet PRES, our professionally customized OMRON switch
Co-designed with OMRON, PRES (Perceive-React-Execute Switches) are custom mechanical switches professionally developed for high actions per minute gaming and typing comfort with a centered light guide for a brilliant RGB backlighting experience. Built for durability and reliability, each switch can withstand over 70 million keystrokes and feature double cross-point technology for fail-safe contacts.

PRES allows you to reach your full potential, offering quick input action and instantaneous rapid-fire keystrokes while minimizing typos and mistakes - giving you the perfect balance of speed and control

25% Faster Response and 12.5% Faster Actions Per Minute
In a world where 1 milisecond is a matter between winning or losing, the speed of your keyboard response is absolutely crucial. While the default travel distance of most mechanical keyboards is 2.0mm, the Vanguard K08 is designed with shorter travel of 1.5mm. This means you only have to depress the keys by 3/4 of the usual distance before a command is fired off, and translating into an important in-game reaction and execution

With some game mechanics requiring you to mash a button really fast in order to do maximum damage to a boss or just to pry a door open, Vanguard's PRES with a total travel depth of 3.5mm, as opposed to the standard 4.0mm, allows you to fire off more keypresses in the same time.

For example, let's say you mash a single key on a normal keyboard for a minute, and register 420 keypresses. With the Vanguard, you'd be able to pull off 48 more keypresses (468 total) in the same amount of time for an additional 12.5% more hits dealt to a boss or 12.5% more words per minute (if you're the sort who like creating walls of text).

100% More Reliable
Unlike normal mechanical switches with single connectors, we've partnered with OMRON to implement cross-point technology for fail-safe contacts in PRES. With dual connectors in each switch, each PRES is guaranteed to fire off even in the event of one connector failing due to oxidation or dirt particles. Our keyboard may just be the first to endure a sandstorm and still be fully operational

26-Key Rollover with Anti-Ghosting Technology
Even with 10 fingers and 10 toes, you'll only be able to hit 20 keys at any one time - and that leaves 6 more to spare! This means we've totally eliminated all causes of keyboard input lag, jams and ghosting unless you're a faceroller. Features Please note: This keyboard is US layout

• Low profile key swift key caps.
• High Speed USB 2.0 pass-through port.
• Media and rotary volume control.
• 109 fully programmable keys.
• Programmable Aurora Reactive lighting system - with 10 ambient lighting preset.
• 2 position adjustable height.
• Detachable Wrist Rest.
Specifications
Keyboard Specifications
Keyboard Model Vanguard K08
Form Factor Standard Full Size
Key Switches PRES (Perceive-React-Execute Switches)
Wired/Wireless Wired
Connectivity USB
Rechargeable Battery No
Battery Type  
USB Hub N/A
Wrist Rest Detachable
Report Rate N/A
Anti-Ghosting Yes
Key Rollover 26 Key Rollover
Macro Keys All Keys
Macro Recording Method  
Media Keys No
Win Lock Key No
Special Keys  
Back-Lit Keys No
LED Lighting Colour RGB (16.8M Colours)
Keyboard Backlighting Functions N/A
On-board Processor  
On-board Memory No
On-board Memory Size  
Removable Keys Yes
Other Keyboard Features  
Language English (UK) Language
Cable Material Braided
MAC Compatible No
Compatible Operating Systems  
Colour Black
Dimensions  
Weight  
Mouse Specifications (If Included)
Mouse Included No
Mouse Model  
Mouse Type N/A
Number of Buttons  
Scroll Wheel No
Scroll Wheel Tilt Function No
Mouse Resolution N/A
Rechargable Battery No
Mouse Battery Type  
Mouse Colour  
Mouse Dimensions  
Mouse Weight  
Other Accessories (If Included)
Headset No
Card Reader None
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
7 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
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