SteelSeries Shift Gaming Keyboard Review

There are many out there who demand alot from what many take for granted... their keyboard.  And many games demand even more.  SteelSeries, who has been an industry leader in gaming peripherals, created a keyboard with a standard profile that will stand up to these demands, and then some.  Customization from the bottom up, from timed macros, fully configurable buttons, macro "layers," to the ability to switch out keysets with custom graphics are all a possibility with the Shift.

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Introduction

Shift the rules. Winning is everything. The SteelSeries Shift is the gaming keyboard designed to change and adapt to real-time strategy (RTS), and massively multiplayer online (MMO) games through interchangeable keysets. Powered by SteelSeries Engine software, the SteelSeries Shift provides gamers with predefined game mods and an intuitive layout of the most common commands and actions for specific game genres and titles. With the functionality to customize every key on the keyset, on-the-fly macro recording, and the anti-ghosting of up to 7 simultaneous keystrokes, the SteelSeries Shift is designed to help in the mastery of any game. The SteelSeries Shift includes the keyboard base and a standard keyset for everyday use. Keysets designed specifically for MMO, RTS, and FPS as well as customized keysets designed for today’s most popular games, are sold separately. Standard keyset features include: - Fully labeled shortcuts and macro keys - Commands grouped intuitively for ease of use - Toggle mode remaps F keys and NumPad to provide even more functionality

Features

SHIFT EVERYTHING

The Shift supports interchangeable keysets, all designed with awesome game designers.

MACRO

Advanced macros support delays. It's almost Skynet-ish. In the good way.

PLUG IT IN

Equipped with two USB 2.0 ports as well as in- and out-audio ports.

ERGONOMICS

The rubberized feet offers 3 different height levels and ensures steadiness.

PERSONALIZATION

Every single key is fully customizable. What you want, where you want it.

LAYERS

Easily switch between layers, allowing near-unlimited options for configuration.

PREMIUM QUALITY

Gaming Grade quality ensures a lifecycle of 15 million key presses per key.

ALL GAMES

Whether your poison is FPS, RTS, MMO, Shift was designed to make you win.

The Shift has tons of other features and specifications, so I'll just leave THIS here for you to check out more!

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