Sharkoon Technologies has some pretty cool products and today they announced the availability of its newest m-ITX and uATX cases, the new CA-I and CA-M aluminum PC cases. The CA-I measures and almost cubed form of 213 x 225 x 259 mm and features support for mini-ITX motherboards, two top-placed USB 3.0 ports are standard on this new case and two front-facing USB 2.0 connectors with one 3.5-inch drive and one 2.5-inch drive bay, it also includes an added 120 mm fan installed on the top blow-hole panel.
A new midi tower PC chassis was only recently introduced by the company; it has been simply tagged as “Mask” which would be its official name. Some pictures have also been revealed on many of the web pages and most of the features can be made out from these leaked images.
The portfolio of the PC cases by Sharkoon has been expanded recently with the addition of the REX Water Cooling Edition Midi Tower which is the new chassis for micro-ATX main boards. The case has been adequately designed to provide ample of room in the top part of the case for the installation of a 120 mm or 240 mm water cooling radiators. This shows the ability of the midi tower to support high performance cooling solutions.
Sharkoon introduces a new series of Midi-ATX cases. The models of the VS3 series are aimed at price-conscious budget customers who do not accept compromises in quality and features. The Standard models of the VS3 ATX case series offers three drive bays for optical drives and an externally accessible 3.5″ drive bay. This can, as an example, be used for a card reader, fan controller or USB hub. Behind the LED fan illuminating the mesh front sits the option for either two 3.5″ hard drives and a 2.5″ hard drive/SSD or alternatively a 3.5″ hard drive and two 2.5″ hard drives/SSDs.
Sharkoon is expanding their range of gaming headsets with a wireless version. The X-Tatic Air wireless multiplatform headset was developed specifically for the needs of console gamers. The stereo headset is compatible with Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PC and notebooks as well as TV sets and other sound sources with RCA audio outputs.
Sharkoon expands their assortment for PC gamers with another gaming keyboard: The Sharkoon Tactix Gaming Keyboard comes with an 18-key rollover, interchangeable WASD and Arrow keys. The black keyboard eliminates the need for multimedia keys and offers compact dimensions of 431 x 136 x 24 mm for a space saving design. Delivery also includes a handy, detachable wrist rest. The Sharkoon Tactix supports N-key rollover for up to 18 keys, now several key commands can simultaneously be performed quickly and precisely during action-packed gaming situations. Important for gamers is that the WASD and Arrow keys are highlighted in a nonslip rubber blue coating. For users who prefer a more discreet design, keys are in the default layout together with replacement tool.
Sharkoon introduces four new Midi-ATX housings, which provide plenty of room for hardware configuration and system cooling as well as multiple designs for different requirements and styling ideas. The Sharkoon Rebel9 Pro model inherits its optimized housing construction from the previous Sharkoon Rebel9. However, this housing top-seller from Sharkoon has undergone a dramatic revision. This successor comes with numerous improvements and still carries a nearly consistent market sales price. All housings are constructed from sturdy SECC-steel with black exterior and interior lacquer. Behind the synthetic front panel, consisting of screens and an air intake in the mesh design as well as a high-gloss, stainless steel frame edging, the Pro option offers nine possible optical drive bays. With help from enclosed, decoupled mounting angles or suitable installation frames, for example the Sharkoon HDD Vibe-Fixer, 3.5″ drives can also be utilized. The upper six drives are provided with removable faceplates, however, before using the remaining three drives the bracket for the 120mm fan must be simply removed, if necessary. Removable 5.25″ faceplates will be made available by Sharkoon shortly as an optional accessory set.
Sep 09, 2014 0