Mad Catz launch Eclipse Litetouch range of gaming keyboards

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mad catz eclipse litetouch.jpgIf your online shooter frag count is looking a bit sheepish recently, take a look at the new Mad Catz Eclipse Litetouch range of gaming keyboards.

Available in both wired and wireless versions, they’re the industry’s first customisable backlit keyboards to feature a touch-sensitive LCD panel that can be used for quick access to media shortcuts, apps and bookmarked websites.

The touch panel itself can be used in three different modes too; a standard numeric keypad, a media mode and a configurable “MyEclipse” mode.

The wireless version works on the 2.4Ghz wireless standard, and features a small trackball with left and right mouse buttons if you’re planning on doing some web browsing from your couch. It has an inbuilt rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery, good for 20 hours of use between charges.

The Eclipse Litetouch range are compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP operating systems. The wireless version will cost $129.99 and the wired $99.99 when they begin shipping in July.

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By Gerald Lynch | June 3rd, 2010