Cooler Master Mean Business With The New AL-Series

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅04.09.2013 16:12:16


Manchester, UK – 04 September, 2013 – Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer unleashes the new AL-Series, the MECH Keyboard, REAPER Mouse and PULSE-R Headset - aluminum customizable gaming peripherals.

MECH Keyboard

The MECH, customizable and fully mechanical keyboard and part of the AL-Series, it includes a full suite of premium features including aluminum in its construction and a high speed processor and USB 3.0 ports.

High Bandwidth Gaming

Delivering the utmost quality in construction and features, the MECH mechanical keyboard features a powerful ARM based processor to run its Rapid Fire Engine. This helps the MECH take full advantage of its ability respond at high speeds to in game actions and record and edit not only macro keys, but profiles as well. MECH is equipped with the ability to store 5 easily accessible profiles while making up to 75 total macros available for multiple gaming needs.

Ultra low latency USB connectors and an integrated two port USB 3.0 hub ensure that the MECH and connected peripherals all operate at their full potential. A high-grade braided cable ensures that the keyboard and connected peripherals maintain a stable link to your PC. Utilizing its ultra fast processor and Super Speed USB 3.0 ports, MECH is capable of 64 KRO or activating and registering the actions of up to 64 keys simultaneously.

Full LED backlighting awaits you on the MECH with three modes of operation and five brightness levels. With this, MECH keys will be visible while gaming in nearly any lighting level.

Designed by You

Built with a unique removable and customizable aluminum plate, MECH is the ultimate gamer’s mechanical keyboard. Whether it is providing that extra look of professionalism to your eSports team or matching your keyboard to your own style, MECH makes it simple to do. The included premium aluminum plate can be removed and replaced via a few screws.

Further customize your MECH by selecting from amongst the highest grade Cherry MX Mechanical switches*. MECH integrates the most popular Blue, and Brown switches into its different models and each switch is extremely durable and rated for a minimum of 50 million presses.

*The availability of CHERRY MX switch types will vary based on region.


CM Storm MECH will be available in September. Price and availability may vary based on region.


The Reaper

Built with premium features in mind, Reaper is constructed with a powerful and high precision 8200 DPI Avago laser sensor. Take full advantage of its wide DPI range with on-the-fly DPI switching via its dedicated Clutch key. 32KB of onboard flash memory means storing eight programmable key functions within three separate profiles. Each button has been intelligently placed throughout the Reaper’s ergonomic design to be quickly and easily activated during game play.

Tech. Specifications

* Removable customizable aluminium plate

* Aluminum and rubberized coating body structure

* 8200 DPI high precision Avago laser sensor

* 1000 Hz polling rate with 1ms response time

* 128kB flash onboard memory

* Ergonomic right handed design

* 8 fully programmable buttons


The Pulse-R

The Pulse-R headset uses 42mm drivers for mind melting sounds. The microphone glows white in the dark and is removable. Even the aluminum plating on the ear bud exterior can be taken off and customized with your unique styling. Reinforced padded cushions and headband provide you with maximum comfort and great noise cancellation during game session. A convenient in-line remote let you quickly adjust volume or mute your mic via a sliding switch.

Key Feature:

* Optimized for gaming – clear highs and powerful bass

* Durable aluminum Plating – can be removed and customized

* Cushioned ear cups and headband for noise cancellation and maximum comfort during long gaming sessions

* Convenient in-line remote with volume slider and mic mute switch

* Detachable microphone arm with noise-canceling mic system for clear in-game team chats

* Stylish white illuminated earcups and mic (USB powered)

UK Pricing

The MECH Keyboard has a UK MSRP of £149.99 and will become available this month. Availability for the Reaper and Pulse-R is still unknown, however they will be priced at £64.99 and £74.99 in the UK respectively.

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