Patriot Viper Gaming Introduces New Peripherals
Patriot introduces a plethora of new gaming peripherals including two mechanical keyboards, three gaming headsets and two gaming mice.
New Patriot Viper Gaming Headsets
The new Patriot Viper V370 RGB headset, V361 LED headset and the V330 stereo headset feature improvements and new technologies aimed for gamers and enthusiasts. The Patriot Viper V370 and V361 7.1 virtual surround sound headsets come equipped with 40mm neodymium drivers for precise sound detection in FPS and MMO games. An added 30mm sub-driver enhances the bass and provides gamers with an immersive experience bringing every explosion, tie-fighter and gunfire to life. A red V lights the side of the Patriot Viper V361, while the Patriot Viper V370 comes to life with full-spectrum RGB lighting. Connecting through a gold plated USB, the Patriot Viper V370 and V361 have downloadable software to adjust sound levels and lighting effects.
The Patriot Viper V330 stereo headset is built with 40mm neodymium drives for the same reliable sound detection for gamers looking for quality on a budget. A plug-and-play headset, the Patriot Viper V330 is designed with a 3.5mm audio/microphone jack for PC connection and comes with a Y splitter for use on the go with mobile devices. A built-in foldable microphone is located on the left ear cup and automatically mutes when not in use, while a volume control wheel and UBR switch are located on the reverse side. The ergonomics and comfort of Patriot’s new Viper headset line provide users with longer hours of wear through padded memory foam ear cups; the Patriot Viper V770 comes with two, changeable, options of leather and microfiber cloth, both the Patriot Viper V361 and V330 come with microfiber cloth. The headbands of all three headsets are, light weight, padded and wrapped in soft leather.
The Patriot Viper V370, V361 and V330 will be available for purchase online and in stores starting February of 2017 with a starting MSRP of $69.99 USD for the V370, $49.99 USD for the V361 and $39.99 USD for the V330.
New Patriot Viper Mechanical Gaming Keyboards
The new Patriot Viper V770 enters Patriot’s Viper keyboard arsenal at the top of the line equipped with Kailh Red mechanical switches for a quieter sound and a more tactile feel. The linear mechanical switches actuate at just 2mm with a force of 50g, leaving no keystroke undetected and giving gamers the lightning response they need to dominate the game. Backed with N-Key rollover (NKRO), five dedicated macro keys and a total of 108 programmable macro keys, there are virtually no bounds to the capabilities of the Patriot Viper V770. Customizable through the downloadable Patriot Viper V770 software or using the Viper function key, gamers are equipped with five customizable profiles that can easily be accessed through the dedicated profile control keys for a quick switch in keyboard layout between games.
Full spectrum per-key RGB LEDs set the Patriot Viper V770 ablaze, featuring 16.8 million colors and individually customizable keys. The magnetic, detachable wrist rest displays an illuminated Viper logo and LED strip which features the same full-spectrum RGB lighting in tandem with the glow of the keys. The Patriot Viper V770 offers both audio and USB pass-through ports, located on opposite ends of the back side. Dedicated multimedia keys and a volume/mute scroll wheel enable users to quickly access sound settings without interrupting the gaming experience.
The Patriot Viper V730 has been designed as the perfect starter keyboard for those looking to purchase a mechanical keyboard for the first time. Being a plug-and-play keyboard, featuring a metal body design, red LED lighting and Kailh Brown switches, the Patriot Viper V730 will provide gamers with an entry level, reliable mechanical keyboard. The attached wrist rest of the Patriot Viper V730 provides comfort for long hours of game play and easy transport. Equipped with NKRO, eight multimedia keys and five lighting profiles, the Patriot Viper V730 brings a value oriented keyboard to the Viper line. Additionally, the Patriot Viper V730 offers six LED lighting modes and six level back-lit dimming modes to adjust brightness and the flow of color.
The Patriot Viper V770 will be available April 2017 for a starting MSRP of $149.99 USD and the V730 will be available February 2017 for a starting MSRP of $79.99 USD.
New Patriot Viper Gaming Mouse
The Patriot Viper V570 RGB gaming mouse is equipped with an Avago 9800 laser sensor, the Patriot Viper V570 offers gamers accuracy with every shot and up to 12000dpi that can quickly be adjusted with the press of a button. The Auto-Speed feature, available through the Viper V570 software, enables the mouse to automatically modify the dpi, in a range set by the user, in accordance with the movement of the mouse. A four level dpi indicator, located on the front left of the mouse, alerts the user to what speed the mouse is using.
A quick access sniper button, located on the left side of the Patriot Viper V570 RGB, allows the user to slow the tracking to just 400dpi for more exact aim and a seamless return to the battle. With zero delay Omron switches and 13 programmable macro buttons the Patriot Viper V570 RGB allows users to experience faster response times and a more customizable game. The MMO-like, five programmable side buttons are quickly accessible and come with no default settings for a truly personal gaming experience.
Full RGB multi-zone LEDs, 16.8 million colors, illuminate the Patriot Viper V570 and color settings can be adjusted through the software to distinguish between the five available on board profiles. Designed with ceramic foot pads for ice-like gliding on any surface, 35g of adjustable weight and rubber side grips, the Patriot Viper V570 RGB is ergonomically sound and has a comfortable, soft feel that also supports the palm.
The Patriot Viper V530 LED gaming mouse offers users a simple, yet stylish design coupled with high performance features sought after by every gamer. With the Avago 3050 optical sensor and a maximum dpi setting of 4000, the Patriot Viper V530 is the perfect entry level gaming mouse for anyone looking to game on a budget.
Equipped with seven programmable macro buttons and six onboard LED profile colors, the Patriot Viper V530 can be managed and customized from the downloadable software available on the Patriot website. PTFE foot pads line the bottom for a smooth glide across most surfaces, while a soft rubber like coating blankets the Patriot Viper V530 to ensure a solid grip and comfort during extended game time.
The Patriot Viper V570 RGB will be available at the end of Q1 2017 for starting MSRP of $59.99 USD. The Patriot Viper V530 will be available at the end of January for a starting MSRP of $29.99 USD.