ROCCAT Skeltr RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

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ROCCAT Skeltr Gaming Keyboard Review

It can be difficult having to frequently drop what you’re doing on the PC and pick up your phone to respond to a text, tweet, or snap only to have to drop the phone when you realized the enemy mid has nearly made it to your top lane and your screen full of warning pings. There are other ways to avoid that gank while still trying to maintain your social media presence or simply type out messages on your phone. ROCCAT has produced a keyboard that can do just that and more.

ROCCAT Skeltr Gaming Keyboard

ROCCAT is a company from Hamburg, Germany that produces gaming keyboards, mice, headsets, and software. Players can now choose the ROCCAT Skeltr when in the market for a new, multi-functional, membrane gaming keyboard for sale on Amazon for $159.99 USD. The keyboard allows players to connect to their phone or tablet through Bluetooth as well as switch headsets or speakers between playing audio from the PC or phone.

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Understandably, $159.99 USD sounds like quite the hefty price to pay since the ROCCAT Skeltr is a membrane keyboard but before we jump to conclusions let’s take a look at the features that makes this keyboard special.

ROCCAT Skeltr Key Features:

  • Universal Device Docking Slot – holds all smartphones/tablets + charge via USB
  • Manage Audio – quickly toggle between mobile device and PC audio
  • Call Button – take smartphone calls through connected headset
  • Type to Device – Toggle between PC & device typing via Bluetooth
  • RGB Illumination – five configurable illumination zones in 16.8m colors
  • ROCCAT SWARM + APP – control Skeltr, monitor AMP, CPU, GPU, RAM etc.
  • Power-Grid + Companion App – ideal for use with you computer & game companion apps
  • Detachable Wrist Rest – easy to add/remove, suits all gaming styles
  • Talk FX + ALIENFX Support – lighting effects for your favorite games
  • Silent & Precise Typing – with improved rubber dome technology
  • 20-Key Easy-Shift [+] Zone – for easy key duplication

TechSpecs

  • 3 thumbster keys + 5 macro keys
  • Macro live! Recording
  • ROCCAT Talk
  • Media & Hotkeys
  • Bluetooth V3.0
  • 1.8m Braided Cable
  • 512kB memory + 32-bit Arm IC
  • 1000Hz Polling
  • Membrane keys (anti-ghosting optimized)

System Requirements

  • Windows 7 32/64 bit
    Windows 8
    Windows 10
  • USB 2.0 port (or better)
  • Internet Connection

 

ROCCAT Skeltr gaming keyboard packaging.

ROCCAT Skeltr Gaming Keyboard

They weight of the package was heavy for a keyboard but upon opening it the quality of the packaging answered why. The product is held in a heavy duty cardboard clamshell that was held by a cardboard sleeve that the information (pictures, features, logo, etc.) were printed on. The keyboard itself was supported on its sides with the cardboard and protected with anti-static plastic.

ROCCAT Skeltr Gaming KeyboardThe ROCCAT Skeltr comes along with a wrist support rest, Quick-Installation Guide, auxiliary cable, as well as a USB cable that is compatible with most Android devices.

We have just finished with introducing the ROCCAT Skeltr Gaming Keyboard to you. Some notable mentions would be the price of $159.99 USD, we touched on the keyboard’s key features, and finished with the packaging and contents of the ROCCAT Skeltr. On the following pages we will go a little more in depth with showing you what this keyboard has to offer, a short look at the ROCCAT Swarm software used to manage the RGB lighting, and finish on the final page with our conclusion and bottom line.

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