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Raptor Gaming Technology GmbH launches K2 Keyboard

Hückelhoven, Germany - Thursday, 14 September 2006

For immediate release

The K2 is the latest addition to a line up of high profile, high performance PC gaming hardware by Raptor Gaming Technology GmbH. Designed with the serious gamer at heart, the K2 has been built with components only found in industrial standards of keyboard. Being developed and manufactured solely in Germany has ensured that every element of the K2 is perfect for ultimate reactivity, comfort, durability and reliability during extensive game play.

The K2 is based on Advanced Keyboard Technology, ensuring button presses react instantaneously with a pressure density and travel distance pre-determined and tested by Raptor engineers. The technology is also designed to operate with 100% efficiency for over 20 million key presses. Each key is designed with 20% more surface area than a typical keyboard ensuring a button press is less likely to be missed in the most hectic and intensive gaming situations.

The included wrist pad is secured by two highly durable clips allowing it to be detached if preferred but also ensuring that it remains intact and sturdy if any sudden movement occurs during game play. Volume control and mute buttons can be found at the lower part of the K2, directly controlling the PC system's master volume control, ideal when using headphones or speakers. A lengthy 2.5m USB cable means positioning of the keyboard is not restricted in any application.

Raptor's piest de resistance is the K2's bundled software, RAPTOR-LOAD, supplied on CD. With a press of a button, the K2 is automatically switched to Game-Mode. Game-Mode utilises the RAPTOR-LOAD software, capable of configuring, remapping and disabling any key on the keyboard. Sequences and button combinations can also be programmed to a single button and up to 40 button configuration profiles can be saved for different applications and games.

The K2 will be available in many online stores across the UK, including scan.co.uk, hoplite.co.uk and mplex.com. Realtime Distribution Ltd is sole distributor and long term partner for Raptor Gaming in the UK.

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Notes for editors

For general technical details, more product information and imagery please contact the above. If more details would like to be known about the intricate details of the technology behind the key switching mechanisms and design process, please feel free to contact the above, and any requests/questions will be passed on to a Raptor engineer. Limited samples are available for review.

About Realtime Ltd

Realtime is one the UK's longest-established IT distribution companies. Priding itself with a group turnover in excess of £30m and winning industry awards year on year, Realtime has partnered with a number of key manufacturers to offer a true value add service in distribution. Raptor-Gaming is just one of the important partners in Realtime's high profile portfolio.

About Raptor Gaming Technology GmbH

Founded in June 2004, Raptor Gaming is now one of the most high profile gaming hardware brands in Europe. Stemming from the west of Germany, it has specialised in Mice, Keyboards, headsets and other accessories that keep the game in mind and the gamer at heart. Today, the company continually supports the gaming community by sponsoring clans and LAN events.

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