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Written by Olin Coles   
Monday, 12 November 2007
Table of Contents: Page Index
Logitech G15 2007 Programmable LCD Gaming Keyboard
Closer Look: G15 2007
Detailed Features
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Logitech G15 2007 Gaming Keyboard

The computer keyboard is the first and longest standing peripheral hardware device to exist in our industry. Very few changes have altered the way casual users interact with their personal computer. But this is the new age of gaming-grade hardware, and basic equipment is not on the parts list. Logitech introduces the G15 2007 Programmable LCD Gaming Keyboard 920-000379, and Benchmark Reviews tests it with a few of the more popular video games.

Not many peripheral products can qualify as true gaming keyboards; especially since the majority of these products just simply add bold colors or large keys. Logitech takes the process more seriously, and the new and improved G15 (Revision 2 aka 2007) Programmable LCD Gaming Keyboard offers hardcore gamers something to take them to the next level.

Logitech G15 2007 Programmable LCD Gaming Keyboard 920-000379

Good intel and the proper gear are the keys to victory, even in gaming. The Logitech G15 keyboard keeps you informed and outfitted to win.

With the Logitech-exclusive GamePanelTM LCD, you can easily find out what server your friends are using to play Battlefield 2142TM, or receive notification when your World of Warcraft battleground becomes available. You can even identify who's speaking in VentriloTM. Create useful macros on the fly and play them back with a single press of a G-key. Illuminated characters allow you to play late into the night.

About the Company: Logitech

Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. The company's products combine essential core technologies, continuing innovation, award-winning industrial design and excellent price performance.logitech_logo_200px.jpg

Logitech's origins lie in the OEM sector, which remains an important part of its business, and represented 11.6 percent of the company's total sales in Fiscal 2006. To meet the demands of its OEM customer base, which includes most of the world's largest PC manufacturers, Logitech offers high-volume manufacturing with focused quality control, worldwide distribution and logistics, and the ability to leverage its infrastructure under changing demand conditions.

Logitech continues to broaden its product offering and its presence in the retail sector. This is fueled by a trend among consumers to enhance their basic PC systems with more fully featured personal peripherals that add functionality and cordless freedom to their desktops. They are also purchasing supplementary devices designed for new applications and specific purposes such as gaming, multimedia, or audio and visual communication over the Internet. Further, Logitech's retail business includes personal peripherals for platforms beyond the PC, such as gaming consoles, portable music players, mobile phones and home-entertainment systems.

Today, Logitech's retail business accounts for 88.4 percent of its revenue. To provide the market with a broadening array of best-of-category products, Logitech's business model calls for supplementing its internal engineering and manufacturing strength with additional products and technologies through a combination of strategic acquisitions and industry partnerships.

More information about Logitech is available on their company website.

Logitech G15 2007 Programmable LCD Gaming Keyboard 920-000379

System Requirements

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 20 MB available hard disk space
  • USB port
  • CD-ROM drive

G15 2007 Package Contents

  • Logitech G15 Keyboard
  • Palm rest
  • Software CD (Logitech GamePanel Software v2.00.171 was downloaded)
  • Installation Guide
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty

Video Game Support

  • America's Army by U.S. Army
  • Battlefield 2142 by Electronic Arts
  • Brothers In Arms Earned In BloodTMby UbiSoft
  • Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium WarsTM by Electronic Arts
  • Commandos Strike Force by EIDOS
  • DinoHunters by Kuma Reality GamesTM
  • Enemy Territory: QUAKE WarsTMby Activision
  • Falcon 4.0: Allied Force by Graphsim/Lead-Pursuit
  • F.E.A.R.TMPerseus Mandate by Sierra/TimeGate
  • GT Legends by SimBin
  • GTR by SimBin
  • GTR 2 by 10tacle Studios/SimBin
  • KumaWar by Kuma Reality GamesTM
  • Lord of the Rings OnlineTM: Shadows of AngmarTM by Midway
  • Neverwinter Nights 2 by Atari
  • Prey by Human Head Studios/2K Games
  • Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 by Tripwire Interactive
  • Rise of Legends by Big Huge Games
  • Shootout! by Kuma Reality GamesTM
  • Sid Meier´s Civilization IV by 2K Games/Firaxis
  • Sid Meier´s Railroads! by 2K Games/Firaxis
  • SiN Episodes: Emergence by Ritual Entertainment
  • Star Wars Battlefront II by LucasArts
  • TimeShift­TM by Sierra
  • Titan Quest Immortal Throne by THQ
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six LockdownTMby Ubisoft
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 by Epic Games
  • VendettaTM Online by Guild Software
  • War Front: Turning Point by 10tacle/Digital Reality
  • Warhammer: Mark of Chaos by Namco
  • World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment
  • World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade by Blizzard Entertainment



 

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