Roccat Skeltr Smart Communication RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

Software

Roccat Skeltr Smart Communication RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

Software

The Roccat software is a bit of a pain to get up and running because it is a one-stop shop for your Roccat peripherals, so you need to install the software, then install the relevant hardware support, then usually there is a firmware upgrade for that, and the Roccat Swarm element comes as a separate package too. With the initial installation procedure out of the way though you end up with a gorgeous looking piece of software, with everything well laid out, easy to see and performs as responsively as you would hope. There are plenty of pre-built macro packages for some of the most popular titles too, so you can be up and running quickly.

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03-10-2016, 10:50:43

Kilbane
Interesting idea. I already have my phone propped at the top of my keyboard. Biggest advantage of the STRIKE 5 is the OLED display section, makes a great rest for my phone. Adding in the communication between phone and keyboard is a very niche feature. Definitely overprice also!Quote

04-10-2016, 18:06:15

jimma47
I've been using Roccat's Power-Grid on a cheap 7" tablet for Elite Dangerous and I can see where they're coming from with this.

I love the idea of being able to hold the tablet in place on the keyboard and power it as it goes. I think the switching between the two devices button is a good idea if you're not in the middle of a game. Well maybe it would work with slower paced games as well. It would be nice to be able to type on the tablet without having to pick it up.

I find I'm often switching over from my main display screens to my ancillary panel and it's reasonably quick as long as you're not in the middle of combat. I usually have a web browser or iTunes open so if you didn't have multiple monitors then yeah this tablet/phone stand would work well.

I don't think anyone would really answer their phone half way through a round of counterstrike or whatever.

Ultimately though it saves a little bit of desk space and the price of either an extra Bluetooth keyboard or a tablet cover with built in keyboard attached.

Probably not worth the price premium but I agree it's an innovative idea.Quote

05-10-2016, 04:43:22

SuB
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Originally Posted by jimma47 View Post
I don't think anyone would really answer their phone half way through a round of counterstrike or whatever.
If someone called me half way through a CS match they'd get ignored and called back later with some abuse lolQuote

05-10-2016, 04:54:43

tinytomlogan
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Originally Posted by SuB View Post
If someone called me half way through a CS match they'd get ignored and called back later with some abuse lol
When are you playing CS again?Quote

05-10-2016, 05:45:51

SuB
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Originally Posted by tinytomlogan View Post
When are you playing CS again?
I'm not, I lost my edge a long while ago :PQuote
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