Logitech has launched the ChillStream controller for PC, a new game controller with an innovative built-in fan-based cooling system. The new controller is especially deigned to keep the hands of gamers cool during exciting gaming sessions.
The controller features the ChillStream Technology that includes a built-in 40mm fan circulating up to 3.41 cubic feet of air every minute, while generating very little noise. There are three narrow vents located at each side of the peripheral pushing air directly onto the four fingers, the base of the thumb and the palm of the hand where maximum cooling is required.
Moreover, the air stream has three settings – continuous, interval and off. In the interval mode, the air stays on for 15 seconds and then turns off for 30 seconds. Air vents are recessed from the surface of the controller and the rubber linings surrounding the vents are flush with the surface, which makes vents quiet. The continuous and off modes are self explanatory.
The ChillStream controller for PC is a plug-and-play peripheral and is compatible with Windows XP computers (with the latest service pack), and with Windows Vista.
The ChillStream controller for PC features a metal grille covering the air intake at the base of the controller that further accentuates the controller’s stylish silver-and-black color scheme. Further the controller is equipped with a floating D-pad that uses four points of contact instead of a single pivot point. Hence the design resists side-to-side tipping inherent in other controllers, making the controller more precise.
The ChillStream controller is now available in the Indian market for Rs. 2495.