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Corsair’s latest keyboard is its first with magnetic Hall effect switches

The K70 Max is styled much like Corsair's other gaming keyboards. | Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge

Corsair’s latest keyboard is its first with magnetic Hall effect switches

The K70 is styled much like ' other keyboards. | Photo by / The Verge

I've been testing Corsair' new $229.99 K70 Max mechanical keyboard for the last few days — its first to use magnetic Hall effect sensors to register keypresses, allowing for new features like the ability to customize how far you have to press key before it registers a keypress. The company is branding the switches as “Corsair MGX” to distinguish them its existing optical mechanical OPX switches and keyboards with standard mechanical Cherry MX switches. Alongside it, the company is also announcing a new headset: the HS80 Max Premium RGB.

Manufacturers like SteelSeries and Wooting have been making keyboards equipped with for a few years now. The basic idea is that each has a magnet inside its…

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