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reviewed by Falcon
Thanks to Danny from SoftTrading for providing the Steelpad
The Steelpad S&S (Steel & SK) is one of the latest products in the Steelpad
range of high performance mouse pads. This mouse pad was developed in
conjunction with SK Gaming, an international eSports team that is endorsed by
many major European clans.
is made from a plastic compound and comes in at a massive 320x270mm (roughly
13x11 inches). Most gamers and professional graphics designers would have
experienced the frustration of running out of mouse pad space (usually at the
worst times). This pad is definitely big enough to take that problem out of the
equation, and hopefully takes us to the end of the “bigger is better” concept…
for a mouse pad at least.
As an added
bonus the pad comes with its very own carrying pouch, with an extra zipped
compartment to hold your mouse/CDs/other bits and pieces. It not only keeps the
mouse pad safe but also looks cool - an excellent addition to any LAN arsenal.
There is also a “Steel” logo that is stitched on, another testament to the
quality of the entire Steel range.
Steelpad itself comes in two versions – one version carrying an extra “SK” logo
on the bottom right hand side of the pad.
The base of the Steelpad S&S
Impressions and information:
other Steelpad products, the S&S does not come with a separate rubber mat as
a base, but has a scattered rubbery compound attached across the surface area
underneath the pad. Each time I review a Steelpad product I mention how well
the pad stays on the table, and once again the designers have upped the ante in
quality and functionality. The base provides yet another ironclad grip on the
table and passes as the thinnest mouse pad I have ever come across. I can put
my wrist across the edge and barely notice its there!
also a new range of “Padsurfers”, once again bought together by the joint
efforts of Steel and SK. Rather than a Teflon based tape that is cut manually
to fit over the mouse feet, these new Steel S&S Padsurfers are specifically
shaped to fit right over each of the individual mouse feet. Once again, the use
of the Padsurfers makes a noticeable improvement to the slickness and overall
performance when using the mouse pad.
Onto the testing and conclusion:
Zalman: ZM-DS4F Headphones
An affordable, ultra-portable headphone set.