Excerpt: When was the last time you ventured to your local PC store to take a look at the keyboards they have to offer? I have and it is an adventure within itself. The shelves were filled with numerous choices there had to be at least forty keyboards to decide from.
Summary: Overall, Roccat makes a good first impression to the U.S. audience with its Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard, one of Roccat's first peripherals to start shipping stateside. It's not a perfect plank, but it boasts an exceptional amount of gaming features and customization options into a relatively...
Pros: Gaming Features Galore:, Customization Up the Wazoo:, Quiet as a Mouse:, Great Communicator:, Cable Management:
Cons: Chintzy Backlight:, Half-Height Keys:, It's Big:, No USB Hub:
Summary: On our test bench today we have the ISKU keyboard from Roccat, a company well known for its gaming products. The ISKU is a gaming keyboard with lots more features than your standard keyboard wouldn't even dream about.
Roccat Isku Gaming Keyboard Video Review Video Review
5 August 2012
Summary: The Roccat Isku Gaming Keyboard is one of the most impressive keyboard I've seen in a while. It has blue key illumination, 36 macro keys, macro live recording, media and hotkeys, has excellent tactile response and the keys are to loud.
Excerpt: The ROCCAT Isku combines flash with features. It’s got a nice color scheme and the product’s description claims it is “the world’s smartest gaming engineering”, but will the actual product deliver?
Pros: Media control keys, Dedicated M1-M5 Macro keys, EasyShift allows huge number of macro combinations, Multiple profiles with quick switching, Ability to record macros in-game, Good tactile response
Summary: I spent quite a bit of extra time using the ROCCAT Kone[+] and Isku together in order to get the feel for the entire system for this review. With Isku I had come directly from a high end gaming mechamical keyboard featuring brown cherry switches.
Pros: Very Responsive for a Membrane Keyboard, Class Leading Customization, Attractive Design, Comfortable Shape and Finish, Amazing Customization, Can't Stop Looking at the Lighting, Class Leading Sensitivity and Control
Cons: No wireless variant, Can be a stretch to reach all buttons
Review: Roccat Kone, Kave and Isku Gaming Accessories.
12 June 2012
Excerpt: You’ve heard us say it before and we’ll say it again: it’s not the tool that makes the mechanic; it’s the mechanic that makes the tool. Bluntly – if you suck at something, the best, most expensive tool you can buy to complete your task won’t help you.
Excerpt: With PC gaming peripherals, it is rare to find a keyboard and mouse combination that works well together aesthetically, and nigh impossible to find a combo that actually works in tandem functionally .
Summary: The Roccat Isku is the ideal keyboard for strategy and RPG games that have many complex commands. It features a great capacity for customization, and the application offers useful presets for many hot games on the market.