Thermaltake Intros Mouse With Finger-Cooling Fan

Are your fingers burning up with all that twitch gaming? If so, Thermaltake as the answer for keeping those delicate digits cool with the release of the Black Element gaming mouse, Cyclone Edition. It's billed as the world's first gaming mouse with a fan-cooling design. That's right: it has a fan mounted right on the front, blowing air across your knuckles.

Based on the specs, it appears that the fan plugs into the mouse via a USB port mounted on the front, meaning it can be unplugged at any time. The fan speed is 6,000 RPM, the size is 30 x 30 x 10-mm, and the life expectancy is 50,000 hours. The noise level is 21.7 dB while the max airflow is 2.7 CFM.

As for the actual mouse, it features a Tt Pro Grade Gaming laser sensor 6500 DPI Engine (100 - 6500 DPI Adjustable), an OMRON gaming switch capable of up to 5 million keystrokes, nine fully customizable macro keys, an industrial-grade rubber-coating finish for better gripping, on-board 128KB memory storage for 45 macro keys in five game profiles, and a braided USB cable with a gold-plated connector.

Also on the list of specs is a weight-in design, allowing users to adjust the gadget's weight of up to 22.5g to suit their specific preference. The gadget's pause-break lighting effect can also be adjusted with five different colors including red, blue, green, light blue and pink (Marcus' favorite color). Unfortunately, the fan doesn't offer any lighting effects -- that would have been really cool, no pun intended.

For more information about the Black Element Cyclone Edition gaming mouse, head here. So far there's no word on availability and pricing, but local retailers include Best Buy, Radio Shack, CompUSA, Tiger Direct and more.

  • oh wow. games that makes your finger sweat.
  • livebriand
    OK, really?
  • DroKing
    Thats kinda cheesy yet cool =D. Now invent some kind of cooler for men's balls lol
  • dudewitbow
    you know your gaming a little bit too much if you need a dedicated fan for your finger
  • killerclick
    If you're wondering why Apple makes more money than any other tech company, stuff like this should be a clue.
  • assasin32
    Wonder what it cost to upgrade to an AC/Mouse combo, come on thermaltake thats what we really want in the hot summer months...
  • sixdegree
    30mm fan? I'm gonna wait for the 140mm fan version.
  • belardo
    How about a mouse with a palm warmer? Or a keyboard that blows cool air from behind the keys? Or how about sharks lazers on their friggen heads!
  • bhaberle
    I feel like the fan should be blowing on your palm. Afterall, its the palm-side that gets sweaty. Just saying. lol
  • eric_son
    belardoHow about a mouse with a palm warmer? Or a keyboard that blows cool air from behind the keys? Or how about sharks lazers on their friggen heads!Thermaltake also sells a keyboard with a small fan mounted on the upper left corner. I guess they're selling this mouse to partner with their keyboard.