Mad Catz / Saitek Cyborg Gaming Keyboard PK17U
Customizable backlighting schemes.
Plenty of programmable macro keys.
Touch screen and different lighting scheme is unique.
Spiffy touch-sensitive dashboard.
Accessible USB and audio ports.
Metal reinforced keys can wear down.
Backlight is slightly distracting.
Features 104 keys total, with 12 programmable "Cyborg" keys.
Confusing and unpolished software.
Poor typing experience.
Poor support and documentation.
Some issues with XP.
Not great for standard computer use.
Spacebar and Cyborg keys feel cheap.
By Tom's Hardware UK on November 26, 2009
Gaming on the Saitek Cyborg reminded me of why the Eclipse and Eclipse II are such popular keyboards. The keys feel solid under your fingers, and the keyboard is heavy enough that it doesn’t move during intense gaming. The touch panel is a fingerprint...-
By About.com on February 06, 2009
Features So Many Keys! The Cyborg gaming keyboard features 104 keys total, with 12 programmable "Cyborg" keys -- great for gaming, but also ideal for workhorse PC users who want full control of their PC. The typical gaming keys on the board are...90
By Tech Olive on December 20, 2008
On paper, the Saitek Cyborg looks like an amazing gaming keyboard. With the selective back-lighting, the touch-panel and much more, how could you go wrong? Unfortunately, during my testing, the keyboard showed quite a few problems and weaknesses that...60
By Digital Trends on August 25, 2008
Saitek has made an attempt to bring a highly customizable gaming keyboard to the gaming masses, and should be commended for that. The Cyborg Keyboard should also be shunned for the cheap quality and ridiculously poor typing experience. We cannot...50
By IT Reviews on August 04, 2008
Its a touch plasticky for the money Saiteks asking, but the Cyborg is a reasonable gaming keyboard with an interesting line in coloured illumination. Saitek - Cyborg Keyboard price Buy Saitek Cyborg Keyboard securely online at a bargain price...-
By TechRadar on June 06, 2008
What do you need from a keyboard? Well, obviously keys are a must, with comfortable ergonomics and responsive switches being equally handy. Multi-coloured backlights? Silver-painted WSAD keys? Cursor keys? Touch-sensitive control panel? Realistically...80
By GWN on April 30, 2008
An average keyboard that should be strictly for gaming, and perhaps...65
By ExtremeTech on April 25, 2008
Declare your gamer status with something that lights up five different ways. The Cyborg takes your average gaming keyboard and goes the extra mile, but problems with the software and some of its keys ruin the...60
By CowcotLand on May 03, 2010
Toujours dans l’attente de la R.A.T, qui se dévoile chaque jour un peu plus, la Ferme continue la séquence nostalgie. Voici donc venir le Cyborg Keyboard de Saitek, l’originelle version. Ainsi, la Cyborg Mouse peut-elle être...-
By Moddingbase on April 24, 2009
Anfangs war ich noch ein bisschen skeptisch, ob solch eine Tastatur mit so vielen Funktionen sich auch wirklich Gamer-Tastatur nennen kann, nach dem Test jedoch bin ich davon vollkommen überzeugt. Nicht nur die Optik macht einiges her, sondern auch...83