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Gigabyte Aivia Osmium CHERRY Red Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Blue Back-Lit (GK-OSMIUM)
Gigabyte Aivia Osmium CHERRY Red Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Blue Back-Lit (GK-OSMIUM), by (Gigabyte), starting at $112.33


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Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Keyboard Review
Author: André Gordirro 19,693 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: September 3, 2012
Page: 2 of 6
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On the back of the keyboard, the user finds a USB 2.0 port to connect a gaming-grade mouse or a digital headset, for instance. Right beside the port, there’s a thick braided cable that ends in two USB connectors (2.0 and 3.0) and two 3.5 mm audio jacks (headphone and earphone). All connectors come protected by a plastic cover. The USB 3.0 port and the two audio jacks are located on the right side of the Osmium.

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Figure 4: USB ports and audio jacks

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Figure 5: Connectors

The underside houses four retractable feet and two latches for the non-rubberized plastic wrist rest.

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Figure 6: Underside

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Figure 7: Osmium with wrist rest attached

Besides the wrist rest, the peripheral comes with a key extraction tool and four extra keys with symbols engraved on them. They can act as replacements to help the user visualize the functions and macros he or she programmed, or they can simply decorate the peripheral.

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