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Microsoft allows you to assign macro banks up to 3 for the 23 available Macro keys, thereby expanding the total number of customizable macros to 30 configurable combinations which are then accessible via selected macro bank with the Bank Switch key located next to the media playback keys. Currently, item can be shipped only within the U. Product information Product Dimensions Up to 72 storable macros. The numeric keypad on the side of the device lets you position it where it’s most comfortable for you.

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So I replaced this some years back with a Steelseries keyboard. Along with the dedicated bank of six keys down the left, the numpad can be used for an additional 18 keys within which to store macros that can either be recorded live through the keyboard by pressing the macro record key, created and edited through Microsoft’s Intellitype software, or a combination of the two.

Depending on sidewindre preference you might find typing easier on the Reclusa since the individual keys are easily distinguishable and accommodate bigger fingers.

These profiles allow you to reprogram each key in the best possible configuration for that title. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

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Keys are responsive and Low-profile and have a beautiful action to them. See All Buying Options. The X6 is the best gaming and general use keyboard I’ve ever used. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Expect to clean the Siderwinder X6 from fingerprints, pet sidewincer, dust particles on a repeated basis.


The Sidewinder X6 therefor features a classic keyboard layout to complement the typing and gaming skills of both average joe and pro-gamer. The keyboard is clearly made for gamers The advantages of this keyboard over others is the detachable numeric keypad and large dials to control both volume and back-lighting.

I actually really like this keyboard. microssoft

The numeric keypad on the side of the device lets you position it where it’s most comfortable for you. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Show less Show more.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. The Sidewinder X6 is built with a strong black plastic frame and no detachable parts which means it should rarely if ever have any parts that fall off. Show More Show Less. Two magnetic points on both left keybpard right sides attach the numpad together with the keyboard.

Microsoft Sidewinder X6 Review

The coupe de grace, however, comes with the hot swappable numeric keypad module that can be changed up, left or right depending on your preference, or if you want to add more macros to the left hand side.

The Microsoft keyboard manager software is fairly simplistic to work with allowing users to customize the keyboard shortcut key functions and to specify macros in-depth for the assigned macro key.

Logitech’s flagship wireless mouse is finely crafted, offers mjcrosoft, smooth operation Design and Features Microsoft has recently expanded its SideWinder gaming range to incorporate a cut down version of its original SideWinder mouse, the X5, a new version, the X8 due next yearand a keyboard, the X6. Good for lefty’s – numeric keypad switches left to right or you can remove it entirely if keyboard tray is small 6.


I’ve banged my fists down on it when suffering from gamer’s rage.

Microsoft SideWinder X6 Gaming Keyboard

For those who want to use the numeric keypad on the left side of the main keyboard, the Sidewinder features two magnetic points on both left and right sides with a proprietary docking port to attach the numeric keypad to. I am going to start with the bads so that this review does not seem biased. There was kryboard problem completing your request. The Bottom Line The X6 is an excellent gaming keyboard, providing innovation and useful features while keeping things simple.

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Mini 3 Colors Backlit i8 2. Item is in your Cart. The Wrist rest is just divine, perfect size and shape. The left side of the keyboard features a column of macro keys ready for your custom macro assignment and light up brightly with an amber glow while the main keyboard keys light up red.