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. The pad attaches quickly and securely to either the right or the left side of the device. I don’t think I will ever buy another keyboard that does not have this feature, that is how awesome it is. If you prefer typing on a laptop to type on a standard keyboard you will probably like this keyboard. I got this keyboard to use at work — because it has programmable keys and I’m a geophysicist running GeoProbe daily.

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See questions and answers. 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 micfosoft combination of the two.

More gamin related to this product. This is a keeper. Do not underestimate the convenience of a Volume wheel, they are hands down the best volume control method and the positioning of it on the X6 couldn’t be better they absolutely nailed it.

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Microsoft SideWinder X6 Gaming Keyboard

They actually stick out in the back slightly making them very easy to find even taming not looking. View Cart Proceed to checkout. The software also allows you to disable microsotf Windows, Caps Lock and Application key, should they prove to be an annoyance in-game, and can set per application key settings, so when a program is launched, the macro keys change with it — it’s not just customisable macros either, as the keys can be used to run commands, or launch applications as well. Showing of reviews.


Two magnetic points on both left and right sides attach the numpad together with the keyboard. Rubber feet on the bottom keep it from sliding esp if microsofy propped it at an angle by placing stacks of post-it notes under the back corners. Additionally, a series of useful macro buttons add feature to this keyboard to really set it apart from other solutions on the market. If you prefer a notebook style keyboard layout without compromising key accuracy while gaming, stick with the Sidewinder X6.

For example, a macro in a first-person shooting game will allow you to crouch and shoot with just one press. Thank you for your feedback. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Switchable Key Pad Ieyboard design, choose right side or left side configuration.

Microsoft SideWinder X6 AGB00001 Wired Keyboard

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I got this keyboard to gamong at work — because it has programmable keys and I’m a geophysicist running GeoProbe daily. Even more surprising is the fact my original X6 is still perfectly useable. The SideWinder uses 30 programmable keys to let you create 90 macros.

The SideWinder gaing a broad array of media keys similar to what you would see on laptops. Compared to the Reclusa keyboard, the Sidewinder X6 sports small, notebook-like keys with a lower profile.


That’s what the X6 is, it’s a work of art and genius. The keys are a standard black plastic design with no special rubberised surface or nonsense like that, so it feels normal to type on. There was a problem completing your request. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The Sidewinder X6 therefor features a classic keyboard layout to complement the typing and gaming skills of both average joe and pro-gamer. I’ve dropped probably close to a kilo of cigarette ash into the keys, I’ve dropped huge amounts gamng rolling tobacco in there too, I’ve spilled softdrinks in there, beer, food Plugging into the USB, this keyboard lights up a brilliant red and orange glow.

You can use this feature to hold down up to four buttons simultaneously. Key characters are well lit and easy to find in complete darkness and retain their usual key shapes. Faming a customer review.

To further enhance your gaming, this device comes with three different modes. The advantages of this keyboard over others is the detachable numeric keypad and large dials to control both siedwinder and back-lighting.