Starpex Instrument-Quality Guitar Hero/Rockband Controller Now Shipping

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Boston, MA- September 18, 2008 - Peak Products, a gaming peripheral company dedicated to providing the best in instrument-quality gaming controllers, announces the immediate availability of Starpex Obsidian, the first-ever full-size, wood, PS2TM / PS3TM Guitar controller with the look and feel of an actual guitar.  The Starpex is available now at Circuit City, J&R, MicroCenter and www.go-peak.com for an MSRP of 179.99. Peak Products will expand its lineup of Starpex controllers with the introduction of new colors in the Starpex Dead Rose and Black Sunburst coming this October.

Starpex boasts a premium quality, high-gloss lacquered finish with a hardwood body, neck, and headstock handcrafted by a leading guitar manufacturer giving the authentic guitar experience that Guitar HeroTM and Rock BandTM enthusiasts crave.  Other unique features include…

  • Full Guitar Hero and Rockband Functionality for PS2 and PS3 – Starpex is compatible with both PS2 and PS3, and allows users to experience the full list of game play features in both Guitar Hero and Rockband, including toggle effects switch and solo button functionality.
  • Unique Speed Star Power / Overdrive Button provides the fastest and most accurate access to Star Power and Overdrive.  Additionally, built in tilt sensor technology allows users to access Star Power and Overdrive in a more traditional way.
  • Optimized Whammy Bar maximizes comfort, provides better feel, reduces fatigue and provides a higher level of durability.
  • High Quality Ten Fret Button Design features optimal button travel for enhanced feel, reduced fatigue, and higher score potential.  Ten fret buttons means that players have the option of using traditionally positioned fret buttons, or rock out with solo buttons high up on the neck which also provide critical soloing capabilities in Rockband.
  • Enhanced Strum Bar gives the perfect balance of tactile and audible feedback to maximize enjoyment and scoring.
  • Connectivity Options - Dual wired / wireless capabilities allow players to use a 15′ wired cable or a 2.4 Ghz wireless connection (both included).
  • Forward – Thinking Compatibility - Starpex’s modular design allows users to easily separate the electronic components from the body of the guitar which will allow for further customization including new guitar bodies, pick guards, and more.

For more information on Peak Products, please visit www.Go-Peak.com.

About Peak Products
Peak Products is a gaming peripheral company dedicated to providing gamers of the music genre with the very best in instrument quality gaming controllers.  Evolving out of a passion for both music and gaming, Peak Products understands the level of precision and quality that both musicians and gamers demand from their equipment.  By fusing together the style and craftsmanship of professional grade musical instruments with the comfort and performance of gaming controllers, Peak Products is able to provide the user with an enhanced musical gaming experience.  Designed by leading engineers and tested by gamers, Peak Products delivers the look of authentic musical equipment, the feel expected out of any precision instrument, and the score demanded by any serious gamer.  Peak Products: Look. Feel. Score.TM

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