Nyko Technologies, a premier peripherals
manufacturer, unveiled today their line-up of accessories for Sony's
PlayStation 3 console that will debut at this year's Consumer Electronics
Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new products are built specifically to tap
the full power of Sony's next-generation platform and expand consumer
options for high-definition gaming, battery power, optimal console
performance and in-game communication.
Nyko's Intercooler for PS3 uses patent-pending technology that works with
the systems internal fans to cool the 2 key heat zones of the PS3. The
Intercooler contains five high-efficiency, variable speed fans that
dramatically increase internal air flow and allow the console to run at
optimal temperature levels. The devices unique 2-piece design targets the
two primary heat zones of the console while mimicking the sleek lines and
glossy surface of PS3. The Intercooler for the PS3 will be available
between a suggested retail price of $19.99 and $29.99 at major retailers.
Built specifically to keep extended PlayStation 3 gaming sessions going
strong, Nyko's patent pending Charge Base for PS3 allows up to four
SIXAXIS(TM) wireless controllers to be charged simultaneously via one simple
device. The unit's 6 foot cord plugs into any standard wall outlet,
providing a rapid charge to each controller without taking up any of the
console's USB ports or having to leave the system on for extended periods of
time while charging. The Charge Base for PS3 ensures that all of your
PlayStation 3 controllers are charged, organized and ready to use at a
moments notice. The Charge Base for PS3 has a suggested retail price of
For gamers who want ultimate control when it comes to their PlayStation 3,
the Play Adapter for PS3 is the perfect product. Allowing the use of
PlayStation 2 accessories with the PlayStation 3, the adapter enables
consumers to experience PlayStation 2 titles with Sony's Dual Shock 2
controller. The adapter can also be used to connect your favorite
PlayStation 2 accessories to the PlayStation 3, including racing wheels and
guitar controllers, expanding the compatibility options of Sony's new
console. The Play Adapter for PS3 will have a suggested retail price of
The patent pending Dual Charge AC for PS3 features dual-USB ports, allowing
two PlayStation 3 controllers to be charged simultaneously from any standard
wall outlet using the two included four foot Mini USB cables. The compact
unit features collapsible prongs for easy storage and can also be used to
charge any USB compliant electronic devices, such as digital cameras and MP3
players. The Dual Charge AC for PS3 will sell for a suggested retail price
The Charge Link for PS3 provides a simple charging solution for the
SIXAXIS(TM) wireless controller, allowing gamers to charge and play with the
controller simultaneously. The extra long 10 foot cable can not only be used
to charge PlayStation 3 controllers, but also any other USB-compliant
device. The Charge Link for PS3 has a suggested retail price of $14.99.
For gamers who want to take advantage of the PlayStation 3's high-definition
capabilities, Nyko offers the HDMI Cable for PS3. Capable of full 1080p
video output, the HDMI Cable offers true high-definition video and audio
quality at a reasonable price. Sharper images and more realistic, immersive
sound await players craving the most out of their next-generation console.
The HDMI Cable for PS3 has a suggested retail price of $29.99.
For gamers without HDMI-enabled televisions, Nyko offers the HD-Link for
PS3. Capable of displaying video signals up to 1080p, the HD-Link provides a
high-quality video option that takes the video capabilities of the
PlayStation 3 to a higher level. The HD-Link also includes high-quality
audio cables and comes in at a length of 8 feet, making it an optimal choice
for any home entertainment setup. The HD- Link for PS3 has a suggested
retail price of $19.99.
The Blue Com Wireless Headset for PS3 provides an easy-to-use means of
in-game communication while offering unparalleled performance. The small
form- fitting headset utilizes the latest Bluetooth 2.0 technology, boasting
a battery life of 8 hours, without the need for extraneous cables and cords.
After a simple synchronization setup, the Blue Com Headset is ready to use
with any PlayStation 3 title that supports in-game voice chat. The Blue Com
Wireless Headset for PS3 will have a suggested retail price of $59.99.
"The PlayStation 3 is a console built around the idea of taking gaming to
the next level and Nyko is ready to support that ideology with a lineup of
innovative accessories for the new console," said Chris Arbogast, Marketing
Manager at Nyko. "Whether you're looking for charging solutions,
high-definition video features, or a way to extend the life of your console,
Nyko has the product to meet your needs." Nyko will offer hands-on demos of
all of its PlayStation 3 products at this year's Consumer Electronics Show
in Las Vegas, Nevada.