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[TPU] SteelSeries and Gunnar Optics Introduce SteelSeries DESMO Gaming Eyewear

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Today, SteelSeries and GUNNAR Optiks introduced a new style of eyewear designed for competitive gamers, the SteelSeries Desmo. Featuring GUNNAR’s i-AMP® lens technology, the new co-branded eyewear improves visual efficiency, endurance, and recovery during gaming sessions. To minimize peripheral distractions, the unique design is semi-rimless and provides an exceedingly broad visual field that allows the user to completely focus on the screen. The sleek frame features flexible twin-rail temples combined with adjustable nose pads to provide a lightweight, stable fit. As an added benefit for gamers, the ultra-slim temples rest comfortably beneath a gaming headset. The new style will be available in two color options – the Desmo Onyx and Desmo Snow (limited edition).

Together with the lightweight, durable design of the frames and comfort of the temples, the SteelSeries Desmo lenses are optimized to enhance a user’s visual performance. GUNNAR eyewear enhances optical performance to give users an immediate, noticeable visual advantage using i-AMP lens technology. This optical lens innovation includes the following components:

*Tint: Specially formulated tint conditions and shifts the color spectrum to provide superior contrast, detail and resolution.

*Wrap/Shape: Features a highly wrapped, curved lens shape limiting air flow and maintaining moisture near the eyes, while providing a slight focusing power to help ease eye fatigue and enhancing detail for sharper, clearer vision.

*Material: A proprietary lens material that is optically pure, insuring the clearest image by eliminating distortion, impurities and haze.

*Coatings: An anti-reflective coating that reduces glare and other distractions caused by reflective light.
20/20 or Rx: Out of the box ready for 20/20 vision or used with corrective contact lenses, and also prescription compatible in partnership with Carl Zeiss Vision with optional coverage by VSP Insurance.

The SteelSeries Desmo Onyx is $99.99/ €99.99 MSRP and will be available online at both the SteelSeries and GUNNAR Web Shops.
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Microcenter has sold these types of glasses for over a year now. i tried on a pair but didnt really notice a difference.
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LOL

I would prefer throw my money in the toilet than buying this
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I have some Gunnar glasses and they do work for me in reducing eye-strain at work. They're not great for gaming though because I definitely can't tell colors apart as well when everything has a yellowish tint to it.
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I actually wanna give these things a whirl. lol
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They remind me of these:

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Clearer than real life!
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but why
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but why
Because some retard needs to be "another" millionaire. So he will scour the earth of minerals to produce & market something unescessary!
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So ugly styling and the same price point as their glasses have always been... ok.

Anyway, if you work in an office with fluorescent lighting and work on an LCD screen 8 hours a day than these glasses can help reduce eye strain. Otherwise these are a total waste of money.

They change the way the picture looks and add a tint. I don't know about you but I prefer not to have the colors on my expensive S-IPS panel display tinted.
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I actually wanna give these things a whirl. lol
Fry's typically has display models. I was not impressed.
Edited by Mygaffer - 10/14/11 at 4:23pm
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