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Cracking Open the Nostromo SpeedPad n52

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By Nicole Bremer Nash
 

The Nostromo SpeedPad n52 is a gamepad-keyboard hybrid designed to minimize wrist strain while maximizing PC game play. The Nostromo SpeedPad n52 comfortably cradles the left hand and features one-hand keyboard and directional pad control, leaving your right hand free to control the mouse.

A step-up from from the n50, the SpeedPad n52 boasts a 360 degree rotating wheel and over 100-function programmability. The USB plug-and-play feature allows a computer to immediately detect the n52, permitting immediate use. The included software is necessary in order to program the SpeedPad.

With Editors' Choice awards from both MacAddict and PC Upgrade, the Nostromo SpeedPad n52 is a gamepad-keyboard hybrid designed to minimize wrist strain while optimizing PC game play. Learn how it's put together by watching us take it apart.

The SpeedPad n52 boasts a 360 degree rotating wheel, a thumb-driven directional pad, keyboard, and over 100 function-programmability.

View a Geek Gift review of the Nostromo SpeedPad n52.

About Nicole Nash

Nicole Bremer Nash is Director of Content and Social Media for HuTerra, where she uses SEO and social media to promote charitable organizations in their community-building and fundraising efforts. She enjoys volunteering, arts and crafts, and conduct...

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