Date: January 24th, 2007
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Logitech
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES (From Logitech)
Stay on top of your game.
Get into your comfort zone and get better control.
Ergonomic Design : Enjoy critically-acclaimed, well-placed buttons.
Soft Rubber Grips : Hang on tight with soft rubber grips and slip-free hands.
The Cool Factor
Put the smackdown on sweat and keep your reaction time at its peak.
Patented Cooling System : Flows air onto your fingers and the palm of your hand.
Customized Flow : Choose continuous, interval, or off.
Silent Operation : Stay in the zone with no distractions.
- Windows® XP, or Vista™
- PC with Pentium® processor or compatible
- Available USB port
- Logitech® ChillStream™ Controller
- User guide
- Gaming software
- 1-year limited warranty
For a reasonable price starting at US$28 up to US$35, the Chillstream could be deemed a pretty good value for the money for what you get.
The product comes in the plastic blistering package that we all know people love. After about 10 minutes or wrestling with a sharp knife to extract the product without scratching it, you will receive the following.
First out is the multi-language setup manual and the mini-CD which contains the drivers, setup software and some free games.
Next out is the actual controller. This first thing you will notice is that it is practically a replica of the original Xbox controller. My initial impression once I held the controller for the first time is that it doesn't way anymore than any other controller I have used in the past. Over build quality and rigidity is excellent but I will go into more detail on that in the next section.