As competitive FPS is the mainstay of his channel, it’s well worth looking at the equipment that makes up BenjyFishy’s gaming setup.
BenjyFishy first started streaming in November 2018 and soon made a name for himself after consistently ranking high in various online tournaments. However, his follower base really started skyrocketing when he successfully qualified to compete in the first ever Fortnite World Cup Championship in July 2019 for both the Solo and Duo finals. He ultimately placed 9th in Solos and 14th in Duos alongside MrSavage. Since then, he has continued to stream full time while being homeschooled, and still competes in online tournaments along with other prominent streamers such as LeTsHe and Mongraal.
WHAT MOUSE DOES BENJYFISHY USE?
BenjyFishy uses an Endgame Gear XM1r gaming mouse. The ENDGAME GEAR XM1r is a PC gaming mouse that Is integrated with a PixArt PAW3370 optical sensor that provides a range of 50 to 19,000 DPI. Its preset DPI settings are 1400, 800, 1,600 and 3,200, but these can be adjusted in increments of 50 DPI from 50 to 10,000DPI and in increments of 100 DPI from 10,000 – 19,000DPI. It also offers polling rate options of 125, 500 and 1,000Hz. Its maximum tracking speed of 400IPS with a maximum acceleration of 50G.
Although it has an ambidextrous shape that accommodates all grip types, its button placement makes it most suitable for right-handed users. Overall, it has six programmable buttons, including the two side ones. It has dimensions of 12.2 x 6.6 x 3.8cm (4.8 x 2.59 x 1.5″) which make it comfortable for medium-sized hand users. It is suitable for all grip types and weighs 70g (2.89oz).
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES BENJYFISHY USE?
The keyboard BenjyFishy uses is a SteelSeries Apex Pro keyboard. BenjyFishy’s gaming setup features the full-sized, original iteration of this keyboard. It is constructed from an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy, then set with non-removable OmniPoint switches and topped with swappable PVC keycaps. It also comes with a removable soft-touch wrist rest. The main feature of this keyboard is its Omnoint switches that allow for BenjyFishy to adjust their actuation point anywhere between 04-3.6mm on-the-fly by means of its OLED control screen. This screen also other control options, such as adjusting the brightness, RGB ligthting effects, rewind, skip, pause, volume and more, as well as to check app information such as KDA and money in CS:GO and messages in Discord.
It also has 6 macro keys that can store up to five macro profiles. It is compatible with Windows 7 or later, Mac OSX or later, Xbox and PS devices. Other changes can be applied through the SteelSeries Engine 3.15+ software.
WHAT HEADSET DOES BENJYFISHY USE?
BenjyFishy uses a Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero headset. The Turtle Beach Atlas Aeros are an over-ear, closed-backed, wireless headset that has50mm Nonclear speakers with Neodymium Magnets that are able to provide a frequency response range of 12 – 0,000Hz.
There is also a set of remappable controls located on the left ear cup, including a master volume nob, mic mute volume nob and two adjustable control function buttons. The detachable, unidirectional microphone is also located there. They are constructed from plastic and have rotatable ear cups, and have a padded, adjustable headband.
Interestingly, Turtle Beach claims that the leatherette covered memory foam ear cushions are designed to factor in the comfort of glasses-wearers with their “ProSpecs™ Glasses Relief System [that] is built into the Atlas Aero’s earcups, featuring an easy adjustment to create a small channel in the ear cushion.”
It has a 30-hour battery life but can also be used while charging. The good news is that it is compatible with both Windows 10 and later and Mac with a USB connect, as well as the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, Nintendo Switch and mobile devices with a 3.5mm jack connector cable. It comes with both of these cables, and the mobile cable has a bult-in microphone as well.
WHAT WEBCAM DOES BENJYFISHY USE?
BenjyFishy uses a Sony Alpha a6000 camera. This mirrorless digital camera that integrates 24.3MP APS-C-sized Exmor CMOS sensor that is able to offer an ISO range of 100-25,600 ISO range for still images and 100-12,800 ISO for movies. This ISO is expandable with a Sony E or a Sony FE-compatible lens. Its 3″LCD comprises of total dots 921,600 and can be tilted so as to avoid glare and to also help with camera positioning. The movie formats that it is capable of outputting are AVCHD, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, and it can output still images as either RAW or JPEG files. It is capable of recording at a maximum resolution of 1080 in a 60p or 50p format at 11fps.
Another notable feature is its hybrid autofocus. This AF feature has a 179-point focal plane phase-detection, in addition to 25 contrast detect points. This enables smooth transitioning and fewer instances of blurring during high-speed video recordings. It weighs 344.73 (0.76lbs) and has a battery life of up to 90 minutes of continuous recording. It also has a 3.5mm stereo mini jack for a microphone.
WHAT CHAIR DOES BENJYFISHY USE?
BenjyFishy uses a Herman Miller Embody chair. This chair incorporates an ergonomic design that ensures balanced pressure distribution, in addition to encouraging natural alignment and providing support for healthy body positioning. It accomplishes this by integrating Herman Miller’s backfit adjustment technology into the design, thereby allowing the user to adjust backrest so that it aligns with their spine’s natural curve. Furthermore, it has 4D armrest, height and tilting adjustment options. It can also accommodate a wide range of body shapes and sizes, with a weight of up to 136kg (300lbs). It is made from an aluminum frame with plastic casing and synthetic fabric padding and has a five-star base that rests on plastic carpet casters. Its overall dimensions are 71.1 x 71.1 x 62.2cm (28 x 28 x 24.5”.)
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