Sceptic is one of the Fortnite prodigies. He started streaming back in 2014, but the real turning point in his career really happened for him in June 2018 when he accidentally killed Tfue during one of his streams. He was signed on to Misfits Gaming the following month, and his place among the top Fortnite pros was set. His renown was further boosted after he and Clix placed 35th in the first ever Fortnite World Championships in July 2019. Since then, the has moved on to Luminosity, where he continues to rank among the top Fortnite players in terms of wins and kills. We have provided a list below of the equipment that has been included in Sceptic’s gaming setup.
WHAT MONITOR DOES SCEPTIC USE?
Sceptic uses an Alienware 25 AW2518Hf monitor. Although he has a two-monitor gaming setup, Sceptic uses his AW2518Hf for his actual gaming. It is a 24.5-inch gaming monitor with a 920 x 1080p display. It provides a 240Hz response time and 1ms refresh rate. Additionally, it also integrates AMD Free Sync technology to reduce instances of tearing and broken frames.
Its tripod stand can be adjusted between 0 – 13cm (4”) and allows the monitor to be swiveled between -20° to 20°, pivoted between -90° to 90° and tilted between -5° to 25°. It is also built with VESA wall-mounting capabilities.
WHAT MOUSE DOES SCEPTIC USE?
Sceptic uses a Glorious Model O – Minus mouse. The Glorious Model-O Minus comes in Black and White, a well as Matte or Glossy. It is a wired ambidextrous gaming mouse that is designed for small and medium-sized hands, with dimensions of 12 x 6.3 x 3.6cm (4.72 x 2.48 x 1.42”). Its Pixart 3360 Sensor has a 1,000Hz polling rate with a 0.7mm lift-off distance, while the dpi can be set in steps of 100 until up to 12,000 dpi with an acceleration of 50G. It can be programmed with up to 6 dpi steps and is preset with color-coded options of 400 (yellow), 800 (blue), 1600 (red), 3200 (green). This is indicated on the bottom of the mouse.
Its braided 2m (6.5ft) cord is designed to be lightweight and flexible to prevent it from getting in the way during use. To further decrease its overall weight, its shell is dotted with hexagonal hole patterns. This allows it to weigh around 59g (2.05oz), even with its RGB lighting.
It has four 100% pure Virgin PTFE feet in the corners that are 0.81mm thick. It is compatible with Windows (7 or later), Mac, and Linux.
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES SCEPTIC USE?
Sceptic uses a Razer Huntsman Mini keyboard. This 60% mouse lives up to its name with its bare-bones design that has neither the function keys, direction keys nor number pad. His version is set with the red linear switches, rather than the clicky optical switches. This means that they are relatively quiet, as they are set with an actuation distance of 1,2mm and actuation force of 48g.
As for the keycaps, they are made from doubleshot PBT and have secondary functions printed on the side. This includes the function keys, which have been programmed as secondary options in the number keys. The base is constructed from aluminum and has a detachable USB-C braided fiber cable. The RGB backlighting can be set through the Razer Synapse 3 software.
It can store up to five onboard profiles and features N-key roll-over and anti-ghosting capabilities.
WHAT HEADSET DOES SCEPTIC USE?
Sceptic uses a HyperX Cloud Flight headset. This is a wireless gaming headset that has a battery life that can last up to 30 hours when the LED lighting and effects are kept off. Its 2.4GHz connection is activated with a USB dongle and has a range of up to 20m (65.62ft).
The earcups 50mm drivers offer a stereo sound effect with a frequency response range of 20 – 20,000Hz, a nominal impedance of 32Ohms and a sound pressure level of 106dBSL @1kHz. It is only compatible with PC, PS4 and PS4 Pro. The earcups can also rotate 90° and are cushioned with memory foam covered in a leatherette padding. There is also a volume wheel located on the right ear cup.
Its detachable, noise-cancelling microphone is flexible and offers a frequency response range of 100 – 7,000Hz and a sensitivity of -45sBV. It weighs 300g (10.1oz), which goes up to 315g (11.11oz) with the mic. The adjustable headband is also padded, and the entire chassis is constructed from plastic.
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES SCEPTIC USE?
Sceptic uses a Shure SM7B microphone. Sceptic’s gaming setup includes the hugely popular Shure SM7B large-diaphragm microphone that is used my many other top-streamer such as SypherPK and CDNthe3rd, to name a few. It is utilizes a cardioid pattern that helps to focus the audio input while capturing less background noise. It has a a nominal impedance of 150Ohms, a frequency response range of 50 – 20,000Hz as well as a sensitivity of -50dB.
It has a high-press filter and presence boost switch, internal pop-filter and removable external wind-shield to further prevent unwanted audio interferences from filtering through. It is powered with an XLR cable but doesn’t require phantom power. Therefore, although you will still need to buy an XLR cable and audio interface or pre-amp, it will not need to be one with phantom power capabilities. It does, however, come with a captive stand nut and it is possible to purchase separate RMP106 cartridges if need be.
WHAT WEBCAM DOES SCEPTIC USE?
Sceptic uses a Logitech BRIO webcam. The Logitech Brio is a plug-and-play webcam that requires Windows 7 or later or Mac OS 10.10, although its 4K Ultra HD capabilities are only functional from Windows 8.1 or later. It also requires downloading and installation of the BRIO firmware into order for the webcam to work properly.
It can toggle between fields of vision of 65°, 78° and 90° and has autofocus features as well as the potential to zoom in at up to 5 times. The image can also be zoomed up to 5x and automatic lens adjustments for lighting changes. Furthermore, it boasts RightLight 3 technology that automatically readjusts the lens to accommodate lighting changes. It can easily clip on to flat-screens or be fitted on to camera stands.