Steel_tv is a retired CS:GO pro from Canada. He got his start in the competitive scene in 2008 during his first year of university. He is an OG streamer, having started out on Twitch in December 2011 and has steadily grown a loyal follower base over the years thanks to his high-level fps and team skills, raging, competitive drive, and dedication to the grind. Below, we have provided a detailed overview that have been chosen for steel_tv’s gaming setup for those of you who are interested in gaining insight to how he optimizes his skills.
WHAT MONITOR DOES STEEL_TV USE?
Steel_tv uses a BenQ ZOWIE XL2546K monitor. The BenQ ZOWIE XL2546K is a 24.5” gaming monitor that has an LCD TN Panel. It is abele to produce a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080p at a refresh rate of up to 240Hz at a 0.5ms response time. Other refresh rate options include 144Hz, 120Hz and 60Hz. It offers a 16:9 aspect ratio, a pixel pitch of 0.28mm and a maximum brightness of 320cd/㎡.
The monitor is integrated with a number of useful technologies including its Low Blue Light filter, Dynamic Accuracy+, S-switch, Color Vibrance, Flicker-free and Black eQualizer. It also features an S-Switch that enables steel_tv to set and switch between 4 gaming profiles with the press of a button. Furthermore, its software allows him to exchange in-game settings with his friends. Its stand offers many adjustment options, including swiveling it between -45° and 45°, pivoting it 90° and tilting it between -5°~23°. Its height can be set between 0 to 15.5cm (6.1″) and even removed altogether for VESA wall-mounting purposes. It is compatible with Windows 7 or later and Mac OS, provided that the MacOS is a version that can process 240Hz.
WHAT MOUSE DOES STEEL_TV USE?
Steel_tv uses a Logitech G703 Lightspeed mouse. The Logitech G703 LIGHTSPEED is a wireless gaming mouse that offers a battery life of up to 35 hours with RGB lighting and up to 60 hours without lighting. It was recently upgraded from a Hero 16K to a Hero 25K sensor. This new sensor offers a DPI range of 100 – 25.600. The Logitech G Hub software allows steel_tv to set up to four profiles onboard. Each can be set anywhere within the range, but in increments of 50. The sensor also offers a maximum tracking speed of 400IPS and a maximum acceleration 40G. It has an ergonomic shape and has a chassis made of plastic with rubberized side-grips. The shape is suitable for palm and claw grip types, while its 12.4 x 6.8 x 4.29cm (4.88 x 2.68 x 1.69″) size makes it better suited for users with small or medium-handed users. Its right and left clickers are set on metal-spring button tensioning which helps to improve its responsiveness further.
It has an optional weight that can be added to increase its weight from 95g (3.35oz) to 105g (3.7oz.) It is compatible with Windows 7 or later, macOS 10.11 or later and Chrome OS.
WHAT MOUSEPAD DOES STEEL_TV USE?
Steel_tv uses a Corsair MM200 PRO mousepad. The MM200 Pro its surface comprises of cloth that is both spill-proof and stain-resistant, with a textured rubber base that keeps it in place. It has a 45 x 40 x 0.6cm (17.71 x 17.74 x 0.24”.) It is also soft enough to bee rolled up for storage and transportation purposes.
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES STEEL_TV USE?
Steel_tv uses a Logitech G915 TKL keyboard. The Logitech G915 TKL is the compact version of the Logitech G915 mechanical gaming keyboard. It is available in three switch options, namely Low-profile GL Tactile, Linear and Clicky. But steel_TV has not specified which he has chosen. All of them actuate at a force of 50G and a point of 1.5mm with a total travel distance of 2.7mm. They have a polling rate of 1,000Hz at a 1ms response time.
The TKL version only has allowed three of its F-keys to serve as Macro keys, as opposed to the five dedicated G keys that feature on the full-size model. It features LIGHTSYNC RGB capabilities and can store up to two lighting profiles can be set onboard. It is constructed from an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy base. The switches can be swapped out for others, as can the ABS keycaps. In its top right corner is a volume wheel and to its left are dedicated media controls. Its battery life can last up to 40 hours, and it can be used while it is charging. It takes up to 3 hours until it is fully charged. It is compatible with Windows 7 or later (64-bit) or macOS X 10.11 or later.
WHAT HEADSET DOES STEEL_TV USE?
Steel_tv uses JBL Quantum ONE headphones. The JBL Quantum ONE is a gaming headset that offers both a QuantumSURROUND and DTS Headphone:X V2.0 (Window only) sound experience. It has 50mm drivers that provide a wide frequency response range of 20-40,000Hz at a nominal impedance of 32Ω and a sensitivity of 95dB.
It is built from plastic with a foam-padded, adjustable headband that is attached to closed-backed noise-cancelling earcups that are padded with leather-covered memory foam. It has an over-ear fit. It is also integrated with QuantumSPHERE 360 technology that provides various useful features including a head-tracking sensor that allows steel_tv to pinpoint sound during gameplay. This is useful for determining the positions of enemies in fps and PVP titles. It also features RGB lighting effects that can be set on Window PCs.
Its microphone is detachable, as well as flip-to-mute. It utilizes a cardioid polar pattern and offers a 100-10,000Hz frequency response range that operates at a sensitivity of -41dBV. It also comes with a DISCORD-certified Game-Chat Balance Dial. The headset is compatible with Windows 7, Windows 10 (64 bit) only PC, Mac, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, mobile and VR. It weighs 369g (13oz.)
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES STEEL_TV USE?
Steel_tv uses an Elgato Wave: 3 microphone. Steel_tv’s gaming setup includes an Elgato Wave: 3 plug-and-play microphone that connects with a USB-C to USB-A. It is a condenser microphone with a cardioid polar pattern that inputs at a side-address. It has a frequency response range of 70-20,000Hz that operates at a maximum sensitivity of 15dBFS, a maximum SPL of 120dB and a dynamic range of 95dB. It has an internal noise shield. Its controls include a multifunctional dial to tweak input gain, a push-to-mute button, headphone volume wheel, and controls for crossfade between mic and PC mix. It is compatible with Windows 10, as well as macOS 10.15 or later.