Jan 15, 2016 Written by: MasterC

ASUS Announces Cerberus Gaming Keyboard, Mouse, and Mouse Pad

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For those who can't seem to find the time to eat when there's simply too much gaming to be done, you can now have a peace of mind when eating while gaming (please try to minimize this habit for the sanity of your other half and/or parents). The new ASUS Cerberus gaming keyboard is a rugged, splash-proof keyboard with an integrated drain hole. So next time when your sneaky friend attacks you while you are conveniently trying to rehydrate, you can yell foul and tell how you keyboard is not working anymore while you devise a sneaky plan of your own, then serve up some sweet revenge even though your drink is on the keyboard.  The keyboard was made tough and reliable with a full SECC (steel, electro-galvanized, cold-rolled coil) metal plate, LED-backlit keys for gaming in the dark,  rubber feet for a firm grip on the desk even during intense battles. It wouldn't be a gaming keyboard without macros, Cerberus has 12 easy-to-reach macro keys to have you covered.

Cerberus gaming keyboard

There are many of you who had to conform to a right-handed society and use a right-handed mouse, of course you are probably used to it by now but left is still best for you. The ambidextrous Cerberus gaming mouse has a 2500 DPI optical (great for FPS) sensor, four-stage DPI switch with an LED indicator, and ergonomic rubber grips, so you get the perfect grip and precision even after prolonged use, no matter if you are a lefty or a righty.


To complete the set, here is a the Cerberus gaming mouse pad with a premium heavy-weave fabric more suited for precision, and embroidered edges to prevent fraying.

cerberus gaming mouse pad


Press Release

ASUS Announces Cerberus Gaming Keyboard, Cerberus Gaming Mouse, and Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad

LED-backlit USB keyboard, ambidextrous optical mouse, and mouse pad suitable

for all styles of gaming



  • Cerberus Gaming Keyboard is an LED backlit USB keyboard with a tough, splash-proof design, 12 macro keys, and stable, rubberized feet
  • Cerberus Gaming Mouse is an ambidextrous optical mouse with a four-stage DPI switch for instant sensitivity and precision adjustments
  • Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad has a textured, fray-resistant, heavy-weave fabric surface that provides fine control and absolute precision


Taipei, Taiwan (15th January, 2016) — ASUS today announced Cerberus Gaming Keyboard, Cerberus Gaming Mouse, and Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad. These new Cerberus Series gaming peripherals offer a compelling blend of solid build quality, precise control, and comfortable ergonomics for gamers of all types who want dependable, no-nonsense gear that can stand up to the rigors of intense, marathon gaming sessions.


Cerberus Gaming Keyboard

Cerberus Gaming Keyboard is an LED-backlit USB gaming keyboard with a rugged, splash-proof design, rubberized feet for enhanced stability, and dedicated macro keys. Forged from a full SECC (steel, electro-galvanized, cold-rolled coil) metal plate, Cerberus Gaming Keyboard has a tough, durable build that easily handles the stresses of continuous, intense gaming. Its splash-proof design protects against accidentally spilled liquids, while an integrated drain hole prevents liquids from being trapped inside the keyboard, ensuring easy cleanup after spills and minimal disruption from gaming. Fully rubberized feet provide enhanced friction on any surface to keep Cerberus Gaming Keyboard firmly in place during even the most intense gaming sessions.

Cerberus Gaming Keyboard is equipped with 12 dedicated and easy-to-reach macro keys that enable gamers to issue custom in-game commands with a single keystroke for complete tactical flexibility and a competitive edge.


Cerberus Gaming Mouse

Cerberus Gaming Mouse is a comfortable and stylish ambidextrous optical gaming mouse with a four-stage DPI switch that enables instant adjustments to mouse sensitivity and precision. Gamers can choose from four customizable sensitivity levels to give them the right amount of speed for standard gaming sequences and ultimate precision when necessary, such as when sniping. A convenient LED color indicator provides at-a-glance confirmation of the current sensitivity level.

Cerberus Gaming Mouse perfectly fits both right- and left-handed gamers and accommodates any grip type. Combined with rubber side grips that stay cool and reduce slipping from sweat during intense gaming action, any gamer can enjoy comfortable gaming experiences while retaining total control.


Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad

Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad perfectly complements Cerberus Gaming Mouse to provide even more control for gamers. Finished with a premium heavy-weave fabric, Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad provides a textured surface for games that require fine control and absolute precision. In addition to Cerberus Gaming Mouse, the mouse pad works perfectly with all kinds of optical and laser mice to deliver an enhanced gaming experience to any setup. Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad is the result of extensive testing by ASUS designers to create a mouse pad that provides optimal feel, comfort, and durability. With a fray-resistant design and strong, embroidered edges, Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad is made for a long lifetime of intense gaming.



Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.




Cerberus Gaming Keyboard

Cerberus Gaming Mouse

  • Anti-ghosting:19KRO (key rollover)
  • Switch type: Membrane with rubber dome
  • Backlight: 2 colors (red/blue), 4-level light setting with breathing mode
  • Cable/Connector: 2m braided cable with gold-plated USB connector
  • Media keys: Volume control, play/pause, previous/next track
  • Macro keys: 12 macro keys (F1–F12) with macro enable/disable mode
  • Special feature: Windows key lock
  • Dimensions: 471 x 186 x 41mm
  • Weight: 1100g
  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® XP or higher
  • Sensor type: Optical
  • DPI: 2500 DPI
  • DPI stages: 4 levels (500/1000 (default)/1500/2500 DPI) with LED indicator
  • Buttons: 5 buttons
  • Shape: Ambidextrous shape for both right- and left-handed gamers
  • Cable & connector: Braided cable with gold-plated USB connector
  • Cable length: 1.8m
  • Dimensions: 124.86 x 68.72 x 40.11mm


Cerberus Gaming Mouse Pad

  • Dimensions: 400 x 300 x 3mm
  • Weight: 208g



About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,326 awards in 2014 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC. ASUS has more than 16,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 5,200 engineers. Company revenue for 2014 was approximately US$14.5 billion.

[1] Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. Full specifications are available at http://www.asus.com


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