CORSAIR K57 RGB Wireless Gaming Keyboard Slipstream Wireless Technology Owner’s Manual

CORSAIR K57 RGB Wireless Gaming Keyboard Slipstream Wireless Technology Owner’s Manual & troubleshooting

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K57 RGB WIRELESS
Gaming Keyboard
with SLIPSTREAM WIRELESS Technology

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CHARGING THE KEYBOARD

The K57 RGB WIRELESS keyboard must be fully charged before its first use.

  •  Connect the keyboard to an available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port on your PC with the USB charging / data cable.
  • The battery / wireless status LED indicator will begin pulsing green to denote battery charging and will turn solid green when charging is complete.
CORSAIR K57 RGB Wireless Gaming Keyboard Slipstream Wireless Technology Owner’s Manual  & troubleshooting 4 STATUS LED INDICATOR BATTERY STATUS
PULSING GREEN CHARGING
PULSING RED CRITICAL
SOLID RED LOW
BLINKING AMBER MEDIUM
BLINKING GREEN HIGH
SOLID GREEN CHARGED

GETTING TO KNOW THE KEYBOARD

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B – MACRO RECORD KEY
C – BACKLIGHT BRIGHTNESS KEY
D – WINDOWS KEY DISABLE
E – BATTERY / WIRELESS STATUS INDICATOR
F – NUM LOCK LED INDICATOR
G – CAPS LOCK LED INDICATOR
H – WINLOCK / MACRO STATUS INDICATOR
I – MUTE KEY
J – VOLUME DOWN KEY
K – VOLUME UP KEY
L – DEDICATED MULTIMEDIA KEYS
M – POWER SWITCH
N – USB CHARGING / DATA PORT
O – USB WIRELESS RECEIVER
P – USB WIRELESS RECEIVER HOLDER
Q – USB CHARGING / DATA CABLE
R – PALM REST

SETTING UP 2.4GHz SLIPSTREAM WIRELESS

Hyper-fast sub-1ms wireless connection is designed for no-compromise gaming-grade performance.

  • Toggle power switch to turn on the keyboard.
  • Connect the USB wireless receiver to an available USB 2.0 or 3.0 port located on the front panel of your PC.
  • The status LED indicator will turn solid white when connected.
    If reconnection is required, initiate USB wireless receiver pairing via the iCUE software settings menu and hold FN + F5 on the keyboard for 2 seconds.

SETTING UP BLUETOOTH® WIRELESS

Bluetooth wireless is best for everyday computing tasks, productivity, and office applications.

  • Initiate Bluetooth pairing on your Bluetooth 4.0 or higher-enabled device.
  • Toggle power switch to turn on the keyboard.
  • Hold FN + F6 until status LED indicator blinks blue.
  • Follow the instructions to successfully connect your device.
    The K57 RGB WIRELESS has two Bluetooth keys (F6 and F7) allowing you to remember and easily switch between two Bluetooth host devices.
    CORSAIR K57 RGB Wireless Gaming Keyboard Slipstream Wireless Technology Owner’s Manual  & troubleshooting 6 STATUS LED INDICATOR CONNECTIVITY STATUS
    BLINKING WHITE SLIPSTREAM WIRELESS PAIRING
    SOLID WHITE PAIRED
    PULSING WHITE PAIRING FAILED
    BLINKING BLUE BLUETOOTH WIRELESS #1 PAIRING
    SOLID BLUE PAIRED
    PULSING BLUE  PAIRING FAILED
    BLINKING CYAN BLUETOOTH WIRELESS #2 PAIRING
    SOLID CYAN PAIRED
    PULSING CYAN PAIRING FAILED
    SOLID YELLOW USB CONNECTED

BUILT-IN LIGHTING MODES

K57 RGB WIRELESS features dynamic per-key lighting, fully programmable with iCUE software to enable virtually unlimited lighting customization. It also comes with 11 built-in onboard lighting modes for instant illumination. Those modes can be accessed by FN combo key.

LIGHTING MODE

FN + KEY COMBO LIGHTING EFFECT LIGHTING MODE FN + KEY COMBO

LIGHTING EFFECT

1 FN + 1 SPIRAL RAINBOW 7 FN + 7 COLOR SHIFT
2 FN + 2 RAIN 8 FN + 8 COLOR PULSE
3 FN + 3 RAINBOW WAVE 9 FN + 9 COLOR WAVE
4 FN + 4 VISOR 10 FN + 0 STATIC
5 FN + 5 TYPE LIGHTING (KEY) 11 FN + – NO LIGHTING
6 FN + 6 TYPE LIGHTING (RIPPLE)

Dynamic lighting modes can be further customized for speed, duration and direction.

LIGHTING MODES

FN + KEY COMBO

FUNCTION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
x x

SPEED (FAST, MEDIUM, SLOW)
x x x x x x x DURATION (LONG, MEDIUM, SHORT)
x x

SPEED (SLOW, MEDIUM, FAST)
x x x x x x x DURATION (SHORT, MEDIUM, LONG)
x x x x x x x

DIRECTION (LEFT)
x x x x x x x x DIRECTION (COUNTER-CLOCKWISE)
x x x x x x x

DIRECTION (RIGHT)
x x x x x x x x DIRECTION (CLOCKWISE)

LIGHTING AND BATTERY LIFE

On a full charge, the K57 RGB WIRELESS keyboard lasts for up to 170 hours of continuous use and may vary depending on the usage, lighting brightness, wireless mode and other factors. Refer to the table below for the estimated, maximum battery life you may expect.

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BRIGHTNESS LEVEL BATTERY LIFE, UP TO
0 (LIGHTING OFF) 175 HOURS
1 35 HOURS
2 20 HOURS
3 (MAX. BRIGHTNESS) 8 HOURS

MACRO FUNCTIONS

K57 RGB WIRELESS gaming keyboard has dedicated G1-G6 macro keys. Those keys can be assigned to perform certain single or multi-key press actions for quick access during gaming or everyday computing.

TO RECORD MACRO:

  • Press MR key. The macro status LED indicator will start blinking yellow to confirm macro recording mode is now on.
  • Select G-key you want the macro assigned to. The macro status LED indicator will start blinking rapidly to indicate macro recording is now in progress. Up to 50 key events can now be recorded.
  • Press MR key to stop macro recording. The macro status LED indicator will stop blinking.
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TO EXECUTE MACRO:

  • Press any G1-G6 key to play the previously recorded macro.
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SPECIAL MACRO KEY FUNCTIONS:

  • Press and hold MR key for 2 seconds to enter Special Macro Key Functions mode. The macro status LED indicator will turn solid yellow to confirm the new mode of operation. While in this mode, you have access to three macro key functions.

TO ENABLE ANY G1-G6 MACRO KEY:

  • Press any G1-G6 key again to enable the macro key. The macro status LED indicator will blink rapidly once to confirm selected key is now enabled.

DISABLE ANY G1-G6 MACRO KEY:

  • Press any G1-G6 key to disable the macro key without deleting action (if previously assigned). The macro status LED indicator will blink rapidly twice to confirm selected key is now disabled.

TO DELETE MACRO ASSIGNED TO G1-G6 MACRO KEY:

  • Press and hold any G1-G6 key for 3 seconds to delete the macro previously assigned to the key. The macro status LED indicator will blink rapidly three times to confirm macro has been deleted.
    To exit Special Macro Key Functions mode, press and hold MR key for 2 seconds. The macro status LED indicator will turn off to confirm.

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    STATUS LED INDICATOR MACRO STATUS
    SOLID YELLOW MACRO CONFIGURE MODE
    BLINKING YELLOW MACRO RECORDING READY
    RAPID BLINKING YELLOW MACRO RECORDING IN PROGRESS
    RAPID BLINK YELLOW x1 ENABLE MACRO
    RAPID BLINK YELLOW x2 DISABLE MACRO
    RAPID BLINK YELLOW x3 DELETE MACRO

K57 RGB WIRELESS

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