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Logitech Freedom Cordless Joystick Hits Retail Shelves

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT

It's a new day of freedom for PC gamers still tethered to their system. Today Logitech announced that the Logitech Freedom 2.4 cordless joystick for PC is now available on retail shelves in the U.S. and at for a suggested retail price of $69.95 USD. The product will be available on retail shelves around Europe in late November.
As the first 2.4 GHz joystick for the PC, the Logitech Freedom 2.4 Cordless Joystick uses the most powerful radio technology available, for a new level of reliability, cable-free response and control.

Gamers can kick back and sit comfortably more than 20 feet away, yet still experience no "lag" in gaming performance with Freedom 2.4. This means they can play how and where they want and get rid of irritating clutter from their desks at the same time.

Freedom 2.4 is loaded with features. These features include than 50 hours of gameplay provided by three AA batteries (included), while ten programmable buttons, an eight-way hat switch, and a twist handle allow for the ultimate in joystick control. The joystick also includes a pager-sized receiver with a Status Indicator and a USB connector.

The new joystick features an eye-catching design straight out of a gaming laboratory from the next millennium, with a sleek handle that's been designed for comfort and excellent access to the buttons and hat, and a rugged, stable rubber base. There are a number of premium touches as well, from the rubberized hat to the aluminum trigger, throttle, faceplate, and collar. Like other popular PC gaming products from Logitech, Freedom 2.4 includes Logitech(r) Profiler(tm) software for total programmability.

About Logitech

Founded in 1981, Logitech designs, manufactures and markets personal interface products that provide people with easy access to the digital world. The Company's product family includes interactive gaming devices, Internet video cameras, mice and trackballs, keyboards, audio and telephony products, and 3D controllers.

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