Starpex Obsidian Now Shipping from and Retailers

September 18, 2008

Obsidian Now Shipping from and Retailers

New Dead Rose and Black Sunburst
colors available October 31, 2008

Peak Products announces the
immediate availability of Starpex Obsidian, the first-ever full-size, wood, PS2
/ PS3 Guitar controller with the look and feel of an actual guitar. The Starpex
is available now at Circuit City, J&R, MicroCenter and for an MSRP
of 179.99. Peak Products will expand its lineup of Starpex controllers with the
introduction of new colors in the Starpex Dead Rose and Black Sunburst coming
this October.

Starpex boasts a premium quality,
high-gloss lacquered finish with a hardwood body, neck, and headstock
handcrafted by a leading guitar manufacturer giving the authentic guitar
experience that Guitar Hero and Rock Band enthusiasts crave. Other unique
features include:

  • Full Guitar Hero and Rockband
    Functionality for PS2 and PS3 – Starpex is compatible with both PS2 and PS3,
    and allows users to experience the full list of game play features in both
    Guitar Hero and Rockband, including toggle effects switch and solo button

  • Unique Speed Star Power /
    Overdrive Button provides the fastest and most accurate access to Star Power
    and Overdrive. Additionally, built in tilt sensor technology allows users to
    access Star Power and Overdrive in a more traditional way.

  • Optimized Whammy Bar maximizes
    comfort, provides better feel, reduces fatigue and provides a higher level of

  • High Quality Ten Fret Button
    Design features optimal button travel for enhanced feel, reduced fatigue, and
    higher score potential. Ten fret buttons means that players have the option of
    using traditionally positioned fret buttons, or rock out with solo buttons
    high up on the neck which also provide critical soloing capabilities in

  • Enhanced Strum Bar gives the
    perfect balance of tactile and audible feedback to maximize enjoyment and

  • Connectivity Options – Dual wired
    / wireless capabilities allow players to use a 15’ wired cable or a 2.4 Ghz
    wireless connection (both included).

  • Forward – Thinking Compatibility –
    Starpex’s modular design allows users to easily separate the electronic
    components from the body of the guitar which will allow for further
    customization including new guitar bodies, pick guards, and more.