computer gaming accessory maker Razer on Tuesday introduced an enormous refresh of its keyboard lineup beginning with the new BlackWidow Chroma V2 mechanical gaming keyboard.
the original Razer BlackWidow Chroma hit the scene in 2010 and was upgraded in 2014 with Razer’s own mechanical switches, the Razer inexperienced and Razer Orange switches. This new version retains those switch alternatives but may also be outfitted with a 3rd choice, the brand new Razer Yellow switch.
featuring a linear and silent design that is stated to scale back trip distance, the Razer Yellow switch allows keys to be pressed faster (assume FPS and MOBA-type games). Like the green and Orange switches, the Yellow swap is rated for eighty million keystrokes with an actuation drive of 45 grams (the identical as the Orange change).
Razer’s newest also features a new wrist relaxation that magnetically attaches to the underside of the board for delivered comfort all through marathon gaming classes or whereas typing. It also contains other gaming-minded options corresponding to Razer’s Chroma lighting device, 10-key roll-over anti-ghosting, macro keys and USB cross-via, just to call a few.
Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO, mentioned they’ve made enhancements throughout the board and remain the only company designing keyboard switches made particularly for gaming (what about the Division Zero line from Das?). The BlackWidow Chroma V2, Tan says, is one of the best mechanical keyboard they’ve ever produced.
The Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 keyboard is on hand as of writing via Razer’s web site starting at $ 169.99 (pricing continues to be unchanged from the previous iteration).