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Published on August 11th, 2015 | by admin

16.8 Million Colour Options With The Razer Orbweaver Chroma Mechanical Gaming Keypad

Razer refreshes its top-of-the-line, mechanical gaming keypad, featuring adaptable ergonomics and Chroma lighting for maximum control and customizability 

COLOGNE, Germany (Gamescom 2015) — Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the launch of the Razer Orbweaver Chroma, a customizable, mechanical, ergonomic gaming keypad that is specifically designed for tournament-grade controls and color synchronization with other Chroma-enabled devices.

Building on the success of the original Razer Orbweaver, the all-new Razer Orbweaver Chroma provides gamers with 20 fully programmable Razer Mechanical Switches; an eight-way directional thumb-pad; adjustable hand, thumb and palm modules; and now, with all of the beloved lighting features first seen on the Razer BlackWidow Chroma keyboard.

The built-in green Razer Mechanical Switches come with a required actuation force of 50 grams, ensuring that commands are executed as fast as users’ fingers can trigger them. The thumb-pad can be used for movement or even as a modifier to enable nearly endless spell combinations, which can be set through Razer’s cloud-based driver software Razer Synapse. With the Razer Orbweaver, gamers will be able to unleash a rain of spells, macros and abilities upon their opponents, all with incredible speed and efficiency.

“The Razer Orbweaver Chroma is the ultimate instrument of game control and style,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “It’s a powerful feeling to have all essential gaming keys at your fingertips, without any distractions, on a device that offers absolute comfort.”

The Razer Orbweaver joins other Chroma-enabled Razer devices, including the award-winning Razer DeathAdder Chroma and Razer Naga Epic Chroma gaming mice; the Razer BlackWidow Chroma gaming keyboard; the Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma headset; and the Razer Firefly gaming mouse mat. All Chroma-enabled products feature 16.8 million customizable color options and a range of effects enabled through Razer’s Synapse driver software. Razer Synapse also allows for inter-device color synchronizing with just the click of a button.

For more information on Razer Chroma: Full Spectrum Gaming, interested parties may visit www.razerzone.com/chroma.

The Razer Orbweaver Chroma will also be included in the Chroma SDK, with which game developers may bring in-game events onto Chroma-enabled products as lighting effects that provide for a more immersive gaming experience.

Product Features: 

  • Razer™ Mechanical Switches with 50 g actuation force
  • 30 fully programmable keys including and 8-way thumb-pad
  • Chroma backlighting with 16.8 million customizable color options
  • Adjustable hand , thumb, and palm-rests modules for maximum comfort
  • Instantaneous switching between eight key maps
  • Unlimited macro lengths
  • Razer Synapse enabled
  • Braided fiber cable
  • Unlimited customizable profiles via Razer Synapse
  • Approximate size: 55 mm / 2.17 in. (Length) x 154 mm / 6.06 in. (Width) x 202 mm / 7.95 in. (Height)
  • Approximate weight: 395 g / 0.87 lbs.

System Requirements:

  • PC or Mac with a free USB port
  • Windows® 10 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 7 / Windows Vista® / Windows® XP (32-bit) / Mac OS X (v10.8-10.10)
  • Internet connection
  • 100 MB of hard disk space
  • Razer Synapse registration (requiring a valid e-mail), software download, license acceptance, and internet connection needed to activate full features of product and for software updates. After activation, full features are available in optional offline mode.

Price:              

  • $US129.99 / €129.99


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