Razer’s new headset, keyboard and mouse combo sets a new gaming industry standard with innovative technology in proven designs
Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced three best-in-class products at PAX West and IFA today: the Razer Kraken Tournament Edition headset, the BlackWidow Elite keyboard and the Razer Mamba Wireless mouse. Forged for esports athletes, these three new peripherals further solidify Team Razer’s place at the top of the leaderboards.
“Since founding Razer, we’ve pushed to make products with unprecedented technology to give gamers the greatest advantage possible. At the same time, our long history working with the world’s top esports athletes gives us unique insight into what features work best and should be conserved or fine-tuned. Our newest Razer Kraken Tournament Edition headset, BlackWidow Elite keyboard and Mamba Wireless mouse are perfect examples of how leading-edge technology combines with time-honoured design for the win.”
said Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan
“This next generation of Razer tournament gear enables our @TeamRazer esports athletes to even further dominate the competition through functional superiority. Each of these peripherals are at the top of their family, delivering extreme performance and customisation for our most discerning gamers.”
added David Tse, Global Esports Director for Razer™
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Razer Kraken Tournament Edition:
Gamers with the Razer Kraken Tournament Edition can now experience pinpoint positional sound with THX Spatial Audio, and extreme comfort with cooling gel ear cushions for long gaming sessions.
The Razer Kraken with its signature Razer green headband has been a staple for gamers and esports professionals since 2012. This latest evolution is the complete competitive gaming solution for delivering full audio controls via a USB Audio Controller. The controller allows on-the-fly bass level adjustment, and a customised mix between game and team chat volume through Game/Chat Balance.
The headset has been designed with cooling gel-infused ear cushions, hidden eye-wear channels, and an improved ultra-soft padded headband for complete comfort during long gaming sessions.
The Razer Kraken Tournament Edition is the world’s first gaming headset to support THX Spatial Audio – creating realistic depth and immersion by simulating 360° sound with pinpoint accuracy for greater awareness during gameplay. This technology combined with custom-tuned 50 mm drivers provide clarity, a punchy bass, and the promise of a remarkable competitive gaming edge. With its 3.5 mm combo audio jack, the Razer Kraken Tournament Edition is also cross-platform compatible, working with the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and mobile devices alike.
THX Spatial Audio
THX Spatial Audio is an end-to-end positional audio solution that delivers improved support on stereo, 5.1 and 7.1 content, and is future-ready with support for ambisonics and object-based audio. It offers communication-enhancing features and multiple sound processing modes, providing tactical in-game advantages and greater immersion across all gaming genres.
For more information about THX Spatial Audio, please visit https://www.razer.com/thx-spatial-audio
Razer BlackWidow Elite
Unlock new levels of control with the improved Razer BlackWidow Elite and its best-in-class Razer Mechanical Switches, dedicated media keys, Multi-Function Digital Dial and Razer Hypershift, which allows every key to become a macro key via Razer’s Synapse 3 software.
This customisation software offers users the ability to program lighting effects for increased immersion. Razer Synapse 3 also allows for the complete customisation of key bindings and assigning macros to any key to give gamers the competitive advantage.
The Razer BlackWidow Elite is a gaming keyboard designed for peak performance, featuring improved Razer Mechanical Switches available in green, orange and yellow, with new dual sidewalls for increased stability, and an 80 million keystroke lifespan.
The Razer Blackwidow Elite is the first in the BlackWidow line to have Hybrid On-board Memory and Cloud Storage and up to five profile configurations that can be saved for use anywhere.
Beyond gaming, the Razer BlackWidow Elite features a Multi-Function Digital Dial and three media keys. A USB 2.0 and audio pass-through and wire routing allow for easy cable management. Complete with a padded wrist rest, gamers can play comfortably for hours to help them outlast the competition.
The Razer BlackWidow was the world’s first mechanical gaming keyboard in 2010. In 2014, Razer started manufacturing the Razer Mechanical Switch, the first mechanical switch designed for gaming. The iconic BlackWidow again breaks the boundaries of gaming with the Razer BlackWidow Elite.
Razer™ Mamba Wireless
With the best-in-class Razer 5G optical sensor and industry-leading wireless technology; gamers with the Razer Mamba Wireless can play unhindered at their full potential with minimal downtime.
Featuring an acclaimed Razer 5G Advanced Optical Sensor with true 16,000 DPI and a resolution accuracy of 99.4 percent – the highest available on the market – gamers can expect to experience a new standard of precision and speed.
Combined with Razer’s proprietary adaptive frequency technology, which ensures the most stable wireless connection possible, and a battery life of up to 50 hours on a single charge, the Razer Mamba Wireless allows gamers to play for extended hours.
The mouse also comes with Razer Mechanical Mouse Switches, durable up to 50 million clicks, and seven buttons that are programmable via Razer Synapse 3. With Hybrid On-board Memory and Cloud Storage, gamers can save up to five profiles to their mouse for easy access anywhere.
The Razer Mamba Wireless also retains the classic ergonomic design with updates to the side grips for even greater comfort
Kraken Tournament Edition Product Information
Worldwide – September 2018
Key Tech Specs:
- Analog volume control wheel
- Microphone quick mute toggle
- THX Spatial Audio
- Custom-tuned 50 mm drivers
For more info, visit: https://www.razer.com/gaming-audio/razer-kraken-tournament-edition
BlackWidow Elite Product Information
Worldwide – August 31, 2018
Key Tech Specs:
- 80 million keystroke life-span
- Multi-Function Digital Dial
- Dedicated media controls
- USB 2.0 and audio pass through
- Hybrid On-Board Memory and Cloud Storage – up to 5 profiles
For more info, visit: www.razer.com/gaming-keyboards-keypads/razer-blackwidow-elite
Mamba Wireless Product Information
Worldwide – September 2018
Key Tech Specs:
- Razer 5G Advanced Optical Sensor with true 16,000 DPI
- Up to 450 in./sec. (IPS) / 50 G acceleration
- 1000 Hz Ultra-polling
- Seven independently programmable Hype-response buttons