Razer launches Gaming Keyboard and Headset



Razer Lycosa Keyboard

After writing about gaming mouse such as Microsoft Sidewinder and Logitech Air mouse , it is time to look at keyboard and headset . Gaming peripherals maker Razer unveiled its Razer Lycosa gaming keyboard and Razer Piranha communications headset during the Grand final of the World Cyber Games 2007. The fact that it was released at WCG 2007 shows that it is meant for professional gamers as well as casual gamers.

The gaming keyboard features 1000Mhz Ultrapolling/1 ms response time thus enabling faster and efficient gameplay. It is highly durable and features illuminated, non slip rubber keys. Its new Hyperesponse technology enable gamers to work under any conditions and at good speed. Each of the keys can be programmed to accept a host of commands and button combinations. It also has a touch panel which enables gamers to have complete control over all the functions . Some of its features are

  • Keytop with non-slip rubber finish
  • Backlight illumination with WASD cluster lighting option
  • Fully-programmable keys with macro capability
  • Gaming cluster with anti-ghosting capability
  • Slim keycap structure with Hyperesponse technology
  • TouchPanel easy access media keys
    Gaming mode option for deactivation of the Windows key
  • 10 customizable software profiles with on-the-fly switching
  • 1000Hz Ultrapolling / 1ms response time
  • Earphone-out and microphone-in jacks
  • Detachable wrist rest
  • One integrated USB extension port
  •  lots more

Razer Pirhanha Headset

The headset complements the keyboard by offering realistic in game audio with superior clarity and deep base tones. It has an adjustable noise cancelling microphones that can enable you to chat with your teammates under the noisiest conditions. The earphones are well cushioned and are ergonomically designed. Some of it features are

  • Stereo sound with true-to-life audio quality with superior clarity and bass
  • Adjustable, noise-filtering microphone for clearer in-game communication
  • Comfortable, ergonomic and adjustable earphones suitable for prolonged use
  • In-line remote control with convenient volume and microphone muting adjustments
  • Single-sided cable for hassle-free usage
  • Durable braided fiber cable protection
  • Compatible with VoIP communication applications like TeamSpeak, Ventrilo and Skype

A killer combination for a gamer as well as a normal user . The keyboard will be available from November at a price of $80 while the headset is available now at a price of $80.

7 Comments

  1. Matt Jones says:

    Man I am glad I don’t have a PC or I would be playing that all the time!

  2. Dj Flush says:

    Holyness! Thats so sexy :O

  3. Shivaranjan says:

    Madhur this is impressive. For $80 the keboard is fantastic.. The headphone is also cool but I wish the price of the headphone could have been lower.

  4. Symbian says:

    Backlight illumination makes it worth to buy.

  5. Great! I’m just looking for good keyboard/mouse wireless combo. This will also be considered now.

  6. I really love the keyboard and yeah ,the headset is expensive .

  7. Haris says:

    The keyboard is really sexy. I think I’ll get that if I collect enough cash 😛