These days we can’t able to find a good mechanical keyboard for both gaming and typing purpose. But, companies like Razer has been testing out some new products and today they are launching the new ‘Huntsman’ series. There will be two new keyboards featuring these switches, the Huntsman Keyboard and the Huntsman Elite Keyboard. 

The new ‘Onto-Mechanical’ switches with infrared beam & IR laser technology which actually detects when a key is pressed. Some online publications claim that the Huntsman keyboard is much faster than a traditional keyboard. Likely to says, it is 30% faster than normal mechanical keyboards!

Razer Unveils Huntsman Keyboard Featuring Opto-Mechanical Switches

With such kind of accuracy and key actuation speed, makes this keyboard the best to set goals in the Gaming industry. Also, the RGB lighting looks pretty cool for a gaming gadget.


Razer Unveils Huntsman Keyboard Featuring Opto-Mechanical Switches

The Razer Huntsman Elite features with some dedicated media control keys for quick access. Each key is programmable through Razer Synapse 3 which includes the Lighting effects, macros and key binds.

The Huntsman Elite also offers a magnetically detachable wrist rest for long time gaming sessions.

“We have amassed years of experience developing and manufacturing our very own Razer Mechanical Switches designed specifically for gamers,” says Razer CEO 

The Razer Huntsman Elite comes with hybrid On-board and cloud storage to save and access profiles online via the cloud. Also the offline options too available as onboard storage.

Technical Specifications

  • Razer Opto-Mechanical Switch with 45 G actuation force.
  • 100 million keystroke lifespan.
  • Chroma backlighting with 16.8 million customizable color options.
  • Underglow lighting with 38 customization zones.
  • Ergonomic Wrist Rest with 24 customization zones underglow.
  • Multi-functional digital dial.
  • Dedicated media controls.
  • Hybrid onboard storage – up to 5 profiles.
  • Razer Synapse 3 enabled.
  • Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording.
  • 10 key roll-over with anti-ghosting.
  • Gaming mode option.
  • Braided Fiber Cable.
  • 1000 Hz Ultrapolling.
  • Aluminium matte top plate.

Both Huntsman and the Huntsman Elite are available for purchase right now through Razer’s official website. The standard Huntsman will cost you about $150, while the Huntsman Elite will cost around $200.

Isn’t the pricing seems to be expensive for these mechanical keyboardsDo share your views on the new Huntsman Keyboard series!

Which part do you like the most about the Huntsman Keyboard? The RGB lighting customization? The magnetic wrist wrest?

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