Razer releases Orbweaver mechanical gaming keypad

by: Travis -
Razer has announced the availability of a new customizable, mechanical gaming keypad titled the Orbweaver. With competitive gaming and tournaments in mind, both the keypad's ergonomics and extensive customization options ensure for a wide variety of macro combinations and extreme responsiveness. The Orbweaver provides gamers with 20 mechanical keys and an eight-way directional thumb-pad. Gamers can also adjust thumb, palm, and wrist modules which can both slide back and forth and tilt for increased comfort over long sessions.

The Razer Orbweaver retails for $130 and is available now through Razerzone.com and worldwide in the first quarter of 2013. The full list of features provided by Razer can be found below:
  • Full mechanical keys with 50g actuation force
  • 20 fully programmable keys
  • Adjustable thumb, palm and wrist rest modules for maximum comfort
  • Programmable eight-way directional thumb-pad
  • Razer Synapse 2.0-enabled
  • Instantaneous switching between eight key maps
  • Unlimited macro lengths
  • Stores unlimited gaming profiles
  • Backlit keypad for total control even in dark conditions
INFINITE CONTROL FOR ALL HAND SIZESWITH THE RAZER™ ORBWEAVER MECHANICAL GAMING KEYPAD
Razer launches a customizable mechanical gaming keypad featuring adaptable ergonomics for maximum control.

For Immediate Release:

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Jan. 3 2013 – Razer™, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced the release of the Razer Orbweaver, a customizable, mechanical gaming keypad designed with tournament-grade controls, ergonomics and full customizability.

Building on the huge success of its predecessor, the Razer Nostromo®, the Razer Orbweaver lets gamers bind an infinite number of controls to 20 mechanical keys and a programmable eight-way directional thumb-pad. Only 50 g of force is required to trigger each key, ensuring that commands are executed as fast as users’ fingers can act—and faster than the enemy can react.  The thumb-pad can be used for movement or as a modifier for endless combinations. Armed with the Razer Orbweaver, gamers will be able to rapidly fire a vast number of spells, macros and abilities at their helpless foes, and they’ll be able to do so with hyper-responsive speed and efficiency.

In addition to its inherent technical merits, the Razer Orbweaver also delivers comfort over extended hours of play with its adjustable rests modules for the thumb, palm and wrist. Each of these parts can be slid back and forth or tilted to suit any hand curvature or size, allowing every gamer to customize a perfect fit.

“The Razer Orbweaver is the ultimate gauntlet of game control,” said Min-Liang Tan, CEO of Razer. “The feeling of having every command at hand to destroy the competition in so many different ways is just sublime, and the tactile feedback and fast key actuation from the mechanical key architecture gives you a feeling of satisfaction and an added edge in the games you play.”

About the Razer Orbweaver mechanical gaming keypad
Get complete control with the Razer Orbweaver gaming keypad, featuring 20 mechanical keys and a programmable eight-way thumb-pad.  You can bind an infinite number of commands to these keys that can then be rapidly actuated for the ultimate competitive advantage in combat. The Razer Orbweaver is also designed to deliver absolute comfort during extended play with adjustable thumb, palm, and wrist rest modules that fit perfectly to your hand.

This is the gaming keypad you want on hand to help you win every game you play.

Price: USD $129.99

Availability:
  • Razerzone.com – Order Now
  • Worldwide – Q1 2013
Product features:
  • Full mechanical keys with 50g actuation force
  • 20 fully programmable keys
  • Adjustable thumb, palm and wrist rest modules for maximum comfort
  • Programmable eight-way directional thumb-pad
  • Razer Synapse 2.0-enabled
  • Instantaneous switching between eight key maps
  • Unlimited macro lengths
  • Stores unlimited gaming profiles
  • Backlit keypad for total control even in dark conditions
Approximate size & weight:
  • Width - 154 mm / 6.06 in.
  • Length - 214 mm / 7.95 in.
  • Depth - 55 mm / 2.17 in.
  • Weight - 300 g / 0.661 lbs.
For more information about the Razer Orbweaver, please visit www.razerzone.com/orbweaver.

About the Razer Group:
Razer™ is the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware. Founded in 1998, with its headquarters in Carlsbad, California, the company has offices in nine cities around the globe.  Used by the most demanding professional gamers who compete in global tournaments, Razer provides gamers with the unfair advantage of cutting-edge technology and award-winning design. We live by our motto: For Gamers. By Gamers.™

Learn more at www.razerzone.com
comments powered by Disqus