Razer has launched a new and unique keyboard this week which is equipped with light beam Opto-Mechanical switches which rely on an optical trigger rather than a mechanical. The Opto-Mechanical switches require a lighter actuation force of just 45g, and ate rated for up to 100 million keystrokes, making it twice as resilient as many traditional mechanical switches.
Razer Huntsman Elite Opto-Mechanical Switches Explained
The standard Razer Huntsman keyboard without wrist rest and additional media functions will be available to purchase priced at £150 in the UK or €160 throughout Europe Europe and $150 in the United States. The higher specification Huntsman Elite will be available from £200 in the UK, €210 in the EU and $200 in the US.
“Meet the Razer Huntsman Elite: the product of years of research and innovation—now taken to new heights. By redefining the boundaries of precision and speed, you are about to experience performance that can only be described as ahead of its time. The next stage of keyboard evolution is here.”
For and in-depth review of the new Razer Huntsman Elite and its Opto mechanical keyboard technology jump over to the Engadget website by following the link below. For more information and full specifications and all purchasing options jump over to the official Razer also via the link below.