Razer introduces the new Razer Huntsman Elite flagship gaming keyboard featuring speed-of-light performance with new switch technology, the Razer Opto-Mechanical Switch. Razer’s latest Opto-Mechanical Switches that boasts swift key actuation as fast as the speed of light making actuation 30% faster than traditional mechanical switches. Being the new flagship keyboard, the Huntsman Elite comes with a premium wrist rest, underglow lighting powered by Razer Chroma, and dedicated media keys.
Huntsman Elite Key Features
Razer Opto-Mechanical Switch with 45 G actuation force
100 million keystroke lifespan
Chroma backlighting with 16.8 million customizable colour 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 Fibre Cable
1000 Hz Ultra polling
Aluminium matte top plate
The new Razer Huntsman Elite keyboard packs faster actuation compared to the traditional mechanical keyboards, perfect for swift gamers that want more keypresses faster done in seconds. The keys give a light and clicky feedback that’s balanced giving the best of both worlds. The switches also feature a stabilizer bar that ensures keycap motion remains level and consistent no matter which corner of the keycap is pressed. The Opto-Mechanical switches are also more durable having a longer lifespan compared to traditional mechanical switches. Lastly, The Razer Huntsman Elite features an array of possible Razer Chroma lighting effects for a completely immersive gaming experience.
New Razer Opto-Mechanical Switch
Razer’s new Opto-Mechanical Switch showcases the gaming brand’s continued innovation in gaming switches. Using optical technology, an infrared light beam inside each switch precisely detects actuation when a key is pressed. A 1.5 mm actuation point allows the Razer Opto-Mechanical Switch to actuate 30% faster than traditional clicky mechanical switches.
Pricing and Availability
The new Razer Huntsman Elite mechanical gaming keyboard is now available at the RazerStore with an MSRP of $199.99/£199.99.