Razer Outs Huntsman Tournament Edition with Razer Linear Optical Switch

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅12.09.2019 23:56:38

Razer presents the new Razer Huntsman Tournament Edition compact tenkeyless keyboard designed for esports professionals featuring swift Razer Linear Optical Switch. The Razer Huntsman TE is the latest addition to the Huntsman family of premium keyboards, now with a more compact form-factor to give way for larger mouse mats and greater freedom for hand movement. The Razer Linear Optical Switch actuates faster than mechanical switches offering professional esports athletes faster keypresses that’s crucial for competitive gaming.

Razer Linear Optical Switch

The Razer Linear Optical Switches uses an infra-red light beam to detect when a key is pressed or activated, allowing for much greater precision and actuation speed versus traditional mechanical key switches. The new Razer Linear Optical Switch delivers a smooth actuation without a tactile bump for an instantaneous response. It actuates at 1 mm, which is twice as fast as traditional linear switches. Razer Optical Switches are rated up to 100 million keystrokes.

Built for eSports

The Razer Huntsman Tournament Edition compact tenkeyless keyboard features a detachable USB-C cable which can be tucked to the side for easy transport and setup. The Huntsman TE comes with onboard memory that can store up to five profiles that users can load in a jiffy on different computers. The keyboard uses durable and reliable doubleshot PBT keycaps, featuring the thinnest, sleekest font available in a PBT keycap. It is designed to withstand intense gaming and resist wear and tear and retain their texture. The Razer Huntsman Tournament Edition was tested and validated by some of Team Razer’s esports athletes including Team EG’s Arteezy and Seoul Dynasty’s Ryujehong and Fleta.

Razer Chroma

The Razer Huntsman TE keyboard features Razer Chroma, the world’s most popular RGB lighting system for gamers, allowing users to personalize their keyboard lighting effects by selecting from 16.8 million colour options. Users can also easily synchronize lighting effects with over 500 devices that support Razer Chroma today.

Pricing and Availability
The new Razer Huntsman Tournament Edition keyboard is now available at Razer.com and at partner resellers worldwide at $129.99 USD / €149.99 MSRP.

Image Source: Seoul Dynasty (Twitter)

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