Razer Blackwidow V4 Pro: Premium keyboard now on sale
Razer has presented a new peripheral that is supposed to make gamers’ hearts beat faster. With the Razer Blackwidow V4 Pro, the US manufacturer promises nothing less than “the ultimate gaming battlestation keyboard”. Thanks to fancy highlights like an under-body illumination, it at least looks cool at first glance.
Razer Blackwidow V4 Pro aims to be ultimate gamer keyboard
Command Dial, dedicated macro keys, Chroma RGB lighting, Razer mechanical switches, dedicated media controls – the list of attractive features offered by the new Razer Blackwidow V4 Pro is long. So it’s no surprise that the gaming keyboard is gearing up to become the ultimate keyboard for every PC gamer. With the latest version of its popular Blackwidow keyboard, the US manufacturer again wants to score with an extensive technical equipment. On the one hand, there is the Command Dial, which is located as the central control unit in the upper left corner.
Among other things, you should be able to create shortcuts to apps and games here or zoom into applications, for example. Furthermore, the Razer Blackwidow V4 Pro has dedicated macro keys, which are likely to be used especially in strategy games. With RGB lighting for every single key, the keyboard should also look good. Thanks to the transparent design of the individual keys, the RGB look should be even better. Meanwhile, the under-body illumination sounds exciting, which is supposed to be composed of different zones according to Razer. Of course, you should be able to control both key and under-body lighting using the Razer Chroma software.
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Green Clicky Switches or Yellow Linear Switches
For a high level of user comfort, the palm rest made of soft faux leather should serve. If you don’t need it, you can remove it without further ado. After all, it only holds magnetically to the keyboard case. The mechanical switches from the company’s own production are supposed to create a great typing and gaming feel. Buyers of the Razer Blackwidow V4 Pro can choose between the Green Clicky switches, which are supposed to be particularly useful for gaming thanks to their tactile feedback.
Those who then want to use the gaming keyboard for classic typing can also use the Yellow Linear Switches. According to the manufacturer, these are supposed to ensure a pleasant and quiet typing feel. Razer promises a lifespan of up to 100 million keystrokes for both types of switches. The US manufacturer rounds off the equipment with practical features like USB 2.0 passthrough and a removable USB-C connection. Razer again relies on resistant aluminum for the case.
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Two stands are used to angle the keyboard. These are supposed to provide for more ergonomics when typing. Fast inputs are supposed to be possible thanks to a maximum query rate of 8,000 Hz. A special sound dampening is also on board. There are two layers of special foam inside the keyboard for this. The acoustics during typing are said to have been improved by factory-lubricated stabilizers. More information on the high-end gaming keyboard is available on the official product page.
Price and availability
Want to treat yourself to a premium gaming keyboard to start the year? Then the Razer Blackwidow V4 Pro might be the right choice. You can get it now for an MSRP of 269.99 euros.
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