Razer is increasing its line of mechanical keyboard equipment with new keycaps, cables, and palm rests that present a handy method to change the appear and feel of your keyboard. Equipment begin at $ 20 for the brand new palm rests and go as much as $ 50 for a customization package that features each colourful keycaps and an identical USB cable.
When you’ve spent any time on boards just like the Mechanical Keyboards subreddit, you are no stranger to the fantastically colourful keycaps that individuals love to make use of to customise their keyboards. However other than fast-growing fanatic shops like Drop and Wonderful PC Gaming Race, lots of the greatest caps on the market come from restricted editions from smaller producers or with lengthy wait instances. Razer’s designs could also be easier, however it’s an enormous producer that sells by retailers all over the world, which makes their merchandise very straightforward to come back by.
The phantom keycaps have a translucent base that lets the backlight of a keyboard shine by.
First up are new $ 50 customization kits. This consists of the identical 120 heavy-duty PBT plastic keycaps that Razer beforehand offered as a set for $ 30, plus a brand new coiled USB-C to USB-A cable. Obtainable in black, white, inexperienced, and pink, they arrive with long-lasting double-shot legends that allow the backlight in your keyboard shine by as effectively. They assist each US and UK keyboard layouts, however Gizmodo notes that they do not assist some much less frequent layouts just like the 65 % Blackwidow V3 Mini.
Subsequent up are the $ 35 Phantom Keycap Units, which are available in black and white. What’s particular right here is that the underside half of the keycap is translucent, which ought to go effectively with backlit keyboards. They’re made from decrease high quality ABS plastic (which tends to develop a gloss over time) however include 128 keycaps within the set, which suggests higher assist for keyboards with fewer commonplace layouts.
Wrist rests for the entire household. Picture: Razer
Lastly, there may be Razer’s new $ 20 palm rests for compact tenkeyless and mini keyboards. They’re imagined to be extra snug in comparison with the scraps that include many Razer keyboards, with a reminiscence foam inside that needs to be a bit lighter on the wrists.
Razer’s new kits can be found now on Razer.com, and the corporate says they’re going to be out there at extra retailers beginning September eleventh.