Razer Huntsman V2 Analog Keyboard Lets You Program Each Keystroke Down to the Millimeter

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Razer, the leading global gamer lifestyle brand, is back at it with another announcement: the new Razer Huntsman V2 Analog. This feature-packed keyboard comes equipped with Analog Optical Switches, straight from Razer’s cutting-edge switch innovation, meaning that you have more control over your keyboard input than ever before. The press release declares that: “With the introduction of analog input, true full-range directional motion is finally available on PC gaming without a controller. Gamers can now also unlock a whole new dimension of gaming with the ability to fully adjust and program each keystroke down to the millimeter.” 

That sounds fantastic to us. You know what else is fantastic? The trailer for this new device. Ascend to analog, indeed.

The Razer Huntsman V2 combines these three unique components to create gaming magic:

  • Analog Input: The analog input emulates an analog joystick input for smoother, more nuanced control and maneuverability. This finesse removes the limitations of an 8-way WASD movement and allows for a true 360-degree of motion that benefits games optimized for controller support like third-person games, multi-platform shooters, racing games, as well as vehicle simulators.
  • Adjustable Actuation: Players can also custom tune and adjust each key’s actuation point to suit any playstyle; ranging from a quick actuation of 1.5mm for fast-paced gaming to a full 3.6mm actuation for deep and deliberate keystrokes.
  • Dual-step Actuation: With dual-step actuation, one keystroke can activate two programmed functions set at two different actuation points. It essentially offers twice as much functionality per keystroke and is suitable for activating advanced combos in games – such as taking out a grenade and throwing it in the same keystroke.

Alvin Cheung, Senior Vice President of Razer’s peripherals business unit, said that “With the new Razer Analog Optical Switch technology, gamers can now reap the benefits and unlock the full potential of PC gaming to experience absolute control.”

All that, plus the keyboard switches are surprisingly durable. Since they rely on light rather than physical contacts, the switches can last up to a million keystrokes. Now that’s magical!

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The Razer Huntsman V2 Analog is now available for $329.99 CDN.

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