Razer analog keyboard?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ImGummeh, May 25, 2016.

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  1. ImGummeh

    ImGummeh Active Member

  2. gaykob7

    gaykob7 Well-Known Member

    This looks really amazing actually,

    I hope so this analog switches really have great potential for gaming
     
  3. forevercrl

    forevercrl Active Member

    Sound like interesting, maybe Razer will release an analog keyboard in the future.
     
  4. koh1250

    koh1250 Active Member

    Damn this might change the future of gaming. Im sure razer would have a chroma version
     
  5. wiking19950309

    wiking19950309 Active Member

    Woow..it'll be a great step again..with the precise analog keys...a just can't imagine :D
    I want to try one :D
     
  6. forevercrl

    forevercrl Active Member

    Haha, every products of Razer is going to be Chroma.
     
  7. koh1250

    koh1250 Active Member

    True True, I foresee razer shirts with chroma in it. They ought to make stuff for clubbers. Party everywhere
     
  8. This looks awesome! Being able to do precise movements will be a game changer.
     
  9. Overtask

    Overtask Well-Known Member

    That does already look quite a bit like the Blackwidow X, I do like the concept of the modular design, including switching the backplate colours. Technically it would not been to difficult for Razer to replicate this as it would just be a matter of changing the switches on the existing Blackwidow X.
     
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  10. Techno_Nico

    Techno_Nico New Member

    It's impressive. It's crazy what you can do today . X)
     
  11. Psyjin

    Psyjin Well-Known Member

    Thanks for sharing!

    This looks so much like the Blackwidow X Tournament Edition...everything from the cable routing to the floating keycap design to the matte black minimalism lol. I wonder what the software is like for customizing the RGB backlight.

    The thing I like most about this keyboard is the ease of swapping out switches. This is cool because you don't have to buy a whole new keyboard (or perform surgery on your current one) to get different switches. You can also easily mix switch types. That offers a lot of choice and freedom.

    The distance detection on the switches remind me of console controller buttons that basically work in a similar way. I don't think I'm sold on having that feature for keyboards. It also kind of reminds me of the iPhone's new pressure-sensitive touch. While I think it's cool and all, I don't think it's huge. They're basically making the keyboard a bit more catered towards gaming, keyboards were made for typing in the first place, not gaming. So no matter how much you modify it, it's still a keyboard at the end of the day. I think it would be better to just create an all new method of input designed only for gaming if you want to make something truly innovative and ground breaking.
     
  12. I would never think that this would exist, but apparently it's a work in progress and it's appealing to me. I didn't know how analog keyboards would work, then I checked out the video, and I realized that could be pretty interesting. I can see linear switches being able to do this better than a tactile switches since there is no buckle for linear switches. I also love the digital to analog and back implementation.

    This is a great idea. If a larger tech company were to purchase this design and company, then we could see this mass produced.
     
  13. Creambuzzthink677

    Creambuzzthink677 Active Member

    I don't play racing games, but I could see how hard you press down on a key (until bottoming out) would be like the same on the accelerator pedal of a car. Same thing for the brakes.

    In some movie theaters they have special chairs that move, vibrate, and have speakers on them. It'd be really neat to sit in this chair and use an analog keyboard for a racing game.
     
  14. Mczpzy

    Mczpzy Active Member

    This keyboard brings back the time that I was playing NFS most wanted on my pc. I used to press and hold down the W key so I can go faster and now it's reality lol. I really hope razer would make one of this too. :D
     
  15. Blu3Bro_xf_rzr

    Blu3Bro_xf_rzr Active Member

    This looks sick and it's a first for me. I've never heard of this but I'd like to think Razer would take their time in developing something worth the purchase.
     
  16. RoastierThanToastier

    RoastierThanToastier Active Member

    It could really be a good idea but there are problems if you prefer bottoming out your keys you will be forced to sprint or make big wheel movements
     
  17. StuartMVG

    StuartMVG New Member

    I think it's a cool idea and has made me wonder if I should wait and see if Razer does come out with something similar.
    Now I may be a little out of the loop, but the ability to remove both the key cap and switch is pretty awesome. It would be cool if Razer produced a base board, that you could then purchase the switches you wanted. Being able to switch in and out between standard and analog, as well as having them both clicky or silent. A completely custom keyboard.
     
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