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Razer Chroma Hardware Development Kit

Discussion in 'Razer Chroma' started by technokat, Aug 3, 2017.

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  1. Bitauren007

    Bitauren007 Well-Known Member

    my lanchead and led strip are unable to sync with the other currents devices

    can razer do something and put them together into one version of synapse?

    when is synapse 3 coming out?
  2. PlatinumC

    PlatinumC Active Member

    I am almost certain that most if not all razer devices will be on Synapse 3 when beta is RC/out.

    I also agree that the lack of info was an error on their part, however if an end user buys a product that is technically not meant (yet) to them, they should not complain THAT much.
  3. njbmartin

    njbmartin Developer of Awesome

    Guys, please remember that Synapse 3 is beta software. It's currently limited to a few devices, and will no doubt be the successor to Synapse 2.0, bringing the rest of the devices with it.

    Also, you can in fact do as advertised using the Chroma SDK.
  4. larssy1

    larssy1 New Member

    Does the toaster have to be USB-wired too? :slightly_sad:
  5. FrostyGunman

    FrostyGunman Active Member

    Hey, can you point me in the documentation for it then? I was currently only able to set each of the 4 led strips to 4 different colors, but couldn't yet figure out how to address each led separately. I contacted Razer supported and they couldn't help me.
  6. njbmartin

    njbmartin Developer of Awesome

    The SDK currently splits it into 4 zones. It's something I've raised with them previously.

    DRAKNESS7 New Member

    Hey thats pretty good!
  8. Inelastic

    Inelastic New Member

    It's annoying because they call it the Chroma Hardware Development Kit, so it drums up the notion that it shouldn't be for regular users. It makes me think it's geared towards people who develop for the Chroma SDK to get a head start on their apps, kinda like the VR dev kits Oculus released before the retail product. The hardware is done, but the software isn't. Except, they don't advertise it like that. The page advertises it like a regular product that should be good to go already. The page gives you a direct link to the Synapse 3 download, but doesn't say anything about the status of the software other than that it's in beta. They even removed the info about what products work with Synapse 3 from the Synapse 3 page.
  9. Graungaard

    Graungaard New Member

    To the Other people saying the software is in beta and so on.. shut it.. thats not the problem..
    and it is no problem that it only supports the lancehead.. The problem is that they are selling HDK as a finished product, Please tell me where on the HDK page, it says anything about only supporting some chroma devices??
    The only thing saying something about beta, is download synapse 3 beta.. it does not state that it only works with the beta.. but fair enogh, then go to the beta page.. and then tell me where is states that only works with the lancehead..

    SO back to the problem.. they are selling, a finished product, the HDK.. and saying that you can control all your chroma devices, and sync them.. when in reality you can only do it with the lancehead.. and yes im am all so sure that in the future the other chroma devices will be added, or I hope so.. But they are not telling you that you can only do it with the lancehead at the moment.. In my eyes either this is a MAJOR amateur mistake, or they are misleading people on purpose to sell more.. and I dont like non of the two options.. thats why im so disappointed..

    And I leaning towards they just want to sell and dont care, because they have not made any change on non of the sites fixing the problem. its more than a week ago now, that I was told the they dev team and webdevs got this information.. and as I dev my self, I know how fast this could be fixed.
  10. Graungaard

    Graungaard New Member

    I just got a 110mb update to synapse 3 beta.. any body know whats it was, and were to see patch notes or changelog??
  11. kaitlyn50

    kaitlyn50 New Member

    Synapse 3 supports selected devices at the moment like Razer Lancehead, Razer Lancehead TE, Chroma HDK
  12. Graungaard

    Graungaard New Member

    Not "like" but ONLY
  13. Sim3Gamer

    Sim3Gamer Well-Known Member

    Wait... the Razer support told me that it is compatible with all my Razer products.... so that was a lie ? :slightly_sad:
  14. Graungaard

    Graungaard New Member

    Kind of...
    Synapse 3 is in beta.. and right now its only lancehead that compatible. But i guess the other chroma devices will be added at some point.. But there is no information on when is will happen..

    And thats why I keep bitching about this.. Because I feeling this is so disappointing. I thought Razer was better then this.. and still no warning on either HDK or synapse 3 pages.. I guess that confirms that they dont care.
  15. Sim3Gamer

    Sim3Gamer Well-Known Member

    Oh okay :/

    To quote which information I´ve got from the support:

    Me (12:46:25 AM):First I want to know a thing about Synapse; It says it is compatible with Synapse 3.0, Are the lights also compatible with my other older chroma devices ? (Blackwidow Chroma v1, firefly, chroma mug, Man O´war wireless)
    Peripheral Support (12:47:58 AM):Yes. The Chroma lighting will sync with other Chroma devices.

    So I´m a bit happy that i didn´t bought it on release day :)
  16. Graungaard

    Graungaard New Member

    Yeah.. I understand your feelings of happyness.. I was just unlucky, that I bought on release.. and then first afterwards found out, that it dosnt work with any of my gear.. -.-
  17. Sim3Gamer

    Sim3Gamer Well-Known Member

    But you have to see it in a good way, you got something for the future ^-^
  18. J0EYG

    J0EYG New Member

    I want this! Can i go up in the store so i can use my Z-Silver?
  19. Halcsika

    Halcsika New Member

    stock intel fan lol
  20. larssy1

    larssy1 New Member

    Pleeeaase, restock already :slightly_sad: I bought my firefly yesterday, so all I'm missing now for the ultimate rgb setup is this HDK.. :slightly_sad:
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