Latest in Gear

Image credit:

Razer's THX-enabled headset helps you locate sneaky enemies

It also unveiled a mechanical keyboard and wireless gaming mouse.
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Razer

Razer has unveiled a headset that makes the best use of its THX acquisition so far by letting you know where your enemies are coming from. The Kraken Tournament Edition is the first product with THX Spatial Audio that plays sounds from all around you with "pinpoint accuracy" and adjusts when you turn your head. It can also auto-detect audio formats, let you set up a personal profile with parameters like voice clarity and bass boost and find just the right balance between game and chat volumes.

The Kraken TE includes an inline USB audio control box that's easy to find in the heat of battle and comes standard with the cooling gels that were optional on its predecessor, the Kraken 7.1 V2. It'll ship in September for $100, or £100 in the UK.

Razer also unveiled the BlackWidow Elite gaming keyboard. Like its predecessor, the BlackWidow Ultimate, it packs twist-resistant dual-wall mechanical Razer switches, programmable lighting effects and a Hypershift function that lets you map Razer Synapse 3 macros to any keyboard key. It also packs Razer's Digital Dial and media keys, along with onboard and cloud memory to store up to five profiles. The BlackWidow Elite arrives today for $170/£170.

Lastly, Razer revealed the Mamba Wireless, an upgrade to the original Mamba (also wireless) but with more than double the battery life, at 50 hours. It's much more grippy than before and packs the same onboard/cloud storage and adaptive frequency technology as the Lancehead mouse. It has a resolution of 16,000 dpi and accuracy of 99.4 percent, which is the highest on the market, Razer said. The Razer Mamba Wireless mouse is now on sale for $100 (£100).

Razer Mamba Wireless (PRNewsfoto/Razer)

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Roku is giving away 30 days of premium video

Roku is giving away 30 days of premium video

View
The first ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’ update aims to even the playing field

The first ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’ update aims to even the playing field

View
Comcast, Verizon make some on-demand viewing free

Comcast, Verizon make some on-demand viewing free

View
Sony will limit PlayStation download speeds in the US

Sony will limit PlayStation download speeds in the US

View
NASA warns Moon base plans might slip by a year

NASA warns Moon base plans might slip by a year

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr