Peripherals and PC maker Razer this week launched a brand new wi-fi mechanical keyboard that resurrects one among its most creepily named merchandise. The DeathStalker V2 Professional—in addition to its wi-fi, tenkeyless model and wired, full-sized model—manages to be simply 1 inch tall at its thickest half by utilizing low-profile mechanical switches that depend on light-based actuation. They’re the primary keyboards to make use of Razer’s Low-Profile Optical Switches.
Optical mechanical switches actuate when the change’s stem interacts with an infrared mild beam throughout the change’s housing. Razer already sells optical change keyboards, just like the Razer Huntsman Mini Analog, whose keys are additionally pressure-sensitive. However that is the primary time the corporate has made its optical mechanical know-how so brief.
The linear optical mechanical switches have a journey distance of two.eight mm, they usually actuate at 1.2 mm with a pressure of 45 g. For comparability, Cherry MX Reds, have four mm of journey and actuate at 2 mm with a pressure of 45 g.
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