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Razer Huntsman V2 (Analog Switch) - Optical Gaming Keyboard with Near-Zero Input Latency (Analog Optical-Mechanical Switches, Doubleshot PBT Keycaps, Detachable USB-C Cable) UK Layout | Black

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Text appears: All of this cements the Huntsman V2 as one of the best, most practical mechanical keyboards out there today.

Huntsman V2 TKL review | TechRadar Razer Huntsman V2 TKL review | TechRadar

The Customize menu lets you assign different functions to each key and even the media controls. The scroll wheel even has three programmable functions (scroll up, down or press in). There’s a massive range of options, from launching programs and switching profiles or RGB, to macros. You can even assign mouse functions to the keyboard. And if you assign a button as the Razer HyperShift key, every key will offer an additional function when you’re holding down that key. This all equates to a massive amount of input customization, even without the analog features. Text appears: If you're looking to go grab a gaming keyboard, specifically for competitive FPS, the Huntsman V2 TKL is a very strong contender.

Bringing 8K HyperPolling, sound dampening, and simpler cordage to the Huntsman Elite's design.

The linear switches we tested for this review have a total travel of 4mm, s 1.2mm actuation point and require 45g of force to actuate. For comparison, Cherry’s MX Red switches have a lower actuation point of 2mm and also felt less smooth traveling down in a side-by-side comparison. Incredibly, with all the improvements Razer has jammed in, including more cushion and less frame around the wrist-rest, even the dedicated media controls remain. It's not a huge loss that there are still no macros or USB pass throughs, and the company has at least removed the necessity to power the board's RGBs with a separate cable. The early version of the software I used had an odd glitch that would occasionally detect a second keyboard when none was connected

Huntsman V2 Analog Review - IGN Razer Huntsman V2 Analog Review - IGN

Premium design touches come in the form of an aluminum top plate sitting atop the plastic bottom and doubleshot PBT keycaps that look as good as they feel. If you look very closely, there’s a subtle finish to the top plate that provides a mild shimmer that matches the effect brought on by the keycaps’ visible texture. The keyboard’s overall finish is clean but not fingerprint-proof. To try out the switches’ pressure sensitivity, I turned to Grand Theft Auto V ( GTA V), hoping to get the same amount of vehicular control I get when playing the game on-console. Have you ever tried to drive like a sane person in GTA V? It’s a game in itself, and with pressure-sensitive input, I was able to get the fine level of control needed to do this successfully.These wires have been on Razer’s optical switches since the beginning, so to make sure I wasn’t going crazy, I put the V2 side by side with the Huntsman Tournament Edition with Gen 1 switches and the Huntsman V2 Analog. Both of the other keyboards have a similar rattle, but it’s masked by the added noise of bottoming out the key. You can barely hear it in normal use. On the Huntsman V2, you hear it with every keystroke.

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