For the previous few years mouse makers have been punching a bunch of holes of their designs to make them lighter, like that one automobile salesman on The Simpsons promoting a automobile with “speed holes.” However it’s turn out to be a particular area of interest for ultra-twitchy players, and Razer isn’t one to shirk a development. The Viper Mini Signature Edition combines a brand new magnesium alloy chassis (the identical sort utilized in high-end laptops) with a holey hexagonal “exoskeleton” to make a 49-gram little monster.
The mouse has loads of bells and whistles. We’re speaking a 30,000 DPI sensor, third-gen optical main switches rated for as much as 90 million clicks, and Razer’s proprietary HyperSpeed wi-fi (sans Bluetooth, as a result of l33t players can’t stand the latency). In wi-fi mode it’s good for as much as 60 hours, and you’ll plug it in to a USB Sort C wire when that runs quick.
However that being stated, there are just a few omissions as effectively. There’s no dock charger, no tilt on the scroll wheel, and it makes use of the usual five-button shooter configuration. There’s solely room for one saved profile within the mouse’s native reminiscence, and maybe most shockingly, Razer’s RGB lighting is nowhere to be seen. All that should have been vital to chop with a view to make the mouse so mild. 49 grams isn’t the lightest in the marketplace, even amongst wi-fi fashions. However it beats Razer’s earlier greatest, the Viper V2 Professional, by nearly 10 grams.
The Viper Mini Signature Version comes with a shocking quantity of add-ons. together with a set of grip tape stickers, a set of ft in each PTFE (the identical stuff that goes inside non-stick pans) and Gorilla Glass, and a microfiber cleansing material. You’ll want it: Razer recommends cleansing the mouse no less than as soon as a month, since its guts are on show and also you’re continuously fondling it together with your gross human sausage fingers. Good factor it comes with a 3 12 months guarantee, a brand new greatest for Razer.
How a lot will you could pay for this ultralight luxurious? 2 hundred and eighty American bucks. It’s 319.99 euro, should you’re questioning. You should purchase it from Razer’s web site beginning on February eleventh.