Razer announced the launch of your fourth mechanical keyboard BlackWidow V4although this time we are facing its more compact version known as Black Widow V4 75%. This implies having an elegant and compact mechanical keyboard with all the essential keys for gamers, office use and programming, but missing the number pad part. All other V4 models include the numeric keypad, multimedia keys, and 5 macro keys on the left side of the keyboard.
“The BlackWidow V4 75% is the result of Razer listening to the community, seamlessly merging customization with gameplay,” said Barrie Ooi, Head of Razer’s PC Gaming division. “Its hot-swappable architecture, along with our elite mechanical switches and adaptive Chroma RGB lighting, allows gamers to customize a keyboard that is truly unique to their needs.”
This is what this Razer BlackWidow V4 75% looks like
We find a chassis of 5052 aluminum quite elegant rectangular. Next to this, a wrist rest made of synthetic leather that is fixed to the chassis of the keyboard by means of magnets. We thus have a total of 81 keys created with double layer ABS plastic. Under this we have some mechanical tactile buttons 3rd Gen Razer Orange. These switches offer a quieter actuation, and are located standard lubricated with GPL 205g0 lubricant.
These push buttons promise a useful life of 100 million keystrokes before presenting any type of problem. To activate, they require a force of 45 grams requiring a travel distance of 3.5mm. The information is completed with an actuation point of 1.2 mm and a reset point of 1.2 mm. It could not miss that each mechanical button It has an RGB LED diode. For better illumination, the switch housings are transparent.
Finally, these mechanical pushbuttons have a system of 3 pin connection, allowing them to be replaced in the future in case of a problem, or in case you want to customize it. The keyboard supports pushbuttons with 3 and 5-pin connection.
Among all the details, the aluminum casing is mounted on an FR4 plate, having just below a foam foam which will help to further soundproof the buttons. The most relevant information is completed with a Polling Rate of 8,000hz.
Other information, availability and price
Continuing with less relevant things, the Razer Black Widow V4 75% includes only 2 media keys plus a wheel for volume. Inside it includes storage to store up to 5 profiles. It uses a detachable USB-C connector for easy transport, and the space key counts with lubricated stabilizers.
The rest of the information goes through its price, which, how could it be otherwise, is high. The Razer BlackWidow V4 75% goes on sale at a price of 219.99 euroswhile its white version will be slightly more expensive: €229.99. Although the black one is already available to buy on the official Razer website, the soft one will not arrive until mid-September. Keyboard comes with tweezers Special tools to remove pushbuttons and mechanical switches.