Razer releases gaming keyboards made for the Mac

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Razer, maker of high-end gaming peripherals, has recently released their Razer BlackWidow, Razer BlackWidow Ultimate, and Razer Anansi gaming keyboards with a standard Mac layout.

“For Mac gamers, your supreme gaming reign begins now with the Razer BlackWidow and the Razer Anansi,” said Robert “RazerGuy” Krakoff, President, Razer USA. “Whether you’re after exceptional tactile feedback from your fast key presses, or dedicated keys for more MMO skills at your fingertips, these gaming keyboards for Mac deliver. As promised, we’ve been hard at work rolling out Mac support on all our products, whether with dedicated drivers or hardware changes, offering the same competitive edge for Mac gamers as their PC brethren.”

Razer BlackWidow for Mac

The Razer BlackWidow sells for $79.99 and features mechanical key architecture, programmable keys plus five additional gaming keys with on-the-fly macro recording, 10 customizable software profiles with on-the-fly switching, a gaming optimized key matrix, and easy access Mac media keys. The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate sells for $129.99 and has everything the Razer BlackWidow has in addition to individually backlit keys with 5 levels of lighting, 3.5″ audio-out and line-in jacks, and an additional USB passthrough.

Razer Anansi for Mac

The Razer Anansi sells for $99.99 and was designed for MMO gamers with seven thumb modifier keys located below the space bar, which allow gamers to use every possible combination of modifier keys (shift, control, option) using a single key stroke. In addition the Razer Anansi features over 100 programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording, 20 gaming profiles with one-button profile switching, five additional gaming keys, 16 million color backlight illumination, optimized key matrix for minimized ghosting, and easy access Mac media keys.

You can get more information on all of Razer’s Mac products at

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