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Razer Tarantula Gaming Keyboard

Michael Larabel

Published on 19 December 2006
Written by Michael Larabel
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Razer has been known for their array of professional gaming mice while recently we had looked at their Barracuda AC-1 and HP-1 audio products, but how well is this company able produce a professional gaming keyboard? After months of anticipation the Razer Tarantula Keyboard is finally shipping to retailers, and we happen to have our hands on this keyboard to see whether it is worth using under Linux.

Features:

· Anti-Ghosting Capability
· Optimized Hyperesponse Gaming Keys
· 32KB Onboard Memory
· 10 Programming Gaming Macro Keys
· On-the-fly Gaming detection
· Fully interchangeable and programmable keys
· Media control keys
· Earphone-out, microphone-in jacks
· Two gold plated USB connectors
· 10 Hot keys

Contents:

Like the Razer Barracuda and other products, the Razer Tarantula had arrived in a very decorative container that had heavily advertised the various features and advantages of this gaming keyboard. The box also had a flip-top lid to display additional information on the keyboard. Included with the keyboard was a key puller along with a few gaming keys, Razer professional gaming keyboard quick-start guide, certificate of authenticity, Razer sticker, and Razer software/driver CD.

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