Razer Gaming Setup

By Team Digit Published Date
01 - Nov - 2006
| Last Updated
01 - Nov - 2006
Razer Gaming Setup
This gaming kit contains the Copperhead mouse, the Mantis Speed mousepad, and the cable management system a.k.a. Armadillo.

The Mantis is one of the largest mousepads we've ever seen. It is made of Fibertek (a superior cloth weave). The ambidextrous Copperhead has lightning-sharp precision thanks to the 2000 dpi laser engine, the 1 ms response time, the 32 KB of onboard memory that is used to store personal game settings like sensitivity and button mapping (there are five profiles available), and a 16-bit data path (compared to the 8 and 12 bits used by other mice). With sensitivity settings adjustable on the fly by way of two buttons, from 400 to 2000 dpi, the Copperhead quickly adapts to a variety of games from twitch-reaction ones such as Quake III to RTS games such as Warcraft III.

The mouse feels extremely light-the Logitech G5 feels much more substantial. The Copperhead will require you to curl your fingers constantly to use the buttons. Also, the Copperhead has an "illuminated anti-slip ridge" on each side-these can be uncomfortable for people with larger hands, and tend to dig into your palm after a while. The G5 in comparison fits the contours of the hand perfectly. We used the Copperhead and the G5 on the same surface, and found both the mice equal in terms of performance. It comes down to comfort levels, and there are no doubts as to who's ahead.

The Armadillo is a heavy, metal assembly that can accommodate your keyboard and mouse cables to prevent them doing a jig around your table. For the Razer cultists, if you need a good gaming mouse for those frag sessions, the Copperhead will do wonders for your aim and accuracy. Non-gamers who haven't been addressed so far… avoid being bitten by the Copperhead bug!

 Performance :           4.0
 Features :                 2.5
 Build Quality :            3.0
 Value for money :      3.0
 Overall :                     3.0

Razer Copperhead: 2000 dpi laser sensor, 1000 Hz / 1 ms response time, 32 KB onboard memory, 4 extra programmable buttons

Contact: Razer (Asia-Pacific) Pte Ltd
Phone: 00-65-6224335,
E-mail: terence@razerzone.com,
Web site:  www.razerzone.com ,
Price: Copperhead:$69.99;
          Mantis-Speed: $21.99

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