Razer Lycosa Mirror Special Edition Gaming Keyboard
OverClock Intelligence Agency
29 March 2009
Summary: Typing on the Lycosa Mirror certainly takes some getting used to. Because the keys each have such a low rise above the frame of the keyboard, it's unnaturally hard to tell the difference between keys without looking.
Fragging to Become Even More of a Pleasure with the Razer Lycosa
8 February 2009
Excerpt: The latest hot gaming product in the Razer lineup is the Lycosa gaming keyboard. It has some interesting features that are worth mentioning, but without getting my hands on one, this is pure speculation.
Excerpt: I treated myself this year to a Razer Lycosa and I have to say it is one of the best keyboards that I have ever used. It is as close to perfect as I have used, and I have used a few keyboards. First up, the keys, they are low profile and have a near laptop feel to them.
Excerpt: It's well known that standard keyboards have 104 keys and allow a user to tell a machine what to do. Razer has created a new keyboard called the Lycosa, which takes the traditional 104 key setup...
Excerpt: Introduction Razer's latest gaming keyboard, the Lycosa, has been around ever since November 2007 and I was keen to get my hands on it for quite some time. The name "Lycosa" comes from a really mean-looking tarantula spider, which is located somewhere on the lands of Italy.
Pros: Razer's product is a very strong and reliable choice for gaming gear. But still, I've been using the G15 keyboard for a long time now and I have to say I wouldn't give it away for the Lycosa. The pros of the keyboard are mainly featured in its design. The slim laptop-like look makes the Lycosa ap...
Cons: On the bad side, the stylish design really makes the keyboard harder to clean and you will have a tough time getting the fingertip marks off your product. Not allowing the user to detach the wrist rest without the use of a screwdriver is inconvenient and the TouchPanel can be a headache if you ar...
Conclusion: Despite our initial misgivings about a keyboard making a difference in game play, the Lycosa proved us wrong. The dimmed lighting combined with the back lit keys on the Lycosa make it a gaming tool worth having just for that feature.
Excerpt: Razer Lycosa Manufacturer: Razer UK Price (as reviewed): £49.99 (inc. Delivery) US Price (as reviewed): $78.99 (inc. Delivery) Something embarrassing happened to me when I first got hold of the Razer Lycosa gaming keyboard.
Summary: The USB port is not seen as a
… it’s just a straight-through extension. The USB port is not powered, so high-powered devices (like
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) aren’t meant to be used, but it does make for a convenient spot to insert a USB flash drive.