All desktop setups are a battle station in their own right, but for a more towering appeal – if your desk permits space for a full-size keyboard with wrist rest – the Razer’s BlackWidow V4 Pro is petty mean peripheral to include.
The latest addition to Razer’s line-up of premium mechanical keyboards; the BlackWidow V4 Pro is a feature-packed option with a plethora of customization possibilities to make the keyboard unique to gaming and productivity needs.
The BlackWidow V4 Pro touts a plastic chassis topped with matte black aluminum alloy for an impressive finish. It’s comparatively beefier than most full-size keyboards and accommodates a row of dedicated macro keys – labeled M1 – M5 – on the left side. A programmable Razer Command Dial sits just above it, while there are three additional macro buttons and four media keys on the other side.
The customary assortment of RGB lighting offered by Razer, Command Dial, and eight dedicated macro keys are going to be the biggest selling point of the new keyboard enabling you to assign a variety of daily tasks to the keys. However, other aspects will make a luring bet as well. For instance, the keyboard comes with a premium, textured black leatherette wrist rest, which can clip onto the keyboard body magnetically and align with its RGB underglow.
The BlackWidow V4 Pro has rubberized anti-slip pads and an option of two flip-out feet for better grip and desirable working ergonomics. It offers you the option to pick between clicky green or silent yellow switches. Regardless of your key click choice, the keyboard is provided with doubleshot ABS keycaps that are tested for utmost durability in-house.
Unlike the other mechanical keyboards these days BlackWidow V4 Pro comes with a pair of braided Type C cables for standard keyboard connection and USB passthrough. With all the dedicated macro keys and customization, Razer’s new keyboard will take a little getting used to, but if you don’t mind a few days of toil for a fascinating keyboard; you can take home this new peripheral for $230.