Razer Tartarus Chroma Gaming Keypad Review

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The Tartarus Chroma packaging is up to Razer's usual high standards with a clear picture of the product and a handy list of the main features.

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Here is the Tartarus freed from its confines. There are 15 main keys, two thumb keys, and an 8-way which is fully programmable. On the underside is the lever which adjusts the positioning of the palm rest. Otherwise it's just a small keyboard.

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There is about an inchs worth of travel on the palm rest ensuring the best ergonomics and most comfortable playing experience. It is the only adjustment available on the Tartarus.

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Whereas most keyboards work on the 'keys furthest away are raised the highest' ideology, the Tartarus reverses this with the top row of keys being the flattest and the bottom row angled away from you. It is weird until you get used to it, but it's not objectively worse than the normal ergonomics we experience. Just different.

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02-11-2015, 08:36:10

DarthDudo
Thanks for the review Gary, I have to agree with your conclusions £60 for a membrane keyboard with 15 keys is ludicrous and longevity of Razer products is sketchy at best also I don't like Synapse at all really there are certainly better proprietary software solutions for peripherals out there(admittedly much, much worse!)

I do love these gamepads though, especially for MMO's they are incredible IMO really improved my game when using the G13 I had, I would love for a company (that's not Razer) to market a genuine Cherry programmable Keypad with an actual analog stick with RGB LED (or none I don't mind) I would pay decent money for that personally.Quote
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