Razer’s new $69.99 Orochi V2 is a wireless gaming mouse that guarantees extraordinarily long battery life. It may apparently last as long as 950 hours on a single AA battery when it’s in Bluetooth mode or as much as 425 hours should you toggle its wireless swap to make use of the two.4GHz Hyperspeed mode that may ship lower-latency efficiency.
Alternatively, you should utilize an AAA battery for a barely lighter weight. Razer says you’ll get roughly a 3rd of the longevity this fashion in comparison with an AA battery. Nonetheless, it’s good that both measurement of battery can energy this mouse for a lot of, many hours. Razer features a USB-A dongle close to the battery slots, which is accessible by lifting up on the mouse’s magnetically connected shell.
Obtainable in white or black, or you possibly can customise it for $20 extra
Good battery life is helpful for any form of workload, nevertheless it’s particularly good to have for gaming, which is what the Orochi V2 was designed for. This mouse feels related in some methods to the Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed — one other budget-friendly battery-powered mouse with two wireless modes. The Orochi V2 has a textured scroll wheel, angular predominant mouse buttons which can be barely concave to maintain your fingers regular in-game, and two thumb buttons. It’s a smaller mouse total than the Basilisk X Hyperspeed, but Razer constructed it to cater to a number of grip kinds, together with claw, palm, and fingertip grips. It’s symmetrically designed, although not ambidextrous. A concave thumb relaxation and the 2 thumb buttons cater to right-handed avid gamers.
It may maintain a AA battery or a AAA battery however not each.
As for the specs, the Orochi V2 is available in matte black or white and weighs round 71 grams with a AA battery or 64 grams with a AAA battery. It options mechanical mouse switches which have a 60-million click on lifespan and makes use of Razer’s 18K DPI 5G optical sensor. The mouse’s underside options PTFE ft that assist it glide simply throughout a mousepad. Close to the scroll wheel, the Orochi V2 has a DPI switcher to regulate sensitivity. It doesn’t have any LEDs, except for the facility indicator subsequent to the DPI-switching button.
The Orochi V2 in black is out there at Razer and Walmart. The white-colored mannequin is promoting at Amazon, Greatest Purchase, and Razer. If you need a distinct shade or design, Razer is launching a website the place you possibly can create an Orochi V2 with a customized look, selecting from (in response to the corporate) “over 100” completely different designs. The personalized mannequin prices $89.99 — a $20 premium over the usual possibility.
A sampling of the designs you will get on the Orochi V2 for an additional $20.
The corporate has additionally launched common grip tape to your tech. It’s a $9.99 equipment stuffed with completely different sizes of textured tape which you can stick with a mouse, keyboard, controller, or anything you wish to add some grip to. That’s accessible on Amazon now.