Switchblade User Interface
Razer’s award-winning, proprietary Switchblade User Interface puts more control in your hands with ten dynamic adaptive tactile keys and an LCD panel. Bind an unlimited number of commands, macros, skills, spells, and any other control you need to ten tactile keys that dynamically change to suit the in-game situation. The LCD panel functions as a separate screen which displays in-game information or application widgets in full vibrant color, allowing you to stay ahead of the competition; or as a secondary mouse input device with new gesture controls
Switchblade User Interface Application
Razer Switchblade UI features a wide array of applications such as our social media applications, game enhancing applications, and game specific applications. We are working around the clock with leading developers to steadily increase the number of apps. To learn how to view all of our applications a three-finger swipe from right to left will flip you to the next set of 10 dynamic tactile keys displaying applications.
Check out how to utilize the three-finger swipe on our gesture control page here. Check out Razer’s social media pages for the latest updates on application development.
10 Key Rollover in gaming mode
Actuate as many keys as you have fingers, and have all of them register accurately and quickly in game. With the Razer DeathStalker Ultimate’s anti-ghosting capabilities, you can deliver overwhelming destruction to your opponents, and ensure that every command is registered and executed perfectly.
Razer Synapse 2.0
Razer Synapse 2.0 is cutting-edge, intuitive software that functions as the Razer DeathStalker Ultimate’s brain, automatically syncing the gaming keyboard to a cloud server to download driver and firmware updates, while saving your individual settings. Sync your custom settings and macros automatically with this unified configurator, allowing customization of all your Razer products with a single login.
This app allows you to create countdown timers to keep track of events and cooldowns in-game. Know exactly when neutral creeps respawn or time your raids with this easily programmable app. Never miss out on a wave or die unnecessarily in game again!
Say cheese! Capturing your epic win on camera is a piece of cake with the Screenshot app. Then upload it to Facebook or Twitter. Cue gloating
The Gmail app lets you access your beloved email account directly through the Switchblade UI. We don’t recommend checking your work email while gaming though, don’t get distracted soldier
Brag about your death-defying gaming exploits and top-of-the-leaderboard wins right as it happens, with the Twitter app close at hand on the Switchblade UI.
Can’t stay away from your social media? The Facebook app* keeps you connected to your friends’ inane status updates and latest going-ons without having to leave the game.
Load up music videos or watch game guides directly on the YouTube app, with fully integrated YouTube controls
Access a fully functional web browser while gaming on your main screen. Read game walkthroughs and troll the forums without ever interrupting your gameplay
Keep track of how long you’ve spent in-game using the Clock app. Use the Stopwatch utility to time how long it takes you to collect 9 wild boar hides and kill 10 dungeon rats.
The Macro Recorder app gives you a visual platform to effortlessly record your on-the-fly macros while in-game. Scroll through the list to review your keystrokes and delays, and assign a newly created macro directly to any key on the keyboard.
Tired of throwing a game just because you accidentally hit the Windows key? The Gaming Mode app disables the Windows key by default when toggled on. You can also choose to disable the Alt-Tab and Alt-F4 commands, so you’ll never have to worry about hitting the wrong keys in the midst of pwning again.
Take intuitive control of your Razer Blade with the highly sensitive multi-touch Trackpad app. Pair this with the ten fully customizable dynamic adaptive tactile keys, and you’ve got a plethora of commands right at your fingertips.
The Numpad app transforms the Switchblade UI into a fully functional digital number pad. Punching figures into Excel was never this cool.
Star Wars™: The Old Republic Combat Logger
The Star Wars™: The Old Republic Combat Logger app parses game data like damage, healing, and threat counters of your hero onto the Switchblade UI for easy analysis. Get the in-game advantage when you can fine-tune your skill rotations on-the-fly.
Go into battle fully prepared with the Battlefield 3 app. Quick-switch between weapons, access equipment, and use context-sensitive controls to attain victory with ease.
Go, go, go with the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive app. Re/auto buy weapons with a single touch, swap weapons, and even defuse bombs with the intuitively mapped custom controls available on the dynamic, adaptive tactile keys.
Team Fortress 2 Trackpad
Capture the flag, move the payload and back-stab snipers with the Team Fortress 2 app. It is custom-designed to support all classes with their own specific abilities all easily accessible from the dynamic adaptive tactile keys.
Slay mighty dragons and explore the continent of Tamriel with the Skyrim trackpad application that provides users quick and easy access to vital commands such as map, perks menu, journal, dragonborn, character menu and many more. Fus-ro-dah to victory.
What is the Switchblade User Interface, and what does it do?
The Razer Switchblade UI is what you see on the right side of the Razer DeathStalker gaming keyboard. This includes the 10 Dynamic Adaptive Tactile Keys, and the Multi-Touch LCD Track Panel below.
The Razer Switchblade UI is an all-new innovative user interface designed from the ground up to make your gaming experience more efficient, intuitive and exciting. You can bind an infinite number of commands, skills and macros to the 10 Dynamic Adaptive Tactile Keys, both with user created icons and custom icons from selected games included with Synapse 2.0! The Razer Switchblade UI is fully customizable for users who prefer to define their own keysets and macros.
The revolutionary Multi-Touch LCD Track Panel is capable of two modes: one mode allows display of information (such as a web browser, YouTube, etc) in full vibrant color, while the other functions as an ultra-sensitive, multi-touch panel.
The image on the Switchblade UI tactile keys appears blurry when looking at it directly from the top.
The Switchblade UI tactile keys were engineered to project images from an LCD, which sits below the surface, at a directional angle to the user that is optimized when the user is seated and facing the front of their monitor.
What are the Apps available on the Switchblade UI?
The Razer DeathStalker will ship with 6 new apps – the Game Timer, Screenshot and Star Wars™: The Old Republic Combat Logger, Counter-Strike trackpad, Battlefield 3 trackpad, Team Fortress 2 trackpad applications These apps come in addition to the original 10 apps available previously on other Switchblade UI enabled devices.
We are working with game developers to produce more game specific apps. These apps will feature commands and artwork optimized to work with these individual games for an immersive experience, and will be available in the near future.
You can learn more about the apps .
Does the Razer DeathStalker gaming keyboard have anti-ghosting technology?
Yes! The Razer DeathStalker gaming keyboard features extreme anti-ghosting technology across its keyset that allows up to 10 simultaneous key presses.
What are the 5 extra gaming buttons used for?
These are dedicated keys on the keyboard specifically designed to bind macros to or to reprogram into specific functions required by the user. Macros enable a user to program one button on a peripheral to perform a string of timed commands, whenever the button is pressed.
Is the wrist rest on the Razer DeathStalker gaming keyboard removable?
No. The wrist rest on the Razer DeathStalker gaming keyboard is fixed to the keyboard at an ergonomically optimized angle, ensuring hours upon hours of comfortable gaming.
Can I customize the multi-color LED lighting on the keyboard?
Yes, you can. You can customize the multi-color LED lighting that runs through all the keys on the keyboard.
What is Synapse 2.0?
Synapse 2.0 is a groundbreaking application that instantly stores your custom settings and Razer add-ons online in the cloud and lets you retrieve them at will from any location. It completely eliminates the painstaking reconfiguration process and lets you spend more time dominating the competition. New PC? No problem. Trip to the LAN center? One sync and you’re ready to go.
- 4.05” touch screen able to run widget apps
- Track pad with gesture support
- 10 dynamic display keys with 80hz response time
- Chiclet style key caps
- Tri-colour backlit keys
- 1000Hz Ultrapolling
- Fully programmable keys with on the fly macro recording
- Razer Synapse 2.0 enabled
- Dedicated Gaming mode
- 5 additional macro keys
- Anti-ghosting capability for up to 10 simultaneous key presses
- Braided fiber cable
- Fixed wrist rest
PC with USB port
- Windows® 8/ Windows® 7 / Windows Vista® / Mac OS X (v10.6 to 10.7) Offer basic functionality but not full Mac layout.
- Internet connection (for driver installation)
- At least 200mb of hard disk space
- Razer Synapse 2.0 registration (requiring a valid e-mail), software download, license acceptance, and internet connection needed to activate full features of product and for software updates. After activation, full features are available in optional offline mode.