Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Now Resists Your Fumbling Water Spills & Dust Particles

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Keyword here is: resistance and not waterproof so don't be immersing your keyboard in water to clean it. "The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate is now more durable than ever and our first mechanical keyboard to incorporate water- and dust-resistant features".

Water and dust resistance is an important feature for devices like Bluetooth speakers and smartphones.

The new Razer BlackWidow Ultimate is now available on the Razer website for $109.99USD/€119.99 and will be sold worldwide in Q4 of 2017. Since those numbers represent absolute protection, we rarely see above IP68, which ensures protection from harm under temporary immersion of the foreign objects. For those unfamiliar, this means that the keyboard will be both resistant to dust and water, meaning that it should be able to handle spills without the keyboard getting damaged permanently, although we wouldn't advise you to go dunking it underwater just to test it out. From the press photos, it looks like it can withstand rather heavy spillages, however users will likely be required to drain the board manually using the easily-removed keycaps if they were suddenly to find a cloud above their head.

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It's a unsafe situation for the average keyboard to find itself in, and so many inevitably fall victim to spilled drinks and sandwich crumbs.

Particularly of interest to gamers will be the mechanical key switches optimized for gaming in this instance, the Razer Green Switch. Does Razer's new BlackWidow appeal to you?

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