Razer Taipan 8200 DPI Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse Review

Introduction:

There’s no exaggeration in saying that Razer, the high-end gaming peripherals manufacturer has transformed a computer mouse from being a simple input device to an object of technical excellence. This year Razer announced their new ambidextrous gaming mouse “Razer Taipan” at E3 2012. Equipped with an 8200dpi 4G Dual sensor System and developed by leading ergonomics scientist in collaboration with top eSport athletes got everyone excited.

Today we have the Razer Taipan expert ambidextrous gaming mouse with us in our lab. Razer claim they have spent years in research and have collaborated with Team Empire, Frenetic Array Mousesports, Quantic Gaming, Reason gaming and TeamRoX.KIS. These are some of the finest in eSports. This makes Razer Taipan a dream mouse to have or is it? That is what we are going to find.

Razer Taipan is neither too small nor monstrous. It has an all new 4G dual sensor system and this sensor system combines both an optical and a laser sensor to deliver 8200dpi. Yes! That’s right. Eight thousand and two hundred dots per square inch for lightning fast reflexes. Other features include 8 programmable buttons, Rubberized thumb grip, Razer Synapse 2.0 for synchronizing Taipan to a cloud server, ambidextrous design and ultraslick mouse feet.

Features:

  • 4G Dual Sensor System – 8200dpi
  • Ambidextrous form factor
  • Razer Synapse 2.0 enabled
  • 9 programmable Hyperesponse buttons
  • 1000Hz Ultrapolling / 1ms response time
  • Up to 200 inches per second / 50g acceleration
  • Approximate size: 124 mm / 4.88” (Length) x 63 mm / 2.48” (Width) x 36 mm / 1.42” (Height)
  • Approximate Weight: 132 g / 0.29 lbs