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New broadcasting camera and microphone set new standards for streamer excellence
 
For Release on October 20th, 2017 - LONG BEACH, Calif. (TwitchCon 2017) - Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today unveiled new additions to its Razer Broadcaster product line for professional-grade video streaming: the Razer Kiyo camera and the Razer Seiren X microphone.
 
Input from top professional and grassroots game streamers from around the world helped to refine Razer’s latest Broadcaster hardware, ensuring superior functionality, ease of use and contemporary designs.
 
Razer Kiyo
 
The Razer Kiyo is the world’s first desktop camera equipped with an adjustable ring light. This enables an all-in-one solution that provides high image quality and professional-grade lighting without additional accessories. Twelve levels of brightness help achieve ideal lighting in any environment. Steamers no longer have to rely on low-light compensation with lowered frame rates. High-definition video outputs at 720p with 60 FPS (up to 1080p with 30 FPS).
 
The Razer Kiyo is compatible with Open Broadcaster Software and XSplit.
 
Razer Seiren X
 
The Razer Seiren X is a professional-grade USB condenser microphone that features the world’s first inbuilt shock mount for an all-in-one professional setup in a compact, portable form factor. It is equipped with 25 mm condenser capsules for enhanced recording sensitivity. Super cardioid pickup pattern records sound at a tighter and more precise angle optimised for streaming.
A removable desk stand makes the Razer Seiren X highly portable.
 
 “When Razer invited me in to check out some early prototypes, it was awesome to see their take on features and equipment I use every day,” says Jericho, a top streamer and influencer on Twitch and YouTube. “I felt like an honorary member of the design team giving feedback so early on.” Says Jericho, Leading Streamer.
 
"Streaming has become an integral part of the gaming community,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We took a hard look at what streamers really needed, and engineered products to support those specific use cases. The result are products that produce professional quality streams while remaining accessible to beginner users.”
 
Price:
 
Razer Kiyo: USD$99.99 / €109.99
Razer Seiren X: USD$99.99 / €109.00
 
Availability:
 
Razer Kiyo and Razer Seiren X
 
● Razerzone.com – October 2017
● Worldwide – Q4
 
Razer Kiyo
 
Product features:
 
● Multi-step ring light – With adjustable lighting levels
● 720p 60FPS HD Video (Up to 1080p 30FPS) – For high streaming quality
● Compatible with Open Broadcaster Software and Xsplit – For easy live streaming
● Fast & Accurate Autofocus – For seamlessly sharp footage
● Compact & Portable – With a complete mobile streaming setup
● Camera & Stand Hinge – Fully adjustable to suit any setup
 
Camera Specifications
● Connection type: USB2.0
● Image resolution: 4 Megapixels
● Video Resolution: 1080p @ 30FPS / 720p @ 60FPS / 480p @ 30FPS / 360p @ 30FPS
● Video encoding: YUY2/MJPEG or H.264
● Still Image Resolution: 2688x1520
● Image Quality Settings Customization: Yes
● Diagonal Field of View (FOV): 81.6 °
● Focus Type: Auto
● Mounting Options: L-shape joint and Tripod (Not included)
● Cable Length: 1.5 meters braided cable
 
Ring light specifications
● Illumination: 12 white LEDs
● Color Temperature: 5600K “daylight”
● LED Diffuser: Milky White
● Buttons: 12 step ring dial
● Brightness: 10 Lux @ 1m
 
Microphone Specifications
● Audio Codec: 16bit 48KHz
● Polar patterns: Omnidirectional
● Sensitivity: -38dB
 
 
Video:
 
http://rzr.to/bwDtx
 
Price:
 
Razer Kiyo: USD$99.99 / €109.99
 
For more information about the Razer Kiyo, please visit www.razerzone.com/kiyo.
 
Razer Seiren X
 
Product features:
 
● Ultra-Precise Pickup Pattern – Reduces unwanted noise
● Shock Resistant – Inbuilt shock mount that dampens vibrations
● Compact Form – Keeps the attention
● Condenser Microphone – To pick up a greater range of sound frequencies
● Zero Latency Monitoring – For zero audio lag
● Sized for Portability – For streamers on the go
 
Microphone specifications
● Power required / consumption:  5V 100mA
● Sample rate:  min 44.1kHz / max 48kHz
● Bit rate:  16bit
● Capsules:  Ø25mm condenser capsules
● Polar patterns:  Super-Cardioid
● Frequency response:  20Hz–20kHz
● Sensitivity:  17.8mV/Pa (at 1kHz)
● Max SPL:  110dB (THD < 1% at 1kHz)
 
Headphone amplifier
● Impedance:  ≥ 16Ω
● Power output (RMS):  125mW (at 32Ω)
● THD:  < 0.5% (at 1kHz)
● Frequency response:  20Hz – 20kHz
● Signal-to-noise ratio:  ≥ 85dB
 
Video:
 
http://rzr.to/FTniS
 
Price:
 
Razer Seiren X: USD$99.99 / €109.00
 
For more information about the Razer Seiren X, please visit www.razerzone.com/seiren-x.
 
ABOUT RAZER:
 
Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
 
The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services. 
 
Razer’s award-winning hardware ranges from high-performance gaming peripherals (for the PC and console platforms) to the Razer Blade gaming laptops. Razer’s software platform, with over 35M users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher). Razer services include Razer zGold, one of the world’s largest virtual credit services for gamers, which allows gamers to purchase virtual goods and items from over 2,500 different games.
 
The company has a global footprint with 9 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the US, Europe and China.
 
Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, Razer is backed by institutional investors such as IDG-Accel, Intel Capital and Horizons Ventures.