Razer is looking to take this use of RGB LED lighting to the next level with the unveiling of the Razer Chroma Hardware Development Kit (HDK). Chroma HDK will over “all-in-one color customization” that will allow fine-tuned control of individual LEDs, covering a range of 16.8 million colors.
With the Chroma HDK, Razer says that 4 channels of output will be supported, allowing for the control of 64 individual RGB LEDs. A wide variety of effects will be supported, along with customization routines that can be synchronized across multiple devices via the redesigned Chroma Studio with Razer Synapse 3.
“Razer Chroma is the most advanced lighting configurator in the world, enjoyed by millions of gamers worldwide,” explains Razer co-founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. “The Chroma HDK allows us to take game immersion to the next level with PC cases, entertainment centers, appliances, and be used wherever else users desire.”
The Razer Chroma HDK will come with a single 4-channel module and two LED light strips (16 LEDs each). It will be priced at $79.99. The Razer Lightpack Extension Kit, priced at $28.99, comes with two additional LED light strips and extension cables. Both will be available during Q3 from Razerzone.com and authorized retailers.