Razer outs Kiyo webcam, Siren X microphone for streamers


Popular gaming brand Razer has expanded its Broadcaster line of products with the addition of two new live-streaming gears: Razer Kiyo camera and Razer Seiren X microphone. 

The Razer Kiyo is said to be the world's first ever webcam to be equipped with an adjustable ring light, that helps provide professional-grade lighting for high quality streaming. The camera has 12 levels of brightness to help streamers achieve ideal lighting condition in any environment, and combat low-light conditions. It offers maximum video output at 1080p with 30fps. However, Kiyo is compatible with live streaming software Open Broadcast and XSplit. 

Razer Kiyo 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: 2688×1520
  • Image Quality Settings Customization: Yes
  • Diagonal Field of View (FOV): 81.6 °
  • Focus Type: Auto
  • Cable Length: 1.5 meters braided cable
  • llumination: adjustable 12 white LEDs
The Razer Siren X on the other hand is a portable USB condenser microphone. It has a built-in shock mount and a removable desk stand. The microphone is also equipped with 25mm condenser capsules for enhanced recording sensitivity; and a super carboid pickup pattern that can, record sound at a tighter and more precise angle optimized for streaming. 

Razer Siren X specifications
  • Ultra-Precise Pickup Pattern – Reduces unwanted noise
  • Shock Resistant – Inbuilt shock mount that dampens vibrations
  • Condenser Microphone – To pick up a greater range of sound frequencies
  • 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: 8mV/Pa (at 1kHz)
  • Max SPL: 110dB (THD < 1% at 1kHz)
Coming to the pricing, the Razer Kiyo and Siren X has been priced at $99.99/109.99 Euors each, and is now available for purchase from Razer.com. The products will also roll out world-wide before end of this year.

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