It does not make pesto despite its name, but has many other features. Razer announces its new mouse on August 24, 2022 gaming wireless, the Basilisk V3 Pro, and don’t skimp on superlatives: that would be “the most advanced gaming mouse to date”. On the program: a Razer HyperScroll tilt wheel, Razer Gen-3 optical switches, 10+1 programmable buttons, a Razer Focus Pro 30K optical sensor, but also wireless charging via the Razer Mouse Dock Pro docking station and the Razer Wireless Charging Puck (both sold separately).
“The Basilisk V3 Pro is our most feature-rich gaming mouse to date, its array of features and capabilities set it apart from the competition.says Chris Mitchell, head of the PC Gaming division at Razer. The Basilisk V3 Pro delivers all the features gamers need and more customization options than before.”.
Performance and precision
The Basilisk V3 Pro incorporates Razer Chroma RGB and features 13-zone Chroma lighting to illuminate its gliding surface. Players can customize each zone via a selection of 16.8 million colors and light effects. More than 200 games integrating Chroma are compatible with this system. The mouse additionally includes 11 customizable buttons.
The Basilisk V3 Pro presumably achieves 99.8% accuracy with its Focus Pro 30K optical sensor. The brand explains that it “is equipped with a suite of features based on artificial intelligence, such as Smart Tracking, Motion Sync and Asymmetric Cut-off, for optimal high-level performance”. The Smart Tracking feature allows for example to automatically calibrate the mouse on different surfaces, whatever they are, even on glass.
The Basilisk V3 Pro features the new Razer Gen-3 Optical Mouse Switches that are supposed to eliminate double click issues and bounce delay, while offering better feel and longer life. These switches are designed for a life cycle of up to 90 million clicks, which is 25% more durable than the previous generation.
Connect and charge
On the connection side, the mouse is equipped with Razer HyperSpeed Wireless technology for a 2.4 GHz connection, promising a 25% gain compared to other wireless technologies. Gamers can also connect the mouse to multiple devices simultaneously and optimize their setup by freeing up a USB port when connecting both a compatible Razer Wireless Keyboard and Basilisk V3 Pro to a single dongle.
The Basilisk V3 Pro is also compatible with the new HyperPolling Wireless 4K Hz Dongle, which gives gamers full control with a true wireless report rate of 4000 Hz.
Razer is also unveiling the new Razer Mouse Dock Pro with a 4K Hz transceiver built into its magnetic base, enabling wireless charging. Gamers can replace the detachable stand on the bottom of compatible Razer mice with a wireless charging module (included in the Mouse Dock Pro docking station). Then simply place the mouse on the magnetic docking station to start charging.
The Mouse Dock Pro also features Razer HyperPolling 4K Hz technology, with an integrated transceiver capable of up to 4000 Hz wireless report rate, and features eight Razer Chroma lighting zones. RGB.
Price and availability
The Basilisk V3 Pro is available from Razer.com and authorized resellers from August 23, 2022 for €179.99. The Mouse Dock Pro wireless mouse dock is available for €99.99, and the Wireless Charging Puck is sold for €24.99.