CES 2008: Razer Mako is a high-end desktop audio system

CES 2008, Home audio, Peripherals


I bought my desktop speakers for about a fiver in Wilkinsons. No wonder everything in my iTunes library sounds tinny… A far better bet would be Razer’s new Mako 2.1 desktop speaker system, which goes on sale this month.

Costing 399.99 Euros in Europe (and $399.99 in the US), it’s a THX Certified system with bi-amplified 2×50-watt satellite speakers, with DSP control. There’s a powered subwoofer too, and for the stat-heads among you, the frequency range is 25-20,000Hz (+/i 2.5dB 40-18,000 Hz).

It makes no sense to me, but they do look nice, eh? Meanwhile, Razer has also unveiled the wonderfully-named Razer Destructor, which is basically a ninja mouse mat for gamers. The company claims “gaming-grade optical mice” can track up to 25% better on the Destructor. I think my mousemat came from Wilkinsons as well…

Anyway, expect to pay 39.99 Euros for the Destructor when it goes on sale this month in Europe.

Razer website

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Stuart Dredge
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