Thursday, January 28th 2010

Razer Announces the Vespula Gaming Mouse Mat

Razer, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle peripherals, today announced the Razer Vespula, a lightweight, gaming grade mouse mat. The dual-sided design of the Razer Vespula provides gamers with the choice of a Speed Surface for faster mouse movements or a Control Surface that picks up even the most precise of mouse movements.

“The Razer Vespula was designed with gamers in mind that need a single solution for every game they play. Different genres call for different gameplays. The advanced technology in the improved dual-sided mouse mat gives gamers the choice of a smooth Speed Surface or a textured Control Surface, which delivers just that flexibility,” said Robert “Razerguy” Krakoff, president, Razer USA. “The Control Surface is great for gamers that use small, precise movements, while the Speed Surface is an ideal match for gamers that prefer large, sweeping motions.”

The Razer Vespula enables extended gaming sessions with a gel-filled memory conformance wrist rest for top performance without fatigue or potential strain and comes with the proven sturdiness and extra durability of its prequel the Razer eXact Mat.

About The Razer Vespula
The Razer Vespula Gaming Mouse Mat is designed to give gamers comfort, choice and performance in even the most demanding of gaming conditions. Constructed with a matte, non-slip hard coat and an enhanced dual-sided design, the Razer Vespula provides gamers with the choice of a Speed Surface or a Control Surface. The Speed Surface is designed for smoother, fast-paced action that maximizes freedom of movement with a slick finish, while the Control Surface provides tactile feedback with a coarsely textured surface that is best for ultra-precise movements. The Razer Vespula also comes with a memory conformance wrist rest for long-lasting comfort, even during extended gameplay.

Product Features:
  • Matte, Non-slip Hard Coat
  • Advanced Dual-sided with a Speed Surface for faster mouse movements and a Control Surface for precise mouse movements
  • Memory Conformance Gel Wrist Rest
  • Abrasion Resistant
COST: US $34.99; EU €34.99 AVAILABILITY: Worldwide
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12 Comments on Razer Announces the Vespula Gaming Mouse Mat

#1
z1tu
man that naming sounds really bad in my language, i'm betting no availability here only because of the name :laugh:
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#3
Mescalamba
That gel pad seems exactly as one with eXact mat.. maybe bit smaller, but not sure. Im using one right now (just pad, not eXact mat.. thats garbage).

Well, I hope for Razer sake, that it will be good.. their current products definetly are not.

Best current mainstream pads that come to my mind are ROCCAT Taito (flawless with laser) or Steelpad SX (and probably 9HD too). There are better, just not mainstream..
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#4
Tartaros
Well, I hope for Razer sake, that it will be good.. their current products definetly are not
Yeah, their megalodon fails so much. I had to rma mine and seems to be common have problems with it.
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#5
Wrigleyvillain
PTFO or GTFO
Hmm i like the sound of this.

by: z1tu
man that naming sounds really bad in my language, i'm betting no availability here only because of the name :laugh:
What does it mean?! lol
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#6
z1tu
by: Wrigleyvillain
Hmm i like the sound of this.



What does it mean?! lol
well pula means "p*nis" and ves is phonetically close to "see" and when put togheter, well it's pretty funny :laugh:
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#7
SK-1
by: z1tu
well pula means "p*nis" and ves is phonetically close to "see" and when put togheter, well it's pretty funny :laugh:
An ill fated subliminal attempt to lure female gamers?
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#8
jpierce55
by: SK-1
An ill fated subliminal attempt to lure female gamers?
What kind of games is it for????? :O

Looks nice, but also overly large for my keyboard/mouse platform on my desk.
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#9
Roph
One dollar does not equal one euro. The dollar is worthless, Americans might as well trade with cornflakes soon, with the way they're headed. Fail pricing.
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#10
Meizuman
Roph, well. It's quite sad but true, almost all products here have the same price in euro than in US dollars in USA... Its about taxes and profits. And still the hardware stores have really low profit in %. I recall having a conversation with my old boss and he told about 10-20% profit in some products. The thing that keeps PC stores in business is service, and that is not cheap. 50€/hour.

Example:

XFX HD 5770 $165-190 in Newegg
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=5770&x=0&y=0

XFX HD 5770 €163-170 in Jimm's PC Store (Finland)
http://www.vertailu.info/naytonohjaimet/?tuote=Xfx+ati+radeon+hd+5770

That is $227-237 according to RatesFX

So if I could by straight from Newegg, I would pay:

€118-136

:rolleyes:
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#11
sneekypeet
Unpaid Babysitter
Guys, this thread is about a mouse mat, not economics, please get back on topic.
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#12
..'Ant'..
This mouse pad reminds me of my Razer eXactMat. My want!!! :)
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