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Microsoft and Razer Team Up on PC Gaming Experience

IPZIG, Germany – Aug 23, 2006 – Today at the Games Convention in Leipzig,
Germany, Microsoft Hardware and Razer USA Ltd. are turning up the heat in
the growing PC gaming peripherals market by teaming up to design and develop
next-generation computer gaming peripherals. Microsoft Corp. and Razer, creator
of the leading brand in high-end computer gaming peripherals, are introducing
a new gaming mouse, the Microsoft Habu, a high-tech wonder that brings together
the best of both worlds for PC gamers: more than two decades of cutting-edge
innovation and comfort from Microsoft Hardware and industry-leading gaming
technology from Razer.

IPZIG, Germany – Aug 23, 2006 – Today at the Games Convention in Leipzig,
Germany, Microsoft Hardware and Razer USA Ltd. are turning up the heat in
the growing PC gaming peripherals market by teaming up to design and develop
next-generation computer gaming peripherals. Microsoft Corp. and Razer, creator
of the leading brand in high-end computer gaming peripherals, are introducing
a new gaming mouse, the Microsoft Habu, a high-tech wonder that brings together
the best of both worlds for PC gamers: more than two decades of cutting-edge
innovation and comfort from Microsoft Hardware and industry-leading gaming
technology from Razer.

Research has shown that the vast majority of PC games require
a keyboard or mouse.1 Feedback has also revealed a growing need among PC gamers
for ergonomic, right-handed performance mice. Microsoft Habu is the answer to
those demands, melding Microsoft’s ergonomic design with Razer’s advanced technology.
The Microsoft Habu gaming mouse allows gamers to experience PC gaming as never
before, with innovative features and superior comfort in a gaming mouse. Low-sensitivity
players require dynamic movement to enhance aim and tracking ability. Powered
by Razer Precision, the Habu’s data path was opened from eight to 16 bits and
features an advanced 2,000 DPI laser sensor; the result is an ideal gaming mouse
with virtually no skipping or pixel jumping or negative acceleration.

Additional features include these:

Interchangeable Side Button Panels provide gamers with two
options for different hand sizes or preferences.
2,000 DPI Laser Engine, Powered by Razer Precision, delivers super-fast response
time.
On-the-fly DPI lets players adjust DPI for controlled sensitivity.
Always-On Mode Pioneered by Razer gives gamers virtually no latency.
High-speed motion detection lets gamers get their speed on with movement of
up to 45 inches per second and 20G acceleration.
Seven programmable buttons with Hyperesponse allow gamers to program their button
functions; Razer’s Hyperesponse technology reduces latency.
On-board profile memory enables gamers to store up to five game control profiles
on the mouse.
Ultra-slick Teflon feet let gamers enjoy smooth and quiet gliding.
Ergonomic design features GlowPip side rails and large, rubber-coated buttons.

Thin, flexible wire provides gamers with the speed of a wired mouse with the
feel of a wireless device.

TeamVR
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