Skip to: | - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

  • Back2School
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Home > 
Gaming > 
Computer Games & Accessories > 
PC Game Controllers > 
Item#: N82E16826153116
Razer Orbweaver Gaming Keypad
  • Mechanical Key Infrastructure
  • Adjustable hand, thumb, and palm-rest modules
  • Razer Synapse 2.0

2 out of 5 eggs Not what I expected 11/30/2013

This review is from: Razer Orbweaver Gaming Keypad


It does what it is supposed to do... mostly.


I thought it was supposed to do something different.
I did not like that it only maps to keys instead of being an independent USB device that registered as device buttons like a joystick with a bunch of buttons would do.
Required to download software from mfg in order to edit key-mappings.
Required to create an account with mfg to download software.
Software is not used to program the pad as in start the program, edit the keypad, shut down program, no, it must be running all the time.
No option to opt-out of the software phoning home to be my bestest buddy by keeping all my profiles on their servers, yeah they did that out of the kindness of their heart.
The profiles keep getting reset and I don't realize it until I am trying to use it, then it's too late(trying to use it as a button box for sim racing)

Other Thoughts:

When I grab a piece of hardware off the store shelf and purchase it, I want to take it home, plug it in, and not be bothered again, I don't want to mail in my warranty card, I don't want the mfgr to know I exist if I choose not to make contact with them, but this gorram product was useless to me without having to create accounts at the mfgr website to download software that is supposed to run on my pc as a service all the time in order for me to use this thing.

Good news is that if you know how to edit firewall settings you can block this thing from contacting the mother ship, still not happy about the unnecessary service that must be running in order for me to use anything other than the default key bindings.

Share this review:

4 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes Yes / No No

  • Brian P.
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Home > 
Gaming > 
Computer Games & Accessories > 
PC Game Controllers > 
Item#: N82E16826153116
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China | Taiwan
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2015 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.