MobileNews

Razer’s new Stream Controller X looks like one of its biggest competitors

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices are correct at the time of publishing.

Razer has launched a new streaming deck called the Stream Controller X, and it would most likely look familiar to experienced streamers and content creators. It has a very similar form factor to Elgato‘s Stream Deck MK.2, with its 15 LCD switchblade key buttons and a face plate that users can easily swap. The bevel’s spacing is a bit different, though, and according to Tom’s Hardware, it’s just slightly smaller than Elgato’s model. While both streaming decks are priced $150 at launch, Elgato’s has been on sale several times since then and has gone for as low as $120.

The Stream Controller X lets users program multiple actions into one button by dragging them into the custom action editor. Users can even program actions so that they can be triggered consecutively or simultaneously. They can also create custom profiles for various tasks and then automatically switch between them based on the program that’s currently open by enabling the Dynamic Mode. To make multi-tasking even easier, the device is compatible with some of the most popular streaming software and relevant tools, such as Twitch and Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Those programs come with ready-made profiles, so users don’t have to create their own. 

Like Razer’s first Stream Controller, the X model is still powered by Loupedeck. The older model was a rebadged version of the Loupedeck Live, though, and looks more like a distant cousin than a sibling to the Stream Controller X.

Razer Stream Controller X

Razer Stream Controller X


$150 at Razer


Author: Mariella Moon
Source: Engadget

Related posts
AI & RoboticsNews

Exclusive: Former Meta engineers launch Jace, an AI agent that works independently

AI & RoboticsNews

MLPerf 4.0 training results show up to 80% in AI performance gains

AI & RoboticsNews

AI and the future of storytelling | Inworld AI

DefenseNews

Defense spending bill would defund Biden’s Gaza pier

Sign up for our Newsletter and
stay informed!