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Congratulations on purchasing your very own Razer
Congratulations on purchasing your very own Razer Lycosa Gaming Keyboard – a
highly-customizable gaming keyboard engineered to suit the needs of every gamer.
With awesome functions such as programmable non-slip Hyperesponse keys and
backlighting options, it is the keyboard of choice for optimizing the gaming experience.
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1. PACKAGE CONTENTS / SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS .................................... 3
2. REGISTRATION / TECHNICAL SUPPORT ................................................... 3
3. DEVICE LAYOUT ...................................................................................... 4
4. INSTALLING YOUR RAZER LYCOSA .......................................................... 5
5. USING YOUR RAZER LYCOSA ................................................................... 6
6. CONFIGURING YOUR RAZER LYCOSA ...................................................... 7
7. SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE................................................................. 21
8. LEGALESE.............................................................................................. 23
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 Razer Lycosa Gaming Keyboard
 Quick Start Guide
 Master Guide
 PC / Mac with a free USB 2.0 port
 Windows® 8/ Windows® 7 / Windows Vista® / Windows® XP (32-bit) /
Mac OS X (v10.6 to 10.8)
 Internet connection
 200MB of free hard disk space
Please visit www.razerzone.com/registration for online product registration.
What you’ll get:
• 1 year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
• Free online technical support at www.razersupport.com.
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Gaming cluster with anti-ghosting capability
WASD cluster lighting
Non-slip Hyperesponse keys
1000Hz response time
USB compatible port
Touch-panel media keys
Profile key
Detachable wrist rest
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Note: You may skip Steps 2-4 if you already have a Razer Synapse 2.0 installed and an existing account.
Step 1: Plug the Razer Lycosa to your computer.
Step 2: Download the Razer Synapse 2.0 installer from
Step 3: Run the installer and follow the onscreen instructions.
Step 4: Register for a Razer Synapse 2.0 account and confirm your new account.
Step 5: Open Razer Synapse 2.0 and login to your account.
Step 6: Wait until the software automatically downloads and installs.
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Media Key
Play / Pause
Plays / pauses media files
Stops media files
Previous Track
Returns to previous track
Next Track
Skips current track
Volume Down
Reduces volume
Volume Up
Increases volume
Toggles between 3 lighting modes: ON, OFF,
and WASD Cluster
Press with F1-F10 to switch profiles in
Synapse 2.0
Switch Profile
Gaming mode prevents accidental activation of the Windows Start function by disabling the Windows
buttons. You can toggle the Gaming Mode ON/OFF by pressing the “Razer Logo” button together with
one of the Windows buttons. When this key combination is pressed, both Windows buttons are
disabled. To reactivate the Windows buttons, press the “Razer Logo” button together with one of the
Windows buttons again.
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Disclaimer: The features listed here require you to log in to Razer Synapse 2.0. These features are also subject
to change based on the current software version and your Operating System.
The Keyboard Tab is your default tab when you first install Razer Synapse 2.0. This tab
allows you to customize your device’s profiles and key assignments.
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A profile is a convenient way of organizing all your custom settings and you can have an
infinite number of profiles at your disposal. Any changes made within each tab are
automatically saved to the current profile and stored into the cloud servers.
You can create a new profile by clicking the
profile by clicking the
and Export profiles.
button. The
button or delete the current
button allows you to Copy, Import,
Your current profile by default is named “Profile” however; you can rename it by typing
on the text field below PROFILE NAME.
Each profile can be set to automatically activate when you run a program or application
through the use of the LINK PROGRAM option.
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Customize Tab
The Customize Tab is where you can modify the basic functionalities of your device
such as key assignments to suit your gaming needs. The changes made in this tab are
automatically saved to your current profile.
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Key Assignment Menu
Initially, each key is set to DEFAULT. However, you may change the function of this key
by clicking the desired key to access the Key Assignment Menu.
Listed below are the customization options and their description.
This option enables you to return the key to its original function. To choose the
DEFAULT, simple select it from the Key Assignment Menu.
Keyboard Function
This option enables you to change any key into another keyboard function. To choose
a keyboard function, select KEYBOARD FUNCTION from the Key Assignment Menu and
enter the key you wish to use on the given field below. You may also include modifier
keys such as Ctrl, Shift, Alt or any of those combinations.
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Mouse Function
This option allows you to change any key into a mouse button function. To choose a
mouse function, select MOUSE FUNCTION from the Key Assignment Menu and an
ASSIGN BUTTON submenu will appear.
Listed below are the functions which you can choose from the Assign Button submenu:
Left Click
Right Click
Scroll Click
Double Click
Mouse Button 4
Mouse Button 5
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
- Performs a left mouse click using the assigned button.
- Performs a right mouse click using the assigned button.
- Activates the universal scrolling function.
- Performs a double left click using the assigned button.
- Performs a “Backward” command for most internet browsers.
- Performs a “Forward” command for most internet browsers.
- Performs a “Scroll Up” command using the assigned button.
- Performs a “Scroll Down” command using the assigned button.
A Macro is a prerecorded sequence of keystrokes and button presses that is executed
with precise timing. By setting a key to Macro, you can conveniently execute a chain of
commands. When you select this option from the Key Assignment Menu, a submenu
will appear which allows you to choose a prerecorded macro command. See the
Macros Tab to learn more about creating Macro commands.
Inter-device allows you to change the functionality of other Razer Synapse 2.0-enabled
devices. Some of these functionalities are device-specific such as using your Razer
gaming keyboard to change the Sensitivity Stage of your Razer gaming mouse. When
you select Inter-device from the Key Assignment Menu, a sub-menu will appear.
DEVICE TO LINK allows you to choose which currently connected Razer device can be
linked while FUNCTION allows you to choose which functionality you want to use for
the linked device.
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Switch Profile
The Switch Profile enables you to change profiles on the fly and immediately load all
your pre-configured settings. When you select Switch Profile from the Key Assignment
Menu, a sub-menu will appear that will allow you to choose which profile to use. An
on-screen display will automatically appear whenever you switch profiles.
Launch Program
Launch Program allows you to launch a program or a website using the assigned key.
When you select Launch Program from the Key Assignment Menu, two options will
appear which allow you to search for the specific program you want to open or write
the address of the website you want to visit.
Multimedia Function
This option allows you to bind multimedia playback controls to your device. After
selecting Multimedia Function, a submenu will appear. Listed below are the multimedia
playback controls you can choose from the submenu:
Volume Down
Volume Up
Mute Volume
Play / Pause
Previous Track
Next Track
- Decreases the audio output.
- Increases the audio output.
- Mutes the audio.
- Play, pause, or resume playback of the current media.
- Play the previous track.
- Play the next track.
This option renders the assigned key unusable. Use Disable if you do not want to use
the key or if it interferes with your gaming.
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Lighting Tab
The Lighting Tab is where you can adjust the keyboard backlight and logo lighting.
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Gaming Mode Tab
The Gaming Mode Tab allows you to customize which keys to disable when Gaming
Mode is activated. Depending on your settings, you may choose to disable the
Windows key, Alt + Tab and Alt + F4. An indicator will light up when the function is
currently turned ON.
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Layout Tab
The Layout Tab enables you to choose the appropriate keyboard layout for your Razer
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The Macros Tab allows you to create a series of precise keystrokes and button presses.
This tab also allows you to have numerous macros and extremely long macro
commands at your disposal.
The Macro section works similarly to Profile wherein you can rename a macro by
typing on the field below MACRO NAME. There are also other options available in the
macro section such as creating a new macro by clicking the
deleting the current macro by clicking the
you to Copy, Import, and Export macros.
button. The
button and
button allows
To create a macro command, simply click the
button and all your
keystrokes and button presses will automatically register on the macro screen. When
you are done recording your macro commands, click on the
the session.
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button to end
The Macro section allows you to input the delay in-between commands. In RECORD
DELAY the delay in-between commands are registered as how it is entered. The
DEFAULT DELAY uses a predefined time (expressed in seconds) as the delay. And NO
DELAY omits all the pauses in-between keystrokes and button presses.
Note: You may use up to three decimal places when inserting values on the seconds (sec) field.
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Once you have recorded a macro, you may edit the commands you have entered by
selecting each command on the macro screen. Each keystroke or button press is
arranged sequentially with the first command shown at the top of the screen.
button allows you to edit a particular command and the
enables you to delete a command. The
option to move the command up or down.
buttons gives you the
button allows you to put in additional keystrokes, button presses or time
delays either before or after the selected command.
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Once you have pressed the
button, a new display window will appear beside
the list of macro commands. The dropdown menu on this window allows you to
choose a keystroke or a delay to be added in before or after the highlighted macro
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You may add in a new set of macro commands by clicking the
button on
the keystroke menu; or input time delays on the duration field using the delay menu.
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In order to achieve maximum safety while using your Razer Lycosa, we suggest that you
adopt the following guidelines:
1. Should you have trouble operating the device properly and troubleshooting does
not work, unplug the device and contact the Razer hotline or go to
www.razersupport.com for support. Do not attempt to service or fix the device
yourself at any time.
2. Do not take apart the device (doing so will void your warranty) and do not
attempt to operate it under abnormal current loads.
3. Keep the device away from liquid, humidity or moisture. Operate the device only
within the specific temperature range of 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F). Should the
temperature exceed this range, unplug and switch off the device in order to let
the temperature stabilize to an optimal level.
Research has shown that long periods of repetitive motion, improper positioning of
your computer peripherals, incorrect body position, and poor habits may be associated
with physical discomfort and injury to nerves, tendons, and muscles. Below are some
guidelines to avoid injury and ensure optimum comfort while using your Razer Lycosa.
1. Position your keyboard and monitor directly in front of you with your mouse
next to it. Place your elbows next to your side, not too far away and your
Keyboard within easy reach.
2. Adjust the height of your chair and table so that the keyboard and mouse are at
or below elbow height.
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3. Keep your feet well supported, posture straight and your shoulders relaxed.
4. During gameplay, relax your wrist and keep it straight. If you do the same tasks
with your hands repeatedly, try not to bend, extend or twist your hands for long
5. Do not rest your wrists on hard surfaces for long periods. Use a wrist rest to
support your wrist while gaming.
6. Customize the keys on your keyboard to suit your style of gaming in order to
minimize repetitive or awkward motions while gaming.
7. Do not sit in the same position all day. Get up, step away from your desk and
do exercises to stretch your arms, shoulders, neck and legs.
8. If you should experience any physical discomfort while using your Keyboard,
such as pain, numbness, or tingling in your hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck
or back, please consult a qualified medical doctor immediately.
The Razer Lycosa requires minimum maintenance to keep it in optimum condition.
Once a month we recommend you unplug the device from the computer and clean it
using a soft cloth or cotton swab with a bit of warm water to prevent dirt buildup. Do
not use soap or harsh cleaning agents.
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©2010 Razer USA Ltd. Patent Pending. All Rights Reserved. Razer, the Razer TripleHeaded Snake logo, the Razer distressed word logo and other trademarks contained
herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Razer USA Ltd. and/or its affiliated
or associated companies, registered in the United States and/or other countries.
Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
Mac OS, Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple.
Razer USA Ltd. (“Razer”) may have copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, patents,
patent applications, or other intellectual property rights (whether registered or
unregistered) concerning the product in this Master Guide. Furnishing of this Master
Guide does not give you a license to any such copyright, trademark, patent or other
intellectual property right. The Razer Lycosa (the “Product”) may differ from pictures
whether on packaging or otherwise. Razer assumes no responsibility for such
differences or for any errors that may appear. Information contained herein is subject
to change without notice.
For the latest and current terms of the Limited Product Warranty, please visit
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incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential or incidental damages, arising in any way
out of distribution of, sale of, resale of, use of, or inability to use the Product. In no
event shall Razer’s liability exceed the retail purchase price of the Product.
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For the avoidance of doubt, in no event will Razer be liable for any costs of
procurement unless it has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and in no
case shall Razer be liable for any costs of procurement liability exceeding the retail
purchase price of the Product.
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which the Product was purchased. If any term herein is held to be invalid or
unenforceable, then such term (in so far as it is invalid or unenforceable) shall be given
no effect and deemed to be excluded without invalidating any of the remaining terms.
Razer reserves the right to amend any term at any time without notice.
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