Razer Ripsaw HD captures in 1080p, 60FPS with 4K passthrough

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Perfect.

Razer has recently detailed the Razer Ripsaw HD, an external capture device that records in 1080p and 60 frames-per-second (FPS) with 4K, 60FPS passthrough.

In short, this device is perfect for guys like me who have an Xbox One X or PS4 Pro and record guide videos but also want to keep playing in 4K resolution where possible. Razer doesn’t disagree, but a press release says the Ripsaw HD is also suited for streamers who want to play in 4K but present a 1080p, 60FPS offering to those along for the ride.

“With the Ripsaw HD joining our extensive Broadcaster range, streamers now have a capture card ready to broadcast the latest games at high resolution and framerates from both their PC or console,” said Razer’s Min-Liang Tan. “Viewers will love the Full HD streams, while broadcasters can enjoy their games as they were intended with the 4K pass-through.”

The Razer Ripsaw HD is available from 11 April on Razer’s website, and worldwide from retailers later this year. It’ll retail for $159.99 USD, $279.95 AUD or $299.95 NZD. Specs are below.

Razer Ripsaw HD specifications

  • Max capture resolution: Uncompressed 1080p 60 FPS
  • Interface: USB 3.0 only
  • Video Input: Digital – HDMI 2.0
  • Audio Input: Digital – HDMI
  • Audio Mix-in Input: 3.5 mm Mic-in / 3.5 mm Aux-in
  • Video Output: HDMI 2.0
  • Maximum Supported Pass-Through Resolutions: 2160p60
  • Other Supported Resolutions: 2160p, 1080p, 1440p, 720p, 480p
  • Includes: USB3.0 Type C to Type A cable, HDMI 2.0 Cable, 3.5 mm Audio Cable