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BlackWidow volume control not working

post #1 of 10
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Hey guys, my BlackWidow volume buttons on the F1-F3 keys are responding at all. I just got it, so they've never worked before. Just FYI, it may be a problem with the speakers too, because the volume control knob on it doesnt work either. The only way I can change volume is on the desktop, or through the game settings. Any suggestions? TIA
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post #2 of 10
You may want to install the driver from the Razer website.
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post #3 of 10
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Already did, and it's still not working.
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post #4 of 10
you hitting the FN key plus the volume keys?
post #5 of 10
I think you mean the Black Widow Ultimate, the regular Black Widow doesn't have a volume control dial.
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by Phoenixlight View Post
I think you mean the Black Widow Ultimate, the regular Black Widow doesn't have a volume control dial.
It has the media keys.. The only difference between the two is the ultimate has audio and usb passthroughs and LED lighting, That is it. In fact none of them have volume dials.. just FN + volume and media keys.
post #7 of 10
You have to hold the FN key, which is next to the right alt, that is the modifier key.

So you hold FN and press F1 for mure, F2 for VolDN and F3 for VolUP.

Hope that helps. The blackwidow is far from a media keyboard, it's just a nice looking mechanical keyboard for the people who like to have a nice looking setup.
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post #8 of 10
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Hah! Thanks guys, I was completely unaware of the Fn key. Guess I should have read the manual.
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post #9 of 10
I'd forgotten that my Black Widow even had those media shift keys lol, quite useful for Spotify.
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post #10 of 10
Tholme i'd recommend this: Sharp Keys
I remapped my numpad to media keys.
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