How to Charge Razer Basilisk Ultimate

The Razer Basilisk is a programmable wireless mouse with a battery life of up to 50 hours on a single charge. The mouse has a 5G optical sensor with 16,000 DPI and 50G acceleration. It also has a 1000 Hz polling rate and 1ms response time. 

How to Charge Razer Basilisk Ultimate

You have a few options to charge the Razer Basilisk Ultimate. The included micro USB cable syncs with your computer, and you can fill the battery with it. Also, you can purchase accessories, like the RBG Chrome Charging Dock.

Charging the Razer Basilisk with the USB Cable

While it is a wireless mouse, you can use the USB cable to plug it into a power source. Some users will leave it plugged into their computer, or you can charge it with a wall charger.

Using the USB Wireless Dongle

You can also charge the mouse using the USB Wireless Dongle insert. You will find this with the Razer Basilisk Ultimate.

First, remove the USB dongle in the compartment on the bottom of the mouse. Once you take it out of the mouse, cover the bottom of the mouse with the USB cover again.

Insert the USB mouse charging port into the USB dongle of your computer.

Charging with the RGB Charging Deck Chroma

The Razer Basilisk can charge with the RGB Charging Dock Chroma. This wireless charging deck will charge your Razer Basilisk gaming mouse while displaying a spectrum of colors.

You can also fully customize the lights on display on the RGB Charging Dock.

This charging deck is compatible with several other Razer mouses. You can use it to charge the Deathadder V2 Pro, Naga Pro, Basilisk Ultimate, and the Viper Ultimate.

Extending Your Reach with the RBG Charging Deck

The charging deck helps extend the distance you can use the mouse away from the computer. Another added benefit is that you get a visual indicator while the mouse is in use of the battery level, so you can be aware when you are gaming. Finally, it helps you charge your device to the maximum capacity, and you will always be ready to use it when needed.

How the RGB Charging Deck Chroma Works

The RGB Charging Deck Chroma uses a Qi wireless charging standard. This is the most popular standard for wireless charging, which you’ll find in many cell phones.

Place your Razer Basilisk on the deck, and it will start charging. The colors on display will change to show you that it’s working.

You can also use the RGB Charging Deck Chroma as a regular mousepad. It has a micro-textured surface that’s optimized for gaming mice.

Charging with the RGB Charging Deck

The charging deck uses a variety of display lights and features to communicate with the user about the charging.

You can monitor the charging levels based on the color of the mouse and the charging pad.

The indicator will be red when the battery level is between 0-25%. It means that the battery and the mouse are low on battery. 

When it is between 25%-50%, it will have a “breathing” effect, and the color is orange.

Yellow indicates it is between 51%-75% and has a breathing effect.

Green is between 75%-100%. When the base is static, it is fully charged.

The charger will also let you know if the mouse needs to be charged even while the mouse is in use.

Features of the RGB Charging Deck Chroma

Several ergonomic and comfortable features make using the RGB Charging Deck a user-friendly experience.

Its bottom has an anti-slip gecko effect that prevents it from moving around while in use.

It also has a 3-coil wireless charging system that charges your mouse faster than conventional chargers.

The RGB Charging Deck is also Razer Chroma enabled. This means it can sync with other Razer Chroma devices to create a unified look for your gaming setup.

Syncing it up with your smartphone

The wireless charger can sync with your Android or IOS system with the  Razer Charger app and the Razer configurator app.

The Razer Charger app will give you information about the charging process and your mouse’s battery level.

The Razer configurator app will let you change the color and brightness of the RGB lights on the charger.

You can also use voice commands to control the charger with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.

How the RGB Charging Deck Chroma Works

The RGB Charging Deck Chroma plugs in with a micro USB cord. This is the same cord included with your mouse purchase, and you can use that same cable to charge the base unit.

The Razer charging deck transfers energy with electromagnetic induction.

Configuring the Lights

To configure the brilliant light display, you can configure it with the Razer Synapse 3 software.

Warranty of the RGB Charging Deck Chroma

The unit carries a one-year warranty. Additionally, you have access to the forums where they help troubleshoot. Finally, it takes a 14-day money-back risk-free guarantee.

The Pros and Cons of the RGB Charging Deck Chroma

A few pros and cons exist before purchasing the RGB Charging Deck Chroma.


  • Easy to use
  • Customizable RGB lights
  • Also works as a mousepad


  • Only compatible with certain Razer mouses
  • Can be a bit pricey

To use, place your Razer Basilisk on the RGB Charging Deck Chroma and watch as it charges wirelessly. The RGB lights on the deck will pulse and change color to indicate that the mouse is charging. When the mouse is fully charged, the lights will turn green.

Compatibility with Qi Wireless Devices

The Razer Basilisk Wireless Mouse is also compatible with Qi wireless charging devices. This means that you can charge your mouse directly from a Qi-compatible power bank, making it even easier to keep your Razer Basilisk Wireless Mouse powered up and ready to go.

Qi is the global standard for wireless charging, and is used in a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more. If you have any Qi-compatible devices in your home or office, then you can use them to charge your Razer Basilisk Wireless Mouse.

Steven Carr

Steven is a certified IT professional and gaming enthusiast. He has been working in the tech industry for over 10 years, and specializes in all things Tech-related. When he's not geeking out over the latest hardware or software release, he can be found testing out the latest video game.

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