Otzdarva originally got his start as a Dark Souls content creator in 2013 and stuck with it until be switched to PlayerUnknown’s Underground in 2017. However, he is now known for his Dead by Daylight content. He has managed to build a dedicated following, thanks largely to his high-level Killer plays, educational content, love of the game and chat engagement. Below, we have provided an overview of the equipment that features in Otzdarva’s gaming setup to appease your curiosity regarding what he uses to both to optimize his gameplay and the quality of his stream.
WHAT MONITOR DOES OTZDARVA USE?
Otzdarva uses an Asus VG248QE monitor. The ASUS VG248QE is a 24″ gaming monitor with a WLED/ TN display. It offers a maximum resolution of 1920x1080p and that can refresh at a rate of 144Hz at a 1ms (GtG) response time. It also offers a maximum brightness of 350 cd/m² and has a 0.2768 x 0.2768mm pixel pitch. The screen is treated with anti-glare protection. The stand allows for it to be tilted -5°~15°, swiveled -45°~45°, pivoted 90° and height-adjusted by up to 11cm (4.33”.) It features as well as other tools to improve the player’s accuracy and overall in-game performance.
It is also integrated with certain game-enhancing technologies, such as its ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) of 80M:1 that provides a 3D gaming experience, in addition to being compatible with NVIDIA’s 3D LightBoost Technology. Another feature is its ASUS GamePlus technology that has a hotkey with which to access crosshair (aimpoint), timer functions and similar useful overlays. It is compatible with Windows 7 or later and macOS. It can also be used with console devices but will be limited by their refresh rate caps.
WHAT MOUSE DOES OTZDARVA USE?
Otzdarva uses a Logitech G502 SE mouse. The Logitech G502 SE Hero is a limited-edition version of the older model of Logitech G502 Hero. It features a Hero 16K optical sensor that provides a DPI range of 200 to 16,000 that can be adjusted through its software. Up to four DPI profiles can be stored onboard the mouse, and to comes with preset DPI options of 1200, 2400, 3200 or 6400DPI. It offers polling rate options of 500Hz (2ms) and 1,000Hz (1ms). It has a maximum acceleration of 40G and a maximum tracking sped of 400IPS.
It has 11 programmable buttons that can store up to three macro profiles. The mouse has a plastic chassis and mechanical switches. It has a wired design with a 2.1m (6.9ft) cable. The dimensions are 13.2 x 7.5 x 4cm (5.2 x 2.95 x 1.57″) it weighs 121g (4.27oz.) It is compatible with PC, Mac, Xbox and PS4 devices. It can work as a plug-and-play device, but adjustments need to be made through the software.
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES OTZDARVA USE?
Otzdarva uses a CORSAIR Strafe keyboard. The CORSAIR Strafe is a mechanical keyboard with a wired, full-sized design. It is available in four switch options but it has not been specified which has been included in Otzdarva’s gaming setup. It is made from plastic and its switches are topped with ABS keycaps. These can be removed to be replace with another set. It even comes with an extra set of textured FPS/MOBA keycaps and a keycap puller. It switches are soldered to the board. Furthermore, it can be programmed with macros through its iCUE software, as can its per-key backlighting. Its dimensions are 44.7 x 17 x 4.06cm (17.6 x 6.7 x 1.6″) and its software is compatible with Windows 7 or later. It is not compatible with a Mac but can be used with a PlayStation4 or Xbox One.
WHAT HEADSET DOES OTZDARVA USE?
Otzdarva uses Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80Ω) headphones. Otzdarva’s gaming setup includes the 80Ω version of the beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro headphones. It is a closed dynamic headphone that is intended for high-end studio use. It is integrated of 45mm drivers with a frequency response range of 5 – 35000Hz and an SPL of 96dB. It was designed for music and sound monitoring in an open environment.
It is constructed from a spring steel headband with strong, closed-backed plastic earcups that have velour-covered padding. Its headband, on the other hand, has a leatherette padding and is flexible. But it does not have sliders and is more suitable to users with larger sized heads The earcups cannot rotate. The padding of both the earpads and headband is soft to provide comfort during long sessions. It is compatible with Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac and Mobile device and weighs 270g (9.5oz.)
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES OTZDARVA USE?
Otzdarva uses an Audio-Technica AT2020 XLR microphone. It is a condenser microphone that offers a frequency response range of 20 – 20,000Hz with a nominal impedance of 100Ω, as well as a maximum SPL of 124dB and sensitivity -37dB. Its cardioid polar pattern inputs at a side-address and it is compatible with Windows 7 or later, Mac OS X. While this XLR version produces a crisper output with less interference than its plug-and-play, USB counterpart, in addition to allowing for more tweaking when editing, it will require the additional investment of a 48V phantom power-compatible mixer and XLR cable in order for it to register on the recording device.
WHAT WEBCAM DOES OTZDARVA USE?
Otzdarva uses a Sony a6000 camera. The Sony a6000 is a fairly popular mirrorless digital camera among Twitch broadcasters, and can also be found in the setups of Mews, Wardell and Masayoshi, to name a few. It boasts a 24.3MP Exmor APS-C HD CMOS sensor. This allows it to capture still shots at a 4K resolution and movies at a maximum resolution of 1080 at either 60p and 50p at a 3:1 aspect ratio. Its ISO range is at 100-25,600 and it has a framerate of 11fps. The ISO range can be expanded with a Sony E or Sony FE-compatible lens.
Its Hybrid autofocus has 179-point focal plane phase-detection as well as 25 contrast detect points. This helps to ensure smooth transitioning and low instances of burring during fast-paced recordings. It can also shoot in slow motion at up to a/25s. Its NP-FW50 battery is capable of shooting continuously for up to 0 minutes. It weighs been 344.7g (12.2oz.) All of these features are very useful if you are planning on doing IRL and vlogging content. But it may be beyond the needs of a streamer who is just starting out. There are many top streamers who still use basic webcams like the Razer Kiyo Pro used by FaZeBlaze or the Logitech BRIO used by xChocoBars. So, these may be worthwhile considerations.
WHAT CHAIR DOES OTZDARVA USE?
Otzdarva uses a Clutch Throttle Series Alpha Red Premium chair. The Clutch Chairz Throttle is a highly adjustable gaming chair that is constructed from a tubular steel frame with lumbar spine and stuffed with high-density foam. Its forged-aluminum base rests on a Class 4 gas lift that is supported by polyurethane coated castor. It offers good lumbar support and also comes with a lumbar cushion and a head cushion. It offers 4D armrest adjustment, height adjustment, tilting up to 12° and a recline of almost 180° for resting. It can support weights of up to 150kg (330lbs) and has dimensions of 83.8 x 73.7 x 35.6cm (33 x 29 x 14″.)