Turtle Beach Announces Availability of ROCCAT Vulcan II Max Optical-Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

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Turtle Beach has announced the availability of the Vulcan II Max Optical-Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, the latest addition to ROCCAT’s best-selling keyboard line. Described by the company as the most functional and beautiful keyboard on the market, it features TITAN II Optical-Mechanical switches, which offer fast actuation, high durability (100-million-click lifecycle), as well as the world’s first Dual-LED Smart Switches for better indicating secondary key functionality. The Vulcan II Max is available now at www.roccat.com and at participating retailers worldwide for $229.99 (£199.99/€229.99) MSRP.


  • TITAN II Optical Mechanical Switches
  • Translucent Detachable Palm Rest
  • Easy-Shift [+]unlocks a second function layer
  • Smart Keys with dedicated LED indicate when secondary functions are active
  • Dedicated Media Controls
  • Durable aluminum top plate
  • On-board storage for up to 4 user profiles
  • 3rd party keycap compatibility
  • HD AIMO RGB Lighting

“Our new Max products offer PC gamers the ultimate in ROCCAT design, performance, and aesthetics, and the Vulcan II Max delivers on all fronts,” said René Korte, ROCCAT Founder and General Manager of PC Peripherals at Turtle Beach. “From our super-fast TITAN II Optical Switches to the sleek design and stylish RGB-illuminated wrist rest, the Vulcan II Max is the fastest, most beautiful keyboard we’ve created yet.”

From a Turtle Beach press release:

The Vulcan II Max features ROCCAT’s exclusive TITAN II Optical Switches which have a smooth mechanical feel, hyper-fast light-based actuation, and incredible durability with a 100 million click life cycle offering a competitive edge game after game. Additionally, the TITAN II switches are compatible with many third party cross shaped mount keycaps for further personalization. PC gamers can also feel more confident with their keystrokes with the Vulcan II Max’s 24 multi-function smart keys featuring a second dedicated LED indicating when secondary functions are active. Additionally, ROCCAT’s Easy-Shift[+] button duplicator technology unlocks a second function layer which can be programmed into near limitless options.

4GB of onboard memory means up to four profiles of custom lighting, key reassignment and more, can all be saved directly on Vulcan II Max, making it easier to take on the go. The Vulcan II Max also features other ROCCAT fan-favorite keyboard design elements, such as the anodized aluminum plate for durable structural integrity, and dedicated media controls. The Vulcan II Max’s soft, translucent palm rest sets the stage for ROCCAT’s AIMO smart lighting technology, which produces vibrant RGB lighting displays right out of the box. To create the most beautiful desktop RGB setup, sync the Vulcan II Max with other compatible AIMO-enabled products like the Syn Max Air headset and Kone XP Air mouse for an immersive lighting display sure to make friends and family members jealous.

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