Roccat Introduces the Vulcan II Mini 65% Gaming Keyboard with Optical Switches

ROCCAT, Turtle Beach’s award-winning brand for PC gaming peripherals, today unveiled the all-new Vulcan II Mini Optical-Mechanical PC Gaming Keyboard. The latest addition to ROCCAT’s acclaimed range of Vulcan keyboards, the Vulcan II Mini furthers the brand’s keyboard evolution with groundbreaking features, including the world’s first Dual LED Smart Keys and upgraded TITAN II Optical Switches. At 65% the size of a standard keyboard, the Vulcan II Mini still has the arrow keys and offers plenty of room for the wide, sweeping mouse movements needed to win fast-paced games, making it an ideal addition to any PC’s arsenal. gamer.

The Vulcan II Mini is the world’s first keyboard with Dual LED Smart Key technology. PC gamers can feel confident in their keystrokes with 30 multi-function Smart Keys with dual LEDs that allow gamers to better visualize when secondary functions are active. Combining the Smart Keys with ROCCAT’s EasyShift [+] functionality, where users can program a second function layer, allowing the mini keyboard to retain the functionality of a full keyboard.

In addition, the Vulcan II Mini is equipped with ROCCAT’s new TITAN II optical switches, an evolution of the brand’s original, favorite optical switch. Delivering the same speed of light and 100 million keystroke endurance, the upgraded TITAN II optical switches are now optimized for third-party keycap compatibility, with an improved transparent housing and lubrication for even smoother movements. The Vulcan II Mini’s TITAN II optical red/linear switches are designed with smooth and instantaneous operation, perfect for competitive games that require speed, precision and fast keystrokes.

The Vulcan II Mini is available for pre-order at and participating retailers worldwide for $149.99 MSRP (£129.99/€149.99) and launches on September 29, 2022.

“We knew we had created something very special with the original Vulcan. Our community and critics have been passionate fans of the series ever since, and now it’s time for the next evolution,” said René Korte, ROCCAT Founder and General Manager of PC Peripherals at Turtle Beach. “The Vulcan II Mini is small in size and big on innovation. Another advantage of the 65% size is that the Vulcan II Mini with the five extra keys is great for people who want to spend their time working, creating and gaming from the same setup. I believe the Vulcan II Mini will set a new standard for what gamers can expect from smaller mini PC gaming keyboards in the future.”

PC gamers using the Vulcan II Mini can store up to five profiles of custom RGB lighting, key remaps, and more directly on the keyboard, making it easy to carry around. The Vulcan II Mini’s anodized aluminum backplate ensures structural integrity and is the foundation for ROCCAT’s AIMO RGB lighting technology, which produces vibrant lighting displays right out of the box and can sync with other compatible AIMO compatible products. Vulcan II Mini has twice the RGB lighting refresh rate of standard gaming keyboards, producing smooth and vibrant effects that take the immersive experience of desktop lighting to the next level. The detachable USB-C cable makes it easy to take the Vulcan II Mini on the go and provides another option for personalization. ROCCAT’s Vulcan II Mini comes in Ash Black or Arctic White, and PC gamers can add their own personal touches with third-party cross-mount keycaps or colorful custom USB-C cables (sold separately).

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