ROCCAT Adds Per-Key RGB Lighting To The Ryos Keyboard Series

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅02.02.2016 14:33:09

Hamburg, 2 February 2016 – The new ROCCAT Ryos MK FX represents the chance to opt for both style and performance when you search for the perfect weapon for your gaming arsenal. Purpose built for hardcore gamers, the Ryos MK FX is the most advanced mechanical gaming keyboard on the market. Using all of ROCCAT’s industry expertise and gaming experience, the Ryos MK FX boasts an amazing feature set, headed up by its impressive 16.8 million color per-key RGB illumination. It also features precise Cherry MX switches, two ARM processors and ROCCAT’s intuitive Swarm driver software for easy yet, deeply customizable illumination options. The Ryos MK FX offers fully configurable, ROCCAT-enginereed Per-Key RGB illumination in two convenient modes: preset and custom. This means you can add awesome special effects in 16.8 million colors to your keystrokes, configure your keyboard to highlight your in-game and application key bindings, your modifier keys, your system controls as well as your macro sequences and cool-downs plus much, much more.

These seemingly complex configurations are programmable in seconds with ROCCAT Swarm, the software incarnation of ROCCAT’s future ready philosophy. It makes deep customization easy, with an intuitive user interface purpose designed for gamers. Together with state of the art ROCCAT hardware like the Ryos MK FX, it unveils a universe of options to customize your gaming setup to an unprecedented level. Bringing gamers closer than ever before to the in-game action, the Ryos MK FX also supports AlienFX, for exciting lighting effects tied to your favorite games.

Owing to its whopping two 32-bit ARM Cortex processors, the Ryos MK FX comes out swinging. Since the MCU is so powerful, not one of the keyboard’s advanced features sacrifices an ounce of performance. And with 2MB of flash memory to store your configurations, your keyboard will execute all of your keystrokes and macros in real time, without any delay.

ROCCAT Ryos MK FX Unboxing

ROCCAT’s breakthrough Easy-Shift[+] technology means each button has more winning-edge value with a secondary programmable function, for a wide array of battle possibilities. Intuitive and easy to program, with options for simple commands or complex macros, Easy-Shift[+] expands your arsenal, letting you react both rapidly and efficiently in the heat of the battle. The Ryos MK FX comes locked and loaded with the highest quality mechanical key switches, meaning you’re playing with the best the industry has to offer. With durable CHERRY MX key switches that last up to an incredible 50 million keystrokes and laser-etched, UV-coated keycaps, wear and tear will be the least of your concerns.

Technical Specifications

- RGB Per-Key illuminated mechanical keyboard
- Advanced anti-ghosting with N-key rollover
- CHERRY MX key switches
- 3 programmable thumbster keys
- 5 programmable macro keys
- 94 total programmable keys
- 1000Hz polling rate
- 1ms response time
- 1.8m braided USB cable
- 1 x audio in, 1 x audio out
- 2 × 32-bit ARM Cortex processors + 2MB flash memory

Dimensions / Weight

Width 50.8 cm, Height 4.4 cm, Length 23.4 cm, Weight 1600 g

Launching today, the ROCCAT Ryos MK FX is now available for £139.99. For more information on this and other award-winning ROCCAT peripherals visit

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