At Computex 2023 this week, ASUS introduced a new addition to its lineup of keyboards announcing the imminent availability of the new ROG Strix Scope II 96 wireless gaming keyboard. Strix Scope II 96 Wireless he Compact gaming keyboard ASUS ROG offers users a 96% layout, keeping all the function and number keys on a standard full-size keyboard.
ROG Strix Scope II 96 offers multiple connectivity options including pairing with up to three devices via Bluetooth and 2.4GHz RF via ROG SpeedNova wireless technology and an Omni receiver, or through a wired USB connection if preferred.
This keyboard includes pre-lubricated ROG NX Snow mechanical switches that are hot-swappable. Providing gamers with fast actuation, optimized keystrokes, and improved key stability even during the most challenging gaming scenarios. To control noise, the wireless gaming keyboard features built-in sound-dampening foam and a switch dampening pad to absorb echo and reduce pinging noise.
ROG NX Snow mechanical keyboard
ROG NX Snow mechanical switches, uniquely composed of plastic composites, are housed in durable, double-sided ROG PBT keycaps or UV-coated ABS keycaps to provide gamers with a premium feel and anti-ghosting. Users can also swap out these keys with their preferred options, adding the element of personalization.
One other noteworthy feature of the Strix Scope II 96 Wireless is the inclusion of silicone dampening foam for the bottom shell, along with key dampening pads over the printed circuit board assembly, which enhance acoustic performance during keystrokes.
The keyboard includes a multifunction button and scrolling features to manage media playback, volume, and keyboard lighting. In addition, the F1-F5 keys are pre-programmed as hotkeys for the Xbox Game Bar and recording functions. The Strix Scope II 96 Wireless is expected to accompany the Strix Scope II and Strix Scope II RX full-size gaming keyboards in the future.
Wireless gaming keyboard features
- 96% Layout: Retains all functions and number keys in a more compact and efficient design that saves space on the desk
- Tri-mode connection: Connect using Bluetooth (up to three devices), 2.4GHz ROG SpeedNova wireless technology, or wired USB
- Hot swappable keys: Pre-lubricated ROG NX mechanical switches for great keystroke feel and consistency with snappy actuation
- Sound dampening foam with key dampening pads: Unique integrated wet foam with added wet key cushion construction absorbs pinging noise and reverberation to improve keystroke acoustics.
- Improved typing experience: Pre-lubricated keyboard stabilizers produce less friction for smoother, more stable keystrokes for longer keys; Double-durable ROG PBT or UV-coated ABS keycaps provide a premium feel and resist glint*
- Shortcut keys: The F1 – F5 keys are pre-programmed as hotkeys for the Xbox Game Bar and Registry
- Intuitive controls: Multi-function button and multiple wheels for media playback, volume and keyboard lighting
- ROG Omni Receiver: Connect to multiple supported devices wirelessly with a single receiver
- Unique ROG-inspired space bar: UV-coated Space bar with special ROG marking and three bottom RGB LEDs
- Ergonomic design: Three reclining positions and a detachable wrist rest
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