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ROG Strix Flare II Animate

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FULLY LOADED FLARE

The ROG Strix Flare II Animate is the ultimate gaming keyboard to fire up your game. It’s fully loaded with a host of innovations, including the customizable AniMe Matrix™ LED display, swappable ROG NX or Cherry MX mechanical switches, PBT doubleshot keycaps, sound-dampening foam, 8000 Hz polling rate, 0.125 ms response time, dedicated media controls and a wrist rest with light diffuser.

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ANIME MATRIX™ LED DISPLAY

The ROG Strix Flare II Animate features an AniMe Matrix™ LED display with 312 programmable mini-LEDs that let you show custom images and animations, audio visualizations, system status or settings indicators such as brightness levels and keyboard RGB lighting modes. The display can also be used to indicate laptop battery life, mail notifications, time and date.

  • ROG Strix Flare II Animate showing ROG and heart animations on LED display

  • ROG Strix Flare II Animate showing audio equalizer animation on LED display

  • ROG Strix Flare II Animate showing multimedia control indication on LED display

  • ROG Strix Flare II Animate showing time and battery status on LED display

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STYLISH & ERGONOMIC

The detachable wrist rest has a built-in light diffuser to make it glow when connected to the keyboard.

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Attaching the Wrist Rest

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INTUITIVE CONTROLS

Metal media control keys are arranged so they’re right at your fingertips, and can be programmed into hotkeys. Turn the scroll wheel to adjust volume or mute audio, and use the knob to reverse or skip tracks, pause or play.

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  • Play/Pause

    Play/Pause

  • Track arrows

    Previous Track/
    Skip Track

  • Volume

    Volume Control/
    Audio Mute

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ALMOST-INSTANTANEOUS RESPONSE

A high-speed USB microcontroller delivers an 8000 Hz polling rate that refreshes input up to 8X faster than competitor keyboards, reducing delay from 1 millisecond to a mere 0.125 ms.

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ROG NXMECHANICAL SWITCH

CHERRY MXRGB SWITCH

ROG NX Mechanical Switch

ROG-exclusive gaming switch – ROG NX Mechanical Switch with fast actuation and ROG-tuned force curves for great keystroke feel and feedback.

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  • LINEAR & SWIFT

    ROG NX Red Mechanical Switches provide a 1.8mm actuation point for fast input. Initial actuation force of 40gf helps prevent accidental keystrokes, and it extends to 55gf for perfect rebound feedback. As a result, keystrokes are instantaneous and have a smooth and linear feel.

    • 1.8mm

      Actuation Point

    • 40gf

      Initial Force

    • 55gf

      Total Force

    ROG NX Red switch

Cherry
MX RGB switches

Constructed with Cherry MX RGB switches, ROG Strix Flare II Animate delivers the precise mechanical feel preferred by gamers and enthusiasts alike. The premium-quality switches are manufactured in Germany, and are renowned for offering optimal actuation and responsiveness with every keystroke.

  • Linear response without audible click
    Smooth keystrokes with a softer spring for fast and precise actuation
    Actuation: 45g
    Key-travel distance: 2mm to actuate, 4mm to bottom

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ROG Strix Flare II Animate front angled view on the desk without wrist rest, with an opening on the top plate at the bottom-right section, showing the sound-dampening foam underneath
  • ROG PBT DOUBLESHOT KEYCAPS

  • SWAPPABLE SWITCHES

  • ROG SWITCH STABILIZER

  • SOUND-DAMPENING FOAM

SWITCH ENHANCEMENT

AURA SYNC

ARMOURY CRATE

AURA SYNC

With Aura Sync RGB, the entire color spectrum and a range of dynamic lighting effects are at your command. Individually lit keys allow you to create a keyboard that's uniquely yours.

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  • Blue :

    Normal scenes

  • Yellow :

    Alert scenes

  • Red :

    Danger/ Hurting

  • Low point :

    40°C

  • High point :

    60°C

  1. 0
  2. 40
  3. 60
  4. 100

Note: Only when devices with monitoring capabilities are present.

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    Static

  • Breathing lighting effect icon

    Breathing

  • Color cycle lighting effect icon

    Color cycle

  • Rainbow lighting effect icon

    Rainbow

  • Starry night lighting effect icon

    Starry night

  • Strobing lighting effect icon

    Strobing

  • Music lighting effect icon

    Music

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    Adaptive

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    Dark

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    Smart

ARMOURY CRATE

Armoury Crate unifies system and lighting controls. Easily create, define and customize scenario profiles, map keys, and record macros. For ROG Strix Flare II Animate, Armoury Crate also allows you to set custom images and animations, audio visualizations, or system status monitoring.

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    ONBOARD MEMORY

    Save up to six profiles, including up to five custom schemes, and use them anytime, anywhere.

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    100% ANTI-GHOSTING & N-KEY ROLLOVER

    Every keystroke is registered accurately without miss no matter how fast you play.

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    WINDOWS LOCK KEY

    Disable the Windows key with a single press for undisturbed gaming.

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    ON-THE-FLY MACRO RECORDINGS

    Record macros on the fly and map them to fully programmable keys.

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    USB PASSTHROUGH

    USB 2.0 passthrough lets you plug in a mouse or flash drive, or charge mobile devices.