Roccat Vulcan TKL Pro has a mechanical gaming keyboard in its portfolio aimed at the more demanding faction and e-athletes. It comes with optomechanical switches that work extremely precisely and has a very short trigger travel. However, they only have very little tactile feedback, which means that the feeling of a mechanical keyboard doesn’t arise, especially when typing – but that doesn’t matter at all and at least means that it’s not quite as loud as a mechanical keyboard with blue switches.

The keyboard is relatively flat, and the keys are transparent on the sides, showing off the RGB lighting. This is AIMO-capable and synchronizable and can also be changed without software on the keyboard itself. Unfortunately, the keyboard does not offer separate media controls and macro keys – everything has to be done via FN combinations. For the sake of compactness, Roccat does without a number block. If you don’t need it, you’ll be happy to have more space on your desk. Unfortunately, there is also no palm rest. At a price of over 150 USD, one could expect a magnetic pad to be included in the scope of delivery.

See detailed review: Roccat Vulcan TKL Pro

Roccat brings a gaming keyboard with the Pyro, representing an excellent middle ground between high-end mechanical keyboards and inexpensive gaming keyboards with membrane switches. Mechanical switches are included, with the switches being similar to the popular Cherry MX Reds.

This means a short and linear release path without a click but 45 g counter pressure. At the same time, this prevents accidental button presses and ensures fast trigger times. Of course, the usual technical features for gaming keyboards, such as N-key rollover and anti-ghosting, are also included. The case consists of a mix of metal and plastic, whereby the corrugated plastic parts appear original but take some getting used to.

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There is absolutely nothing wrong with the keys themselves. The lighting is uniform and completely configurable. That’s why it’s a pity that Roccat didn’t use additional macro keys here. There are also no extra USB ports for charging the smartphone. In return, a palm rest is included in the scope of delivery.

See detailed review: Roccat Pyro

Pros and Cons

Roccat Vulcan TKL ProRoccat Pyro
Compact and gorgeous designBrushed aluminium surface
Fast and accurate performanceQuality RGB lighting
Stunning RGB lightingWrist rest provided
Noisy keysNon-braided cable
Without palm restNo additional macro keys


Roccat Vulcan TKL ProRoccat Pyro
Released date15 April 20213 May 2021
Keyboard typeGamingGaming
Polling rate1000 Hz
Weight23.28 oz1100 g
ColourClassic BlackClassic Black
SwitchesRoccat Titan SwitchRoccat Titan Switch
ConnectivityUSB Type-CUSB 2.0
RGB16.8 million colours16.8 million colours
SoftwareRoccat SwarmRoccat Swarm
CompatibilityWindowsWindows 7,8, 10 & 11