BenQ Zowie Celeritas II Review

Updated: Feb 25, 2019

BenQ's gaming division - "Zowie" has been accruing product and reputation over the last few years lately. One of the most amazing product like the Zowie XL2546 been popping up lately due to top end quality and performance by Zowie, To which its coming in soon on Techbooze

There was the Celeritas at the beginning with Cherry MX RED, and simply put "Celeritas" means speed in latin and it does stays true to the word. | Now Zowie games up with Celeritas II with Flaretech Optical Key switches instead of using Mechanical Key switches though they didn't wanted to take away the tactile feel of a Mechanical Keys, after-all at the end we strive for the tactile feedback.


You get Service information guide with a PS/2 to USB Converter for RTR (Real Time Response). and You get product manual.

Zowie use Specially cut foam to prevent any unwanted damage to the keyboard while in transit.

Talking about the specs

Interface: USB + PS2Key

Switch: Flaretech Optical (linear)

Key Travel: 1.9mm

Actuation Force: 33g initial, 55g +/- peak

Polling Rate: 1000Hz (default)

N-Key Rollover: Yes

Real-Time Response: 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x over PS/2

Illumination: Red LED

BacklitSize (cm): 44.2 x 17 x 3.8

Weight (kg): 1.89