All products will be shipped in 1-2 business days

Keychron Q6 Max QMK/VIA Wireless Custom Mechanical Keyboard

SKU: Q6M-P3
$219.00

Type
Color
Switches

The Fully Assembled version includes:
  • The keyboard PCB, the case, and the PC plate.
  • Keycaps (included Mac & Windows keycaps).
  • Switches.

The Barebone version does not include the keycaps and switches.

No discount codes can be used for the Q6 Max.

Q6 Version

Wired / OSA Keycaps / G Pro Switch

Q6 Pro Version

Bluetooth 5.1 Connection / KSA Keycaps / K Pro Switch

Keychron-Q6-Max-100%-Layout-QMK:VIA-Wireless-Custom-Mechanical-Keyboard-White.jpg__PID:199d04a9-8c09-49ac-833d-081320bb0116

Keychron Q6 Max

Introducing the Keychron Q6 Max, a full-metal QMK/VIA wireless customized mechanical keyboard with a 100% full-size layout and support for 2.4 GHz wireless, Bluetooth 5.1, and Type-C wired connectivity. The combination of reinforced multi-layer acoustic foam and double-gasket design provides an incredibly satisfying typing experience while ensuring a superior sound quality.

Keychron-Q6-Max-Full-Size-Layout-QMK-VIA-Wireless-Custom-Mechanical-Keyboard-Aluminum-Black.jpg__PID:92800736-c174-483c-b357-ed8b05037314
Keychron-Q6-Max-QMK:VIA-Wireless-Custom-Mechanical-Keyboard-White.jpg__PID:f7a33d6f-90bc-482d-8752-e198a622365a
Q-max-features-icons.jpg__PID:da84e38a-2c51-4064-a530-a70701a9e067
Customize Your Q6 Max

Choose the keycaps, switches, and more accessories for your Q6 max.

Double-Shot PBT Keycaps

The double-shot PBT keycaps of the Q6 Max provide excellent oil resistance and prevent the legends from fading out. Additionally, the keyboard offers two different keycap options to meet varying preferences and needs.

KSA Keycaps 

Q6-Max-KSA-Double-Shot-PBT-Keycaps.jpg__PID:cd818937-3263-4601-8a9e-9ec0a23da591

Adopting an ergonomic design and classic appearance, it's ideal for standard typing situations.

OSA Side-Printed Shine-Through Keycaps 

OSA-Side-Printed-Shine-Through-Keycaps.jpg__PID:da8ad174-540f-425e-a51c-0b9d9d7fc4ba

Less distracting during use and provides a fantastic backlight shine-through effect.

2.4 GHz & Bluetooth Connection

Experience peak gaming performance on the fly with the 2.4 GHz wireless connection boasting a rapid 1000 Hz polling rate. For seamless multitasking across your computer, phone, and tablet, you can effortlessly connect the Q6 Max via Bluetooth 5.1 to three devices.

Keychron-Q6-Max-Full-Size-Layout-QMK:VIA-Wireless-Custom-Mechanical-Keyboard-Black.jpg__PID:ba10cc8f-a4e5-42a0-96a2-2685e5d37cfd

A Refined Piece Of Metal Art

The entire metal body is crafted with 6063 aluminum that is processed through CNC machined, polished, sandblasted, and undergoes 24 more manufacturing stages to make this solid metal piece of art that is the Q6 Max. 

Keychron-Q6-Max-100%-Layout-QMK:VIA-Wireless-Custom-Mechanical-Keyboard-Aluminium-White.jpg__PID:c403f074-10f9-4169-a331-887695ee689f
Section
Drop element here

Significantly Enhanced Acoustic Foams

Elevate the typing experience with a combination of premium acoustic foams such as IXPE, PET, and Latex. Each keystroke becomes enjoyable, making every tap a delight for the senses.

Easy Assemble

We designed every component to be able to assemble easily so you can customize and adjust each component with ease to create your ultimate typing experience.

Q6-Max-structure
Q6-Max-structure-Mobile.jpg__PID:5a3efeb3-449a-4906-9daa-f8d9838069d8
Section
Drop element here
Keychron-Q6-Max-Full-Size-Layout-QMK:VIA-Wireless-Custom-Mechanical-Keyboard-White.jpg__PID:cdf75977-5c86-4da3-a1d4-e318a3a07a7f

An Epic Core Inside The Keyboard

A powerful ARM Cortex-M4 chip (MCU) equipped with 256K Flash will provide more flexibility for developers. The polling rate is 1000 Hz right out of the box on 2.4 GHz and wired modes (90 Hz on Bluetooth mode), which makes the latency hardly noticeable even in competitive games.

Double-Gasket Design

The Double Gasket Design is a new innovative structure in the industry. In addition to the gaskets on the plates, we added silicone pads between the top and bottom cases to significantly reduce the acoustic resonance between the metals and reduce the noise of the impacted metals. 

Gasket structure of Keychron Q1 Max 75% Layout QMK/VIA Wireless Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron-Q6-Max-100%-Layout-QMK:VIA-Wireless-Custom-Mechanical-Keyboard-Black.jpg__PID:ede3fe85-8bf1-4d85-beca-199d04a98c09

Experience the next level of key sounds and comfort with our gasket mount design together with a flexible PC (Polycarbonate) plate. This design combination allows the keyboard to maintain the flexibility of the gasket structure and improves the overall typing sound.

Section
Drop element here

Suitable for All Devices

Built with the Mac users’ experience in mind while still retaining compatibility for Windows devices, the Q6 Max comes with a system toggle and an additional set of customized keycaps for both Windows and macOS systems. You can now save two different layouts on the keyboard, one for each system.

Q6-Max-Windows-Keycaps.jpeg__PID:1b143e20-25a5-47b3-b3c6-f7a68216a3d1
Q6-Max-Toggle-Switch.jpg__PID:59f9f4e1-f135-4b7a-84a6-6fbae6927f48

Program The Q6 Max with QMK & VIA.

Endless possibilities for a fluid workflow thanks to its ability to remap any key, and create macro commands, shortcuts, or key combinations through the QMK/VIA.

Check out the video above demonstrating how to remap the F16 key to an Eject key with the VIA software to create a shortcut to put your Mac to sleep (Command-Option-Eject).

Get the Q6 Max keymap working on VIA

Since the VIA code for the Q6 Max is still awaiting approval from Github, it is not yet automatically recognized. Please download the appropriate keymap JSON file below, open VIA, turn on "Show Design tab" on "Settings" tab, and drag the JSON file into the “Design” tab on VIA to get the Q6 Max keymap working on VIA.

Download Q6 Max Knob ANSI (US) Keymap JSON File
Q6-Max-hot-swappabl.jpg__PID:7014b2bb-632d-4d66-8bea-6553b06659f9

Hot-Swappable

Every detail matters for a personalized typing experience, that’s why we give you the power. You can hot-swap every switch on the Q6 Max with almost all of the 3pin and 5pin MX style mechanical switches on the market (including Cherry, Gateron, Kailh, Panda, etc.) without soldering required. You can customize your own typing experience in seconds.

Section
Drop element here

South-Facing RGB

Comes with 22 types of RGB backlight settings. You can further fine-tune the RGB hue, saturation, brightness, effect speed, and different modes, or even remap these keys with QMK/VIA.

Gateron Jupiter Switch

Our exclusive Gateron Jupiter mechanical switch (for the Fully Assembled version only) comes with a 3-pin design, its pre-lubed with a reliable Gateron quality standard with up to 80 million keystrokes lifespan. While their unique LED diffuser design offers high RGB backlight transmittance and softer backlight effect.

The banana switch provides an early tactile bump at the top with a uniquely smooth experience like those Panda switches on the market.

Keychron-Gateron-Jupiter-MX-mechanical-switch-red-brown-banana.jpeg__PID:d42576f6-0f92-468d-93d6-9f816a1ebc2f

PCB Stabilizers

No detail is too insignificant when it comes to your fingertip feel. We’ve integrated the PCB-mounted screw-in stabilizers for a smoother typing experience with less wobbliness on the big keys such as the space bar, shift, enter, and delete keys. You can even customize your favorite stabilizers on your own.

PCB screw-in stabilizers of Keychron Q1 Max 75% Layout QMK/VIA Wireless Custom Mechanical Keyboard

Looking for ISO Layout?

The Q1 Pro ISO collection comes with fully assembled keyboards with 🇬🇧UK, 🇩🇪German, 🇩🇰🇫🇮🇳🇴🇸🇪Nordic, 🇨🇭Swiss, 🇫🇷French, and 🇪🇸 Spanish layout, and the “Barebone ISO Knob" option is suitable for all ISO countries (e.g.: 🇮🇹Italy, 🇵🇹Portuguese, 🇭🇺Hungary, etc.) to build their keyboard with keycaps in their preferred languages and switches. 

What's in the box?

Q6-Max-package-list.jpg__PID:d0e99ab0-2829-4567-84f4-027cbd1504c5
Q6-Max-package-list-barebone.png__PID:027cbd15-04c5-45c3-b20c-7b57ef8ef54a

Specs

Width137 mm
Length446 mm
Front Height20.1 mm (without keycaps)
Back Height32.6 mm (without keycaps)
Feet Height2.7 mm
Angle5.2°
Weight2184 g ± 10 g (Fully Assembled version)
Body MaterialAluminum
Plate MaterialPC
KeycapKSA double-shot PBT keycaps, not shine-through (Fully Assembled version) / OSA side-printed double-shot PBT keycaps (Fully Assembled version) 
SwitchGateron Jupiter (Fully Assembled version)
StabilizerScrew-in PCB stabilizer
BacklightSouth-facing RGB LED
Hot-swappableYes. Compatible with most of the 3 pin & 5 pin MX mechanical switches such as Gateron, Cherry MX and Kailh, etc.
MCUARM Cortex-M4 32-bit STM32F402 (256KB Flash)
Polling Rate1000 Hz (2.4 GHz & wired) / 90 Hz (Bluetooth)
N-Key Rollover (NKRO)Yes for both wireless and wired modes
Battery4000 mAh Rechargeable li-polymer battery
Wireless Working Time (Backlit off)Up to 180 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
Wireless Working Time (RGB)Up to 100 hours (Lowest brightness)
Bluetooth Version5.1
Compatible SystemmacOS/Windows/Linux
Connectivity2.4 GHz / Bluetooth / Type-C wired
Bluetooth Device NameKeychron Q6 Max
Operating Environment-10 to 50℃
Keychron Q6 Max User Guide

Learn more about the Keychron Q6 Max such as the Q6 Max shortcuts, assembling the Q6 Max, factory reset, and more in the FAQ section.

Keychron Q6 Max QMK/VIA Wireless Custom Mechanical Keyboard 100% Layout Aluminum Black Fully Assembled Knob for Mac Windows Linux Gateron Jupiter Red
Q Max series

Keychron Q6 Max QMK/VIA Wireless Custom Mechanical Keyboard

From $199.00
The Fully Assembled version includes:

The Barebone version does not include the keycaps and switches.

No discount codes can be used for the Q6 Max.

Type

  • Fully Assembled Knob
  • Barebone Knob
  • Fully Assembled Knob (Side-Printed Keycaps)

Color

  • Carbon Black
  • Shell White

Switches

  • Gateron Jupiter Red
  • Gateron Jupiter Brown
  • Gateron Jupiter Banana
  • Barebone
View product