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SteelSeries SS-64490 Apex M500 Mechanical Blue Illuminated Gaming Keyboard



The Apex M500 is a tournament grade backlit mechanical gaming keyboard built entirely around the needs of professional gamers. SteelSeries have done this by identifying the key needs of professional gamers and built entirely around those needs. By building a keyboard with the thoughts of the professional in mind, SteelSeries ensure players have the proper tools to reach the top of the leaderboards!


  • Cherry MX Red mechanical gaming switches.
  • Individual blue LED illumination.
  • 100 Percent programmable with SteelSeries engine.
  • Full antighosting with 104 key rollover.
  • Standard key layout.
  • Reinforced steel back plate.
  • Under board cable management.
  • Interactive SteelSeries key.



Switch Type


Switch Name

Cherry MX Red Gaming Switches

Throw Depth

4 mm

Actuation and Reset Depth


Actuation Force Needed


50 Million Click Lifetime Guarantee




N-Key Roll Over

104 Key


Per-Key Blue LEDs


1241 g, 2.742 lb


136.43 mm, 5.37 in


440.56 mm, 17.34 in


39.52 mm, 1.56 in

Cable Length

2 m, 6.5 ft

Full Anti-Ghosting Support

Quick Access Media Keys

Fully Programmable Keys

Cable Management System


Engine Support


Remappable Keys

Custom Key Illumination

Unlimited Profiles


Apex M500

Quick Start Guide




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Warranty: 12 Month Return To Base

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