Accessible at this time, the next-gen SteelSeries Apex Professional TKL builds on its predecessor’s best options with new and customizable OmniPoint 2.0 switches. There’s additionally a wi-fi mannequin, although in fact, budget-minded buyers could need to stick to the wired model.
We’re all the time impressed by SteelSeries’ Apex keyboards, together with the fashions that launched final month. However the Apex Professional TKL is one thing particular; the brand new OmniPoint 2.0 switches reply 11 instances quicker than typical mechanical switches (they’ve a 0.54ms response time, to be particular).
Plus, OmniPoint 2.0 gives customizable per-key actuation between 0.2mm to three.8mm, with 37 totally different actuation ranges to select from. Actuation might be modified on the fly, so you may shortly swap between a quick actuation (for gaming) and a extra inflexible actuation (for productiveness).
And apparently, OmniPoint 2.0 helps “2-in-1 key presses,” which allow you to set two factors of actuation to a single key. Let’s say you place two factors of actuation on the “W” key—you may press it calmly to stroll ahead in a sport, or press it onerous to run.
After all, the brand new Apex Professional TKL has insanely customizable RGB and a reasonably slim profile. It additionally packs a small OLED show, which might present you sport, chat, or system info.
The wired Apex Professional TKL is offered at this time for $190. You can even purchase the wi-fi mannequin (which makes use of 2.4GHz Quantum 2.0 Twin Wi-fi and Bluetooth 5.0) for a cool $250.