Switch Types

After finally deciding to go for a mechanical keyboard, another question usually comes up very soon: Which switch type do you want to use? The switches are probably one of the most important parts of the keyboard. Two keyboards from the same model, but with different switch types, can feel quite differently. So, which switches …

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SteelSeries Apex M800

The Apex M800 is the high end model from the manufacturer SteelSeries. The mechanical keyboard uses QS1 Switches, these are specifically for the Apex M800 created switches. Similar to the Romer-G Switches in the Logitech G910, the QS1 Switches in the Apex M800 have a quite short actuation distance. SteelSeries promises a 25 percent faster …

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