SteelSeries Apex 9 TKL Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

SteelSeries Apex 9 TKL Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

  • Custom-built OptiPoint optical switches for faster actuation and zero debounce
  • Toggle the keystroke actuation point from gaming-grade 1mm to more deliberate 1.5mm
  • Fully swappable switches for customization and longevity
  • Tenkeyless form factor for a streamlined gaming setup and more space on your desktop for mice swipes
  • Series 5000 aluminum top plate, identical to metal in combat jets, enhances structural stability and durability
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Make the first move with the incredibly fast Apex 9 TKL gaming keyboard. Boasting swappable OptiPoint optical switches that actuate 33% faster than the leading optical keyboard, adjust the actuation point between a fast 1mm for gaming and 1.5mm for deliberate typing on this compact esports tenkeyless keyboard.

OptiPoint Optical Switches
Experience optical speed like never before. The custom-built OptiPoint optical switches harness light to detect the registration depth of your keystroke for 33% faster actuation, zero debounce and a lightning-fast 0.2ms response time.

2-point Actuation
Adapt to any game by changing the registration depth from a fast 1mm light press to an accuracy-focused 1.5mm keystroke.

Swappable Switches
Upgrade your keystrokes. Easily customize and upgrade to your favorite OptiPoint switch to make it your own.

Streamlined TKL Design
The compact tenkeyless shape saves precious desk space for big mouse-swipes, drawing you closer to victory.

SteelSeries Engine
Unlock Apex 9 TKL's unique capabilities with Engine, such as per-key RGB illumination and custom actuation points. Engine is a part of the SteelSeries GG platform that comes with free apps to tune your gear and capture your best gaming Moments.

Aircraft Grade Aluminum Alloy
The Series 5000 aluminum top plate is identical to the metal used in combat jets for a lifetime of enhanced rigidity and structural stability. ​

Double Shot PBT Keycaps
Experience a giant leap in quality and durability. Our PBT keycaps are engineered with a unique texture for enhanced keystroke feel, better typing accuracy, and improved durability.

Detachable USB Type-C Braided Cable
Durable and detachable, the USB-C braided cable can withstand the wear and tear of daily life.

Height-Adjustable Tilt Legs
Optimally position the keyboard for comfortable play over long sessions. The adjustable tilt legs give you flexibility for three options: flat, half, and full extension.




ModelSteelSeries Apex 9 TKL
Switch TypeOpiPoint
Hot-Swap SocketsNo
KeycapsShine-through double shot PBT
SizeTenkeyless (TKL)
Matrix87 Keys
ConnectionDetachable USB Type-C
Response Rate1 ms / 1000 Hz
N-Key RolloverFull Key (NKRO)
CompatibilityWindows, Mac OS X, Xbox, and PS4
Physical LayoutANSI
Logical LayoutUS QWERTY
Dimensions355 x 128 x 42mm
Warranty1 Year



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