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Is it possible to change the switches on this keyboard?

Yes, if you disassemble the keyboard, desolder the switches and LEDs, and solder in new ones. That's what I did with my G710. It takes a few hours, but it's not particularly difficult. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi all,

I want to change the switches on my Steelseries Apex M500.

Currently it has Cherry MX Reds, but I would like to change them.

Is it possible?

Thanks in advance :) 


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Yes, if you disassemble the keyboard, desolder the switches and LEDs, and solder in new ones. That's what I did with my G710. It takes a few hours, but it's not particularly difficult. 


 

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