Computex computer exhibition has always been a place for hardware makers and gaming gear to introduce their innovative new technologies with new products. And in Computex 2019 this year, a 'familiar' face, SteelSeries, introduced the new Apex Pro keyboard series (with Apex Pro TKL) with the OmmiPoint switch that possesses a unique magnetic key force recognition technology.
The interesting point of OmmiPoint switch possesses the technology of receiving this magnetic key force that gamers can manually adjust the button down how much they will count as receiving the signal. Previously for common types of switches including Cherry, Razer, Kaith, Gateron … the key journey as well as the signal generation point were fixed and could only be adjusted by the manufacturer. But SteelSeries has created a new revolution when bringing this 'power' to gamers.
Currently SteelSeries has not explained the technology that they use in this OmmiPoint switch, but only revealed that the NSX used magnetism to determine the signal receiving point, can be installed in its software and by gamers themselves. I adjust. The receiving level can be adjusted in the range of 0.4mm – 3.6mm, quite spacious and comfortable, suitable for many usage conditions.
New OmmiPoint Switch on SteelSeries Apex Pro.
With this new mechanism, gamers can completely change the depth of keystrokes to maximize sensitivity when fighting in virtual worlds. For example, in action games like CS: GO, PUBG, Apex Legends … just on the key side, the character has already moved, creating a faster millisecond can also help you escape death. Create a crazy island highlight phase.
This new innovation makes Apex Pro / Apex Pro TKL the fastest and most user-friendly gaming keyboard ever made by gamers!
Along with the new switch, SteelSeries also offers an interesting feature: the OLED display displays the parameters, controls the features … right on the keyboard called Smart Display. The Apex Pro and Apex 7 models all adopt this new technology.
Another attraction of Smart Display is the ability to show notifications right on the small screen, for example, you are in the game but still get information from other chat software, such as Discord, Spotify … We It is possible to change the settings in the SteelSeries Engine software to make them more fun or to display what you need.
In fact, Apex Pro (TKL) and Apex 7 (TKL) will have the same appearance, just the switch. Apex Pro as mentioned above will use OmmiPoint type can change the power receiving point in the main key cluster, while Apex 7 still uses the traditional QX2 mechanical switch, with the receiving point at about 2mm.
Apex Pro will be available from June 11 for $ 199.99 (TKL is $ 179.99 but later). Apex 7 and Apex 7 TKL are priced at $ 159.99 and $ 129.99 respectively, and are released at the same time as Apex Pro TKL, this fall.