HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

HyperX Alloy Elite, Red Back-Lit Keys, Cherry MX Red Mechanical, Standard Full Size, Wired, USB 2.0, 1000Hz, Passthrough

Scan code: LN83976 Manufacturer code: HX-KB2RD1-UK/R1 Request call
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Product Overview
Unique Radiant Light Bar Delivers Unmatched Brilliance

The HyperX™ Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is the perfect keyboard for the gamer that values both style and substance. The Alloy Elite wows with its dynamic lighting effects, stunning HyperX red backlighting and dazzling 18 LED light bar that delivers unmatched brilliance. It’s built tough with a solid steel frame that will both endure the test of time and hold position when the action gets intense. With dedicated media buttons, USB 2.0 pass-through, Game Mode, ant ghosting and N-Key rollover, this multimedia keyboard is equipped to meet any user’s needs. Choose from CHERRY® MX Blue, Brown, or Red switches and get the guaranteed reliability of CHERRY key switches in the style that suits you best. Additionally, the Alloy Elite also comes with a comfortable, detachable wrist rest and HyperX titanium-coloured, textured keycaps that highlight the most important gaming keys.

• Unique Light Bar and Dynamic Lighting E¬ffects Deliver Unmatched Brilliance: HyperX Alloy Elite wows with its dynamic lighting effects, stunning HyperX red backlighting and dazzlingly luminous 18 LED light bar that delivers unmatched brilliance.
• Solid Steel Frame: The Alloy Elite is constructed with a solid steel frame that is built to last.
• CHERRY® MX Mechanical Key Switches for Proven Reliability: Available with CHERRY MX Blue, Brown or Red key switches, so you can get the proven reliability of CHERRY in the style that you prefer.
• Feature-Rich Multimedia Keyboard with Dedicated Media Buttons and Large Volume Wheel: Control of your media placed at your fingertips. No fumbling to find a function key to skip tracks or change volume.
• Quick Access Buttons for Brightness, Lighting Effects and Game Mode: Adjust brightness, lighting effects or enable Game Mode with the touch of a button.
• Conveniently Connect Other Devices with USB 2.0 Pass-Through: The USB 2.0 port on the keyboard provides an additional slot for more device inputs.
• Comfortable, Detachable Wrist Rest: The detachable wrist rest reduces wrist fatigue during long gaming sessions.
• Additional Titanium-Coloured Textured Keycaps: Alloy Elite also comes with additional HyperX titanium-coloured, textured keycaps that highlight the most important gaming keys, and the HyperX keycap removal tool to make swapping your keys a breeze. Features Device Type Keyboard
Backlit Red
Interface USB
Input Device
Keys Qty 104
Hot Keys Function Multimedia, gaming mode key
Layout English - United Kingdom
Keyboard Technology Mechanical
Key Switch Type Cherry MX Red switches
Features Numeric keypad
Width 44.4 cm
Depth 22.68 cm
Height 3.63 cm
Weight 1.467 kg
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces USB pass-through
Cable Length 1.8 m
Included Accessories Keycaps, keycap puller
Software & System Requirements
OS Required Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support Limited warranty - 2 years
Keyboard Specifications
Keyboard Model Alloy Elite
Form Factor Standard Full Size
Key Switches Cherry MX Red Mechanical
Wired/Wireless Wired
Connectivity USB 2.0
Rechargeable Battery No
Battery Type N/A
USB Hub USB Pass-through Port
Wrist Rest Detachable
Report Rate 1000Hz
Anti-Ghosting Yes
Key Rollover N-Key Mode Rollover
Macro Keys N/A
Macro Recording Method  
Media Keys Yes
Win Lock Key No
Special Keys
  • Backlighting Brightness Adjustment Key
  • Game Mode Key
  • LED Mode Adjustment Key
  • Mute Key
  • Next Track Key
  • Play/Pause Key
  • Previous Track Key
  • Volume Control Wheel (Up/Down)
Back-Lit Keys Yes
LED Lighting Colour Red
Keyboard Backlighting Functions
  • 4x Brightness Levels
  • 6x Different LED Modes
On-board Processor  
On-board Memory No
On-board Memory Size  
Removable Keys Yes
Other Keyboard Features Inc. Selection of Coloured/Textured Keycaps
Language English (UK) Language
Cable Material Braided
MAC Compatible No
Compatible Operating Systems
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
Colour Black
Dimensions 444 x 226.8 x 36.3 mm (WxHxD)
Weight 1467 g
Mouse Specifications (If Included)
Mouse Included No
Mouse Model  
Mouse Type N/A
Number of Buttons  
Scroll Wheel No
Scroll Wheel Tilt Function No
Mouse Resolution N/A
Rechargable Battery No
Mouse Battery Type  
Mouse Colour  
Mouse Dimensions  
Mouse Weight  
Other Accessories (If Included)
Headset No
Card Reader None

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24 months
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Manufacturer Contact Details
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HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
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