Legion K500 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Hello all. I recently bought the 15IAH7H (Legion 5i Gen 7 with RTX 3060) laptop. The internal keyboard is good, but it gets quite warm during gaming. Also, having an external keyboard is good for posture, so I was thinking of purchasing a keyboard to use while gaming.

I have heard some good things about the Legion K500 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and I'm planning to buy it. But I have only used a membrane keyboard in the past. It was a cheap one and some of the keys stopped working after a while, so I want to try something more reliable. So, I have some questions about this keyboard:

  1. The product status is shown as out of stock on this page: (Lenovo Legion K500 Gaming Keyboard | Lenovo US). Is it discontinued or will it be back in stock soon? I am okay with waiting a few weeks but not more than that.
  2. How loud will it be compared to a typical external membrane keyboard? I have heard the red switches are not that loud, but I just wanted to know from someone who has switched from a membrane keyboard to a mechanical one.
  3. Are the keycaps and switches replaceable? Will I be able to buy standard keycaps sometime later for this keyboard? The stock keycaps look good enough for me, but I just want to know if I will be able to do this sometime later. Also, does the keyboard come with any spare keys?
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  • I've been using the K500 for two years now.  I really like it.  It looks like it's back in stock at Lenovo.com.  The noise is similar to other mechanical keyboards I've seen - it's not silent Slight smile.  I have not tried to replace the keycaps or switches.  I would certainly recommend it.

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  • I've been using the K500 for two years now.  I really like it.  It looks like it's back in stock at Lenovo.com.  The noise is similar to other mechanical keyboards I've seen - it's not silent Slight smile.  I have not tried to replace the keycaps or switches.  I would certainly recommend it.

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