What is the opinion of Reddit about the
HP Pavilion Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 500 with Wired USB, Red Switches, RGB LED Backlighting, 10-Key Rollover Anti-Ghosting, Media Control Keys and 2-Way Adjustable Legs (3VN40AA#ABL)?

A total of 3 reviews of this product on Reddit.

28 points


18th May 2021

The name of the keyboard is the HP Pavilion Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 500 and here is the amazon link for it:


The real disgusting part is that they marketed it as a mechanical keyboard when it is actually a membrane keyboard. The only part mechanical about this keyboard is the slider within the fake switch.

3 points


3rd Jun 2020

And they obviously don’t understand how it’s supposed to work. Not being able to strafejump (W+D+Space) is a fatal design flaw.



  1. Top Amazon review: https://www.amazon.com/HP-Mechanical-backlighting-Anti-Ghosting-Adjustable/dp/B07D968VKG

  2. Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Hewlett_Packard/comments/aarfvr/hp_pavilion_keyboard_500_cant_use_spacebar_while/

  3. Blizzard: https://eu.forums.blizzard.com/en/wow/t/keyboard-not-accepting-w-a-space/85130

1 point


5th Apr 2020

£30 at Amazon although there are very mixed reviews