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X50Q

Q Software Basics

Q Software Basics, For Use With Your Q Series Keyboard (4Q, X50Q, 5Q, 5QS) For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics.  Das Keyboard's Q Software is a specialized, cloud-based software companion to our Q Series keyboards. It's purpose is to bring maximum custo...

Recording Macros on The X50Q or 5QS

Das Keyboard Macros Explained For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key.  The 5QS and X50 have the ability to create macros and save them to keys on your keyboard, so that any sequence of keystrokes can be reproduced...

Gamma Zulu Keycap Basics (5Q, X50, 5QS)

Installation and Removing of Gamma Zulu Keycaps These instructions apply to the following models  - 5Q  - X50Q  - 5QS    Please view this video (https://youtu.be/V6YoE4mAn1Q) for instructions on how to replace Gamma Zulu keycaps. REMOVING THE KEYCAPS Using a key puller, place the k...

On-board Profiles on the X50Q

The X50 comes complete with a total of 6 on-board profiles to pick from when you are not connected to the service or to the Q Software. To access them use the given key combos below: FN + NUMPAD 0 `` = RED BACKGROUND AND SOLID GREEN KEYPRESSES FOR 4s SOLID GREEN PRESS ON RED https://i.imgur.com/b...

My X50Q Won't Connect to the Q Software!

X50Q Not Found/Disconnected in Q Software If you have recently procured your new X50Q and are not able to connect the the Q Software (https://download.daskeyboard.com/q-software-releases/3.2.6/Das-Keyboard-Q_3.2.6.pkg) , it is likely that you need to install the firmware for your new board. T...

How to Use Gaming Mode on the 5Q, 5QS, and X50Q

Using Gaming Mode on Your 5Q, 5QS, and X50Q For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. What is Gaming Mode? Gaming Mode disables the Alt, Tab, and Windows Keys to prevent accidentally closing or quitting your game ...

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5Q

Q Software Basics

Q Software Basics, For Use With Your Q Series Keyboard (4Q, X50Q, 5Q, 5QS) For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics.  Das Keyboard's Q Software is a specialized, cloud-based software companion to our Q Series keyboards. It's purpose is to bring maximum custo...

My 5Q Function Key Has Strange Lighting

Strange Lighting on 5Q FN Key For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. If your function key on the 5Q keyboard is strangely lit, it's possible that the keyboard is in testing mode from our manufacturing facility. Y...

Das Keyboard 5Q Built-In RGB Profiles

There are several color profiles embedded into the firmware of the 5Q. To use the 5Q onboard color profiles use FN+ 1-6 on the NUMPAD. Most of the variant profiles will be static colors but a few will have active effects included in the profile. Please Note: this will only work if the Q Software ...

Switching to Mac Mode on Your Das Keyboard 5Q or 5QS

5Q/5QS - Mac Mode  For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. To switch to Mac Mode on your keyboard use CTRL + SHIFT + MEDIA FORWARD simultaneously.* https://i.imgur.com/VjsJurs.png After Mac Mode is activate...

Gamma Zulu Keycap Basics (5Q, X50, 5QS)

Installation and Removing of Gamma Zulu Keycaps These instructions apply to the following models  - 5Q  - X50Q  - 5QS    Please view this video (https://youtu.be/V6YoE4mAn1Q) for instructions on how to replace Gamma Zulu keycaps. REMOVING THE KEYCAPS Using a key puller, place the k...

How to Turn NKRO on and off on the 5QS and 5Q

Turning NKRO on and off with your 5QS or 5Q For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. What is NKRO? NKRO refers to N-key rollover. A keyboard with full n-key rollover can register as many keys as you can press at on...

How to Use Gaming Mode on the 5Q, 5QS, and X50Q

Using Gaming Mode on Your 5Q, 5QS, and X50Q For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. What is Gaming Mode? Gaming Mode disables the Alt, Tab, and Windows Keys to prevent accidentally closing or quitting your game ...

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5QS

Adding animations to built-in RGB profiles on the 5QS

If you are not using the Q software and have added one of the built-in RGB profiles to your 5QS, you can also add an animation to the color configuration. When the built-in color profile is saved and displaying on the keyboard, press FN + MENU + (NUMPAD KEY) to set an animation (see table below)....

Q Software Basics

Q Software Basics, For Use With Your Q Series Keyboard (4Q, X50Q, 5Q, 5QS) For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics.  Das Keyboard's Q Software is a specialized, cloud-based software companion to our Q Series keyboards. It's purpose is to bring maximum custo...

Recording Macros on The X50Q or 5QS

Das Keyboard Macros Explained For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key.  The 5QS and X50 have the ability to create macros and save them to keys on your keyboard, so that any sequence of keystrokes can be reproduced...

Switching to Mac Mode on Your Das Keyboard 5Q or 5QS

5Q/5QS - Mac Mode  For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. To switch to Mac Mode on your keyboard use CTRL + SHIFT + MEDIA FORWARD simultaneously.* https://i.imgur.com/VjsJurs.png After Mac Mode is activate...

Gamma Zulu Keycap Basics (5Q, X50, 5QS)

Installation and Removing of Gamma Zulu Keycaps These instructions apply to the following models  - 5Q  - X50Q  - 5QS    Please view this video (https://youtu.be/V6YoE4mAn1Q) for instructions on how to replace Gamma Zulu keycaps. REMOVING THE KEYCAPS Using a key puller, place the k...

How To Create Custom Built-In RGB Profiles On the 5QS

How To Use The Built-in Profile Editor To Create Custom RGB Profiles On The 5QS For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key.  The 5QS has the ability to create advanced RGB profiles, and save them to the keyboard. (Edi...

How to Turn NKRO on and off on the 5QS and 5Q

Turning NKRO on and off with your 5QS or 5Q For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. What is NKRO? NKRO refers to N-key rollover. A keyboard with full n-key rollover can register as many keys as you can press at on...

How to Use Gaming Mode on the 5Q, 5QS, and X50Q

Using Gaming Mode on Your 5Q, 5QS, and X50Q For this article, keys and key combinations will be represented by bold italics , unless specifically referred to as a key. What is Gaming Mode? Gaming Mode disables the Alt, Tab, and Windows Keys to prevent accidentally closing or quitting your game ...

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Das Keyboard X Line

I Need Drivers For My Old X40 Model

Das Keyboard X40 - Drivers   The X40 Gaming Keyboard Software Driver can be downloaded from the following location :   https://www.daskeyboard.com/x40-m50-downloads/ (https://www.daskeyboard.com/x40-m50-downloads/) Or for a direct download use this download link: https://download.das...

M50 Gaming Mouse Software Driver

The M50 Gaming Mouse Software Driver can be downloaded from the following location : http://www.divisionzerogaming.com/downloads/

X40 Macro Recording Instructions

There are two ways to create Macros for the X40: Option 1: On the keyboard [no Software Driver needed] Option 2: Through the Software Driver Application Option 1: Press Fn+F12 [the MR key] to enter into the Macro Recording Mode [F12 indicator LED blinks] Press a M-key [eg. M1] to begin recording ...

M50 Macro Recording Instructions

To create Macros with the M50 Driver Software, follow these instructions: Open the Driver Software. Click Button Settings tab. Click Macro Manager. Click the New button. Name your macro. Hit enter to save name of macro. Hit Start Record button. Record your macro. Click stop Record button. Click ...

M50 Profile Cycling Instructions

The M50 mouse allows you to configure and customize 5 profile settings. While you must use the M50 Driver Software to setup your profiles, you do not need the software to actually swap between profiles. These profiles are actually saved onto the memory of the mouse, allowing you to take the mouse...

Cherry MX Keycaps - Removal and Installation

How To Remove Keycaps on Your Das Keyboard With Cherry MX Switches These instructions apply to the following models:  Das Keyboard 4 Professional Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate Das Keyboard 4 Root Das Keyboard 4 for Mac Das Keyboard 4C TKL Das Keyboard 4Q Model S Model S Ultimate Model S for Mac Prime 1...