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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 ...