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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 ...