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Curious about this, because this is the main reason why I'm leaning towards the Ultimate model. That, and the obvious badass factor of having a blank keyboard.
    
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they can wear off? i have never seen this.. and i have some keyboards that are over 5 years old...
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Originally Posted by The Mad Mule View Post
Curious about this, because this is the main reason why I'm leaning towards the Ultimate model. That, and the obvious badass factor of having a blank keyboard.
they always wear off unless they are double shots kinda like the space bar getting shiny, it just depends on how dirty your hands are and etc to determine how fast it goes
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ultimate looks so sick i'm gonna get it if i ever have enough money. Don't even consider the professional because the ultimate will also allow you to learn how to truly touch-type, even in games.
Edited by joelmartinez - 5/8/11 at 6:43pm
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post #5 of 12
Been using my Das on a daily basis for a year. Yes, some very frequently used keys are starting to get dull in their lettering. Probably going to take 2-3 years to actually wear the letters off though - they're just getting a bit less bright.
    
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I think this will happen with any keyboard, unless it has engraved letters. My das professional has no signs of fading letters yet. Been using it for only 3 months though lol.
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My old Das had some fading since I'm a heavy user, started fading at around 6 months.
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They haven't changed the way they are making the keycaps, so they do still have the problems with wear on the lettering. It seems to be a lot worse for some people then it is for others.
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Mine doesn't wear off because they're already blank.
I decided to go with that after horrible experience with the G15 v1...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shnur View Post
Mine doesn't wear off because they're already blank.
I decided to go with that after horrible experience with the G15 v1...
I have a G15 V1 keys still perfect and Ive used it daily since it came out.
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