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Howdy. I just placed an order on the Das pro mx blue and been reading reviews for the month. A lot say the print wears out which is to be expected. However is there a place I can buy keycaps that have the print on the front side that fit this keyboard? I really like the font used on this board so if there is something similar with the front print then that would be even better. But it doesn't have to be that font though. I like textured as well so that will be a plus. Thank you.

I think it will look really good, half ultimate, half professional.

This is so nice!
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why didn't you just buy the filco ?
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why didn't you just buy the filco ?

Why didn't the filco come with a usb hub with dual usb outs and only cost $80? thumb.gif
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post #4 of 21
Hey, I knows the font on that Das!

http://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/w80w4/why_das_keyboards_bank_gothic_font_makes_it_the/

Or did you mean the Filco?

That is Futura.
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I bought mine on taobao (China), but I'm not sure whether they ship to North America.
63ee7efe-b3cb-dea4.jpg

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post #6 of 21
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I bought mine on taobao (China), but I'm not sure whether they ship to North America.
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That's nice. You bought the whole keyboard with the keycaps from China, or just the keycaps them self? I really like it.thumb.gif
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post #7 of 21
100% sure that it was keycaps only.

It's highly and I do mean highly unlikely you'll find Das (Bank Gothic) in any configuration other than the ones sold by Das.

That being said, you can buy side printed keycaps here,

http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/category/pbt-key-caps/catId=3982960.

Also if you're curious as to how white might look on a Das, here's mine (engraved, not side printed).



Either way, it's a good keyboard, and keycap replacement won't be too hard, just a little time consuming (also...the keys don't wear out THAT fast, but my WASD cluster definitely looked faded compared to say my Z key).
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100% sure that it was keycaps only.
It's highly and I do mean highly unlikely you'll find Das (Bank Gothic) in any configuration other than the ones sold by Das.
That being said, you can buy side printed keycaps here,
http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/category/pbt-key-caps/catId=3982960.
Also if you're curious as to how white might look on a Das, here's mine (engraved, not side printed).

Either way, it's a good keyboard, and keycap replacement won't be too hard, just a little time consuming (also...the keys don't wear out THAT fast, but my WASD cluster definitely looked faded compared to say my Z key).
Thanks for the picture. That looks nice as well. But I'm more of a black on black person so black keycaps would suit me.
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post #9 of 21
Filco owns the patent for keycap front side printing.

DAS is also much cheaper these days because they no longer use the same vendor which everyone praises on these boards.
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Yup, keycaps only. I was going to go white, but they were out of stock.
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