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post #3831 of 14564
the burn marks are common on alot of laser etched keycaps.
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post #3832 of 14564
I'd imagine so. I'm amazed that the burn marks aren't more dramatic than they are, to be quite honest.

Also, how long do you suppose stock keys should last? (talking about the Das of course) I've used pad printed keys for ages without them wearing (I'm not a rough typist or anything). Should I assume these will last a fairly long time?
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post #3833 of 14564
there are many old and used mechanical keyboards that have laser etched keycaps. the ink might fade a little but they should last a long time, longer than pad printed keycaps that's for sure.
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post #3834 of 14564
Quote:
Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
there are many old and used mechanical keyboards that have laser etched keycaps. the ink might fade a little but they should last a long time, longer than pad printed keycaps that's for sure.
Once again, that's great to know. I appreciate all the help!
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post #3835 of 14564
I just recieved the Model S Pro that I bought here

The box says "Professional S" but the keyboard doesn't have any function keys or media function buttons. Did I get the Das III as mentioned on the first page?

The typing experience is great but the media keys were the reason I chose Das over other models - does anyone know where to find the model s pro w/ media functions in Canada?
post #3836 of 14564
Apparently Das made a revision to the Professional S and removed the media keys.

Way to go Das.
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^I agree. :|
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I personally prefer a board without media keys. They are ugly and useless.
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post #3839 of 14564
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
I personally prefer a board without media keys. They are ugly and useless.
Ugly? Perhaps. Useless? Eh, depends. I get good use out of Volume keys... but that's pretty much it. The others are nice to have in the rare case that I watch a movie, though.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Maytan View Post
Ugly? Perhaps. Useless? Eh, depends. I get good use out of Volume keys... but that's pretty much it. The others are nice to have in the rare case that I watch a movie, though.
This.

Also when playing a game I always hit the left windows key by accident, the function key replacing the windows key solves this for me.

Anyone looking to trade a used media-key version for a brand new revised version, pm me.
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