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Anyone know where I can get replacement keycaps for the Das Model S Ultimate? I really liked the look of the red ESC and bluish WASD that you can get for Filco boards but Das doesn't have anything like that one their site.
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I think we said this a few pages back, they don't make keycaps specifically for the das. Any keycaps made for cherry mx blues will fit onto the blues naturally, but it's a gamble if they will match the other keys on the das in size, slope, etc.

Replacing all the keys should work fine though . Assuming the backspace, etc is same size that is...
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post #4413 of 14551
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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5 View Post
Gaming? Typing? Use is important to switch and board choice.
Gaming mostly, though I do type on OCN a fair bit and my typing amount will increase exponentially in about August.

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I'm not one of the experts, but what's your budget? I mean, is it approximately £40-£50?
~£50, yeah. If something's going to present much better value for money at just £10 higher or something, I'd have absolutely no qualms in stretching though.
    
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I think we said this a few pages back, they don't make keycaps specifically for the das. Any keycaps made for cherry mx blues will fit onto the blues naturally, but it's a gamble if they will match the other keys on the das in size, slope, etc.

Replacing all the keys should work fine though . Assuming the backspace, etc is same size that is...
Ah, well then I'll just change my question.

Do the Filco bluish/purplish WASD keycaps fit the Das Model S in terms of slope/size/finish/shape/etc?

Hopefully someone here has tried and can answer that...

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Gaming mostly, though I do type on OCN a fair bit and my typing amount will increase exponentially in about August.
Sounds like you need Cherry MX Brown switches. Not sure if you'll be able to find a new mechanical keyboard in your budget though. I'm new to the scene though so I may be wrong.
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~£50, yeah. If something's going to present much better value for money at just £10 higher or something, I'd have absolutely no qualms in stretching though.
If we can use the £10 rule multiple times to step up, I recommend buying your own keyboard factory and making a meticadpa edition keyboard, with custom switches designed to your exact taste and only the finest plastic crafted with the tears of a lberian lynx.
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In that price I think only the odd layout of the I-rocks or the new thermaltake keyboard will be available new. You can try one of the scissor switch ones or find used on ebay if them don't do it for you.
 
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In that price I think only the odd layout of the I-rocks or the new thermaltake keyboard will be available new. You can try one of the scissor switch ones or find used on ebay if them don't do it for you.
£50-60 is a lot more then $60, he should be able to find something decent on ebay at least I would think.
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They go for just over 90 to 100$ us
 
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nevermind :S
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And I can't stand wired mice in the first place, so no to the Lachesis. Plus I keep my computer way up on top of my desk (it's a tall desk), so wired mice are impractical for me (unless they've got a monster cord. but that would probably be eaten by my dog or something). As it is, my Deck cord is just barely long enough (but I don't have to move that).
You do realize there are things called extension cables, right?
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