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I have a Das Professional Model S

for some reason my wasd cluster, left ctrl, and shift is starting to almost brown, looks like dirt or something, I wash my hands every time I use my keyboard or most of the time.

so my question is whats the best way to clean the keys. kinda looks gross. like to keep my keyboard clean especially at 129 bucks
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What kind of key caps do you have If they are printed ones soapy water, but any other id suggest Isoprpyl Alchahol.
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its the stock ones on the das

I have tried isoprolyn alcohol and it didn't work
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Some people like to use windex also you could also try wrapping them in a net bag (e.g. a washing tablet bag) and putting the in the dishwasher.
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post #5 of 7
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I will try that
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PrimeSLP;12501988 
I will try that

Tir the to the rack in the dishwasher so they dont hit the blades tongue.gif.

Friend did that once... He put 117 keys in and got like 1000 fragments back smile.gif.
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post #7 of 7
Laser+infill keycaps like the ones on the Das tend to get dirty over time compared to other printing technologies.
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