Das Keyboard 5Q Cloud Connected RGB Mechanical Keyboard (Pre-Order)


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Pre-order now to be the first in line for the Das Keyboard 5Q. Quantities are limited.

** We expect to ship in Summer 2018 ** 

World’s First Cloud-Connected Keyboard

The Das Keyboard 5Q is a cloud-connected keyboard allowing users to display color notifications on each key. Notifications can come from applications such as Twitter, Gmail, eBay, Facebook and many others. Hundreds of applications can be configured via IFTTT and Zapier, transforming the 5Q keyboard into an RGB dashboard. An open REST API is also available for programmers.

World’s Most Advanced Mechanical Switches

Designed to improve light output and speed, the best-in-class Gamma Zulu mechanical switches are made by Omron (Japan). They withstand 100M actuations (35% more than most competitors), sport a double cross point contact for improved reliability, and have a comfortable travel of 3.5 mm, allowing users to type and game effortlessly for long hours. The centered LED pipe provides superior brightness. The longest lasting Gamma Zulu switches deliver an ultimate tactile experience.


  • Best-in-Industry Switches
    With 100M lifecycles, 35% faster than most competitors & made by Omron (Japan) with comfortable travel of 3.5mm
  • 2x Brighter RGB Backlighting System
    Due to its enhanced brightness mode* and its modern switch design, the 5Q delivers intense colors that are not washed out by daylight - a problem that most RGB keyboards suffer from. * requires a USB 3.0 connection
  • Real-Time One Analog Technology with No Delay
    Due to its 1ms key detection analog technology, the Das Keyboard 5Q has an unrivaled speed that will ensure it never misses a keystroke.
  • Durable Aluminum Top Panel
    Built to last for years
  • Silicone Wrist Rest
    World’s first silicone based detachable wrist rest that’s attached magnetically and helps typists rest their palms comfortably
  • Fully Programmable
    Customize each individual key with 16.8M RGB color backlighting and
    reassign any key for advanced macros
  • Das Keyboard Q Cloud Connection Software
  • Easy-access Volume Knob
  • Dedicated Media Control
  • Full N-key Rollover & 100% Anti-Ghosting
  • Extra-long Braided Cable (2m, 6.5ft)
System Requirements:
  • Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Linux.
  • One 2.0 USB port, Optional 3.0 USB port for Enhanced Brightness Mode
  • Internet connection for software and cloud features
    Physical Specifications:
    • Height: 1.28 in (32.45 mm)
    • Width: 9.21 in (233.8 mm)
    • Length: 17.77 in (451 mm)
    • Weight: 3.3 lbs (1.44 kg)
    Package Content:
    • Das Keyboard 5Q
    • Palm rest
    • Keycap puller
    • Getting started guide

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    Compatible Accessories:

    • Black Keycaps, Professional Font Inscriptions*,104 & 105 Layouts
    • Translucent Keycaps, Blank, No Inscriptions, 104 Layout
    • Translucent Keycaps, Modern Font Inscriptions, English, 104 Layout
    • Translucent Keycaps, Modern Font Inscriptions, Dvorak, 104 Layout

    FAQ :

    How does pre-ordering work?

    Add the item to your cart and your payment will be charged and collected at checkout. Once the item becomes available, we will ship your keyboard to the shipping address you provided at checkout.

    When will the 5Q keyboard be available?

    The Das Keyboard 5Q is under development and will be available hopefully by the end of 2017. Our Kickstarter backers will be the first to receive the keyboard, then pre-orders will ship and the 5Q will be available to the general public. The availability date is subject to change. 

    Does free shipping apply to this product?

    Yes, however, free ground shipping only applies to US residents. Unfortunately, we currently do not ship to international countries and we regret that this item cannot be shipped to PO Boxes

    **Currently only available as a pre-order to the US. 
    NOTICE: Product images are not final.