The model S is a mechanical keyboard that comes with either Blue, Brown or Red Cherry MX switches.
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Pro NKRO on all models
All Das Keyboard models come standard with nine key roll over. This means that the keyboard can handle up to 9 simultaneous inputs, making it great for gaming or for really really fast typists.
Pro Tasteful Branding
This keyboard's branding is polished and attractive.
Pro Provides a two-port USB hub
Two powered USB inputs are available on the Model S, making plugging in a wired mouse or other devices really easy and helps clean up your desk wiring.
Pro Available as a silent variant
With the Cherry MX Browns the Model S Professional is very silent and suitable for an office environment. Key presses rarely "bottom out" and it comes with o-rings to prevent noise from being generated when you do.
Pro Uses Costar stabilizers
Costar stabilizers significantly reduce friction in key motion.
Pro Heavy base
Great for staying put and not sliding around the desk under energetic typing.
Pro You can get it with Linux keycaps
Instead of having to deal with Windows or Mac branded modifier keys, you can configure the Model S to come with keycaps designed for Linux.
Pro Media keys
This keyboard has convenient key functions for media control.
Pro 30 day money back guarantee
If you get this keyboard directly from Das and, within 30 days, decide you don't want it, you can return it for a refund.
Con Loss in build quality after a change of manufacturer
There was a noticeable decrease in build quality after manufacturer change.
Con Large footprint
The Das Keyboard range does not come in tenkeyless variants, so all the keyboards are pretty big.
Con Fingerprint magnet
After some time, the glossy finish used for the case clearly shows fingerprints.