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YMDK Double Shot 108 Dyed PBT Shine Through OEM Profile Rainbow Carbon Sunset Keycap for MX Switches Mechanical Keyboard(Only Keycap) (Carbon)

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If you really want to improve your competitive edge, we recommend that you look into a different switch instead. Low-profile or optical switches can decrease the travel distance and improve the response time when entering a keystroke. Keep in mind these switch types do make typing more uncomfortable in our experience, but they may be worth exploring. DSA is the go-to uniform profile in the hobby. First introduced by Signature Plastics - the original creator and manufacturer of DSA profile keycaps. You can expect pleasantly textured surfaces, slightly shorter profile for a flatter look, combined with spherical top is a great blend to give you a perfectly balanced feel regarding typing on this set. You will enjoy the typing sessions very much.

There are certain styles in which each row of keys has a different height to allow for a concave or sloped shape over the entire keycap set. By changing the shape of your keycaps, it lets you take the style and feel of your keyboard to a whole new level.It’s worth noting that XVX is also one of the few companies (aside from Razer) selling “phantom” keycaps. These are similar to pudding keycaps, albeit with almost fully-transparent sides and “stealth” legends that are only visible when you enable RGB lighting. They’re an interesting variation on the pudding keycap style, although likely not for everyone.

The main benefits are the aesthetics as you are able to choose the color and design of the keycaps which will allow the RGB lighting to flourish.With many countries speaking different languages it’s important that the legends are correct (duh). Certain keycap sets come with two languages on them for easy translation which is pretty cool. Conclusion

Some older keyboards, especially from companies such as Razer and Corsair, will have non-standard layouts so the keycap sizes will be different than what comes with a new keycap set, unless it’s made specifically for that keyboard model.

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Like DSA, XDA keycaps are low profile and uniform, which results in this profile being widely used within the hobby.

Best Pudding Keycaps Runner-Up: SteelSeries Prismcaps have large, clear fonts that let much more light through than competitors.

The primary keycap size is the one used for the alphanumeric keys. These are single-unit, often shortened to “1u” keycaps. All keycap sizes derive from this basic unit. So a 1.25u keycap is one-quarter keycaps wide, while a 6.5-unit spacebar is six-and-a-half standard keycaps wide. GK2 is specifically made for Epomaker's silicone keycaps. Its design comes from the GK1 profile, but slightly adjusts the height to match the silicone soft surface. It's a customized profile provided by the AKKO. Offers a familiar sculpted feel to cherry or cherry profile. First and foremost, you must determine the profile of your switch stems, as not all brands use the same plus-shaped stem that Cherry MX switches use. Thankfully, a majority of the brands on the market use this standard, which is why we specifically focused on this profile for our roundup. These include Kailh, Gateron, Outemu, Razer, or Zealio We’ll go over some of the different reasons for why you should get a new keycap set and explain the difference between the different material types and profiles. Why Get a New Keycap Set?

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