Metadot Das Keyboard 4 Professional

  • Metadot Das Keyboard 4 Professional
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The Das Keyboard 4 was announced in March 2014 and stays true to its roots in terms of aesthetics and its 104-key layout. The latest Das offers a new oversized volume knob and dedicated media controls on the top right side just above the number pad. Media controls include buttons to play, rewind and fast-forward as well as a mute button and another to put the computer to sleep.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 85

Have you ever noticed that people tend to invest a disproportionate amount of money in items that consume the most amount of time in their lives? For example, we spend a third of our life asleep yet I know several people that paid a hundred bucks or less...

By Computer Shopper on 80

The Das Keyboard 4 brings the company's iconic mechanical keyboard into the '10s, with nifty media controls and a pair of USB 3.0 ports. But the minimal tilt adjustment will frustrate some, and the price is quite high, given the lack of backlighting and...

By TechRadar AU on 80

The Das Keyboard 4 Professional is a great basic board. It has an uncompromising, no-frills style that you'll come to respect, even if that means it won't be the go-to board for gamers. The MX Blue switches will be a relaxing reprieve for those coming...

By HotHardware on 80

We're less excited about the dual-purpose footbar/ruler, which teeters on being gimmicky, but overall the the Das Keyboard 4 is successful in delivering an elegant typing experience in a professional looking package.

By TechBargains on 80

As it stands, the Das Keyboard 4 is a welcome sight in what's become a crowded field of mechanical keyboards. This is the best version of the Das Keyboard yet.

By KitGuru on 85

Having used the Das Keyboard for nearly five years now, I found that multimedia control keys were the only thing I missed on the product sometimes back in 2011. When I need to transcribe a long phrase told during certain conference calls or presentations, I need to quickly pause the audio, which is inconvenient to do with a mouse. Now it looks like this drawback has been fixed.

By PC Mag on 80

A superb typing experience and excellent new features characterize the mechanical Das Keyboard 4, but those benefits don't come...