What’s new? See changelog.
|5Q||v7.4.18||Use Windows FW updater*||Use Windows FW updater*|
|X50Q||v64.0.0||Use Windows FW updater*||Use Windows FW updater*|
EU layout: v21.24.0-EU
|Use Windows FW updater*||Use Windows FW updater*|
(*) Mac and Linux firmware updaters are not available at this point. Please use a Windows PC to upgrade the device firmware. We know it’s a major pain and we are working on it.
Instructions for Windows
- Download the firmware file. If the 5Q firmware is up to date, the installer will not perform the upgrade. The current 5Q firmware version is displayed on the home page of the Q Desktop software. It is also displayed when running the firmware upgrade application
- IMPORTANT: Quit the Das Keyboard Q Software.
Quit it by clicking on the
cogicon on the top right corner of the application, and select
quiton the dropdown menu
- Double click the firmware file to “Run” it. Windows 10 Defender may display a message regarding
an “unrecognized app” that has been prevented from starting. You will
need to run it in order to upgrade the firmware on the 5Q. To enable the firmware upgrade to proceed,
More Infoand follow the prompts to run the upgrader and update the firmware
- Don’t forget to start the Das Keyboard Q software again
Switching to Mac layout
To map the 5Q Windows key to Mac configuration see knowledge base article.
Built-in Color Profiles
Preconfigured color profiles are embedded in some devices. Press
6 on the NUMPAD to cycle through them. - More info