Start with pure lines sculpted in aluminum, add clean white backlit keys with a modern font face, and you get an incredibly efficient tool that helps get the job done.
German engineered Cherry MX switches
Das Keyboard incorporates a product of the highest-quality German engineering: Cherry MX switches. With gold crosspoint technology, these switches ensure high-precision electrical contact. They last over 50 million keystrokes with no loss of quality.
Cherry MX brown switch
Feel: Soft tactile
Actuation force: 45g
Tactile force: 55g
Lifetime: 50 million actuations
Total travel distance: 4mm
Pre-travel distance: 2mm
Operating point: 2mm
Reset point: 2mm
Keycap stem: MX (cross)
Type anywhere, even in your cave
The Das Keyboard Prime 13 wields white LED backlit keys with 7 levels of brightness. Plenty-enough settings even for desks located in challengingly-dark environments.
Improved cable management
With the extra-long braided cable and its rectangular shape, the Prime 13 keeps you knolling more then ever.
Connect any device with a USB pass-through
Conveniently plug a mouse, thumb drive, headset, or phone directly into the keyboard's USB pass-through.
Save the planet. Your Prime 13 saves energy
The planet needs your help. Every bit counts. The Prime 13 has built-in energy saving features.
Sleep control function
Das Keyboard was one of the first to incorporate a computer sleep control to its keyboards. Having a computer sleep a few hours a day while you are away from your desk will make your power hungry 600-watt, eight-core, fire-breathing monster computer stop burning unnecessary energy when it is not needed.
The Prime 13 backlighting automatically dims after 10 minutes of inactivity. Even keyboards like naps.
Sidelit media controls
We rotated the LED switches to be front facing so that even the media controls icons located on the side of the keycaps are backlit. The best way to explain this is to create this new word, sidelit.
Knolling has never looked better
For the overachiever who likes to keep their desk clean, the Prime 13 has a place in the middle of your desk.
Prime 13 technical specifications
- Minimalist design with anodized aluminum top panel
- Cherry MX mechanical switches with crosspoint gold contacts
- White LED backlighting
- Full n-key rollover (NKRO)
- USB pass-through
- Extra long, 6.5 ft (201 cm) braided cable
- Quick access media controls and sleep mode via function keys
- Laser-etched keycaps with keycap puller
- Cherry-style wide keycap stabilizers
- Dimensions: 18.03 x 6.77 x 1.22 inches (45.80 x 17.20 x 3.11 cm)
- Weight: 2.9 lbs (1.32 kg)
- Designed in Austin, TX USA
- One USB port for keyboard connection
- One USB port for USB pass-through
- No software driver required
- Compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux operating Systems
- Available in 104-key US layout & 105-key for UK layout (NO, and DE layouts will be coming soon)