Love or hate its irreverent branding, you must give props to Dbrand for its consistency. The corporate greatest recognized for its vary of skins and instances for shopper tech devices is releasing its mechanical keyboard keycaps today, and so they’re remarkably on-brand.
The Pyramid keycap is a sharp escape key that the corporate says stabs whoever presses it (“legal professionals suggested that we soften the tip a bit of bit, however relaxation assured you’re by no means multiple agency key press away from drawing blood”) and a alternative enter key referred to as The Enter that merely reads “fuck off.”
Moderately than full keycap units which are designed to switch all of the keys on a keyboard, these novelty keycaps are designed to simply change a few keys. The corporate says they’re designed to pair with any GMK set, which implies they need to work with some other keycaps that use the common Cherry profile.
Each are made fully of metallic and can be found in a alternative of three colours; black, naked metallic (aka silver), and neochrome . The Pyramid escape key additionally has cutouts designed to let the keyboard’s RGB lighting shine by, with holes on each its higher and decrease sides to work with north- and south-facing swap orientations.
Curiously, reasonably than promoting the keycaps straight prefer it does with most of its different merchandise, Dbrand is distributing them by keyboard specialist retailer NovelKeys. The Pyramid and The Enter can be found as we speak for $60 and $40, respectively.
Disclosure: The Verge just lately collaborated with Dbrand on a collection of skins and instances.