|Layouts||Standard ISO and ANSI / 101-105 keys|
|Interface||AT and PS/2, later versions have USB.|
|Years of production||1988–present|
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The construction of the case underwent a lot of internal changes. Keyboards from the early 1990s are significantly heavier than the latest series from the 2000s, while outside the shells appear to look the same, except for the LED window cover which had been removed in favour of three little LED windows.
Early models had n-key rollover, and until the mid-1990s a PC/XT switch could be found. The keyboards with DIN plug and a coiled cable, similar (but smaller) to the cables of the IBM Model M. Later versions had PS/2 connectors and the PC/XT switch disappeared. Nowadays, only USB is available.
Earlier models are with doubleshots and in rare cases dye sublimated (mostly found on the G81 versions). Since the 2000s, doubleshots on G80-3000 became quite rare and since the end of 2010, Cherry stopped production of any doubleshot key caps. Since the mid-1990 lasered key board legends appeared and became dominant by the 2000s. Black key caps are laser engraved and filled. All lasered key caps are of significantly lower quality than the doubleshots.
The second version of the Das Keyboard (not the one currently offered) was a rebranded black G80-3000 with Cherry MX Blue switches, blank POM keycaps and the logo "Das Keyboard" in large bold white letters where the Cherry logo would have been.
Double-shot keys can be slightly darker than on Cherry-branded G80-3000 models, G80-3077, Also, it come with a industrial grey case.
Modifier keys have white legends on sky blue. Other keys have dark blue legends on light grey.