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A wide variety of fonts have been used for keycap legends over time. Due to the nature of double-shot moulding, vintage keycaps used more rounded typefaces. Modern dye-sub and pad printing techniques allow for exquisite typography on keycaps. Some brands also prefer or have preferred the use of italics for keycaps, in particular Apple and Diatec.
- 1 Ducky Corp
- 2 Cherry Corp
- 3 IBM
- 4 Logitech
Cherry G80-3000 Doubleshot
Bubbly Sans - Link to Sixty Quote for specifics
It's a custom line font (pen plotter) based on Helvetica; Helvetica Rounded is close, with some notable differences, mainly a simplified the lower case t and a six sided *.
For a preview of every key on a standard ANSI Keyboard please refer to Cherry legends.
Cherry G80-3000 Lasered
Cherry MX-Board 2.0
Model F, Model M
Paul Rand details Metro?
Helvetica (Selectric typewriter like number row)
K400 Wireless With Touchpad