Guides

How to replace keycaps on your MX style mechanical keyboard

Ready to switch out your keyboard’s original keycaps for the Pudding or Lightcap Keycaps to customize your setup? All you need is 15 minutes and our easy-to-use keycap removal tool. Here are a few tips:

1. Use the tool to remove all of the small keycaps (the keycap removal tool is included in your Element Keyboard box)

           

 

2. For the larger keycaps left behind, you can also use the keycap removal tool, but take extra care to slowly remove the keycap from the stabilizer. Use both...


Benefits of a Foam Wrist Rest

 

Are wrist rest actually important for gamers? The answer is yes.

We asked teen gamers around the ages of 15-17 if they used one - we learned none of them used wrist rests, but they actually should be. Gamers that use wrist rests reduce their chances of getting carpal tunnel syndrome or RSI (repetitive strain injury). This is when you usually get a cramp or a pain in your wrist from playing too much. Have you noticed after a long game,...


The Future of Smart Peripherals

There are a lot of sick PC gaming peripherals out there. Our team is a group of avid PC gamers, so trust me… we’ve tried a lot of them. Though many tout big promises of immersive gaming, we’ve learned after trial and error that they typically fall short. 


The issue is that most hardware brands are limited by individual game developer integrations, and can only provide customized experiences and effects for certain games. So, if it turns out the hardware setup you’ve shelled out for doesn’t support your favorite new releases down the road, you’re...


How to Clean a Mechanical Keyboard

Your Element gaming keyboard can stand up to the most intense gaming sessions, but it still needs some love in the form of a thorough cleaning from time to time. 

Bacteria on Keyboards

Here are a few easy steps to keep your PC gaming setup clean and give your mechanical keyboard the solid lifespan every good peripheral deserves:

  1. Unplug your keyboard and turn it upside down to shake out any crumbs or dirt.
  2. Using a handheld vacuum or the hose attachment of...


How to Build the Ultimate Man Cave

During this complete meltdown of a year that is 2020, we’re all spending a lot more time at home – for most of us, that means a lot more time gaming. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Gaming industry sales have been up over 70 percent from last year and gaming sites are seeing record engagement. Even the World Health Organization has been encouraging people to play more video games.

For a few of us on the team, all this gaming made...