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Changing Colors in Redragon Keyboards: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction

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When it comes to selecting a keyboard, many people value their personal style. In today's market, most keyboards come with RGB or LED lighting options. The Redragon keyboard offers dynamic lighting features that allow you to customize its appearance according to your preferences. Whether you want to change the color of specific keys, change lighting modes, or adjust brightness, this guide will help you master the art of keyboard illumination using both keyboard shortcuts and the Redragon software.

 

 

Table of Contents:

 

Understanding Redragon Keyboards

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RGB Lighting

Redragon keyboards come equipped with RGB (Red, Green, Blue) lighting that allows you to choose from a wide spectrum of colors. These keyboards feature multiple lighting modes, making it easy to find the perfect color scheme for your setup.

Key Features

Before we dive into customization, it's essential to familiarize yourself with your Redragon keyboard's features. Redragon keyboards often have dedicated software that enables precise control over RGB lighting.

 

Redragon Keyboard Lighting Modes

Redragon keyboards come equipped with various lighting modes, enabling you to create unique lighting effects, react to in-game events, or simply add some personal flair to your setup. Here are the key lighting modes you can explore:

Static Mode

This mode keeps the keyboard lighting at a constant color.

Breathing Mode

The keyboard lighting pulsates in and out, creating a breathing effect.

Wave Mode

The keyboard lighting waves across the keyboard, providing a dynamic look.

Ripple Mode

In this mode, the keyboard lighting ripples out from the center of the keyboard, resembling a ripple in water.

Reactive Mode

The keyboard lighting reacts to your keystrokes, enhancing your typing experience.

Custom Mode

This mode allows you to create your own custom lighting effects, giving you full creative control.

 

What is Redragon Software?

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The Redragon software is a user-friendly utility designed to enhance your experience with Redragon peripherals. It provides you with the tools to customize your keyboard's lighting, key bindings, and more.

 

What Does Redragon Keyboard Software Offer?

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The Redragon keyboard software offers extensive control over your keyboard's lighting and functionality, allowing you to fine-tune your device to match your preferences and needs. With Redragon keyboard software, you can:

  • Change the lighting modes and colors of your keyboard.
  • Create custom lighting profiles tailored to your preferences.
  • Assign macros to your keyboard keys for improved productivity.
  • Adjust the brightness and speed of the keyboard lighting to suit your environment.
  • Easily update the firmware of your Redragon keyboard to keep it up-to-date.

 

How to Install Redragon Keyboard Software?

Installing Redragon's software is a quick and straightforward process. Here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Visit the Official Redragon Website: Start by visiting the official Redragon website at https://redragonshop.com.

  2. Access the Software Section: On the website, you can easily find the "Software" section. If you're using a mobile device, click the three horizontal lines in the top right corner and select "Software" from the dropdown menu.

  3. Browse Compatible Devices: In this section, you'll also find assistance for using the WinRAR program. Scroll down the page to discover a product list that contains all devices compatible with the software. They are categorized and equipped with a search engine for convenient product lookup.

  4. Download and Install: Once you've located your product, click on it to access a pop-up with manuals and software downloads. To install the software, simply click on the download link and proceed to unzip the file. Then, run the "setup.exe" file.

    Note: For Redragon wireless keyboards, please run the software in wired mode.

     

    How To Change Redragon Keyboard Color?

    You can change the color of your Redragon keyboard using two methods:

    Using Keyboard Shortcuts:

    Many Redragon keyboards have dedicated keys or key combinations to cycle through different lighting effects and colors. Refer to your keyboard's user manual to find the specific shortcuts. To change the color of specific keys on your Redragon keyboard using keyboard shortcuts, press the Fn key and the Keypad keys. The Keypad keys will select the keys you want to change the color of. To change the color of a key, press the Spacebar.

     

    Using the UCAL K673 PRO Keyboard as an Example:

    Press and hold FN and Ins keys simultaneously to switch between different lighting modes. There are a total of 16 lighting modes.

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    Using Redragon Software:

    Launch the Redragon software and find the key customization section. Select the keys you wish to change and assign the desired colors or effects to them. To change the color of your Redragon keyboard using Redragon software, follow these steps:

    1. Open the Redragon software.
    2. Click on the Lighting tab.
    3. Select the lighting mode you want to use.
    4. Choose the color you want to apply.
    5. Click on the Apply button to save your changes.

     

    Using the UCAL K673 PRO Keyboard as an Example

    There are a total of 16 lighting modes.

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    How To Change Brightness Level in Redragon Keyboard?

    You can adjust the keyboard's brightness to match your environment or mood. To change the brightness:

    • Use the Fn key and the Page Up key to increase the brightness level.
    • Use the Fn key and the Page Down key to decrease the brightness level.

    You can also find brightness settings within the Redragon software and customize it to your liking.

     

    Using the UCAL K673 PRO Keyboard as an Example:

    To adjust brightness, press and hold FN along with either the " ↑ "or "↓ " key.

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    How to Turn Off Redragon Keyboard Lights?

    If you prefer a more discreet look or want to conserve power, you can easily turn off the keyboard lights using the following methods:

    On your Redragon keyboard:

    Press the Fn key and the Pause/Break key simultaneously to turn off the lights.

     

    Using the UCAL K673 PRO Keyboard as an Example:

    Press and hold the FN key and space bar to turn off the keyboard lights..

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    Using Redragon Software:

    Inside the Redragon software, you will find an option to disable the lighting. Simply navigate to the lighting settings and switch it off.

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    How to Change the Color of Specific Keys on Your Redragon Keyboard?

    You can create a personalized and striking keyboard appearance by altering the color of specific keys. To do this, you can use either keyboard shortcuts or the Redragon software.

    Using Keyboard Shortcuts:

    To change the color of specific keys on your Redragon keyboard using keyboard shortcuts, follow these steps:

    1. Press the Fn key and the Keypad keys simultaneously. The Keypad keys will select the keys you want to change the color of.
    2. To change the color of a selected key, press the Spacebar.

     

    Using the UCAL K673 PRO Keyboard as an Example:

    1. Resetting to Initial Mode:

    Long-press the ESC and FN keys simultaneously to reset the lighting, transitioning to the initial mode.

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    2. Entering Custom Mode:

    Hold down the FN and Backspace keys to enter the custom mode.

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    3. Initiating Key Customization:

    Press FN and Backspace again; at this point, the A indicator on the keyboard flashes, and all keyboard lights turn off, indicating the ability to select specific keys for customization.

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    4. Selecting keys for Customization:

    Choose the desired keys, in this example, uses the R/E/D/A/G/O/N buttons as the example for customizing the lights.

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    5. Changing Colors:

    To switch colors, click the desired keycaps multiple times to cycle through the available colors for customization.

     

    6. Saving Customization:

    Finally, press and hold FN and Backspace once again to save the customized lighting settings.

     

    Using Redragon Software:

    To change the color of specific keys on your Redragon keyboard using the Redragon software, follow these steps:

    1. Open the Redragon software on your computer.
    2. Navigate to the Lighting tab within the software.
    3. Look for the "Per-Key Lighting" button and click on it.
    4. Select the keys you want to change the color of by clicking on them.
    5. Choose the color you want to use for the selected keys.
    6. Finally, click on the "Apply" button to save your changes.

    By following these steps, you can customize the colors of specific keys on your Redragon keyboard to suit your preferences and create a unique and visually appealing keyboard setup.

     

    Using the UCAL K673 PRO Keyboard as an Example:

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    1. Access Lighting Adjustment Section:

    Choose the "selfdefine" option in the lighting adjustment section.

     

    2. Color Selection:

    Inside the "selfdefine" interface, a color palette will appear at the bottom. Choose your preferred color from the palette (you can directly select from the listed colors below or adjust using the RGB color bar above).

    Click "add" to include the selected color in the custom color section. In this example, a charming blue is selected.

     

    3. Key Selection and Save:

    Customizing the "N" Key as an Example: Select the "N" key. Once the N key in the software's keyboard example turns blue, click the "save" icon in the bottom right corner.

     

     

    Wrapping Up

    With your Redragon keyboard and the software at your disposal, you have the freedom to illuminate your gaming station with the perfect color and effects. Experiment, personalize, and make your setup truly yours. Redragon keyboards offer a variety of ways to customize the lighting. You can change the color of your entire keyboard, or you can change the color of individual keys. Create custom lighting profiles that you can save and switch between at any time. Whether you prefer using keyboard shortcuts or the Redragon software, changing the color of your keyboard has never been easier.

     

    FAQ

    Can I assign macros to specific keys on my Redragon keyboard using the software?

    Yes, you can record macros on your Redragon keyboard using either software or onboard macro settings. For more detailed instructions and specific examples,please refer to our comprehensive blog post.

     

    Is it possible to update the firmware of my Redragon keyboard through the Redragon software?

    Yes, it is possible to update the firmware of your Redragon keyboard through the Redragon software.

     

    How to reset a Redragon keyboard?

    To reset your Redragon keyboard to its default settings, you can often perform a factory reset using specific key combinations or through the Redragon software. For detailed instructions, consult your keyboard's user manual.

     

    What is the Fn key on a keyboard?

    The Fn key, also known as the Function key, is a modifier key found on most keyboards. It allows you to access secondary functions, often printed on other keys, enabling a wide range of additional actions without cluttering the keyboard with extra keys.


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