ASUS Cerberus Keyboard User Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for ASUS Cerberus Keyboard User Manual PDF

Cerberus LED BAKLIT USB Gaming Keyboard

E11187 / Second Edition/ December 2015

User Manual


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Package contents 1xASUSCerberusGamingKeyboard 1xQuickStartGuide

System requirements ComputerwithanavailableUSB2.0port MicrosoftWindows10/8.x/7/XP

Specifications summary

Connector SingleUSB

Anti-Ghosting 19KRO(KeyRollover)

Switch type Membranewithrubberdome

Switch life cycle 8millionkeystrokes

Backlit 2colors(red/blue)


Cable type/ cable length 2mbraidedcable

Key cap material ABS

Media keys Mediakeysforvolumecontrol,play/pause, previoustrack,andnexttrack

Macro keys 12Macrokeys(F1~F12)withmacroenable/ disablemode

Special feature 1 Windowskeylock

Dimension 471x186x41mm(LxWxH)

Weight 1100g

Operating system MicrosoftWindows10/8.1/7/XP

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Installing your gaming keyboard ConnecttheUSBconnectorofyourgamingkeyboardtotheUSBport ofyourcomputer.Yourcomputerautomaticallydetectsandinstallsthe keyboarddriver.Whentheinstallationiscompleted,youcanstartusing yourgamingkeyboard.

Getting to know your Gaming Keyboard


Mediaplayercontrol(Turn on,stop/pause,previous, next)


Volumedown/volumeup [Fn]+PgUp/PgDn:Increase ordecreasebacklight brightness


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19 Key anti-ghosting

Q Space





X Tab

E Alt(Left)

D Ctrl(Left)

C Shift(Left)


Hot keys







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Multimedia keys Combinethe[Fn]keyandsomekeystoquicklyaccessyourmails,files, andotherfunctionsonyourcomputer.

[Fn] + [F1] LaunchMediaPlayer

[Fn] + [F2] Volumedown

[Fn] + [F3] Volumeup

[Fn] + [F4] Mute

[Fn] + [F5] Stop

[Fn] + [F6] Previous

[Fn] + [F7] Play/Pause

[Fn] + [F8] Next

[Fn] + [F9] LaunchMail

[Fn] + [F10] Launchthewebbrowser

[Fn] + [F11] Lockthekeyboard

[Fn] + [F12] Launchthecalculator

[Fn] + [Q] LaunchtheRapidfiremode(repeatingkeystrokes)

[Fn] + [Tab] TransferW/A/S/Dkeystoarrowkeys

[Fn] + [Win] DisabletheWindowskey

NOTE:OnceyoudisconnectthegamingkeyboardfromtheUSBportof yourcomputer,[Fn]+[F11],[Fn]+[Q],[Fn]+[Tab],and[Fn]+[Win]function keyswillberesettofactorydefaults.

Using the Swap mode TheSwapmodeletsyouexchangethefunctionsofsomekeys,exceptfor thesekeys:F1~F12,Q,Tab,Win,ESC,CapsLock,Insert,Home,andmedia keys.

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To use the Swap mode:

1. Press[FN]+[Home]andwaitfortheWinLockkey tolightupand turnred,indicatingthattheSwapmodeisenabled.

2. Pressakey(forexample,keyA),andtheWinLockLEDflashesred.

3. Pressanotherkey(forexample,keyS)andtheWinLockLEDturnsto solidred,indicatingthatthefunctionsofthekeysareswapped.Repeat steps2and3toswapthefunctionsofotherkeys.

4. TodisabletheSwapmode,press[Fn]+[ESC].

Macro mode Configurethefunctionkeys(F1~F12)asmacrokeystoconvenientlylaunch often-usedappsorkeycombinations,andperformrepetitivetasksoractions withasinglekeystroke.

To configure as macro key:

1. Press[FN]+[Insert]andwaitfortheWinLockkey tolightupand turnred,indicatingthatthemacromodeisenabled.

2. Press a function key (F1~F12) and wait for the Win Lock key toflash red.

3. Pressthekeysthatyouwanttoassignforthemacrokey.

4. Whendone,press[FN]+[ESC]toexittherecordingmode.

5. Toconfiguremoremacrokeys,ensurethattheWin Lock key isstill solidred,thenrepeatsteps2to4.

6. Toexitthemacromode,longpress[FN]+[ESC].Waitforthekeyboard backlighttoflashtwiceandtheWin Lock key LED to turn off.

Mode Switch


Profile0 Normalkeyboardwithbluebacklight


Profile1 Gamingkeyboardwithredbacklight


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Toswitchprofiles,press[FN]+[CapsLock].Thebacklightflashestwice toindicatetheprofilemodeswitch.

InProfile0mode,thefunctionkeysF1~F12workasstandardkeys.To setthefunctionkeysasmacrokeys,switchtoProfile1.

Breath light TheBreathLightfunctionallowsyoutosetthekeyboardbacklightina loopingbrighttodimmode.Therearefourbreathlightlevels:High,Middle, Low,andNo Light.

To use the Breath light function:

Press[Fn]+ toenable/disabletheBreathLightfunction.


Profile0 Blue

Profile1 Red



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