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[Pre-Order] XT1981 by 80Retros X Click Inc - Barebones Keyboard Kit

[Pre-Order] XT1981 by 80Retros X Click Inc - Barebones Keyboard Kit

Regular price $175.00 USD
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Step back into the golden age of gaming with the XT1981 Keyboard. Inspired by the classic aesthetic of retro gaming, this keyboard merges old-school cool with cutting-edge technology to deliver an unrivaled typing experience.



  • Gasket Mount w/ Gasket Socks
  • Layout: 70% FRL, 71-keys
  • PCB:
    • Hot-swappable
    • 1.2mm thickness
    • Single flex cut
    • South-facing
    • VIA support 
    • 5-pin compatible
  • Foam: 
    • Plate foam: Japanese Inoac Poron - 3.5mm thickness
    • Switch-pad: IXPE - 0.5mm thickness
    • Case foam: Rogers Poron - 2.0mm thickness
  • Typing Angle: 6 degrees
  • Front Height: 21mm
  • Rear Height: 35mm
  • Material: CNC Aluminum
  • Finish treatment: Electrostatic coated
  • Default plate: Polycarbonate
  • Stabilizers: Plate-mount
  • Dimensions: 380 x 147 x 36mm
  • Weight: 2.0kg


**Please note, this is a barebones kit. Keycaps and switches will not be included. 



  • Pre-order start date: June 29th, 2024
  • Pre-order end date: July 8th, 2024
  • Estimated shipping date: Q3 2024

      Pre-Order Disclaimer

      Please note, this is a pre-order. This means the items are NOT immediately available. They are currently in production and estimated to finish production according to the above timelines. 

      • Combining in-stock items in this order means that your in-stock items will NOT ship until everything becomes available.
      • With any pre-order, there can be unforeseen delays and set-backs. The estimated shipment date is only an estimate.
      • There are no refunds, or cancellations on these orders.

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