AKKO 9009 Retro 3098B

$105.99

98 Keys Hot-Swap Mechanical Keyboard with OEM Keycaps

    90% Layout of 98 Keys With a Numpad
    Bluetooth 5.0 & 2.4GHz & Type-C Cable Connectivities
    Original AKKO CS Switches & N-Key Rollover
    18 RGB Effects and Music Rhythm Effect Available
    PBT High-Quality Keycaps
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1800 Compact Hot-Swappable Keyboard

A 1800 Compact layout keyboard is probably a perfect size for both gaming and working. While being space saving for a mouse, the ultimate compact keyboard retains the numpad and arrow keys. Moreover, the keyboard is 5-pin hot-swappable. It can be changed by other mechanical switches for DIY purpose.

Three Modes of Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 & 2.4GHz & Type-C Cable

Equipped with a 3000mAh battery, this keyboard supports wireless and wired connections. By the wireless option, either bluetooth or 2.4GHz can be chosen, and the polling rate can be up to 1000hz with 2.4GHz. By the wired mode, macro can be programmed to fit your typing habits better. The modes can be easily switched by Fn+E/R/T(Bluetooth) / Y(2.4GHz) / U(USB Wired).

Retro 9009 Color Scheme

The Retro 9009 color scheme is inspired by a classic industrial mechanical keyboard of Cherry G80-9009: a gray and white keyboard ornamented with tango-pink and green keys. To retrospect it from a present view, it still stands up-to-date and refreshing.

PBT Keycaps in OEM Profile & N-Key Rollover

For this model we adopts PBT material, made through a process of dye sublimation, ensures long lifespan without fading away. The OEM profile is a popular profile among gamers and white collars. This keycaps set can work as the most basic and comfortable set. With N-key Rollover, it supports full keys without conflict, essential for gamers. Feel free to order from AKKO, a professional mechanical keyboard creator and manufacturer, and start your game journey right away.

Original AKKO CS Switches

Among so many choices, we adopt the AKKO CS switches to achieve a fast response and ultimate competitive advantage. It has an average life span of 50 million clicks on a single switch, which can provide you with a fun and long-lasting experience. The Akko CS Radiant Red switch is the Linear one, with a quiet sound and heavy weight to be pressed; while the Akko CS Vintage White Switch is a light linear switch - easy click; the Akko Lavender Purple switch features the blue switch, with lower trigger and light weight to be pressed - soft click.

Select the best switch for your style.

Before choosing what type of mechanical or optical switch, we need to understand it is mostly about preference. You need to look into what will work best for you and what you will use your keyboard for the most. Our Epomaker GK series, and some of our other keyboards allow for hotswappability. This means that even if you dislike the current switch you bought, you can swap it to another switch. Which switch you can swap to depends on your keyboard type.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Layout
98 Keys, with a numpad
Hot-Swap
Support 3/5-pin switches
Switch Type
Akko CS Radiant Red / Lavender Purple / Vintage White
Keycap
PBT, OEM profile
RGB Light
SMD LED, support 18 RGB effects and music rhythm mode (music rhythm mode needs to be controlled by the software under the wired mode)
Connectivity
Bluetooth 5.0, 2.4GHz & Detachable Type-C interface
Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
Macro definition
Support
N-Key Roll Over
Support
Size
382*134*40mm
Weight
About 1.1 kg
WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
  • Keyboard
  • Instrusction Manual
  • Keycap puller
  • Extra keycaps
  • Type-C Cable

Customer Reviews

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Brian
Awesome keyboard out of the box!

In love with this keyboard so far. I got mine with the Radiant Reds and they're amazing compared to the Gateron Reds I've used. Out of the box, there's barely any wiggle in the housing. I added films to mine, but to be honest, they probably don't need them. They sound great and feel smooth. The switches are hotswappable, which came in handy for lubing the switches. I really love the "exploded" layout of the keyboard with the arrow keys, numpad, and function row slightly separated from the rest of the keyboard as pressing wrong keys is a typical complaint for most compact 96% layout boards.

Contrary to what's listed on the site, these switches do NOT come lubed, only the stabilizers, which are also great.

The keyboard has good functionality - You can connect to 3 bluetooth 5 devices and there's also a mode for usb connection. There is a physical switch on the bottom of the board to switch between Windows and Mac mode, which is a great feature but wasn't listed on the site! When in Mac mode, your function keys become the default function of a Mac keyboard, and Alt becomes Command.

On the inside, the board comes lined with a silicone sheet which is surprising for a board in this price range. It greatly benefits from a layer of foam to reduce echo.

Software is also available to program buttons, macros, and lighting effects, though I haven't used it much.

My only complaint that really isn't much of an issue is that since the switches are red, I've had to use a custom RGB setting in order to achieve a neutral white (the default "white" setting looks pink since the LED shines through the housing of the switches).

Otherwise, this keyboard is magnificent, light enough to carry with me to work, but heavy enough that it doesn't slide around. It comes with a good amount of settings and features, and will definitely keep me happy for a long time!

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Suzanne v.S.
Good beginner keyboard

This is my first mechanical keyboard and I think it’s a great beginner board. Rgb works well and the multi-mode function comes in handy. It comes with some pink en green keycaps so you can change up the look of the keyboard which is nice. Been using it for about a month now and have no complaints

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Jiksoo Shin
Good quality for the price.

It works well and there is no weakness.

FAQ

Shipping & Handling

Which countries do you ship to?

We are generally able to ship to most countries via DHL Express, and many countries via Standard Shipping. You may clarify with our team to see whether Standard Shipping is available to your country.

Note: For the country of UK, India and Russia, we can only do Standard Shipping. For countries of Africa, Argentina, Hawaii, Kuwait, Mauritius, Montenegro and Sri Lanka, to name a few, we can only do Express Shipping. Click here to read our Shipping Policy.

How much does shipping cost?

We have two shipping methods - Standard Shipping and Express Shipping.

Standard Shipping Is free for most countries/areas.

Express Shipping via DHL Express is 10-40USD depending on your country. If your order is over 500USD, DHL Express Shipping is free*.

*The GK96S, SK96S, AK84S and NT68 are exceptions for free shipping.

Shipping fees exclude import taxes or processing fees that might be applicable for your country. Epomaker is not responsible for any form of such fees.

How long does it take to receive the order after it is placed?

For in-stock products, your order will be shipped within 3 working days. Customized items will take a longer time (do check in with our staff for more information). On normal non-sale days, once your parcel is shipped:

  • For Standard Shipping, it takes about 2-3 weeks for items to be delivered after it is shipped. For some countries, it might take up to 2-3 months, depending on your country and its custom procedure. The duration for transit is beyond our control. Epomaker does not arrange refunds for such cases. Please consider an upgrade to DHL Express or keep the waiting time in mind.
  • For Express Shipping, it takes about 3-7 days for items to be delivered after shipping out.

*Note: Shipping period might be affected due to festive seasons or other unforeseen circumstances.

Warranty & Returns

7-Day Return Policy

On the ground of disliking a product, you may return any non-customized and non-sales product that is sealed, within the 7 days upon receiving it. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It also must be in the original packaging.

Customized and sales products, accessories, or spare parts are excluded from the 7-day return policy. The shipping fee, handling fees, or any form of tax caused by return will NOT be refunded. Additionally, a restocking fee (35% of the item’s retail value) will be charged under this circumstance... Click here to read our full return policy.

1 Year Warranty

Epomaker offers a 1-year warranty for keyboards and DIY kits, and offers a 6-month warranty for keycap sets and cases (e.g the case-only product sold separately). Batteries will be covered by the 3-month warranty. Accessories such as keycap pullers, switch pullers, free spare keycaps, cables etc., are excluded from the warranty. To claim for a warranty or confirm whether your product is eligible for return/warranty, please kindly contact us via support@epomaker.com.

The warranty does not extend to any product whose serial number has been defaced or altered, just as the warranty will cease if you make modifications in the software not authorized by Epomaker. Click here to read our full Warranty Policy.

48 Working Hours response to Support Inqueries.

For items that are damaged, incorrect, or faulty upon delivery, you must contact support@epomaker.com within 7 days upon delivery. You need to provide any solid proof of the problem you come across. Epomaker will help you identify the problem, and may cover the shipping cost according to the agreed amount. Please kindly note that a shipping fee that is extremely higher than the 15% of product value is non-refundable. The shipping fee won’t be refunded if the product is not with any manufacturer defects.

Product Questions

How to choose different switch options?

To choose the suitable switch, it depends on the scenario you use the keyboard and your preference on the typing experience. Here is our helpful guide for your reference: View our Switch Selection Guide

Where can I find the manual/software/driver for my item?

For manuals and software, you may find it in this link: software downloads page

Are there any keyboard with layouts other than ANSI (US Layout)?

As the ANSI is one of the most popular layouts around the world, our keyboards are following this trend for now. For other layouts, we will try our best to make them available on our website in the future.

I want to make myself a DIY keyboard. Where can I find some help?

You may join our Discord to ask for assistance: Click here to Join

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