Everglide 98 Aluminum Kit
Compact 1800 Gasket Mount Hot Swappable Bluetooth 5.0 / Type C Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Kit
- Hot swappable with 3/5-pin switches
- CNC Aluminum Case
- Dual modes: Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless &Type-C wired
- 10000mAh built-in batteries & 16.8M RGB backlight
- Poron foams for absorbing sound
Free standard shipping to most countries
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A Hot-swappable 1800 Compact DIY Keyboard Kit
To meet more people to work in either office or from home, Everglide continues to release its own DIY kit in the size of 1800 compact - Everglide 98! The keyboard retains all necessary keys like functions and arrows, and even a numpad! Featuring a CNC Aluminum case with Poron sound dampening foams, Everglide 98 is presenting an ergonomic and comfortable typing experience.
Gasket Mounted & Poron Foam Dampeners
Everglide 98 features gasket mount, which offers better sound profile because the gaskets cushion the shock of each keystroke. With this structure, the keyboard can also present a softer typing experience, which helps avoid hand fatigue for those who type for long periods. As to the acoustic aspect, the Poron dampening foams can absorb sound while typing and also reduce shallow sound of bottom case. With all these efforts, it surely provides a top typing experience.
Dual Modes: Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless & Type C Wired
Being wireless, we have this kit with the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology and Type-C wired mode. This keyboard kit has its unique two type-c ports on either end of the top side, fitting cables from different directions. With the wireless mode, the keyboard will be accommodating a variety occasions, such as trip, office, home...no more bulky accessories and no more be bothered by terrible transmission.
Hot Swappable PCB & Lubed Stabilizer
Everglide Youth kit adopts a hot swappable PCB that can work with most 3pin/5pin switches, such as Cherry, Gateron, Kailh, AKKO, Otemu... Hot swappable PCB means that you don’t need to solder the switch and it makes it easier for those who love different types of typing experience. Moreover, we adopt the renowned stabilizers of Everglide in this kit. They are finely tuned and pre-lubed in factory to save your time lubing. Get this kit to build your own keyboard!
CNC Aluminum Base Frame
The Everglide 98 is designed to be a compact device for any setting. The CNC aluminum case aims at maximizing durability and tactile satisfaction. This material build to provide a stable and firm foundation, no matter how hard you type. The full aluminum case is a more premium feature that is hard sought after by mechanical keyboard communities. Compared with plastic frames, mechanical keyboard enthusiasts have often loved the aluminum body for its durability, as well as the distinct tactile feel and sound that no plastic body can reproduce. The frames were designed with a low profile for a streamlined look that complements any setup.
Instructions on Bluetooth Pairing
WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
- Keyboard Customized Kit (Case + PCB + Foams + Stabilizers + 1*Positioning Board + Battery)
- Type-C Cable
- 1*Keycap Puller
- 1*Switch Puller
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
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