KiiBOOM Moonshadow 81

$199.00

75% Hot-swappable Aluminum VIA/QMK Barebones DIY Kit

  • Sturdy Millennium-old Mortise-Tenon Technology
  • ANSI Layout, Hot-swappable with 3/5-pin Mechanical Switches
  • QMK & VIA Programmable
  • South-facing LEDs & Customizable RGB Backlights
Color :
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Terms of Service

Free standard shipping to most countries

Enjoy free tax and duty paid to most countries*. Please refer to our shipping FAQ to see if you apply.

Covid-19 Shipping Delay Notice

Shipping may be delayed due to covid-19 depending on your country regulations.

A NEW DIY ERA IS COMING!

Like many other crafting enthusiasts, our team at KiiBoom is extremely fond of DIY keyboards. However, it’s a headache when different keyboards adopt different screws to assemble the boards. We wanted a keyboard that can be disassembled and reassembled without any other tools, so we decided to make one. Introducing the KiiBoom Moonshadow 81, an aluminum-cased QMK barebones kit.

STURDY MILLENNIUM-OLD MORTISE-TENON TECHNOLOGY

Inspired by the mortise and tenon technique of woodworking, we designed the joints of the KiiBoom Moonshadow 81 to be firmly connected at right angles. The mortise and tenon technique has been utilized for thousands of years and is renown for its strength and feasibility. In this way, the keyboard can be disassembled and assembled simply by joining the pieces together. This is especially convenient for gasket-mounted keyboards, so you can make any mods to the board quickly, without unscrewing and screwing with specialized screwdrivers.

75% HOT-SWAPPABLE LAYOUT

The 75% keyboard layout is the perfect balance between functionality and portability. To reduce the size of the keyboard, we have removed all of the unnecessary keys that you never use, while maintaining the essential ones that you use every day for gaming, typing, and programming. This creates an incredibly compact keyboard that fits perfectly in your backpack, on the desk, and even on your lap for on-the-go typing.

The Moonshadow 81 features hot-swappable switches. Mechanical switches come in various tactile and auditory styles. Previously, changing mechanical switches meant having to solder each individual switch to the board. But with hot-swappable switches, you can simply pop the switches in and out of the board without any soldering. With the Moonshadow 81, you can completely customize the feel and sound of your keyboard anytime without having to buy a whole new keyboard!

PREMIUM ALUMINUM CASE AND FRAME

Aluminum dissipates heat faster than other metals. It means that you can work with this type of keyboard case anywhere. Furthermore, Aluminum keyboard cases are far more durable than their counterparts while being lighter than other metals. The aluminum keyboard case has proved to stand the test of time while it remains sturdy.

We provide PC (Polycarbonate) plates for gasket-mounted keyboards. PC is extremely flexible, providing a slightly cushioned typing experience and an incredible typing sound. Meanwhile, the PC provides the lowest noise which is perfect for people who prefer to use the keyboard in a silent place, it's a perfect partner for work. We’re pleased to announce their availability for the KiiBOOM Moonshadow 81.

QMK & VIA SUPPORT

QMK/VIA allows users to intuitively remap any key on the keyboard and create a multitude of macro commands, shortcuts, or key combinations for your keyboard. The KiiBoom Moonshadow 81 features QMK/VIA to help increase your productivity and allow users to make any layout changes easily.

SOUTH-FACING LEDS AND CUSTOMIZABLE RGB

We have seen many keyboards that are built with high-class crafting processes and friendly functions, but without backlights! It can be such a deal breaker for many gamers who enjoy the added ambiance of RGB lights. For this reason, we have added LEDs into the KiiBoom Moonshadow 81. The LEDs on the PCB are south-facing, which means that the switches are installed in a way that does not cause interference with cherry-profile keycaps. You can experience the full glory of RGB lighting effects specifically designed to illuminate towards the user.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Brand
KiiBOOM
Model
Moonshadow 81
Number of Keys
81 Keys
Case Material
Aluminum
PCB Type
Hot-swappable with 3/5-pin Mechanical Switches
RGB
South-facing RGB LEDs
ANTI-GHOSTING Keys
NKRO
Connectivity
USB-C
Software Compatibility
VIA/QMK
WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
  • Keyboard Customized Kit
  • Type-C Cable
  • 1 x Keycap Puller
  • 1 x Switch Puller

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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?

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