Drop introduces the CSTM65 Keyboard, empowering users with limitless customization possibilities.

February 3, 2024 by our News Team

Drop's latest addition to their customizable keyboard line, the CSTM65, offers a compact and portable typing experience with a wide range of customization options, including interchangeable cases, keycaps, switches, and more.

  • The CSTM65 offers a compact and portable typing experience without sacrificing customization options.
  • Users have a wide range of options to personalize their keyboard, including interchangeable cases, keycaps, switches, and more.
  • The keyboard boasts enthusiast-level technical features, such as a gasket-mounted design and premium foam layers, for an enhanced typing experience.

Drop, the mechanical keyboard brand, has launched its latest addition to the CSTM line of customizable keyboards – the CSTM65. This compact 65% mechanical keyboard offers a portable typing experience without compromising on customization options. The CSTM65 features an interchangeable, magnetic case that covers the entire keyboard, allowing users to easily personalize their device. With a wide range of Colorful and decorative cases, keycap options, switches, custom weight options, switch plates, and cables, users can create a keyboard that reflects their personal style.

The CSTM65 keyboard boasts enthusiast-level technical features such as a gasket-mounted design, ABS keycaps optimized for south-facing switches, PCBA-mounted stabilizers, 5-pin switch support, dynamic LED lighting, and customizable weight accompanied by five switch plate options. The keyboard also incorporates multiple layers of premium foam for an enhanced sound and feel. Users can choose between two switch options – the tactile Gateron Brown Pro 3.0 or linear Gateron Yellow KS3 – to achieve their desired typing experience.

Lukas Mondoux, Director of Drop Studio, Corsair, emphasized the importance of personal expression and customization in Drop’s identity. He stated that the CSTM65 offers users a compact keyboard option that can be customized to their exact preferences. With numerous case designs, switches, and keycaps available, the possibilities for self-expression are endless.

The CSTM65 is now available for pre-order on the Drop website in both barebones and fully assembled configurations. The barebones version is priced at $79, while the fully assembled version, which includes the keyboard, keycaps, switches, stabilizers, and a black polycarbonate case, is priced at $129. Customers can also purchase polycarbonate color cases separately in various colors, as well as an upgraded forged aluminum case. A decorative case designed by OSHETART is also available for purchase.

For more information about the CSTM65 keyboard, please visit the Drop website.

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Background Information

About Colorful: Colorful is a leading technology company, specializing in IT, computers, and electronics. Founded in 1995, Colorful has grown to become one of China’s leading PC manufactures, ranking first in motherboard production and offering a wide range of products that includes desktops, laptops, motherboards, graphics cards, and other PC-related components. Colorful also provides a range of tablet and smart device components, including Android and Windows Phone devices, all-in-ones, iPads, game consoles, and more. Colorful also produces a line of digital health products as well. The company has a strong international presence, and its products are available around the world. Colorful has established itself as a leader in the PC manufacturing industry, providing quality and innovation with each of its products.

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About Corsair: Corsair, founded in 1994, is a manufacturer of high-performance gaming and enthusiast PC components and peripherals. The company specializes in producing top-tier gaming keyboards, mice, headsets, as well as computer cases, power supplies, and memory modules. Corsair has earned a strong reputation in the industry for its commitment to quality and innovation, catering to gamers and PC enthusiasts worldwide.

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About Gateron: Gateron's story began in 2008, blossoming from a small factory in Guangdong, China. Founded by Zhu Haiwen, the company initially focused solely on producing mechanical keyboard switches, aiming to offer high-quality and affordable alternatives to established brands. Over time, Gateron carved its niche, known for its exceptionally smooth and innovative switches, catering to the growing demand for customization within the mechanical keyboard community. Today, Gateron boasts a diverse lineup of switches catering to various preferences, ranging from classic linears and clicky blues to unique products like silent switches and custom lubed options. Their dedication to quality and innovation has solidified their position as a leading force in the mechanical keyboard switch market.

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