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Colorize Your CTRL

If your CTRL keyboard could use some extra color, we have the perfect solution. Allow us to make our case—or, five cases. Returning to the same proven CNC-machining process used to make the original CTRL, we’ve built a brand-new line of aluminum cases in five custom colorways. Inspired by the gray and earthy tones that define Drop keyboards, these colors fit right in on any CTRL—all while adding an unmissable accent that mech keys modders will love. Anodized with a vivid, non-toxic finish that won’t fade, each case comes with matching magnetic aluminum feet for easy height adjustment. All hardware and rubber pads are included.

Note: Owners of the Massdrop CTRL keyboard must add a plastic LED diffuser for (+ $10) in order to install a new case.

At checkout, you will have the option to add-on a Drop CTRL PCBA (save $5) and Everglide Panda Gold-Plated Plate Mounted Stabilizers.

Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case

LED Diffuser (Required for Massdrop CTRL Keyboards)

If you own an original Massdrop CTRL keyboard, you’ll need to purchase a plastic LED diffuser (available as an add-on here) in order to ensure that your new CTRL case fits properly. Owners of the newer Drop CTRL keyboard do not need to purchase this diffuser.

Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case
Drop CTRL Aluminum Case

Colors

Community Guide

Add-on Drop CTRL PCBA

Inside every CTRL keyboard is a high-performance PCBA—an assembled printed circuit board—that brings it to life. For the first time ever, we’re bringing that same PCBA to our community members as a standalone component. Home to all electronics on the CTRL, the PCBA is responsible for everything from custom key commands to custom RGB settings. It also houses the CTRL’s hot-swappable switch sockets, which allow users to change switches without soldering; as well as the RGB LEDs themselves, which create over 16 million unique colors for brilliant backlighting. Take a quick look at reviews for the CTRL, and you’ll see that the PCBA handles these responsibilities at a near-unrivaled level of performance. If you’re looking to build a board on that same level, this is your flagship foundation.

Drop CTRL Aluminum Case

Add-on Everglide Panda Gold-Plated Stabilizers

Take your PCBA one step closer to a completed board with a set of Panda Gold-Plated Stabilizers from Everglide. True to their name, these stabilizers feature gold-plated alloy wires, which have superior hardness and oxidation resistance compared to traditional metal wires. The stabilizers themselves are made from a lightweight and durable polymer and manufactured in a high-precision mold to minimize noise when typing. 

Drop CTRL Aluminum Case

Specs

  • Drop
  • Material: Anodized aluminum
  • Compatible with Drop CTRL keyboards and Massdrop CTRL keyboards
  • Dimensions: 14.5 x 5.5 x 0.4 in (36.8 x 13.9 x 0.9 cm)
  • Weight: 1.01 lbs (0.46 kg) 

Included

  • 2 angled aluminum feet 
  • 4 magnets for angled aluminum feet
  • Case screws
  • Rubber pads

RETURNS—NO QUESTIONS ASKED

We get it. Sometimes what you ordered just doesn’t work out. If that’s the case for you, don’t fret! All customers (both US and international) may return this item in new, unused condition within 30 days of delivery.

Shipping

Estimated ship date is Sep 28, 2021 PT.

Payment will be collected at checkout.

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HavokHarakiri
Loving this darker shade! Comparing it to the Purple Tofu 60% aluminum case.
KOE88
Perfect! Will update with complete build.
TomorrowXu0415
Silver to black
DaydreamerJL
Keyboard case with pink pudding keycaps
jasonwc
With GMK Oblivion
Stuk
Dark Purple Ctrl and NK + Kailh Heavy Speed Switches
UISProphet
Lots of CTRL issues
Macizo
el bape
kyy0602
Burgundy
Crawdawg
Love it with the valiant Keycap set
iamkenos
Almost Black + Dolch
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