Unboxing the KBDfans Epoch TKL (80%) keyboard

Friday, March 5, 2021

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A quick unboxing of the KBDfans Epoch TKL (80%) with macro shots.

The KBDfans Epoch TKL (80%) keyboard kit was released in a spot sale and group buy on 2021-02-22.

Includes:

  • Case: KBDfans Epoch TKL (80%) aluminum in black, grey, and e-white
  • Mount: Gaskets structure
  • Plate: Carbon fiber
  • PCB: Solder-only PCB as of initial sale
  • Additional PCB: Daugherboard ?? with USB-C
  • Screws, rubber feet, gaskets, etc.

Included in the box

Here is a brief layer-by-layer breakdown of what is included in the Epoch keyboard kit box.

Unopened Epoch box


Accessories at the top of the box


Epoch PCB in the box


Epoch case in the box


Epoch plate in the box

Epoch case (e-white)

The Epoch keyboard kit was offered in black, grey, and e-white. The case is aluminum, with the black and grey options likely being anodized and the e-white, as the name implies, being electrophoresis.

Front of the Epoch case (e-white)


Back of the Epoch case (e-white)


Interior of the Epoch case (e-white)

PCB and daugherboard

The initial 2021-02-22 spot sale and group buy for the Epoch only offered a solder PCB. Extras had to be requested via customer support.

Front of the Epoch solder PCB


Back of the Epoch solder PCB


Close of up of the ATmega chip on the Epoch solder PCB

The kit includes a small daughterboard PCB with USB-C.

Epoch daugherboard PCB