Epomaker NEXT TIME 68 Kit


65% Hot Swappable Wired RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard DIY Kit

  • 68 Keys 65% Compact Layout
  • Hot Swappable PCB & Poron Foams
  • PC Case with Several Color Options
  • Amazing RGB Backlights
  • Type-C Connection & Adjustable Feet
Connectivity :
Color :
Gourd White
Clear Green
Terms of Service

Free standard shipping to most countries

Enjoy free shipping 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.

68 Keys 65% Compact Layout

EPOMAKER Next Time 68 custom wired mechanical keyboard DIY kit is designed in a popular compact 65% layout that maximizes the function while not wasting a minimum of space. This layout is widely used and loved by the community. With home clusters on the top corner, the keyboard retains the main cursor keys and resembles to the standard keyboards. This layout is friendly to the users that are used to a full or a TKL keyboard.

Hot Swappable PCB & Poron Foams

EPOMAKER Next Time 68 Kit is equipped with hot swappable PCB to ensure free replacement or change of switches. In this way, you don’t need to solder it. It is compatible with most 3 pin and 5 pin mechanical switches, such as Cherry, Gateron, Otemu, Kailh and other MX switches and its clones. To present a premium kit, Next Time 68 Kit is equipped with top foams of Poron bottom foam and Poron PCB foam. With a whole Poron collection, the keyboard stands out in acoustic fields easily.

Amazing RGB Backlight

RGB backlight is always considered as one of the important elements for mechanical keyboards thus Next Time makes more than simple RGB backlight. It features a mesh structure at the bottom of the kit and side RGB lights design. The keyboard is fully surrounded by amazing RGB effects.

PC Case with Several Color Options

Pursuing a top lighting experience, the case of NEXT TIME 68 is made from PC that allows lights shining through the keyboard. We also provide a non-shine-through versions of black and white if you are not into transparent cases. Shine-through or not, it’s totally on your call!

Detachable Type-C Connection

NEXT TIME 68 kit includes a detachable type-C cable for wide compatibility and convenient use. The type-C interface ensures fast and stable connection, compatible for most mainstream devices. Just feel free to change your desk setup without any worries.

65%, 68 Keys
Type-C to USB connection
Case Material
Stainless Steel
Compatible System
Windows only
Around 319 * 131 * 35 mm
Cable Length
  • 1x Next Time kit ( includes Case, 3/5pin hot-swappable PCB,mounting plate, Poron foams, Stabilizers)
  • 1x USB to Type-C Cable

Customer Reviews

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I was really looking forward to it but it never showed up at my house. I can see on the shop app it is near my house but I guess they just won’t deliver it. How do I cancel my order so I can get my money back and I’ll try to reorder it?

Dear customer,

We feel so sorry to hear that you have not received the parcel.

To better solve it, please kindly contact support@epomaker.com to get further help.

We will follow this case and give you a better solution.

Best regards,
Epomaker Team


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?

You may join our Discord to ask for assistance: Click here to Join

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