Drop reveals first ever officially licensed The Lord of the Rings keyboards

As Lord of the Rings fans know, “All’s well that ends well,” and the new Drop + The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) keyboards achieve just that with the first-ever officially licensed keyboards from the legendary fantasy franchise. The partnership with Middle-earth Enterprises brings high-performance fandom-style mechanical keyboards to enthusiasts.

Developed by Drop as a sequel to the MT3 The Lord of the Rings keyboard set, the Drop + The Lord of the Rings keyboards provide a cohesive, pre-built product for the passionate fans of the series that can be easily customized with an additional LOTR accent keys and artisanal keycaps.* Both keyboards reflect the intricate detail and iconic imagery of the saga, with the Dwarf keyboard design based on the Doors of Durin, while the Elven keyboard design a stylized version of the Two Trees of Valinor has. The Dwarvish and Elvish keyboards also feature Dwarvish and Elvish characters on the keys, allowing users to express themselves in these masterfully created intricate languages.

“The Elven and Dwarf languages ​​arose from the genius of JRR Tolkien. With our keycap sets and now our fully built, high-performance mechanical keyboards, our community can now enjoy the beauty and mythology of these languages ​​in a whole new way,” said Jef Holove, CEO of Drop. “We are proud to continue our partnership with Middle-earth Enterprises to bring the first-ever officially licensed The Lord of the Rings keyboards to fans across the realm.”

“We couldn’t be more excited about these high-quality science-inspired keyboards from our friends at Drop. We’re pretty sure anyone who uses a keyboard and loves Middle-earth will want to get their hands on one or two,” Middle-earth Enterprises spokespersons said.

Built with premium materials for an enthusiast-level look and feel, the Lord of the Rings keyboards come fully assembled with the MT3 The Lord of the Rings keys, Holy Panda X switches and Drop Phantom stabilizers. The keyboards also come with a training version of the keys that contain traditional English characters, giving users additional flexibility.

Keyboard functions:

  • Dwarvish Keyboard – Black ENTR Anodized Aluminum Case with Upgraded Switches and Stabilizers and Drop + The Lord of the Rings MT3 Dwarvish Keycap Set
  • Elvish Keyboard – Green ENTR Anodized Aluminum Case with Upgraded Switches and Stabilizers and Drop + The Lord of the Rings MT3 Elvish Keycap Set
  • 87 keys
  • Tenkeyless layout
  • Holy Panda X Switches
  • Drop Phantom Stabilizers
  • USB-C connectivity
  • 3 year standard warranty

For those who want to further enhance their Dwarvish and Elvish keyboards, users can add the One Ring to their collection with the Drop + The Lord of the Rings The One Ring Artisan Keycaps. Subtly handcrafted, these keycaps commemorate three iconic locations from the series, including Mount Doom, the Anduin River, and Lothlórien, representing the One Ring’s journey through Middle-earth. The keycaps are for sale here.

The Drop + The Lord of the Rings Dwarvish and Elvish keyboards will be available for pre-order for $169 each starting August 16, 2022, and pre-order shipments will arrive in early October.

For more information, please visit the product page.

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