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GMK ThinkCaps, Iceberg, and Cyber Meka Deskmats are here! Be sure to let us know of any address changes. Click here for more info.
GMK ThinkCaps, Iceberg, and Cyber Meka Deskmats are here! Be sure to let us know of any address changes. Click here for more info.

Iron 165 Keyboard R2 by Smith+Rune

Original price $2.00 - Original price $461.00
Original price
$2.00 - $461.00
Current price $2.00
SKU 75658050
Options: Graphite - ANSI

Group Buy Description

Start: February 27th, 2021 10AM EST
End: March 6th, 2021, 6:00PM EST
Estimated Date of Delivery: Early Q1 2022

Any illegible purchases are subject to a 5% fee when cancelled. 

  1. Make sure you have a valid account with Deskhero
  2. Login and join the email queue by clicking on the button. 
  3. If you are eligible to buy you will receive an email shortly after all spots are claimed.
  4. You have 15 minutes to complete your purchase. Do not forget to grab any Addons and Extras here.
  5. After 15mins and there are still units available, they will be released to all of NA. 
  6. No modifications are allowed so please be sure of your purchase before completion.
  7. Cancellations are permitted within the 24 hour window.
  8. There will NO re-releasing of cancellations. 
  9. Canada region lock will last for 5mins, then unlocked for NA

We're pleased to partner with Smith + Rune to bring you the Iron165 keyboard!


Buy the Addons and Extras here!

Quality Disclaimer - Stainless Steel Parts may contain micro-scratches or micro-holes which are only viewable under certain, harsh light conditions and are often times difficult to photograph. If you choose to purchase a stainless steel weight/badge kit, you are accepting this risk.

Iron165 Changes for Round 2

  • Deeper gasket pockets, allowing the same poron gaskets, but with less overall compression, making the case easier to assemble
  • 0.25mm top case height increase, to better hide keycaps that aren’t as deep as GMK, while still maintaining the same overall switch height
  • Better, beefier, longer screws
  • Removal of cable channel
  • Revised PCB with VIA compatibility **NOT HOTSWAP**
  • Further optimized consistency aluminum plate
  • All aluminum construction
  • Many other minor tweaks to optimize machining

Iron165 Features

  • 7 Degree Typing Angle
  • Full Gasket Isolation Mount
  • Bottom Accent Plate w/exposed rune logo
  • Low-Profile Front Height (less than 17.25mm)
  • Seamless Case Design
  • QMK/VIA compatible PCB, designed in collaboration with Gondolindrim
  • Unified C3 USB-C daughterboard (centered on case)
  • Optimized plate for consistency on every key press (see analysis below)

Iron165 Colors

Each board comes with a black anodized aluminum base and contrasting aluminum accent plate and aluminum badge. Please refer to the renders for a visual depiction.

  • Midnight Teal
  • Graphite
  • Red

    Supported Layouts

    Deskhero is offering two plate layout options, semi-fixed. All plates support split backspace.

    • ANSI Plate - Aluminum Default

    • Tsangan Plate - Aluminum Default

    What's In The Box

    • Iron165 Keyboard
    • Aluminum Plate with layout of choice
    • PCB, USB-C Daughterboard, and JST cable
    • Gaskets and all mounting hardware 
    • Carrying case