Everest Core

$149.99 USD - $189.99 USD
In stock
TOTAL $149.99 USD

Everest Core is a minimalistic solution for the enthusiast that likes a slick and stylish design. Featuring per-key RGB lighting and double aluminum faceplates with a brushed and milled finish, Everest Core gives you all the eye candy you crave.

 

GROWS WITH YOU

Everest is a revolution in choice and built on MOUNTAIN’s user-centric design philosophy: Innovation, Performance, Aesthetics and Modularity. Featuring patent-pending designs, Everest was created from the ground up to enable peak performance. The Everest Core can be upgraded easily with the separately sold Numpad with display keys, Media Dock with display dial and/or palm rest.

RGB ALL THE THINGS

Set your desk ablaze with the widest array of RGB features we can muster. 16.7 million colors and numerous RGB modes are at your disposal. With individual RGB lighting for every individual key and a slick RGB strip around Everest’s entire body, the choice is yours. For additional synchronization we also added Razer Chroma™ RGB support.

SWITCH IT UP

We selected the gold standard of mechanical switches. Prefer something different? The modular approach makes it easy for you to replace the stock switches with any other compatible hot-swap variant, no soldering required.

MEET ME JUST RIGHT

Everest’s unique patent-pending riser feet design enables a secure and sturdy stand that goes beyond the capabilities of flimsy plastic solutions. In addition, a set of spacers allows you to find the perfect height so that Everest will always meet you at the perfect angle.

EXTRA SMOOTH

Sound is a crucial aspect of every mechanical keyboard, and Everest goes the extra mile to achieve superiority. Featuring genuine Cherry stabilizers with tight tolerances, factory-tuned with Krytox GPL 205 Grade 0. Everest's stabilizers do away with rattle and noise, placing them in a league of their own.

GET PREPARED AT BASE CAMP™

Your Everest is supported by our Base Camp™ software, designed and developed from the ground up to equip you with all the tools you need for your ascension. Base Camp™’s primary design goal was balancing ease of use and flexibility, enabling you to set up your Makalu mouse precisely the way you want it, without being in your way.

Base Camp™ includes:
• Macro wizard and editor
• Custom key bindings
• Wide range of RGB features
• Software and Firmware Updater
• Razer Chroma™ RGB support

SPECIFICATIONS

Color Gunmetal Gray / Midnight Black
Switch Type 3-Pin Cherry MX, hot-swappable
Stabilizer Cherry (plate-mounted, lubricated)
Layout Standard ANSI/ISO
Backlight RGB
Key Rollover NKRO over USB
Polling Rate 1000Hz / 1ms
Keycaps ABS (PBT optional)
MCU Cortex M0
Onboard memory Up to 5 profiles
On-the-Fly System Though FN Function Key
Connector USB Type-C
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 1
Cable length 2m
Product Dimensions 154x366x41mm (LxWxH)
Product Weight 892g
Materials Aluminum, ABS (PBT optional)
Software Support Base Camp™
Warranty 2 years
Included Accessories
Keycap & Switch combo removal tool
USB Type-A to C cable (2m)
Extra Cherry MX Switch x5
Extra ESC keycap x1
Riser feet

Customer Reviews

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Chiel van Meeuwen
Awesome keyboard

100% satisfied with my purchase.

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Dario Beltrami
Great mechanical keyboard

I just love the modularity of the keyboard, and it's finish, the fact that I can change switches is a plus, too. I went with cherry brown, but I have some blues on hand and will probably switch just some of the keys with them. The (machined?) aluminum finish is awesome and the metal itself makes the keyboard quite sturdy. Going back to modularity I use the keyboard both for work and gaming and use the mumpad while I work, but switch to the more compact tenkeyless design of the core when I game. Great product.

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steven wong
Everest Core makes a decent traveling keyboard. Switch replacment is now a joy!

I had no idea this recent Thanksgiving period there would be a discount promotion however due to costs I just ordered and awaited delivery of the Everest Core Keyboard. Took quite a while before the keyboard was delivered however the wait was worth it. I'm a huge fan of mechanical keyboards using Cherry switches however even Cherry switches fail for one reason or another. I was tired purchasing both Das and Corsair due to key failure and eventually accumulated 3 failed keyboards all for the very same reason. YouTube videos showed keyboard repairs but the effort of disassembling then unsoldering was a huge undertaking making it not worth the effort. When Anandtech finally reviewed Mountain Everest Keyboards, I was sold. Just the fact that it takes less than a minutes to swap out a failed switch was worth a initial purchase. I went with the Everest Core and now after putting the keyboard through it's paces I'm now in the market for a Everest Max but will wait until Mountain has another promotion which is impossible to refuse. Currently there is a mini promotion however the bargain hunter in me says it will get more enticing when Christmas comes. In the interim I'm enjoying the Everest Core Keyboard as it is a sheer joy to use.

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Sascha S.
Almost perfect!

This keyboard is everything I was hoping for, replaceable switches, media dock and numpad and maximum flexibility. The only thing I'm realistically missing as an optional upgrade is wireless functionality, which would come with it's own set of challenges of course (namely all the LEDs as well as additional tiny screens on numpad & media dock). The one gripe I have with it are the LEDs used, they seem to have a slight red hue in my case and thus having the keys glow in white is not possible, it's very subtle but noticeable to me. Also the magnetic legs can be stacked to stupid heights, I love it - I purchased additional ones and I'm using 5 extenders and feet. 8 extenders + feet seems to be the maximum before the keyboard / numpad no longer sits on the front rubber feet but on the plastic case and thus slides around easier.

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David Forward

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