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X-keys XK-68+Jog/Shuttle

BH #XK68J • MFR #XK-0990-UBG68-R
X-keys XK-68+Jog/Shuttle
Key Features
  • 68 Keys and 1 Programming Button
  • Central Jog/Shuttle Controller
  • Red and Blue LEDs Under Each Key
  • Relegendable Key Caps
The XK-68+Jog/Shuttle is a universal control surface from X-keys that features 68 keys, a programming button, and a Jog/Shuttle. The keys can be configured to take the place of any keyboard shortcut or macro available within the application you are using. It includes programming software for Windows and OS X, however can be used with any operating system that supports HID USB devices. For customized applications there are also SDKs available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. It is compatible with USB 1.1 and later and receives its power from the computer. A 56" integrated USB cable is included.
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X-keys XK-68 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2LED Backlit Relegendable Key Caps
  • 3Suits Diverse User Groups
  • 4Emulations Modes
  • 5Additional Features
  • 6Software Features

The XK-68+Jog/Shuttle is a universal control surface from X-keys that features 68 keys, a programming button, and a Jog/Shuttle. The keys can be configured to take the place of any keyboard shortcut or macro available within the application you are using. It includes programming software for Windows and OS X, however can be used with any operating system that supports HID USB devices. For customized applications there are also SDKs available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. It is compatible with USB 1.1 and later and receives its power from the computer. A 56" integrated USB cable is included.

In addition to keys, in the center of this control surface you will find a jog/shuttle. Taken from the analog video editing world, the jog/shuttle incorporates two media transport controls in one, and was originally used to navigate through footage. The shuttle control being pressure-sensitive, for transporting footage forward or backward at high speed; the jog control advancing it linearly for frame-precise navigation. These controls do not have to be used for video, and can be mapped to perform any assignable function that simulates an analog user input.

LED Backlit Relegendable Key Caps
Each key is backlit with both a red and blue LED. The ledgends and keycaps can be customized to suit your specific requirements, and replacements of both are available as accessories
Suits Diverse User Groups
Compatible with a wide variety of software and platforms, the control surface is adaptable to a diverse range of industries. Some examples include: broadcasting, sports data, video editing, audio engineering, photo editing, trading, live media control, and digital content creation
Emulations Modes
Emulates keyboard, mouse, game controller, and media commands
Additional Features
  • Removable feet allows the control surface to sit at an angle
  • Bus powers through USB
  • Integrated 56" USB cable
  • Optional rackmount kit available
  • Software Features
    MacroWorks 3.1 for Windows (Included)
  • Launch programs, insert Unicode, open files and directories, select tools and more
  • Controls backlighting on individual keys
  • Supports custom scripting with Visual Basic
  • Supports most X-keys SE, MWII, and Pi3 USB devices

    ControllerMate for Mac OS X (Included)
  • Launch programs, open files and directories, select tools and more
  • Controls backlighting on individual keys
  • Supports most X-keys Pi3 devices

    P.I. Engineering SDK (Free Download)
  • Code examples in Visual Studio C# 2008 Express, C++ 2005, and Visual Basic 2008 Express
  • Supports all X-keys SE, MWII, and Pi3 USB devices

    Linux SDK (Free Download)
  • Supports all X-keys Pi3 devices
  • A cross platform solution for Linux, Windows, and Mac
  • Reads all keys and controls
  • Sets backlighting levels and states

    Android Code Samples (Free Download)
  • Supports all X-keys Pi3 devices
  • Reads all keys and controls
  • Java-based
  • Sets backlighting levels and states
  • UPC: 703273009908

    X-keys XK-68 Specs

    Key Specs
    Switch Type
    Rubber Dome
    Connection Type
    Wired
    Keyboard Lighting
    Set Colors Blue, Red (Individually Lit)
    Keys
    Number of Keys
    69
    Switch Type
    Rubber Dome
    Actuation Force
    72 g
    Key Size
    0.62" / 16 mm
    Connectivity
    Connection Type
    Wired
    System Connection
    USB-A
    General
    Keyboard Lighting
    Set Colors Blue, Red (Individually Lit)
    Built-In Control Device
    Knob
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature
    -4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
    Physical
    Cable Length
    56" / 142 cm
    Environmental Protection
    No
    Dimensions (L x W x H)
    8.3 x 7.3 x 0.9" / 210.0 x 184.0 x 24.0 mm
    Weight
    1.6 lb / 0.7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    2.08 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    12.1 x 9.25 x 2.65"

    X-keys XK-68 Reviews

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    Avid Media Composer compatible?
    Asked by: Tristan C.
    Yes it is. You can program this product to work with video editing software, such as Avid Media Composer.
    Answered by: Joseph P.
    Date published: 2018-08-25
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