X-keys XK-68+Jog/Shuttle

X-keys XK-68+Jog/Shuttle

X-keys XK-68+Jog/Shuttle

B&H # XK68J MFR # XK-0990-UBG68-R
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Product Highlights

  • 68 Keys and 1 Programming Button
  • Central Jog/Shuttle Controller
  • Red and Blue LEDs Under Each Key
  • Relegendable Key Caps
  • Works with a Wide Variety of Programs
  • Supports Windows, OS X, Linux, Raw HID
  • HID Emulation Modes Available
  • SDKs and Codes Samples Available
  • Removable Rubber Feet
  • 56" Integrated USB Cable
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  • 1Description

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
    In the Box
    X-keys XK-68+Jog/Shuttle
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Emulation Modes HID Keyboard, HID Mouse, HID Game Controller
    Switch Type Full-travel rubber dome, carbon on gold contacts - guaranteed for over 1 million operations
    Number of Keys 68 x single keys
    1 x programming button
    Actuation Force Break-over: Approximately 2.5 oz / 72 g
    Hold: Approximately 1.5 oz / 42 g
    Keycaps 0.625" / 16 mm sq; relegendable with Cherry MX compatible stem
    Key Spacing 0.75" / 19 mm O.C.
    Optional Keys 2x1, 1x2, 2x2, and 1x1 blocker
    Backlighting 1 blue and 1 red addressable LED under each key
    Auxiliary Control Jog: 10 detent, independent clockwise, and counter clockwise commands
    Connector 56" / 142 cm integrated USB 2.0 cable with type A connector
    System Requirements Any operating system via USB HID
    For Included Programming Software: OSX 10.4 or later; Windows XP or later Languages
    SDK Supported Languages Windows: C++, C#, VB.NET
    Linux: C++
    Android: Java
    Raw HID: Any language / OS
    Memory Capacity Each key is allocated 3 characters with a pool of 1000 additional keystrokes available to any keys that require additional characters
    Memory Type EEPROM, non volatile memory
    Power Requirements USB bus powered - 5 VDC
    Power Consumption No Backlight: 18 mA
    Blue Backlight Full: 38 mA
    Red Backlight Full: 57 mA
    All Backlights Full: 75 mA
    Operating Temperature -4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
    Dimensions 8.3 x 7.3 x 0.9" / 210 x 184 x 24 mm
    Weight 26 oz / 737 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.1 x 9.1 x 2.6"

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