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X-keys® USB 3 Switch Interface

X-keys XK-3 Switch Interface

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A compact, low profile footprint that accepts up to three wired switches or pedals. Easily convert any switch closure to a keyboard, multimedia, or mouse command.

XK-1283-UJS3-R  X-keys USB 3 Switch Interface  

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Operating System
Use: Any OS via USB HID | Programming: Windows XP through 10, Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.10
Free Programming Software

Windows:
Android:
Mac OS X: ControllerMate

Free Software Development Kits
(C++, C#, VB.NET)
(C++)
(Java)
(any language/OS)
USB Codes Supported
HID keyboard, HID mouse, HID game controller, HID multimedia
Port Type
3.5mm TRRS (Tip-Ring-Ring-Sleeve) accepts 3.5mm mono, stereo, or TRRS plug
Number of Ports
1 port (may be split to accept up to three switches)
Optional Accessories
, , or
Connector
USB 2.0 standard “A” plug
Wiring Distance
Up to 1,000 feet (300m) from switch to port
Dimensions
2.8” x 0.75” x 0.5” (71mm x 19mm x 13mm)
Weight
0.8 oz. (23 g)
USB type
USB 1.1 (compatible through 3.0)
Power Source
USB port, nominal voltage = 5 VDC
Power Consumption
21 mA @ 5 VDC
Temperature Range
-20 to 60 C
Memory Capacity
Approximately 1000 keystrokes or commands
Memory Type
EEPROM, non volatile memory (X-keys retains memory for over 200 years)
Environmental Rating
IP 40, typical indoor office environment
Certifications
FCC class B, CE, RoHS, WEEE compliant

Sketchup 3D Model

We offer this Sketchup model as a 3D rendering of the USB 3 Switch Interface for viewing or planning purposes. Dimensions and details of the model, while reasonably accurate, should not be used for critical specifications.

    MacroWorks 3.1 for Windows (free download)

  • Launch programs, insert Unicode, open files and directories, select tools and more
  • Can write macros to X-keys memory for Hardware Mode macro programming
  • Control backlighting globally or for individual keys
  • Create custom scripting with Visual Basic (Software Mode only)
  • Compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista (32 or 64 bit) and Windows XP (32 bit only)
  • Free technical support via email or phone
  • More info...

    ControllerMate for Mac OS X (free download)

  • Launch programs, insert Unicode, open files and directories, select tools and more
  • Control backlighting globally or for individual keys
  • Create macros or execute Applescript with drag and drop building blocks
  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7 and 10.6 (64 bit)
  • Free support via OrderedBytes Forum
  • More info...

    P.I. Engineering SDK (free download)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio code examples in C# 2008 Express, C++ 2005, and VB.NET 2008 Express
  • Read all key and control states
  • Control all backlighting and indicator LEDs
  • Free technical support via email or phone
  • Linux SDK provides a cross platform solution for Linux, Windows, and Mac also available

    Android Software

  • For X-keys Android devices
  • Read all key and control states
  • Java based
  • Sets backlighting levels and states
  • Free technical support via email or phone
  • More info...
TRRS splitter

Adapt the single port on the USB 3 Switch Interface to work with three individual switches.

XK-A-1310-TRRS-R  TRRS three way splitter  

foot switches

We offer different sized and colored foot switched with a rugged design for Assistive Technology. More info...

switches

We offer a wide variety of switches, buttons, and pedals compatible with the Switch Interface. More info...

Save with a bundle

XK-3 Switch Interface Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with the Three Button Trigger Switch

XK-2512-BU   Add to Cart

Orby Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with a Left-Right Splitter Cord and the red and green Orby Switch

XK-1304-OGR-BU   Add to Cart

Orby Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with a TRRS three way Splitter Cord and the red, green, and blue Orby Switch

XK-1442-ORGB-BU   Add to Cart

Orby Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with a TRRS three way Splitter Cord and the red, green, and yellow Orby Switch

XK-1443-OYRG-BU   Add to Cart

Commercial Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with a Left-Right Splitter Cord and the red and green Commercial Foot Switch

XK-1305-CFGR-BU   Add to Cart

Commercial Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with the black Commercial Foot Switch

XK-1306-CFBL-BU   Add to Cart

red commercial switch

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with the red Commercial Foot Switch

XK-1307-CFRD-BU   Add to Cart

green commercial switch

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with the green Commercial Foot Switch

XK-1308-CFGN-BU   Add to Cart

yellow commercial switch

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with the yellow Commercial Foot Switch

XK-1309-CFYL-BU   Add to Cart

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with the Full Guarded Industrial Foot Switch

XK-1310-IFSG-BU   Add to Cart

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with the No Guard Industrial Foot Switch

XK-2450-IFNG-BU   Add to Cart

Red Orby Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with a Orby™ Red Switch

XK-1311-ORBR-BU   Add to Cart

Green Orby Bundle

Get the USB 3 Switch Interface bundled with a Orby™ Green Switch

XK-1312-ORGN-BU   Add to Cart

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