Utilization

X-keys® Utilization

How do you use your X-keys?

The infinite possibilities presented by X-keys result in a wide range of uses with an equally wide range of software applications. Here are just a few examples of how experts, professionals, and enthusiasts have customized their X-keys for use with popular applications.

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XK-60 for Sketchup

3D Modeling

A layout for Sketchup 8 including some nifty keys with multiple functions.

Inside Out

Animation

X-keys programmable keyboards assist in the production of your favorite animated movies and shows.

Auction Bidding

Auction Bidding

X-keys XK-24 serves as the live auction bidding control for the United Flower Growers Cooperative Association. Dennis Lawson tells us about this impressive project for the largest "Dutch Style" commercial auction in North America.

Audio Control

Audio

X-keys is used in a variety of setups and software for recording and editing audio.

Audio Control

Broadcasting

X-keys is used in a wide variety of live production software where users want a dedicated control surface with physical buttons that can control virtually anything.

CNC Control

CNC Control

Combining the rugged build of an industrial control pendant with the utility of a computer keyboard, the new X-keys pendant series is perfect for a light industrial or home workshop CNC control.

Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver

A layout for Adobe Dreamweaver including an extensive shortcut list.

Flight Simulation

Flight Sim

Many examples of simulation pilots using X-keys in their home cockpits.

X-KeyPad

X-KeyPad for X-keys

A new product from Stick and Rudder Studios that is currently under development. It allows you to set any numeric sim variable in X-Plane with numeric data collected from a number pad.

XK-60 for House of Worship

House of Worship

Ben Tomlinson from Church at Liberty Square in Cartersville, Georgia sent us this great video covering his setup using the X-keys with Qlab, Jands Vista, and Pro Presenter to control sound, lighting, and video.

Image Processing

 
Image Processing

Prem Mukherjee featured our X-keys Pro in his presentation titled How to Process a Wedding in Six Hours using shortcuts for Photoshop and Lightroom.

 

Judging Triggers

 
Judging Triggers

The show Fit or Flop setup is composed of the Switch Interface, and 6 Big Buddy Button Switches.

 

KVM

 
KVM Control

How to use an X-keys PS/2 Stick to control a KVM.

 

Laser Engraving Control

 
Laser Engraving Control

RubberStamps.net uses the X-keys XKE-128 to run Corel Photo-Paint, Corel Draw, and laser engraving control software.

 

Lighting Control

 
Lighting Controls

Our X-keys XK-80 configured to work with ETC, MA and DASLight lighting software and QLab theater controls.

 

Photoshop

 
Photoshop

A layout for Adobe Photoshop including an extensive shortcut list.

 

Rugged Computing

 
Rugged Computing

Designed for use in Army vehicles, The Aqeri 94100 can work just as well for Navy and Airforce applications assisting in planning and real-time battlefield decisions.

 

Sports Data

 
Sports Data Recording

Vital Stats Sports Data Recording Software relies on a custom X-keys Professional as a dedicated real time statistics input panel.

 

Video Editing

 
Video Editing

Video editing and post production with X-keys, Lightworks NLE, DaVince Resolve and Movie Studio Platinum.