X-keys XK-24 KVM Keypad

X-keys XK-24 KVM Keypad

X-keys USB 12 Switch Interface

X-keys USB 12 Switch Interface

X-keys XK-24 USB Keypad

24 dedicated keys with addressable backlighting in a compact footprint. A versatile control solution for any computer application.

$149.95
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SKU
XK-24-USB-R
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XK-24 Handheld

Features

  • 24 relegendable keys
  • Suitable for handheld, desktop, or mounted use
  • Addressable blue and red backlighting for each key
  • USB connection (other options available)

Our most popular X-keys. The XK-24 offers twenty-four programmable keys to trigger macros, shortcuts, and applications, select tools or open files or directories.

XK-24 Landscape

With a co-injected case equally suitable for handheld or desktop applications, the XK-24 provides a versatile control box for any computer-driven application.

Use key blockers and tall or wide keycaps to instantly customize the XK-24 for your specific requirements.

Detachable feet give the XK-24 a slight angle to make the key legends easier to read.

Repositioning keys and feet allow the XK-24 to assume a "landscape" orientation with four rows and six columns.

Other Versions

The XK-24 is also available with the following output protocols:

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: MacroWorks 3.1 
Free Software Development Kits Windows (C++, C#, VB.NET) 
OS X SDK
Linux (C++)
Android (Java)
Raw HID (any language/OS)
Emulation Modes HID keyboard, HID mouse, HID game controller, HID multimedia
Switch Types Full-travel rubber dome, carbon on gold contacts, guaranteed for over 1 million operations
Number of Keys 24 single keys + programming button
Actuation Force Approx. 2.5 oz (72g) break-over, approx. 1.5 oz (42g) hold
Keycaps 0.625” (16mm) sq.; relegendable with Cherry MX compatible stem
Key Spacing 0.75" O.C.
Optional Keys 2X1, 1X2, 2X2
Backlighting 24 blue and 24 red LEDs, individually addressable
Connector Wired USB standard “A” plug
Cord Length 118” (3m)
Dimensions 5.8” x 3.8” x 0.94” (147mm x 97mm x 24mm)
Weight 10 oz. (285 g)
USB Type USB 1.1 compatible through 3.0 Type-c with adapter
Power Source USB port, nominal voltage = 5 VDC
Current Draw No backlight: 18 mA, Blue backlight full: 38 mA, Red backlight full: 57 mA, All backlights: 75 mA
Temperature Range -20 to 60 C
Memory Capacity Approximately 1,000 keystrokes or commands in onboard memory
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

XK-24 Spec Sheet PDF

FCC class B Certification

CE Certification

RoHS Letter of Certification

XK-24

Download PDF: XK-24 DD.pdf

Sketchup 3D Model

We offer this Sketchup model as a 3D rendering of the XK-24 for viewing or planning purposes. Dimensions and details of the model, while reasonably accurate, should not be used for critical specifications.

View or download this model in Sketchup 3D Warehouse.

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...

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...

Keycaps

Keycaps and Key Blockers

Tall, wide, quad and colored keys for your X-keys. Transparent keys enhance backlighting.

Key Legends

Blank legend sheets and custom printed legends.

USB Extender

Extend your X-keys up to 150 feet via CAT 5 or equivalent network cable.

Keycaps

4x6 Mounting Kit

Includes two brackets and Modular HoseTM connectors

4x6 Mounting Bracket Only

One mounting plate with screws to attach an X-keys.

XK-24 and 4x6 Mounting Kit Bundle

Bundle your X-keys XK-24 with a mounting kit.

Road Case

X-keys XK-24 Road Case

Protect your X-keys while traveling with this custom road case from MyCaseBuilder.

Resources for Software Developers

P. I. Engineering offers a wide range of options for application developers. Click on any heading to learn more. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, please contact us (tech@xkeys.com). We have friendly techs and engineers waiting to help you integrate X-keys into your solution.

Windows SDK

Includes comprehensive examples in C#, C++, and VB.NET for Windows desktop development in Visual Studio, as well as Java for Android development in Eclipse. Supported via phone and email during standard business hours by our technical support staff.

Linux SDK

Open source Linux support written in C++. Features code for accessing all X-keys controls and key states and includes a simple, straight forward example GUI. Written by Linux HID expert Alan Ott.</p

Android Samples

Assorted Eclipse projects we have created to demonstrate how to handle various input options (such as joystick and game controller button data) on Android.

HID Data Reports

Learn how to read the X-keys’ raw output and use it to integrate X-keys into your application in any language, on any HID-enabled platform.

X-keys Integration

See how to integrate your X-keys with the Hardware Mode, Software Mode with MacroWorks Software, or the Software Mode with a Custom Application.

Case Studies

See how other developers have implemented X-keys for fun and profit.

Programs Real World Applications

X-keys can control any application on a computer. Here are just a few examples of popular applications controlled by this device. 

X-keys working in studios, labs, and elsewhere.