24 dedicated keys in a compact footprint with USB connection to computer. Replace legacy serial keypads sending ASCII to a COM port.
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.
Repositioning keys and feet allow the XK-24 to assume a "landscape" orientation with four rows and six columns.
X-keys Planning PDF
What would you put on an X-keys? Test a few layouts with our editable planning PDF. Edit online or download. Open the PDF, click on any key, and type. Print out the result at 100% for a full-scale footprint. Download the XK-24 Planning Guide here or the Landscape XK-24 Planning Guide here.
|Operating System||Programming: Windows XP through 10; any system that supports RS-232 for use|
|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 3.0 standard “A” plug|
|Cord Length||118” (3 m)|
|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|
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.
X-keys TrueCOM and VCOM Software
This application will recognize and program both our XK-24 TrueCOM and our XK-24 VCOM.*
Download it here: PIEngineeringVCOMSDK.exe (887 KB)
TrueCOM RS-232 Serial and VCOM USB
X-keys TrueCOM devices are true RS-232 serial devices, sending ASCII codes over a standard 9 pin powered serial connection.
X-keys VCOM devices are virtual COM devices capable of sending ASCII messages to a virtual COM port via a USB connection.
TrueCOM/VCOM Quick Start
*There are known compatibility issues when using X-keys Vcom with Win 8.1
Please consult the help file in the application for details. If you don't find the information you need in the help file, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tall, wide, quad and colored keys for your X-keys. Transparent keys enhance backlighting.
Blank legend sheets and custom printed legends.
Extend your X-keys up to 150 feet via CAT 5 or equivalent network cable.
Includes two brackets and Modular HoseTM connectors
One mounting plate with screws to attach an X-keys.
Protect your X-keys while traveling with this custom road case from MyCaseBuilder.
Give your X-keys a 45 degree angle lift with this 4x6 Tilt Stand that attaches to the back of the unit.