X-keys Broadcast Key Kit

X-keys Broadcast Key Kit

XKE-128 Video Switcher Kit Bundle

XKE-128 Video Switcher Kit Bundle

XKE-124 T-bar Video Switcher Bundle

X-keys XKE-124 T-bar USB Keyboard bundled with the video switcher key set to assemble your own custom video switching controller.

$899.95
In stock
SKU
XK-1456-124VS-BU
  • Buy 10 for $854.95 each and save 5%

The perfect key set to turn an X-keys into a video switching controller for vMix or your favorite streaming software.

This kit includes:

  • X-keys XKE-124 T-bar
  • Numbers 1-12 on single clear acrylic keys with a blue, green, red, and orange background
  • M1-M8 on single clear acrylic keys with a white background
  • IN, OUT, four arrows, and 1-6 on single clear acrylic keys with a black background
  • REC, STM on single clear acrylic keys with a red background
  • FTB on single clear acrylic keys with a gray background
  • Wide clear acrylic keys with a gray background and AUTO 1, AUTO 2, AUTO 3, and TAKE printed
  • 61 key blockers
  • A black paper mask to cover the key deck and reduce backlighting bleed-over
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: P.I. Engineering SDK
Mac: ControllerMate for X-keys
Free Software Development Kits Windows (C++, C#, VB.NET) 
OS X
Linux (C++)
Android (Java)
Raw HID (any language/OS)
Emulation Modes HID keyboard, HID mouse, HID game controller
Switch Types Full-travel rubber dome, carbon on gold contacts, guaranteed for over 1 million operations
Number of Keys 35 single keys, 4 wide keys, 61 blockers
Actuation Force 120g (4.2oz) break-over, 60g (2.1oz) hold
Keycaps 0.625” (16mm) sq.; relegendable with Cherry MX compatible stem
Key Spacing 0.75" O.C.
Backlighting 1 blue and 1 red addressable LED under each key
Connector Wired USB standard “A” plug
Cord Length 118” (3m)
Dimensions 14" x 7.3" x 1.8" (279mm x 185mm x 46mm)
Weight 4.7lbs (2.13 kg)
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: 37 mA, Blue backlight full: 176 mA, Red backlight full: 265 mA, All backlights: 358 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

XKE-124 T-bar Spec Sheet

FCC Letter of Certification

CE Letter of Certification

RoHS Letter of Certification

This Drawing is for the XKE-128, the footprint is the same as the XKE-124 T-bar. Revised drawing coming soon.

XKE-128

Download PDF: XKE-128 DD.pdf

Sketchup 3D Model

We offer this Sketchup model as a 3D rendering of the XKE-124 T-bar 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.

vMix and Tricaster offer native support for the X-keys 128 with no additional software required. Our Backlighting Utility may be used to set the intensity and default state of the addressable backlighting LEDs.

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...

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.

OS X SDK

An Xcode worspace with two project: one for the viewer application, and one for the X-keys framework. Demonstrates reading and writing to X-keys devices.

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.