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X-keys XKR-32 Rack Mounted Keys

We've updated this product with a new design and this version is no longer available. Our new XKE-40 Rackmount is a direct replacement.

32 dedicated keys in a rack mount frame. Perfect for server control or production truck installations.

Out of stock


  • 1 RU high
  • Blue and red addressable backlighting
  • Accepts tall, wide, and 2x2 keys
  • KVM version available
  • USB connection to PC or Mac

One of our most popular X-keys. The XKR-32 offers thirty-two programmable keys to trigger macros, shortcuts, and applications, select tools or open files or directories. The XKR-32 provides a versatile control strip for any computer-driven application.

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) 
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 32 single keys
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.
Backlighting 32 blue and red LEDs, individually addressable
Connector Wired USB 2.0 standard “A” plug
Cord Length 118” (3 m)
Dimensions and Weight 19” x 1.75” x 1.4", (483 mm x 44 mm x 10 mm), 21 oz. (600 g)
USB Type USB 1.1 compatible through 3.0 Type-c with adapter
Power Source USB port, nominal voltage = 5 VDC
Temperature Range -20 to 60 C
Memory Capacity Approximately 21,000 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

XKR-32 Spec Sheet PDF

FCC class B Certification


Download PDF: XKR-32 DD.pdf

Sketchup 3D Model

We offer this Sketchup model as a 3D rendering of the XKR-32 Rack Mount 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...