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X-keys USB 12 Switch Interface

6 dual switch ports in a compact, low profile footprint. Easily convert any switch closure to a keyboard, multimedia, or mouse command.

$109.95
In stock
SKU
XK-1202-UHS12-R
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Keycaps

Features

  • 6 dual switch ports (12 switches with optional splitter cords)
  • Connect to the USB port just like a USB keyboard
  • Convenient mounting flanges
  • Standard 3.5mm audio type switch ports
  • Supports mono and stereo type switch plugs
  • Any contact closure can be converted to a USB HID command
  • Choose from our selection of hand or foot operated switches or use your own

Any switch can trigger an action on your computer. Any keyboard shortcut your software uses can have a designated switch (copy, paste, save, open, close). Switches are easily set up to launch applications, open files, or type short lines of text like names, addresses, and account numbers. Switches are connected via Assistive Technology standard 3.5mm (1/8”) phone plugs.

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
Android: X-keys Android
Free Software Development Kits Windows (C++, C#, VB.NET) 
Linux (C++)
Android (Java)
Raw HID (any language/OS)
USB Codes Supported HID keyboard, HID mouse, HID game controller, HID multimedia
Port Types 3.5mm stereo (accepts 3.5mm mono or stereo plug)
Number of Ports 6 ports (split to 12 with optional Y cords)
Optional Accessories Wired switches, Y cords, or USB Extender
Connector Wired USB standard “A” plug
Cord Length 118" (3 m)
Wiring Distance Up to 1,000 feet (300m) from switch to port
Dimensions 2.55” x 2.55” x 1.01” (65mm x 65mm x 26mm)
Mounting Two 0.19” DIA mounting holes, 3” O.C. (4.8mm DIA, 76mm O.C.)
Weight 6 oz. (160 g)
USB Type USB 1.1 compatible through 3.0 Type-c with adapter
Power Source USB port, nominal voltage = 5 VDC
Power Consumption 31 mA @ 5 VDC
Temperature Range -20 to 60 C
Memory Capacity Approximately 1,100 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

USB 12 Switch Interface Spec Sheet PDF

FCC class B Certification

CE Certification

RoHS Letter of Certification

Sketchup 3D Model

We offer this Sketchup model as a 3D rendering of the USB 12 Switch Interface 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...

Left-Right Splitter

Left-Right Splitter

Turn any single port on the Switch Interface into two ports.

Switches

Switches

We offer a wide variety of switches, buttons, and pedals compatible with the Switch Interface. More info...

USB Extender

USB Extender

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

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.