Wirecast Control Surface by X-keys®

Wirecast Control Surface by X-keys®

X-keys XKE-40

X-keys XKE-40

X-keys Trigger Switch for XNote Stopwatch

XNote Stopwatch is a versatile and flexible multi functional digital stopwatch / countdown timer / clock software for PC from Dimitry Nikitin. Their software works for timekeepers at sport competitions, time tracking of work, or even as a metronome. This X-keys Trigger Switch from P. I. Engineering makes a perfect hand held control for Start/Stop and other functions.

Three buttons easily assigned to:

  • Start / Stop
  • Snap
  • Reset
In stock


  • Pre-programmed for simple assignment in XNote Stopwatch
  • USB connection to computer
  • Cord length 94" (2.4m)

Quick Start

After installing XNote software, by Dimitry Nikitin, available at their web site: www.xnotestopwatch.com/, plug the X-keys Trigger Switch in an available USB port and wait for Windows to recognize it.

Open XNote Stopwatch and select Hotkeys from the More menu.

Xnote Screenshot

Click in the field for each control you want to program and press the button on the trigger switch. The macro pre-programmed in the trigger switch will appear.

Xnote Screenshot 2

After you have assigned all three buttons, the screen should look something like this. Click OK to save the hotkey assignments.

Xnote Screenshot 3

For more information on setting up and using XNote Stopwatch, please refer to http://www.xnotestopwatch.com/help/

Quick Start Guide

X-keys (Made by P.I. Engineering, Inc.)

The XNote Stopwatch Trigger Switch comes pre-programmed with the following macros. No software or special drivers are required.

  • Button 1 (upper finger) = Ctrl + Shift + Alt +F8
  • Button 2 (lower finger) = Ctrl + Shift + Alt +F7
  • Button 3 (thumb) = Ctrl + Shift + Alt + F6

These long macros were selected to prevent conflicts with other common macros in Windows. It is possible to reprogram the device with our MacroWorks 3.1 software.

XNote Stopwatch (Published by Dimitry Nikitin)

For help with installation and operation of XNote's Stopwatch, please visit: http://www.xnotestopwatch.com/help/

USB Extender

USB Extender

  • Extend your X-keys up to 150 feet
  • Uses a standard CAT5 or CAT6 cable
  • No software required