Product Announcement from CTI Electronics Corporation
CTI Electronics expands its new line of rugged industrial keyboards with the KIF6000-Bx Backlit Series. This line of compact illuminated keyboards includes the original Industrial Mouse™ pointer. This world class industrial grade keyboard provides a water tight NEMA 4 (IP66) sealing and is specifically designed for mobile applications. These keyboards offer a small footprint, 101/104 key functionality, and a high precision pointing device, all with protection against vibration and/or EMI/RFI signals. US English (QWERTY) is standard, others legends such as French (AZERTY), Spanish (QWERTY), German (QWERTZ), Italian (QWERTY), or Portuguese (QWERTY) are available upon request.
These high impact resistant industrial keyboards come with a five (5) year repair policy. Thereby, lowering overall maintenance costs and immediately affecting the return on investment. The Plug-N-Play KIF6000-Bx Series (6.13" x 11.27" x 1.16") backlit keyboard is offered in an aluminum or stainless steel enclosure. Military, Marine, Medical, and Aerospace applications will benefit from the ten (10) levels of illumination as environmental lighting conditions change. The same rugged durability is available with the non-backlit Plug-N-Play KIF6000 Series keyboard. Both Series come standard with a USB cable or an optional bulkhead panel cable allowing the convenience of a quick disconnect NEMA 4 (IP66) plug for usage in areas of liquids or solid debris contaminants.
The watertight rugged enclosures offer two stainless steel threaded inserts on the bottom for easy mounting onto a panel, a console, or into a 2U rackmount drawer.
Long-term durability, 10+ million cycles, of these keyboards is achieved with the use of hard gold plated terminals/contacts. Its molded silicone rubber is Syn-Proof™ coated to protect against harsh chemicals, bacteria, or synthetic oils. The 2 mm travel of the keys offer excellent tactile feel. USB interface is compatible with standard computer hardware and operating systems, and no special driver or calibration is required. And the Industrial Mouse™ guarantees "no drift" for the life of the keyboard.
Typical usage includes Aviation Aircraft Control Systems, On-Road Transportation Vehicles, Mobile Military Equipment, Off-Road Heavy Equipment, Medical Nursing Stations, Marine Vessel Control Panels, Railroad Command Systems, etc.