Rugged Industrial Keyboards target mobile applications.

Press Release Summary:

Measuring 6.13 x 11.27 x 1.16 in., KIF6000 Series is suited for mobile applications requiring 101/104 key functionality and precision pointing device that is immune to vibration and EMI/RFI signals. Plug-and-play keyboards are available in non-backlit and illuminated versions, both with USB cable or optional bulkhead panel cable. Watertight NEMA 4 enclosures offer 2 stainless steel threaded inserts on bottom for mounting onto panel, console, or 2U rackmount.

Original Press Release:

Compact Rugged Industrial Keyboard for Mobile Applications!

STRATFORD, CONNECTICUT, - CTI Electronics offers the KIF6000 Series, a new line of rugged industrial keyboards with the original Industrial Mouse(TM). These world class NEMA 4 (IP66) industrial keyboards were specifically designed for mobile applications requiring a small footprint, 101/104 key functionality, and a high precision pointing device that is immune to vibration and/or EMI/RFI signals. Legends include US English (QWERTY), French (AZERTY); others are available upon request.

Off Road, On Road Transportation Vehicles will reduce budgets and maintenance costs by utilizing this high impact resistance industrial keyboard series. The Plug-N-Play KIF6000 Series (6.13" x 11.27" x 1.16") non-backlit keyboard is offered in aluminum or stainless steel enclosure. Military, Marine, and Aerospace applications can use the Plug-N-Play KIF6000-Bx Series with an illuminated keyboard. Both Series come standard with a USB cable or an optional bulkhead panel cable allowing the convenience of a quick disconnect or 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 2U rackmount.

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(TM) 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.

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.

When reliability is critical call (203) 386-9779 or visit us at .

Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A., quantity OEM pricing $400-$500 USD.

Author: Paul Krischlunas,

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