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KB48 Membrane Keyboards

  • Panel-mount or Desk-top models
  • RS232 or PS2 versions
  • Full colour User-Designed graphics or
    QWERTY and ABC layouts
  • Up to 48 fully tactile keys
  • Configurable key code assignment
  • Small size 204 x 88mm
  • IP66 when panel mounted


Programmable keyboards integrate directly with the operator and the system. By changing the colour and text applied to any key the purpose and functionality of the human interface is simplified and clarified.

Underneath the keytop are true tactile push-switches in a layout of 4 rows x 12 keys, more than enough for a full alpha-numeric entry but which can be configured for any number of keys from 1 to 48.

 Manufactured from tough, black-anodised aluminium, the keyboards are available in desk-top or panel-mount format.

 For customers not wishing a fully custom layout there are 3 standard layouts also available :-

                                                                 A layout 48 keys in ABC format with separate numeric pad







                                         Q layout 48 keys in QWERTY format (the RS232 and PS2 version differ)



                                                                                                                                              - RS232  version








                                                                                                                                                     - PS2 version









                                                                    F Layout 26 keys  function and arrow keys + numeric pad




Custom Versions

The graphics are completely under the control of the customer. Click on the Graphic Template button at the top of this page to receive a  file of 48 key templates with sample key legends, which can be easily changed using a standard graphic package (CorelDraw). Logos, artwork, and photographic images can all be incorporated in full colour and high resolution. The design is emailed to us for printing directly onto the polyester membrane using our digital print technology with fade-free inks and reverse printing for durability and scratch-resistance. There are no artwork or setting up costs.

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