of Industrial Keyboards
"The Next Generation of Man
- Machine Interface"
Keyboard Encoder/Switch converter Manufactured by EKI
Discrete Switch to PS2, USB or
RS 232/422 Keyboard Converter/Encoder Input Device
If you need a few large push buttons or switches to output PS2, USB
or RS 232 codes to your computer for control or user interface this is the
Input device with up to 60 switches can be connected to output
Switch Converter 60 SC -
Now you can have any size key switch in any pattern. You provide the key
switches and we'll provide the converted codes. Up to 60 positions, A-Z,
0-9, Enter, Delete, Escape, Ctrl, Alt, Shift, Space, Back Space, Tab, Left,
Right, Up and Down Arrows, F1-F12 are standard, but any other key code
output or sequence programed with an NRE (one time programming charge),
like ctrl+alt+del with one switch. PS2 output is
standard. The 60 SC-N comes
with any switch closed gives you an output (nKey
rollover), or the 60 SC-L will
only allow the one switch at a time closed, all other switches are locked
out. RS-232 (-C2) or RS-422 (-C4) outputs are optional. Other options
include up to 8 LED drive outputs, and external speaker drive, or on board
speaker for audible response for a switch.
Mounting hole pattern for mounting only the
converter board - 3.35 x 6.85 inches, four holes.
Converter to be mounted in your enclosure, with our stainless steel
enclosure (-E). 60 SC is fitted with two terminal
blocks as standard, each additional terminal block is extra. To do all 60
switches takes four extra terminal blocks. RS-232 and RS-422 output is extra
and requires an external 5 VDC power supply, or for an extra charge a 12
VAC transformer can be used, all must be specified when ordered. On board
speaker is an extra charge. External speaker drive is a no cost extra, but
is not standard, and must be configured to the customer when order placed.
Standard 60 SC Terminal
Configuration, customs configurations and outputs are available, Contact an expert.
Choose the terminal that corresponds to the output needed. Connect a
wire from that terminal to your switch. Connect the other terminal on the
switch to one of the four (4) COM’s. Connect the five (5) pin connector at
one end of the provided PS2 cable to the connector on the 60 SC that says
Keyboard, plug the six (6) pin standard PS2 connector into your computer
PS2 keyboard port. There are no power supplies required. When you operate
your switch the 60 SC will output PS2 code to the computer. If you are
unsure of the connection proceedure please call
252-331-6550 Electronic Keyboards, Inc., Elizabeth City, NC.
Up to 6 keyboards to one PS2 input device
EKI life time keyboard
warrantee or EKI standard warrantee does not apply to this keyboard encoder
because customer connection are made directly to the encoder, and if the
encoder is not handled in a non-static area or table a spark can damage the
encoder, and this is out of the control of EKI.
of Industrial Keyboards
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Prices and specifications subject to
change without notice.
Made in the USA