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FREE Modular Programmable Keyboards

Product Type: 
Device modifier

Product Description: 

The FREE family comprises a range of Keyboard Modules in different sizes and matrix arrangements. Modules can be freely combined into different compositions, referred to as Configurations. Each configuration must incorporate one Tipro Controller. The controller provides interface (USB by default) to the host system (computer) and acts as a master of the Tipro Bus which electrically interconnects the modules. Selected keyboard modules can be complemented with so-called Special Function Modules that are divided into the following three groups: Card Readers, Identifications Modules and Pointing Devices. All FREE modules can also be combined with FREE+ touchmonitors and BeFREE touchcomputers.

 

Main Features: 

  • modular and programmable
  • wide range of keyboard modules in different sizes and matrix arrangements
  • mechanical keys (Cherry MX or Omron B3F)
  • ergonomic tactile feedback for frequent/intensive typing
  • a selection of special function add-on modules
  • various keycap sizes and colours
  • customizable key inscriptions (pad printing) and contents/codes
  • optional PS/2 + RS232 controller interface for legacy applications
  • black (C15) or light grey (C10) housing colour
  • robust and durable

Primary Specifications: 

  • ELECTRICAL
    • power supply: 5V± 5% (from primary USB interface)
    • current consumption: depends on configuration
    • 80 mATYP (one keyboard module with integrated USB controller)
    • 15 mATYP (each additional module)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL
    • operating ambient temperature range: 0°C to +40°C
    • storage ambient temperature range: -10° C to +50°C
    • relative humidity range: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)

More Information: 

For more information on this product, please refer to the manufacturer's website.