Product Features
  • 68 Keys and 1 Programming Button
  • Central Jog/Shuttle Controller
  • Red and Blue LEDs Under Each Key
  • Relegendable Key Caps
  • Works with a Wide Variety of Programmes
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The XK-68+Jog/Shuttle is a universal control surface from X-keys that features 68 keys, a programming button, and a Jog/Shuttle. The keys can be configured to take the place of any keyboard shortcut or macro available within the application you are using. It includes programming software for Windows and OS X, however can be used with any operating system that supports HID USB devices. For customised applications there are also SDKs available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. It is compatible with USB 1.1 and later and receives its power from the computer. A 1.4 m integrated USB cable is included.

In addition to keys, in the centre of this control surface you will find a jog/shuttle. Taken from the analogue video editing world, the jog/shuttle incorporates two media transport controls in one, and was originally used to navigate through footage. The shuttle control being pressure-sensitive, for transporting footage forward or backward at high speed; the jog control advancing it linearly for frame-precise navigation. These controls do not have to be used for video, and can be mapped to perform any assignable function that simulates an analogue user input.

Key Features

LED Backlit Relegendable Key Caps
Each key is backlit with both a red and blue LED. The ledgends and keycaps can be customised to suit your specific requirements, and replacements of both are available as accessories

Suits Diverse User Groups
Compatible with a wide variety of software and platforms, the control surface is adaptable to a diverse range of industries. Some examples include: broadcasting, sports data, video editing, audio engineering, photo editing, trading, live media control, and digital content creation

Emulations Modes
Emulates keyboard, mouse, game controller, and media commands

Additional Features

  • Removable feet allows the control surface to sit at an angle
  • Bus powers through USB
  • Integrated 56" USB cable
  • Optional rackmount kit available

Software Features
MacroWorks 3.1 for Windows (Included)

  • Launch programmes, insert Unicode, open files and directories, select tools and more
  • Controls backlighting on individual keys
  • Supports custom scripting with Visual Basic
  • Supports most X-keys SOE, MWII, and Pi3 USB devices

ControllerMate for Mac OS X (Included)

  • Launch programmes, open files and directories, select tools and more
  • Controls backlighting on individual keys
  • Supports most X-keys Pi3 devices

P.I. Engineering SDK (Free Download)

  • Code examples in Visual Studio C# 2008 Express, C++ 2005, and Visual Basic 2008 Express
  • Supports all X-keys SOE, MWII, and Pi3 USB devices

Linux SDK (Free Download)

  • Supports all X-keys Pi3 devices
  • A cross platform solution for Linux, Windows, and Mac
  • Reads all keys and controls
  • Sets backlighting levels and states

Android Code Samples (Free Download)

  • Supports all X-keys Pi3 devices
  • Reads all keys and controls
  • Java-based
  • Sets backlighting levels and states
Number of Keys69
Switch TypeRubber Dome
Actuation Force72  g
Key Size16 mm
Connection TypeWired
System ConnectionUSB Type-A
BacklightYes, Individually Lit
LED ColoursBlue, Red
Built-In Control DeviceKnob
Maximum Current Consumption75 mA
Operating Temperature-20 to 60°C
Cable Length142 cm
Dimensions (L x W x H)210.0 x 184.0 x 24.0 mm
Weight0.7 kg
X-keys XK-68+Jog/Shuttle
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