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How to select our Keyboard to fit Your application

1. First under the heading "Keyboards" on the left, click on the type of keyboard that you are looking for - This shows photos of all of the keyboards, gives specific differences between the keyboards, and gives model numbers. When mounting on non-metal kiosks or enclosures the keyboards can be mounted on the surface and will protrude one inch thick above the mounting surface. An option for this type of mounting is an adapter plate to have the keyboards fit in the kiosk or enclosure, also shown on the Keyboards page. There are also drawings under the "Mounting" button detailing the different mountings.

2. Second when you click on type of keyboard you will see some samples - These sample key pattern overlays we have down for others. Please scroll down and see if you can find one that is the closest to fit your application. Under the other types of keyboards you can also see many more samples.

If you can find one close enough to fit your application, you can right click on that overlay, save the image, then either print it or bring it up in a graphics program, mark in your colors, logos, keys you want, keys you don't want, hot key requirements and fax it to us. We will use that marked up overlay to design your overlay and then e-mail it back to you for approval.

If you cannot find one close enough then below the 20 position and below the 83 and 90 position overlays there is a blank overlay. You can right click on the blank overlay, save the image, then either print it or bring it up in a graphics program, mark in your colors, logos, keys you want, keys you don't want, hot key requirements and fax it to us. We will use that marked up overlay to design your overlay and then e-mail it back to you for approval.

3. Keyboard Part Numbers -

3.1 Number of keys - 20 PKB, 35 PKB, 83 PKB, and 90 PKB (these are size and style of keyboards, your keyboard may have fewer keys to fit your application).

3.2 Mountings -

3.2.1 Flush Mount -FM

3.2.2 Surface Mount -SM

3.2.3 Stand Alone -SA

3.2.4 Flush Mount with threaded mount holes -FMT

3.2.5 Stand Alone Metal enclosure - SAMS (stainless steel housing)

3.3 Bezel Color (this option is not available on Flush Mount keyboards or Stainless Steel housings)

3.3.1 Black Bezel -BLK

3.3.2 Off White Bezel -WHT

3.3.3 Gray Bezel -GRA

3.4 Communications - (this option is quoted on request)

3.4.1 RS 232 -C2

3.4.2 RS 422 -C4

3.5 Switchable Overlays - (this option is quoted on request)

3.5.1 External Switch toggles between User Overlay and Service Person Overlay -SW

3.6 Cirque Glide point

3.6.1 Cirque installed in keyboard with PS2 output without right click -CKPS2N

3.6.2 Cirque installed in keyboard with PS2 output with right click -CKPS2R

3.6.3 Cirque installed in keyboard with Serial output, No right Click -CKS

3.7 Adapter Plate

3.7.1 Keyboard -KA

3.7.2 Keyboard and Cirque touch pad mounted on the right - KCA (Serial or PS2 output)

3.7.2.1 Keyboard and Cirque touch pad mounted in front - KCAF (Serial or PS2 output)

3.7.3 20 Position and 83 (or 90) Position -KKA

3.7.4 83 (or 90) Position in a flat 19 inch Rack Mount Panel -RKA

3.7.4.1 83 (or 90) Position in a 4U angled rack mount enclosure - RKAA

3.7.4.2 83 (or 90) Position in a 4U angled rack mount enclosure with Cirque touch Pad -RKAAC

3.7.4.3 83 (or 90) Position in a 1U angled rack mount enclosure - RK1UAA

3.7.4.4 83 (or 90) Position in a 1U angled rack mount enclosure with Cirque touch Pad - RK1UAAC

3.7.5 83 (or 90) Position in a flat panel mounted enclosure -PMA

3.7.5.1 83 (or 90) Position in a 7 inch high angled panel mounted enclosure - PMAA

3.7.5.2 83 (or 90) Position in a 7 inch high angled panel mounted enclosure with Cirque touch Pad -PMAAC

3.7.5.3 83 (or 90) Position in a 1.75 inch high panel mounted enclosure - PM1AA

3.7.5.4 83 (or 90) Position in a 1.75 inch high panel mounted enclosure with Cirque touch Pad - PM1AAC

3.8 Touch Track (this option should only be used with icons larger than .75 inch square) -TT

3.9 Key Text Overlay - The name or number of the key text overlay will be added to the end of the part number. If it is a new overlay a number will be assigned at EKI and given to the customer. The key text overlay will specify if the keyboard is mounted in a portrait or landscape orientation.

3.10 Sample Keyboard Part Numbers

3.10.1 "20 PKB-SM-BLK-20pos011" - This is a 20 position surface mounted keyboard with a black bezel and 20pos011 overlay.

3.10.2 "83 PKB-FM-SW-83pos028 (83temp15)" - This is a 83 position flush mounted keyboard with external switch that has a user overlay 83pos028 (overlay without ctrl, alt, and F keys), and toggles to a removable service persons overlay 83temp15 (with ctrl, alt and F keys).

3.10.3 "83 PKB-SM-GRA-CKPS2N-83pos036" - This is a 83 position surface mounted keyboard with the Cirque touch pad installed in the keyboard, gray bezel, and overlay 83pos036.

3.10.4 "83 PKB-KKA-83pos028-20pos011" - This is a 83 position and 20 position keyboard mounted in an adapter plate with a 83pos036 overlay and 20pos011 overlay.

3.10.5 "83 PKB-KCA-83pos028" - This is a 83 position keyboard mounted in an adapter plate with the Cirque touch pad.

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