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X-keys® HD15 USB Wire Interface

Wire Interface

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Designed to build custom control panels and discrete inputs to create many unique types of Human Machine Interfaces.

  • 14 switch inputs and 2 digital outputs
  • USB connection to computer
  • HD15 and 3.5mm connection to switches
  • Use any length of standard HD15 extension cable
  • Compatible with our 4, 6, and 8 button pendants and foot switches
  • See complete kits under the bundles tab below
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100+$95.96
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XK-1332-UHS14-R   Add to Cart

Unit Specifications
USB Connector
USB "A" plug, on attached cord
Input Connectors
HD15 Male (compatible with HD15 extension cable), 2 x 3.5mm stereo ports
Number of Inputs
14 Total | 10 via HD15, 4 via two 3.5mm stereo ports
Number of Outputs
2 controllable digital outputs, able to source 10 ma @ 5vdc
Dimensions
2" x 1.3" x 0.58", (50.8mm x 33mm x 15mm)
Weight
2.56 oz. (73 grams)
USB Cord Length
8' (2.44 m)
Power Consumption
Low power USB device, less than 40 ma @ 5 vdc
Power Source
USB port power, nominal voltage = 5vdc
Certification
FCC Class B, CE (pending)
Software Mode Features
Operating System
Windows XP, Vista, 7. 8. 10
Included Software
Windows: MacroWorks 3.1, X-keys Basic Setup
OS X: ControllerMate (pending)
Available Software
Windows (C++, C#, VB.NET)
Linux (C++)
Layers
MW3 supports multiple layers including application specific programming
Hardware Mode Features
Hardware System
Any architecture supporting USB, including Sun, SGI, and HP workstations
Operating System
Programming requires MacroWorks 3 or X-keys Basic Setup for Windows XP or newer
Operates on any OS supporting USB including Unix, Sun and Mac OS-X
Memory Capacity
Each input is allocated 3 characters and a pool of 560 additional keystrokes is available to any switches requiring additional characters
Memory Type
EEPROM, non volatile memory (X-keys retains memory for over 200 years)
Layers
2 layers - user selectable toggle and/or shift function

USB Wire Interface Spec Sheet

Sketchup 3D Model

We offer this Sketchup model as a 3D rendering of the USB HD15 Wire Interface for viewing or planning purposes. Dimensions and details of the model, while reasonably accurate, should not be used for critical specifications.

View or download this model in Sketchup 3D Warehouse.

Download a free copy of Sketchup or Sketchup Viewer here: www.sketchup.com

Bundles

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Get the HD15 Wire Interface bundled with the Four Button Pendant and one HD15 cable

XK-1459-UP04-BU   Add to Cart

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Get the HD15 Wire Interface bundled with the Six Button Pendant and one HD15 cable

XK-1460-UP06-BU   Add to Cart

bundle

Get the HD15 Wire Interface bundled with the Eight Button Pendant and one HD15 cable

XK-1461-UP08-BU   Add to Cart

    MacroWorks 3.1 for Windows (free download)

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

    ControllerMate for Mac OS X (free download)

  • Launch programs, open files and directories, select tools and more
  • Controls backlighting on individual keys
  • Supports all currently selling X-keys Pi3 devices

    P.I. Engineering SDK (free download)

  • Code examples in (VS)Visual Studio C# 2008 Express, VS C++ 2005 and VS Visual Basic 2008 Express
  • Supports all X-keys SE, 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

Resources for Software Developers

P. I. Engineering offers a wide range of options for application developers.  Click on any heading to learn more.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, please contact us (tech@xkeys.com).  We have friendly techs and engineers waiting to help you integrate X-keys into your solution.

X-keys Integration

See how to integrate your X-keys with the Hardware Mode, Software Mode with MacroWorks Software, or the Software Mode with a Custom Application.

Windows SDK

Includes comprehensive examples in C#, C++, and VB.NET for Windows desktop development in Visual Studio, as well as Java for Android development in Eclipse. Supported via phone and email during standard business hours by our technical support staff.

Linux SDK

Open source Linux support written in C++. Features code for accessing all X-keys controls and key states and includes a simple, straight forward example GUI. Written by Linux HID expert Alan Ott.

Android Samples

Assorted Eclipse projects we have created to demonstrate how to handle various input options (such as joystick and game controller button data) on Android.

HID Data Reports

Learn how to read the X-keys’ raw output and use it to integrate X-keys into your application in any language, on any HID-enabled platform.  

Case Studies

See how other developers have implemented X-keys for fun and profit.