Rugged Keyboard Solutions for HMI and Hazardous Applications

Rugged keyboard solutions for use in industrial operator interface applications.

VarTech’s rugged keyboard designs can include an integrated mouse, pointing device, or touchpad. Available with PS/2 or USB connectivity along with bulkhead cables. Integrated keyboard solutions with sealed membrane or silicone rubber keys are available for our 3 mechanical designs of rugged workstations (ergonomic console, recessed kiosk, and panel enclosure). Also, standalone keyboards are available with stainless steel or industrial silicone rubber keys. Built with specifications and features to match our CID2/CID1 monitors and computers.

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Rugged Keyboard Solutions
Rugged keyboard solutions

CID2 Keyboard General Features:

  • 24 function keys
  • 10-key numeric keypad
  • PS/2 or USB
  • Windows O/S compatible
Base Configuration:
RatingsNEMA 4X, Factory Mutual Class 1 Division 2 (non-hazardous area general purpose models available)
Key MaterialIndustrial grade silicone rubber, sealed membrane, corrosion resistant stainless steel
Case MaterialABS polycarbonate, stainless steel enclosure
Temperature RangeOperating: -20oC to 60oC
Storage: -40oC to 70oC
Humidity100%
Shock and VibrationIndustrial grade shock and vibration resistant components
Cable Length5′ bulk connector design, 2 separate cables for PS/2 (for keyboard and mouse) or a single cable for USB
Warranty1-year

CID1 Keyboard General Features:

  • 24 function keys
  • 10-key numeric keypad
  • PS/2 or USB
  • Windows O/S compatible
Base Configuration:
RatingsNEMA 4X, Factory Mutual Class I, Division 1 (non-hazardous area general purpose models available)
Key Material109-key elastomer keyboard with full travel keys, intrinsically safe pointing device
Case Material304 Stainless steel enclosure suitable for industrial use, including food and pharmaceutical industries.
Temperature RangeOperating: 0oC to 55oC
Storage: 0oC to 70oC
Humidity10-95% non-condensing RH
Cable Length6′, 2 separate cables for PS/2 or serial (for keyboard and pointing device) or a single cable for USB Type A
Warranty1-year

Keyboard Material Photos:

Silicone Rubber
Silicone Rubber
Sealed Membrane
Sealed Membrane
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel