When Ultra-Reliability in Extreme Environments is Key, Trust Orbit Keyboards and Keypads


Orbit keypads are available in models ranging from a simple row/column output, to a complex intelligent digital serial interface. We have a proven ability to provide build-to-print or custom-engineered configurations to meet any requirements, delivering highly-reliable, long-service-life units. Our military customers report that our units actually improve with use. Custom keycaps configuration, custom codes, selectable depression force and unique mechanical designs are among the features that make Orbit keypads the ideal choice.

Proven in Navy carrier based aircraft, this 40-key backlit aircraft keyboard and pointing device is a full-feature keyboard in a flight panel design. Panel includes a force transducer, two dedicated switches and an alpha
lock LED display.

Custom Matrix
These highly customizable, panel-mounted keypads can feature any size matrix. Units feature engraved keycaps, and gold-on-gold contacts for extended service life. Options include backlit keycaps, custom matrix layout/interface, and matching console paint.

Backlit Matrix
This 40-switch backlit matrix keypad is capable of illuminating individual functions, one-at-a-time if necessary. Individual keys are separated into 2 or 3 independently-controlled sections, and keycaps can be changed to meet your specific requirements. Panel-mounted units are secured with EMI gaskets for electromagnetic interference protection.

High-Impact ABS
Orbit high-impact-resistant ABS keypads are available for a full range of applications (panel, for handheld GPS shown). Ultra-rugged switch-panel units are designed to support customer-specific electronics and software components, and can be mass produced to meet high quantity and/or
Just-In-Time (JIT) orders.

The products shown here are just a few of the many custom designs Orbit has produced.
Contact us to discuss what we can custom design and manufacture for your applications.

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