Operator Control Trays

Custom control devices built for the most extreme environments
Orbit Instrument custom operator control trays are total workstations or modified-function keyboards used primarily to support airborne, shipboard and subsurface programs. Built to withstand severe environmental conditions and electromagnetic interference, they incorporate a wide range of ruggedized components manufactured by Orbit Instrument, and are delivered ready to be installed as approved military-specified equipment.

E2D Keytray Assembly

Proven on countless aircraft carrier takeoffs and landings, this ruggedized control tray meets or exceeds all requirements for severe environments, shock, vibration and electromagnetic interference.

Key Features:

  • Full function QWERTY keyboard with numerical keypad
  • 4×5 switch panel matrix
  • 2.5” trackball and an embedded force transducer as a secondary pointing device
  • USB interface connects unit to the mission computer.
  • Lightweight composite housing enables the unit to weigh in at no more than 14 lbs

Data Entry KY-940/A Control Tray

Used on Air Force airborne surveillance programs, this multifunction control tray incorporates a full QWERTY keyboard, 8×6 switch matrix, and a 1-3/8” trackball assembly. The unit provides health management software with full built-in test capabilities, and is fully qualified for flight status.

Products 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.