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Two Color Illuminated KeyboardMCM Part #: 83-14184  |  Logisys Part #: KB208BK

Two Color Illuminated Keyboard 1.5 stars from 1 review.
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This revolutionary two color (Blue/Red) LED character-Illuminated Keyboard can light up the characters either in blue or in red, just press the ILLUMINATION button located on the right top corner above the numeric keys.

Product Description

  • LED illuminated buttons light up the characters in either blue or red
  • Ultra slim, soft touch keyboard
  • Two-tone black design
  • Multimedia and internet hot keys located within reach of your fingers
  • USB and PS/2 connections
Mechanical Specifications
  • Total Travel: 2.5 ± 0.5mm
  • Travel to Peak: 1.5 ± 0.5mm
  • Peak Force(g): 55 ± 7gm
  • Switch life: 5 million life cycles
  • Weight: 850g
  • Dimensions: 19.49” x 8.46” x 1.18”
  • Supply Voltage and Current: 5VDC ± 5% @100MA
  • Operating Temp: 0° ~ 55°C
  • Storage Temp: -20° ~ 65C
  • Operating humidity: 10% ~ 95% RH

Product Reviews

  • "Close, but not quite..." by manack on 11/1/2013
    Overall: 1.5 out of 5

    I like my office dimly lit for intensive coding sessions, so I have been looking for a reasonably-priced illuminated keyboard. I bought this one, but it's going back, and here's why - defective keycaps. Specifically, the letter "J" is missing, and a second "U" is in it's place. It's off visually, and the "U" keycap doesn't have the little raised nub that the "J" would have, to locate the home row for touch typing. It's making it rather hard to type, actually.

    There's a general cheap feel to the whole thing, which I can live with given the price. The keys are rather short, which takes some getting used to. And the graphics on quite a few of the keycaps (especially the number row) are pretty slipshod - misaligned and not well printed. I expect that they will fade or wear off fairly rapidly.

    On the plus side, I found the red illumination mode to be both pleasant and effective. Blue, not so much. And the various media buttons do seem to produce keycodes that I can map to do useful things - if I was going to keep this unit.

    Do note that this is a USB keyboard. Even though it comes with a little USB-PS/2 adapter, it doesn't seem to work in things like my PS/2 KVMs. It does work as a straight USB keyboard, though.

    All-in-all, I did expect a *bit* more quality for the price (and factory quality-control).

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
RoHS Comp:No
Warranty:30 days
Need to Return?
Length:19.5 in.
Width:8.5 in.
Height:1.25 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages

MCM Cat 57, Page 334

MCM Cat 56, Page 351

Mfr. Info

Logisys Logo
Mfr. Name:Logisys
Mfr. Part Number:KB208BK