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Devlin Electronics Urge You Not To Work in the Dark

Added: (Mon Nov 05 2007)

Pressbox (Press Release) - Devlin Electronics unveil a new backlit keyboard ideal for low light environments, specifically broadcast applications. The KMX-083L harnesses unique technology pioneered by Devlin.

The use of high intensity LEDs combined with specially designed two shot moulded keytops, means Devlin Electronics have produced a backlit keyboard that offers much improved legend brightness and legend clarity.

The in-house laser marking of special keytops allows greater flexibility of key layout without significant cost implications. The level of illumination can be controlled on the keyboard or via USB/PS2 interfaces. While the use of multiplex technology means that the keyboard benefits from low current consumption and is compatible with a standard PC.

The new Devlin backlit keyboard is available in desktop or panel mount versions. As you would expect with a Devlin keyboard custom solutions can be created inline with the requirements of users.

Devlin Group Managing Director, Martin Baker, stated “When working light levels must be at a minimum while still maintaining user accuracy, a backlit keyboard is the ideal solution. The days of cumbersome lamps being awkwardly positioned over control consoles are coming to an end.”

For Further information Contact:

Paul Merritt – Product Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1256 467 367
Email: paul.merritt@devlin.co.uk

James Royston – Marketing
Tel: +44 (0)1256 467 367
Email: james.royston@devlin.co.uk

Notes to Editors:

For over 30 years, the core business of Devlin Electronics has been the design and manufacture of custom keyboards and the supply of innovative electromechanical components.

The company operates in a wide range of markets and has been particularly successful supplying keyboards to retail banking, financial trading desk, newspaper, CCTV, industrial, health authority, mass-transit ticketing, public access kiosk, EPOS, in-vehicle computing and digital broadcasting. Through time, Devlin's flexibility and innovative keyboard solutions have seen significant growth in overseas markets, with a wide customer base across Europe, Australasia and the USA, as well as maintaining a strong domestic presence. Clients have included the likes of IBM, National Westminster, HBoS, Reuters, Siemens, NCR, Phillips and Wincor Nixdorf, Hewlett Packard and the UK Post Office.

Devlin's position as No.1 in the custom keyboard market has developed through a complete commitment to quality (currently accredited to IS0 9001-2000), and through utilising the latest engineering and production techniques. For example, Devlin's advanced in-house keytop moulding and marking facilities provide virtually no limitation on keytop shapes, keytop colours and legends, no matter how complex the requirement. Extensive use is made of the latest CAD systems for all aspects of design and development, including 3D modelling techniques, allowing rapid prototyping and short product development cycles.

Submitted by:James Royston
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