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Customizable and J1939-compatible

KeyCAN is the modular keyboard by AMA Instruments (Italy). It is suitable for commercial vehicle applications inside and outside the cabin.

The modular keyboard allows customization of dashboard and driver control panels (Photo: AMA Instruments)

Each switch of the keyboard is equipped with three red-green-blue LEDs showing their own status. The brightness of the seven colors is configurable. The icon in the middle of each pushbutton is removable and customizable by a laser printing process. This means that the product can be installed horizontally or vertically. The OEM can customize the keypad in the line assembly. The CAN connector on the back of the module allows installations in close to the dashboard reducing the wiring length. The keyboard implements a J1939 protocol stack. This allows communication with ECUs (electronic control unit) and display panels. The temperature range of the keypads is specified from -30 °C to +85 °C. The product is IP65-rated. It can be operated in a voltage range from 8 VDC to 32 VDC. The keypad measures 112 mm x 35,90 mm x 32 mm.


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