Model 100 With Pointing Device

Key Features

  • Compact keyboard
  • Full QWERTY section
  • ‘Laptop style’ minimizes L-R dimensions
  • Can be ordered with or without a pointing device
  • Typical installations include desktop, bolt-down and panel mount
  • Typical size range:# of keys: 100-103

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The Cortron Model 100 Series Rugged Keyboard is a versatile high-performance keyboard based on the industry standard 101 key layout. The Model 100 is designed for reliable long-term operation in hostile and demanding life dependent applications where survival is critical. The design, quality, and rugged construction enable the Model 100 to deliver trouble-free operation in harsh environments typically found in shipboard, airborne, ground based, and industrial applications.The Model 100 key layout and design, like all Cortron keyboards, is designed to reduce the stress and strain on end users. High contrast non-backlit and negative image (white on dark) keys with backlighting options provide high visibility in nearly all applications. The sculptured, full travel key switches have been ergonomically positioned for optimal typing and high speed data entry.

Legends and Backlighting

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  • Negative image legends (legends glow) and key brightness control
  • Backlighting colors: green, red, amber, white, blue, NVIS Green
  • Low power backlighting, no extra power needed, plug compatible to typical host ports

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Keys, Key Caps and Legends

  • Cortron ForEver keys / legends are chemically and abrasion resistant
  • Key legends: Standard USA layout or per customer request

Pointing Devices

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Keyboards w/ Pointing Devices

  • Various options available, including 1 3/8” or 2” Track balls, touchpad, DuraPuck, Button Mouse, or none
  • Environmental Protections & Performance
  • Sealed rain proof, spill proof/sand and dust proof (IP65 and MIL-STD-810) construction
  • EMI/RFI/ESD/EMP shielded and protected for critical applications
  • Optional Extreme High Shock Protection (+100gs): Includes shock sensing (Stop Codes) and keycap clips as well as other options

Cables, Connectors, and Interface Options

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  • Connectors: Pair IBM PS2 6 pin Mini DINs pair USB, or per customer request
  • Length: Standard 6 feet or per customer request


  • IBM PS2, IBM USB, SUN USB, other interfaces upon request

Enclosures and Rack Kits

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  • Durable metal enclosure with scratch resistant finish
  • Panel mount, rack mount and custom modifications available upon request
  • Enclosure Colors: Standard are black, Navy gray, Army green, and off-white;
  • Custom colors are available upon request

Available rack kits – See AV101605-XX

  • Slide kits compatible to 19” RETMA racks (17.75” opening) per MIL-STD-189 and EIA RS-310
  • High quality ball bearing slides with Lock-in / Lock-out / Quick Disconnect

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