Antimicrobial-coated keyboards for medical and clean industry are dishwasher safe

02-11-2017 | Diamond Electronics | Connectors, Switches & EMECH

Diamond Electronics offers a wide range of antimicrobial coated, easy to clean keyboards which are dishwasher safe. The keyboards and accessories are designed for use with clinical and home use medical systems, clean industrial applications. These include semiconductor manufacturing, food processing and laboratories, POS systems and public area data input and control. This iMTC range of sealed keyboards are waterproof to IP68. They are easy to clean and can be washed in a dishwasher. The devices meet medical approval EN60601-1-2 and can be supplied with an approved antimicrobial coating, nano silver or ionic silver antibacterial technology. The keyboards are offered with options including full QUERTY keyboards with either number pad or tracker pad, small footprint keyboards with integral pointing device, number pad keyboards with pointing device and a mouse with touch-scroll. There is also an optional adjustable backlighting, and keyboard on/off switch is available and the devices may be connected to host systems via USB cable or wireless link. “Public, medical and industrial HMI systems are now required to limit the transfer of contamination or disease," comments Peter Hall, sales director of Diamond Electronics "Applications in medical electronics, home, office, retail and environmentally controlled industrial applications continue to grow, and our new sealed and washable keyboards provide easy and familiar control and data input HMI solution.”

By Craig Dyball