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Armadex BT-Key-02 ATEX Intrinsically Safe Keyboard

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The Armadex BT-Key-02 is a rechargeable Bluetooth & USB Type A keyboard based on the iKey BT-870-TP. This ATEX keyboard is compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows 7, 8, and 10, so it can be paired to iPhones, iPads, laptops, desktop PCs, Android phones, and Android tablets. It is designed for ease of use; with one press of a button, you can easily pair the keyboard to any of the aforementioned devices in under 30 seconds.

A truly compact device, the ATEX keyboard measures only 12″ in width and 7.68″ in length. It is in all black, with white printing on the keys, and blue printing on the “Fn-key” functionalities. These rugged, sturdy, explosion-proof keyboards are 4.5 cm thick, and their feet are made of rubber to ensure that they won’t slip on most surfaces. In addition, the keyboard’s feet are not set at an angle, so the keyboard can lie flat.

These keyboards are also lightweight and easy to carry, which is ideal for on-the-go use, especially when operated with an ATEX tablet or phone. The keyboard will not collect dust or moisture between or under the keys as a result of normal use, and can be easily cleaned with a damp (not wet) cloth. However, all maintenance tasks must be done outside of the hazardous area / ATEX Zone.

What Are the Uses of an Explosion-Proof Keyboard?

An explosion-proof keyboard, such as the ATEX Intrinsically Safe Keyboard – Armadex BT-Key-02, offers numerous benefits for use in hazardous locations where an explosive atmosphere is present. Key benefits of this keyboard include:

  • Intrinsically Safe Design – Certified for ATEX Zone 2 and 22, the Armadex BT-Key-02 ensures safe operation in environments with gas-explosive atmospheres and flammable substance Its design prevents it from becoming a source of ignition, which is essential for safety in potentially hazardous areas.
  • Durability – The keyboard is built to withstand harsh operating conditions. Its rugged, dust, and moisture-resistant construction make it ideal for use in environments where debris and moisture are prevalent. This durability ensures reliable performance even in the most challenging conditions.
  • Wireless Functionality – The keyboard’s Bluetooth connectivity allows for wireless operation, reducing the need for cables that could pose safety hazards in potentially explosive atmospheres. This feature also enhances mobility and ease of use in various settings, from industrial plants to field operations.
  • Long Battery Life – With a battery life of up to 8 weeks on a single charge, the Armadex BT-Key-02 ensures continuous operation without frequent recharging. This extended battery life is particularly beneficial for remote and field operations, where access to charging facilities may be limited.
  • Compatibility – As the keyboard is compatible with multiple operating systems, it can be paired easily with a wide range of devices, from tablets and smartphones to desktop computers, making it a flexible tool for various applications.
  • Ease of Cleaning – Designed to prevent dust and moisture from accumulating under the keys, the Armadex BT-Key-02 is easy to clean and kept hygienic. This is especially important in industries like pharmaceuticals and food processing.
  • Compact and Lightweight – Its compact size and lightweight design make the keyboard highly portable. Employees can easily take it wherever they go.

These features make the Armadex BT-Key-02 suitable for use in a variety of industries. These include the oil and gas sector, chemical plants, mining operations, and any other settings where threats such as combustible dusts are present. The keyboard’s durable design and intrinsic safety make it a reliable tool for ensuring safety and efficiency in these types of process areas.

The Armadex BT-Key-02 intrinsically safe keyboard provides strong safety and usability features for operations in ATEX Zone 2 and 22 hazardous locations. Its intrinsic safety, durability, wireless functionality, long battery life, and ease of cleaning make it an invaluable asset in gas-explosive atmospheres and anywhere else where safety and reliability are essential.

Feel free to contact Exloc Instruments with any questions you have about this high-grade product.


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  • ATEX Zone 2 and 22 Certified
  • IECEx
  • Extremely Rugged
  • Windows & MacOS
  • iOS and Android
  • Compatible with Ex Phones, Tablets, Laptops, Desktops, etc.
  • Bluetooth connection up to 30′
  • Signal LEDs: low battery, charging modus (never charge in an ATEX Zone), scroll lock, number, bluetooth, power and cap locks
  • 8-week battery life
  • 1-year warranty
  • IECEx Certificate Pending

Technical Data

EU Directive 2014/34/EU (ATEX 114)
ATEX Marking Gas II 3G Ex ic IIC T6 Gc
ATEX Marking Dust II 3D Ex ic IIIB T135°C Gd
ATEX Zone 2 & 22
Applied standards EN-60097-0:2018
International Protection Rating IP67
Shock 3×11 ms pulses of 50g on each of 3 axis
Key Switch MATERIAL: Industrial Silicone Rubber LIFE: Greater than 10 million cycles.
TRAVEL: 0.055″ACTUATION FORCE: 7.05 oz +/- 1.06 oz (200g +/- 30g)FEEDBACK: Tactile with Mechanical Snap
Power Rechargable Lithium Ion Battery
Compatibility All Windows Operating Systems and Android
Temperature Range STORAGE: -40F to +158F (-40C to +70C)
OPERATING: 32F to +140F (0C to +60C)
Weight 1.2 +/- 0.10 lbs (0.54 +/- 0.05kg)
Warranty 1 Year
Humidity 100% Humidity Resistant
Dimensions 5.78″ x 11.58″ x .87″
Model Number BT-Key-02


ATEX Certificate
IECEx Certificate



Ex ic IIC T6 Gc
Ex ic IIIB T85°C Dc
Ta: 0 °C to +60 °C


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