Quiz: Could You Use A Programmable Keyboard?



Programmable keyboards used to be considered “niche technology,” as they were only used by a few people for certain, specified uses. However, currently, most PC users don’t even realize they have keyboards that are actually classified as programmable.

Today programmable keyboards are apart of everyday business tasks and needs. They can be programmed for just about any application available and are very versatile. With this in mind, programmable keyboards are not needed for everyone. Take this short quiz and find out if you could use a programmable keyboard. The index at the bottom of the quiz can be used to tally your score. A score over 8 points tells you that you need a programmable keyboard!

1. How often do your employees/you navigate through a computer network in order to do daily tasks? (1 being not often and 4 being very often?

a. 1

b. 2

c. 3

d. 4

e. n/a

2. Do you/your business have to handle a high customer call volume?

a. Yes

b. No

c. n/a

3. How often do your employees/you perform the same task(s) throughout the day on the computer?

a. Frequently

b. Occasionally

c. Rarely

d. Never; n/a

4. Is your business downsizing/do you have to accomplish more in less time?

a. Yes

b. No

c. n/a

5. How computer-savvy are you/your business?

a. Very

b. Moderately

c. Slightly

d. Not at all; n/a

6. Could you or your employees use more keys than the number available on a standard QWERTY keyboard?

a. Yes

b. No

c. n/a

7. Are most of the keys on standard QWERTY keyboard obsolete for your business needs?

a. Yes

b. No

c. n/a


1: a=1;b=2;c=3;d=4;e=0

2: a=1;b=0;c=0


4: a=1;b=0;c=0




Electrone Solutions





Electrone is an experienced company that has been solving IT problems for customers for over 20 years. Beginning as suppliers of IP peripherals and keyboards made to solve data input issues, Electrone has come out with new products and services to provide all customers with working solutions to meet every demand.

The heart of the Electrone business is the provision of IT peripherals, but Electrone has expanded to offer quality, customized products to industries everywhere. For hardware and software, Electrone delivers a variety of specialized applications to assist its growing customer base with their all their challenges in the rapidly changing business world.

Electrone products have been designed carefully to meet specific customer needs. Electrone customers come from all industries and organizations including Bank and ATM employers to Retails, to Aerospace and Education industries. Have confidence in knowing Electrone products and services are top-of-the-line and are sure to satisfy any IT issue.

Mini Panel Mountable Keyboard

Keyboards must be used to control machinery even in businesses operating in wet environments. In one Canadian junkyard, the processing of dismantling cars and disposing parts is carried out with the use of the Electrone 9005R keyboard.

This keyboard can be inserted onto any machine below its panel. The connection interfaces or panels can be swapped in situations when machines become too old for the latest connection interfaces.

The Electrone 9005 mini keyboard has several benefits, including a metal plate, is panel mountable, works with PS/2 or USB interfaces, tactile keys or wipe clean membranes, and can be programmed in foreign languages. Furthermore, the Electrone 9053 model includes a touch pad for further convenience. If needed, the membrane of all keypads can be easily replaced.