Realforce 23UB (Black)

Model: WC01B0
Purchase Details
$109.00 Each



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The Realforce 23UB continues the tradition of keyboards equipped with Topre's unique capacitive tactile key switches. Employing all 45g weighted switches, height adjustment, and extended functionality; the 23U is a powerful companion for users of compact keyboards.

WARNING: Not Apple OSX compatible.

ATTENTION: Please note that this keyboard has black labeling on dark gray plastic keycaps. In low lit environments, this keyboard will appear to be blank! This keyboard is not available with higher contrast keycaps; for better visibility, please consider a white keyboard.

Numberpad Features

  • 23-Key Layout (19 standard + 4 extended)
  • 45gram sensitivity, 4mm travel Topre Electrostatic Capacitive Key Switches
  • High durability PBT (polybutylene terephthalate) keycaps
  • Long life dye-sublimated keycap labeling (Black)
  • Dimensions: 93 × 152 × 37 mm (3.6 x 6.0 x 1.5in)
  • USB interface
  • Cable Length: 0.8m (2.6 ft)
  • Weight: 0.3kg (10.5oz)
  • Blue LEDs

Topre capacitive key switches are a patented hybrid between a mechanical spring based switch, a rubber dome switch, and a capacitive sensor which, combined, provide tactility, comfort, and excellent durability. The unique electrostatic design of Topre switches requires no physical mechanical coupling and therefore key switch bounce/chatter is eliminated.

Topre, (formerly named Tokyo Press Kogyo), is an electrical, plastics, and metal materials manufacturer based in Japan. A leader in industrial credit card readers, touch sensors, and touch panels; Topre's key switches are used in critical data-entry applications that require the utmost reliability.

Realforce 23U DIP-switch Settings

Important! The 23U should be unplugged while changing the DIP switch settings; otherwise the changes may not be recognized.

SW1Tab = Tab, BS = BS, Shift = Shift, "=" = "="Tab = Cut, BS = Copy, Shift = Paste, "=" = BS
SW200 = 0000 = 000
SW3Numlock EnableNumlock Disable1
SW4Normal ModeSetup Mode (Factory use only)

1 When Numlock is disabled the secondary numberpad functions like Page Up, Page down, and arrows are disabled, in effect making Numlock enabled at all times whether the Numlock LED is on or off.

HHKB and Realforce Warranty

2 years, parts, labor, and round-trip repair shipping through (standard manufacturer warranty is only 1 year). Please review our warranty terms for further information.

HHKB and Realforce Returns

No test drives. No exchanges accepted. Returns for repair ONLY will be allowed. No returns for repair service will be accepted without prior e-mail approval and a RMA number. Repairs may be performed in Japan at the Topre or Fujitsu PFU factory wherein repair turn-around is typically 4-8 weeks; loaner boards are not available, but shipping charges are covered by EliteKeyboards during the warranty period.


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