Background

Our pressure sensitive force activated USB response is competitively is competitively priced and exceeds the specifications of any other response pad currently on the market. It appears to your experiment as a standard USB keyboard where a button response registers as a standard key press whilst streaming force data telling you how hard each button was pressed. What's more every button press also produces a TTL event mark or TTL trigger!

Request a quote

The first step in the ordering process is to request a formal quotation for the products you have in mind. To request a quotation, or to place an order for any of our products feel free to email us on: info@blackboxtoolkit.com. Alternatively, why not give us a call.

Email us for a written quote.

If you wish to discuss your requirements beforehand we are here to help!

1-5 button pressure sensitive force activated USB response pad pricing


We are confident we have a response pad for you. If one of our standard pressure sensitive force activated response pad layouts doesn't meet your needs you have the option to add force sensors and choose your own button locations. You might even decide to add a feedback light, or LED, for each button. For custom orders you will need to request a formal quotation.

All response pads ship with two USB host leads (one for streaming button force data and one to send keystrokes to your PC as though a button had been pressed on a standard keyboard). You have the option of adding an 8-way TTL lead which allows 1-5 buttons to each produce a unique TTL event marking signal for the duration of each button press once a given force threshold is reached.

The TTL lead also allows for 2 triggers to be fed into the pressure sensitive force activated USB response pad (PSURP). These triggers can be used to align external visual and auditory events with force or pressure curves recorded in response to stimuli presented by your experiment. Many of our products can be used to produce triggers in response to visual and auditory stimulus materials detected in the real world, e.g. The Black Box ToolKit v2 or the mBBTK v2 (event marking version). Or for producing triggers directly from your own scripts our USB TTL Module might prove a useful addition.

Standard Layouts

1 button response pad (standard layout)

Standard 1 button response pad in default layout.

Choice of standard Cherry MX Red linear switch with tactile feedback or Isometric non-moving button.

895
GBP




2 button response pad (standard layout)

Standard 2 button response pad in default layout.

Choice of standard Cherry MX Red linear switch with tactile feedback or Isometric non-moving button.

995
GBP




3 button response pad (standard layout)

Standard 3 button response pad in default layout.

Choice of standard Cherry MX Red linear switch with tactile feedback or Isometric non-moving button.

1095
GBP




4 button response pad (standard layout)

Standard 4 button response pad in default layout.

Choice of standard Cherry MX Red linear switch with tactile feedback or Isometric non-moving button.

1195
GBP




5 button response pad (standard layout)

Standard 5 button response pad in default layout.

Choice of standard Cherry MX Red linear switch with tactile feedback or Isometric non-moving button.

1295
GBP


Customization Options

Base cost

Each additional force sensor costs 100.

Choice of standard Cherry MX Red linear switch with tactile feedback or Isometric non-moving button. Each button includes a clear cap so that you can use your on decals underneath.

795
GBP




Custom laser cut button layout

You can customize your button layout (168.50 mm length x 183.50 mm width) and elect where to place up to 5 pressure sensitive force activated buttons.

Download customization templates for a range of drawing packages. Send us your layout and we'll make it to your design. Alternatively give us a sketch and we'll send you a PDF proof of your design for approval.

Nothing could be simpler!

95
GBP




Price per pressure sensitive force sensor

Each additional force sensor costs 100.

Choice of standard Cherry MX Red linear switch with tactile feedback or Isometric non-moving button. Each button includes a clear cap so that you can use your on decals underneath.

100
GBP per force sensor




Spare linear or Isometric button switch

Each force sensor comes with your choice of standard Cherry MX linear button switch with tactile feedback (like a standard keyboard key) or Isometric non-moving button (like pushing your finger against a hard surface). But you can choose to have a spare replacement so you could swap between each type to determine which works best in your experiment.

20
GBP per switch and clear keycap





Linear button switch
Isometric button switch

 
  To help you decide which type of button might suit your experiment best you should view the two videos opposite.




Indicator light/LED for each button

Each button can have it's own unique light/LED indicator which activates when a set threshold is reached. You can customize your button layout (57 mm length x 227.50 mm width) and elect where to place up to 5 force activated LED indicators.

LED colors available:

Red Green Yellow Orange Blue White

25
GBP per LED


Accessories

As the pressure sensitive force activated USB response pad has two USB ports you may need two USB leads or extensions of each type depending on your application.

USB A to USB C adapter (Android)

Female USB A to Male USB C Adapter. Perfect for connecting the BBTK pressure sensitive force activated USB response pad to newer Android tablets and phones etc.

28
GBP




USB A to USB Micro B (Android)

Female USB A to Male Micro USB B Adapter. Perfect for connecting the BBTK pressure sensitive force activated USB response pad to older Android tablets and phones etc.

22
GBP




USB A to Apple Lightning adapter (iOS)

Female USB A to Apple Lightning adapter. Perfect for connecting the BBTK pressure sensitive force activated USB response pad to Apple iPads and iPhones etc.

54
GBP




1 m USB extension lead

Male USB A to Female USB A Extension Cable. Perfect for extending the length of USB A cables that are too short for your particular application. Total length with 1 m extension cable is 3 m.

12
GBP




2 m USB extension lead

Male USB A to Female USB A Extension Cable. Perfect for extending the length of USB A cables that are too short for your particular application. Total length with 2 m extension cable is 4 m.

18
GBP




3 m USB extension lead

Male USB A to Female USB A Extension Cable. Perfect for extending the length of USB A cables that are too short for your particular application. Total length with 3 m extension cable is 5 m. Note 5 m is the maximum cable length according to USB 2.0 standard for approved cables.

22
GBP




8-way TTL lead

Allows the 1-8 buttons to each produce a unique TTL event mark/TTL trigger signal for the duration of each button press. By default leads are bare ended at one end. If you require termination specific to your own equipment e.g. BNC, jack, terminal block etc. or longer lengths please contact us for a custom lead quotation.

28
GBP




USB host lead

Used for connecting the response pad to the Host PC.

22
GBP


Unless otherwise labelled, all products offered for sale by The Black Box ToolKit Ltd are for academic study and/or research use only.

All prices are pegged to Pounds Sterling (GBP) and are exclusive of VAT if applicable. Quotations are valid for 30 days.
Currency exchange fluctuations of more than 5% prior to placing a formal order means quotes may be subject to revision.
Depending on your order, there may be additional import duties which will be passed on to you.
All consignments are shipped under Incoterms 2020 DAP Delivered At Place (named place of destination).
Worldwide Shipping and Handling which will be charged at cost. Shipping insurance is mandatory and will be charged at cost.
Delivery dates are estimated to the best of our knowledge at time of quotation and will be confirmed upon receipt of order.
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Founded in 2003 by a team of psychologists, software experts and electronic engineers we are dedicated to improving the millisecond timing accuracy and experimental rigor of researchers in the behavioral and brain sciences.

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