What is the difference between Advance line and Pro line keyboards?
Difference between Advance line and Pro line Apple keyboards?
Both keyboards are built on the base of a genuine Apple keyboard. On our Advance Line keyboards the keycap colors are printed on the top surface of each key. Our Pro Line keyboards uses fully dyed-in colored keys instead. The photos to the left illustrate the difference.
Advance Line Keyboard
Pro Line Keyboard
How to activate backlit keys on the ASTRA series.
Mac The backlit keys on the Mac ASTRA series can be activated by pressing FN + F5/F6. To activate the rest of the function keys on your mac ASTRA backlit keyboard, press FN + e.g. F6 or any other key in the function key row. Watch video here.
PC Activate the backlit keys on your PC by pressing the dedicated key, located to the right of the spacebar and next the the "alt" key.
Why have two cables on the ASTRA series?
The ASTRA keyboard is developed with two USB cables. One for the keyboard itself, and one for the USB hub, at the back of the keyboard. The reason for having a separate cable for the USB hub, is to avoid problems with installations, that require a KVM extender.
To power the keyboard, you need to plug in the grey USB connector. If you need to activate the USB hub, on the back of the keyboard, you need to plug in the black USB connector. Watch video about the two cables here.
Why does my Apple keyboard F-keys not work? To make all the functions keys working as Function keys, you must either press the Fn key (not present on Windows keyboard) and then the function key of choice, or you may use a preference for turning the F Key Presets on and off.
1. Click the blue Apple logo in your top menu bar. 2. Click System Preferences. 3. Click Keyboard and Mouse. 4. Click Keyboard Shortcuts and scroll down to the function keys - remove the markings, then all the functions keys work with the keyboard. 5. Or use the check box for Standard Operation of F-keys.
Why does some or all keys on my Apple keyboard not work? (Mac OS X v10.4, 10.5 or later) If some or all of the keys on your Apple keyboard don't seem to be working, use these tips from Apple to troubleshoot the issue. Note: If you use Mac OS X v10.4.x and an external Apple Aluminum Keyboard, you may need to download and install certain updates. Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later is recommended. Keyboards affected when running Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 or 10.6
Read the full Apple resolution here or try out our simple instructions below at first.
- Disconnect and reconnect your keyboard, or try to connect it to a different USB port. - Try a different keyboard with your computer, or your keyboard with a different Mac. - Try logging into a different user account. If the issue does not occur when logged into a different user account, then troubleshoot for software issues. - Open Universal Access preferences (in System Preferences) and click the Mouse tab. Verify that Mouse Keys is Off, as shown below. (With Mouse Keys on you can use the keyboard or the numeric keypad keys to move the mouse, however normal keyboard functionality will be disabled until the Mouse Keys feature is turned off.)
Is your Apple keyboards genuine? We have both genuine Apple keyboards and own produced keyboards for Apple. Our backlit keyboard for Mac, is not a genuine Apple keyboard.
Does your Apple keyboard have two ports like the original Apple keyboard? Yes, we only use the original Apple Pro keyboards.
Why does my keyboard not work? If you are connecting one of our keyboards with integrated hub to the computer using an USB extender (such as Blackbox IC400A, Gefen DVI 3500HD), the computer may not recognize the keyboard. The solution is to connect the keyboard directly to the computer.
Do I have to install drivers? No, all keyboards come with predefined color coded shortcuts.
Does your keyboards come with any shortcut instructions? Typically it does not. All the shortcuts printed on the keys of your Logickeyboard™ or LogicSkin™ is fully explained in your application manual. Please note, Logic Audio Key command settings as well as a manual for the installation can be downloaded free of charge here
Does your PC keyboards work with my MAC / Does a Mac keyboard work on a PC? Our Windows keyboard will definitely work on a Mac, since they are both USB compatible. The only thing you have to watch out for is, the Ctrl key is actually the Command key in the Mac, etc. But you can remap the key with your Mac's keyboard preference and you are all ready to go. Yes, the Mac keyboard will work on a PC, but some of the keys are located differently on a Mac keyboard. But they are both USB compatible and therefore will work.
How do I fix or change keys on my keyboard? From time to time keyboards will get dirty and small crumbs or similar can get stuck under the keys. In the following tutorials you will learn how to safely remove the keys on your backlit Astra series keyboard
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