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User Guide

ASUS GK1050 Keyboard

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E12011 Second Edition (V2) September 2016

Copyright 2016 ASUSTeK Computer Inc. All Rights Reserved.

No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means, except documentation kept by the purchaser for backup purposes, without the express written permission of ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS).

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Contact Information

ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address 15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259 Telephone +886-2-2894-3447 Fax +886-2-2890-7798 E-mail info@asus.com.tw Web site http://www.asus.com/tw

Technical Support Telephone +86-21-38429911 Online support http://www.asus.com/tw/support/

ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA Telephone +1-510-739-3777 Fax +1-510-608-4555 Web site http://www.asus.com/us/

Technical Support Telephone +1-812-282-2787 Support fax +1-812-284-0883 Online support http://www.service.asus.com/

ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany Fax +49-2102-959931 Web site http://www.asus.com/de Online contact http://eu-rma.asus.com/sales

Technical Support Telephone (Component) +49-2102-5789555 Telephone Germany (System/Notebook/Eee/LCD) +49-2102-5789557 Telephone Austria (System/Notebook/Eee/LCD) +43-820-240513 Support Fax +49-2102-959911 Online support support.asus.com

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Contents

Notices .............................................................................................5

Package Contents ...........................................................................7

System Requirements ....................................................................7

Specifications Summary ................................................................7

Installing your GK1050 Keyboard .................................................8

Replacing the Key Caps ..................................................................8

Hot Keys ...........................................................................................9

Customizing your Keyboard (Key Setting, Profile, Lighting and Macro) ........................................................................................... 10

Taskbar Menu............................................................................... 19

Safety and Maintenance ............................................................. 20

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Notices

Safety Certifications

China RoHS EFUP Labeling - 10 Years

BSMI Certification

Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

Thisdevicemaynotcauseharmfulinterference,and

Thisdevicemustacceptanyinterferencereceivedincludinginterferencethatmaycause undesired operation.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturers instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorientorrelocatethereceivingantenna.

Increasetheseparationbetweentheequipmentandreceiver.

Connecttheequipmenttoanoutletonacircuitdifferentfromthattowhichthe receiver is connected.

Consultthedealeroranexperiencedradio/TVtechnicianforhelp.

CAUTION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the grantee of this device could void the users authority to operate the equipment.

CE Mark Warning This is a Class B product, in a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.

Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No. 50, dated June 24, 2007.

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DO NOT throw the keyboard in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical and electronic equipment) should not be placed in municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products.

REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm.

ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components, as well as the packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for the detailed recycling information in different regions.

Canada, Industry Canada (IC) Notices This device complies with Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s).

Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

(1) this device may not cause interference, and

(2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

Canada, avis dIndustry Canada (IC) Cet appareil est conforme avec Industrie Canada exemptes de licence RSS standard(s).

Son fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes : (1) cet appareil ne doit pas causer dinterfrence et (2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interfrence, notamment les interfrences qui peuvent affecter son fonctionnement.

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Check your ASUS GK1050 Keyboard package for the following items:

ASUSGK1050keyboardx1 ASUSWarrantyCardx1 QuickStartGuidex1 Sparepartskit:keycappullerx1,extra13keycaps

( , , , , Q, W, E, R, A, S, D, F, ESC)

NOTE: If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer immediately.

Package Contents

Specifications Summary

System Requirements

To ensure a successful installation of ASUS GK1050 Keyboard, your computer must meet the following requirements:

PCwithanavailableUSB2.0port 150MBavailableHDDspace CD-ROMdrive(orDVD-ROM)driveforCDinstallation

Model Name GK1050 Dimensions 456.5 x 148.5 x 23 mm(L x W x H)

OS Support Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows XP

Weight 1060 10g (with cable)

Cable length 1610 20mm

Key distance / Key travel / Axis

19mm / 2.0 0.4mm of key travel / 4.5 - 0.5mm;

55 million keystrokes' lifespan Rating 5V 0.25

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Installing your GK1050 Keyboard

Driver Installation To install the driver, connect your keyboard to the USB port on your computer.

Replacing the Key Caps

To replace the key caps:

1. Use a key cap puller to take out the , , , , Q, W, E, R, A, S, D, F or ESC key cap(s).

2. Replace with extra key cap(s).

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Hot Keys

1. Multi media function

FN + Previous track When selected, these buttons become playback control buttons in an active media player.

FN + Play/Pause

FN + Next track

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LED function

FN + or LED backlight brightness

Press to adjust the brightness of the keyboard backlight (Level 1~4).

FN + or LED lighting mode rotate frequency

Press to adjust the lighting mode rotate frequency (Level 1~4).

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FN +

Press these hotkeys to switch among the 8 preset lighting modes. Press FN + 0 to turn off the LED.

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Other functions

FN + Lock/Unlock Windows Key

Press to lock / unlock the Windows Key.

5. CapLock key

Press to enable / disable the Capital Lock function.

6. SL key Press to enable / disable the Scroll Lock function.

7. NUM key Press to enable / disable the Number Keypad.

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Using the setup utility Do either of the following to launch the setup utility:

ClickStart > All Programs > ASUS Sagris Gaming Keyboard > ASUS Sagris Gaming Keyboard.

Right-clicktheicon from the Windows taskbar, then select Open.

On Windows 8, click ASUS Sagris Gaming Keyboard from the Start screen.

Customizing your Keyboard (Key Setting, Profile, Lighting

and Macro)

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Main menu

Items Descriptions

1. Click to enter key settings.

2. Click to edit profiles.

3. Click to enter lighting configurations.

4. Click to edit Marcos.

5. Click to open help information.

6. Click to download and upgrade firmware.

7. Click to minimize the window.

8. Click to exit the program.

9. Click to load the default settings.

10. Click to save and exit the configurations.

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Key Setting

Key Setting tab allows you to customize the key functions.

To assign function to a key:

1. Select and click a key from the keyboard illustration.

2. Click Default on the left side menu to show the drop-down list and select a function that you want to assign to the key.

You can assign the keys to the following functions:

Category Items Descriptions

Mouse Function

L-Button Simulates the function of the left mouse button.

R-Button Simulates the function of the right mouse button.

M-Button Simulates the function of the middle mouse button.

Double Click Simulates the function of double click of the left mouse button.

Forward When selected, press the button to go to the next page you viewed.

Backward When selected, press the button to go to the previous page you viewed.

Scroll Up Click to change the Scroll Up settings.

Scroll Down Click to change the Scroll Down settings.

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Category Items Descriptions

Computer Function

Cut When selected, press the button to cut.

Copy When selected, press the button to copy.

Paste When selected, press the button to paste.

Delete When selected, press the button to delete.

Undo When selected, press the button to undo.

Redo When selected, press the button to redo.

Zoom In When selected, press the button to zoom in.

Zoom Out When selected, press the button to zoom out.

Default Zoom When selected, press the button to zoom by default.

Close When selected, press the button to close.

Maximize Window When selected, press the button to maximize the window.

Minimize Window When selected, press the button to minimize the window.

My Computer When selected, press the button to open Computer window.

Calculator When selected, press the button to launch the Calculator application.

Email When selected, press the button to launch your default E-mail application.

Control Panel When selected, press the button to launch the Control Panel.

Start Button When selected, press the button to launch the Start menu.

Launch Program When selected, press the button to quickly launch a link or a program.

Screen Lock When selected, press the button to turn the computer to Screen Lock Mode.

Add a Desktop When selected, press to add a Windows Desktop Mode.

Close a Desktop When selected, press to close a Windows Desktop Mode.

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Category Items Descriptions

Computer Function

Action Center When selected, press to launch the Windows 10 Action Center.

Connect When selected, press to launch the Connect function.

Share Charm When selected, press to share the Windows 10 Setting Charm.

Internet

File Explorer When selected, press the button to open the file explorer.

User Folder When selected, press the button to open the default user folder.

New Window When selected, press the button to open a new browser window.

Page Forward When selected, press the button to go to the next page you viewed.

Page Backward When selected, press the button to go to the previous page you viewed.

Media Function

Volume Up When selected, press the button to increase the system volume.

Volume Down When selected, press the button to decrease the system volume.

Mute When selected, press the button to turn the volumes mute mode on/off.

Play/Pause When selected, press the button to play/pause the media.

Stop When selected, these buttons become playback control buttons in an active media player.

Previous

Next

Media Player When selected, press the button to launch the default media player of your system.

Macro

Execute Once When selected, press the button to execute once.

Press to Execute Select to perform the selected Macro profile when pressing down the button and release the button to stop.

Execute repeat Select to repeat performing the selected Macro profile when pressing the button.

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Profiles

A profile allows you to store settings such as button function assignments.

Items Descriptions

1. Double click to rename the profile name.

2. Click to add a new profile.

3. Click to remove a profile that is not in use.

4. Click to import a profile from your computer.

5. Click to export a profile to your computer.

6. Click to save the changes.

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Lighting

The keyboard provides eight preset LED modes. You can also change the settings of brightness, LED on/off delay time, breathing LED effect and the frequency of the LED effects.

Regular Key Lighting

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Items Descriptions

1. Click LED Off and then Switch to disable the lighting effect.

2. Click All Key LED On and select the Brightness level to set the LED brightness of all the keys. Click Switch to switch to the selected mode.

3. Click Spiral Mode and select the Brightness and Tempo level to set the spiral lighting effect. Click Switch to switch to the selected mode.

4. Click Customization Mode and select the Brightness level, then click Switch to switch to the selected mode. Press FN + END keys, and then press any key to apply.

5. Click Color Rotation Mode and select the Tempo level to set the lighting rotation frequency. Click Switch to switch to the selected mode.

6. Click Fading Out Mode and select the Brightness and Tempo level to set the LED brightness and the fading out speed of the pressed key. Click Switch to switch to the selected mode.

7. Click Stary Sky Mode and select the Brightness and Tempo level to set the lighting effect of the stary sky. Click Switch to switch to the selected mode.

8. Click Laser Mode and select the Brightness and Tempo level to set the laser lighting effect. Click Switch to switch to the selected mode.

9. Click Gliding Mode and select the Brightness and Tempo level to set the gliding lighting effect. Click Switch to switch to the selected mode.

10. Click to set the brightness and/or tempo in each mode.

11. Click to switch to the selected mode.

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The Macros tab allows you to create macro profiles with different keystrokes and button presses. It also allows you to create numerous macros and long macro commands.

Creating a Macro To create a macro command, click the button Start to record all your keystrokes and button presses in the macro window automatically. Click the button Stop to end the macro command.

The Macro tab contains two delay options for creating macros:

Timing - When enabled, it records the actual delay between commands. Instruction cycle time - It records the macro according to the fixed delay time you

selected.

Editing a Macro The macro commands of keystrokes or button presses are listed sequentially. Click Clear to clear all the commands and click Delete to remove a command. Click Move up or Move down to move the command up or down.

Macro

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Select one of the following ways to add an additional command in a macro:

1. Tick Insert on the top of the menu. Select the command that you want to insert before, click Start to create new

macro commands and click Stop to end. 2. Click Start button to record a new set of sequences.

Items Descriptions

1. Click to launch the main menu of the GK1050 keyboard setup utility.

2. Click to exit the setup utility.

Taskbar Menu

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Safety and Maintenance

Safety Guidelines If your device does not work properly and troubleshooting does not work,

unplug the device and contact the ASUS Service Center for assistance. DO NOT attempt to service or fix the device yourself.

DO NOT disassemble the device as doing so will void its warranty.

Keep the device away from liquid, humidity or moisture. Operate the device only within the specific temperature range of 0oC (32 oF) to 40oC (104 oF).

Maintenance and Use

The GK1050 gaming keyboard requires minimum maintenance to keep it in optimum condition. We recommend that you clean it once a month using a soft cloth or cotton swab with a bit of warm water. DO NOT use soap or harsh cleaning agents.

Manufacturer ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Tel: +886-2-2894-3447 Address: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN

150 4F

Authorised representative in Europe ASUS Computer GmbH Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, D-40880 RATINGEN, D

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