Obinskit User Manual#

1. Getting Started#

1.1 Supported Platforms#

System32bit64bit
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Mac OS X-
Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Fedora-

1.2 Installation#

  1. Download the installation package: https://www.hexcore.xyz/obinskit
  2. Install

1.3 Start Up#

The function of macro record need a special authorization, and some anti-virus software may block it, please choose trust it.

Tips: Please always download ObinsKit from here, we can not guarantee the security of software downloaded from other channels.

Windows#

Click the shortcut on the desktop

Mac OS X#

The first time launch ObinsKit, you will see the alert below, please authorize ObinsKit by clicking Open System Preferences in the alert, then selecting the checkbox for ObinsKit in the Privacy pane.

2. Quick Guide#

2.1 Device List#

  1. Device List

    Show the devices connected.

    Click Hello World to refresh device list.

  2. Preferences

    • Setting
    • Update
    • Help
    • About
  3. Software Version

    The current version of ObinsKit

2.2 Keyboard Setting#

TitleDescription
InformationShow Device Model, Battery, Running Time, Serial Number and click Serial Number to copy
LayoutDefault: Default keyboard layout; User: User customized keyboard layout
TapSwitch for the function of TAP layout and Tap key combination
LightingSetting backlight and all key CapsLock LED
MacroSwitch for the function of macro
Magic FnMagic FN allows your CapsLock key to act as FN1 or FN2
Auto SleepIn wireless mode, no any operation in setting time, the keyboard go to sleep
BluetoothClear Bluetooth bound info saved on keyboard
ResetRestore factory settings
Firmware UpgradeUpdate the latest firmware or the historical firmware

2.3 Layout Setting#

  1. Layout

    Current: Layout read from keyboard.
    Qwerty, Mac, Dvorak: Preset layout.

    • Click on icon + to add a new layout
    • Right click on Current to Copy
    • Right click on preset layout to Copy/Reset(set to default)
    • Right click on user layout(added/copied) to Copy/Delete/Rename
    • Double click on user layout to Rename(Enter for save, Esc for cancel)
  2. Key code table

    Here list HID Key Code and keyboard special function keys

  3. Default

    The default layout, tap to trigger

  4. FN1

    Hold Fn1 to trigger

  5. FN2

    Hold Fn2 to trigger

  6. TAP

    Usually set key code on modifier key to extend it.

    To use TAP, non't forget to enable TAP option at keyboard setting page

  7. Download

    Download the selected layout to keyboard.

    If layout is seated to "Default", download a layout will rewrite it to "User" automatically

ANNE PRO 2 have four layers, they are TOP、FN1、FN2、TAP.

There are two ways to update keycode:

  • Drag the selected keycap, and drop on another keycap
  • Select a keycap, choose new from Key code table

2.4 Light Setting#

  1. Lighting Profiles
  • Click on icon + to add lighting profiles

  • Right click on custom lighting profile to Delete /Clone

  • Double click on custom lighting profile to Rename

  • Right click on the Default lighting profile to Clone / Reset(set to default)

  1. Prifile Detail

    • Click on icon + to add light effect(Limited to max 16)
    • Click on light effect to Rename / Copy / Exprot / Delete
    • Right click on blank space to Paste the light effect copied
    • Drag the light effect to sort
  2. Color Palette

    • Pick color on the color wheel
    • Pick color from Default/Custom color block
    • Right click on custom color block to save the current color
  3. Setting Static Light

    Setting static single or static multiple light effect:

    • Select single/multiple keycap, and then pick a color on Color Palette
    • Click on blank space to clear selected keycaps
  4. Dynamic Light Color Table

    Setting color for dynamic light effect

  5. Apply

    Apply all the light effects listed in the selected lighting profile to keyboard

2.5 Macro Setting#

  1. Macro

    • Click on icon + to add macro

    • Right click on macro to Bind to key/Rename/Edit/Delete/Copy/Paste

    • Double click on macro to Rename

  2. Bind Macro

    Indicates the distribution of the macro program's trigger keys on the keyboard

    • Select the macro created in Library and right-click on the trigger button to Add/Remove Macro Program

    • Left-click the trigger button on the keyboard, right-click macros in library and click Bind to key

  3. Record Macro

    Click the edit button next to Preview to enter the recording interface of the macro

    • Click the Record button to record macros

    • Press the key to execute on the keyboard

    • Click the Stop button to complete the recording

    • Every key can be selected and Delete at the top

    • You can select the key and modify key, Start Time, Relative Time, Duration

  4. Download

    Download the macros to the keyboard

2.6 Audio Visualization#

Only for OS: windows right now.

Keyboard lights react to audio playing via default sound device

2.7 System Enhancement#

Tips: This module is currently only available on OS: Windows

2.7.1 Notification#

  • Stay Time: Set the stay time of the notification, Range: 1000-5000 ms

  • Aniamtion: Set the animation when the notification window appears

Move the notification window: Move the mouse to the area shown in the figure above, and drag.

2.7.2 Keyboard#

Backlight#

Show notification when the keyboard backlight brightness is set on the keyboard.

2.7.3 Lock Keys#

Show notification when Caps Lock, Num Lock, Scroll Lock or Insert key is pressed on the keyboard.

Lock KeyNotification
Caps Lock
Num Lock
Scroll Lock
Insert

2.7.4 Volume#

Show notification when Increase Volume, Decrease Volume or Mute key is pressed on the keyboard.

Tips: By default, volume step is 2(On windows) for the Increase Volume or Increase Volume key on the keyboard. This module allows you to change the step of control (range: 1-10).

2.7.5 Display#

This module allow you to adjust the display brightess or change the display input source(DP, HDMI etc...)

  1. Display brightness

    Press Display Brightness Increase or Display Brightness Decrease key on keyboard to control the display brightness (the display which the mouse is located).

  2. Display input source

    This module allows you to switch the display input source, which is especially convenient when one display is connected to multiple computers.

Compatibility:This module uses DDC (Display Data Channel) to control the displays. Common reasons for displays not being supported:

  • Display not support DDC/CI, or it's disabled on display - If your disabled supports DDC/CI, it may need to be turned on. You can typically find this using the On-Screen Display using your display's controls.
  • Graphics drivers issues - Check with your device manufacturer's website for the latest graphics drivers. Outdated/corrupted graphics drivers can cause DDC/CI communication to stop functioning.

3 Firmware Upgrade#

In this page, you will get the latest firmware.

For a better experience, we recommend upgrading to the latest.

  • Upgrade to latest

    It's quite simple, just click the "Upgrade" button, what't all.

  • Looking for a experimental firmware

    Click the text next to "Upgrade Source"

  • Looking for a old firmware

    Click "Firmware Archive" button

  • Abnormal recovery

    If an accident(e.g. power failure, reboot, computer crash, and other unpredictable situations) occurs during the firmware upgrade, the keyboard can't be used.

In this situation, you can use the abnormal recovery mode to recover the keyboard.

  1. Turn off the Bluetooth switch on the back of the keyboard

  2. Hold on Esc, plug in the USB cable. Release Esc key while "USB-HID IAP" show up on the screen

  3. Select "USB-HID IAP" item to upgrade firmware again