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, 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

    Devices connected over USB cable.

    Click Hello World to refresh device list(This usually does not need).

  2. Preferences

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

    The current version of ObinsKit

2.2 Keyboard Setting#

TitleDescription
BatteryBattery indicator
Running TimeKeyboard running time statistics
LayoutDefault: Default keyboard layout; User: User customized keyboard layout
TapSwitch for the function of TAP layout
Magic FnMagic FN allows your CapsLock key to act as FN1 or FN2
MacroSetting a key to trigger a Macro
CapsLock LedAll: If CapsLock on, led of all keycaps will on
Auto SleepIn wireless mode, no any operation in1 minute, the keyboard go to sleep
Bluetooth BindClear Bluetooth bound info saved on keyboard

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/Recover(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 ANNE PRO 2 special function keys

  3. TOP

    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 /Rename /Copy

  • Right click on the Default lighting profile to Copy / Recover(set to default)

  1. Prifile Detail

    • Click on icon + to add light effect(Limited to max 16)
    • Click on light effect to Rename / Copy / 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. Lighting Mode

    • Static: Static light effect, RGB backlights on every keycap can be defined
    • Breath, Breath grad and so on
  5. Dynamic Light Color Table

    Setting color for dynamic light effect

  6. Preview

    Preview the selected light effect on keyboard

  7. Apply

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

2.5 Macro Setting#

  1. Macro Group

    • Click on icon + to add macro group

    • Right click on macro group to Remane/Copy/Delete

    • Double click on macro group to Rename

  2. Macro Key

    Indicate the macro trigger position

    • Click on a blank keycap to Paste/Add macro(Limited to max 16)

    • Click on macro keycap to select a macro

    • Right click on macro keycap to Delete/Copy/Paste

    • Drag on the macro keycap and drop on a blank keycap to update macro trigger position

  3. Rec Macro

    Record a macro, the keycode typed in will show at Macro code

  4. Macro Code

    Show the macro code of selected

    • Insert time block
    • Move up/down the macro code block
    • Double click on time block to edit time(Enter for save, Esc for cancel)
    • Delete macro code block
  5. Download

    Download the macros listed in the selected macro group to the keyboard

2.6 Audio Visualization#

Only for windows and Linux right now.

Keyboard lights react to audio playing via default sound device

3 Firmware Upgrade#

3.1 ANNE PRO 2#

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

3.2 ANNE PRO#

Comming soon