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2463 S. 3850 W.
Salt Lake City, UT 84120
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(800) 454-3375

Cirque Corporation, the inventor and original developer of capacitive trackpad technology, continues to lead as the premier supplier of capacitive trackpads for the computer market. Cirque has expanded to offer specialized input solutions in markets like security, point of sale, industrial, automotive and more. 

GlidePoint PK9946 Trackpad

GlidePoint PK9946 Trackpad

PK9946 trackpad’s Sensor Side and Dimensions

The PK9946 trackpad is designed for both USB® and PS/2® communication protocols. This module has a large non-custom trackpad surface.

APPLICATIONS

  • Keyboards, keypads, and mouse alternatives
  • Industrial control panels
  • Medical instruments
  • PC peripherals
  • Point-of-sale devices
  • Laptops

FEATURES

  • PS/2 and USB protocol compatibility
  • Low power consumption
  • Large sensing area
  • No maintenance required – Sealable design is immune to dust and abuse
  • Superior navigation and high responsiveness
  • Windows®-compatible embedded features
  • Additional driver available

Power efficiency of any application is improved with an "idle mode," where the touchpad’s current draw is reduced when a finger is not touching its surface.

GlidePoint PK9946 Specifications
Interface PS/2 and USB
Operating Systems Compatible with standard mouse drivers. Cirque offers Windows-compatible drivers for processes that require greater flexibility. Contact your Cirque representative for more information
Button Support Two external mechanical buttons
Physical Parameters Length: 116.97 mm
Width: 68.96 mm
Thickness: Maximum of 5.18 mm with all components
Weight: < 32 g
Active Sensing Area 77.00 x 53.50 mm
Operating Temperature -40 to 85°C
Operating Humidity 5% to 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -40 to 125°C
ESD 15 kV when properly mounted in bezel
Environmental EMI tolerant and manufactured RoHS compliant

The touchpad is fully compatible with standard Windows mouse drivers. No additional driver is required to activate many of its advanced features. Hardware-configurable options on the module allow for taps (function as left-button clicks), corner-taps (function as right-button clicks), vertical scroll (functions as mouse scroll wheel) and more, depending on the specific application.

For custom functionality at the product design stage, Cirque offers software that allows OEMs to enable, disable, or personalize advanced settings and/or reprogram the touch sensitive area.

OEM customers can order a trackpad with a Cirque overlay or without an overlay and purchase their own customized overlay. Custom overlays may include a logo and matching colors. Contact Cirque for overlay design guidelines.