Introducing the Macally iKeyLT, a Wired Keyboard for iPad with Lightning Connector Ideal for K-12 Students, Government Offices and Compliant with State and Federal Rules

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Introducing the Macally iKeyLT, a Wired Keyboard for iPad with Lightning Connector Ideal for K-12 Students, Government Offices and Compliant with State and Federal Requirements.


There are times when Bluetooth connectivity is not permitted, such as in an airplane, in a secured government or business office or In school testing environments. Macally, a 20 year manufacturer of Mac and iOS accessories, is proud to introduce the iKeyLT. The iKeyLT is a wired keyboard with a Lightning connector, which is also compatible with iPhone 5 and the fifth generation iPod touch. This keyboard complies with Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced (SBAC) Testing Guideline Requirements aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to help K-12 students succeed for their next step in life.

Similarly, both Macally iKeyLT and iKey30 wired keyboards are ideal solutions for government offices that require Bluetooth to be deactivated due to concerns with improving the security of their information systems. For example, the U.S. Department of Defense April 2011 publication of DoD Bluetooth Peripheral Device Security Requirements which mentions “Bluetooth devices must not be discoverable (responsive to inquiry messages from other Bluetooth devices) unless absolutely necessary. Ideally devices should never be discoverable.”

iKeyLT – Full size wired keyboard
The Macally iKeyLT is a sturdy white scissor key touch keyboard with full size keycaps, ideal for speedy and comfortable typing with sensitive and responsive touch. Many iOS device specific multimedia and shortcut keys are compatible with iKeyLT such as screen shot, lock/unlock device, search, play, forward, back, pause and volume up/down. Plug and Play, with 2.75--‐foot long cable, 4 rubber feet to keep the keyboard firmly on the surface, two kickstands to increase keyboard incline for preferred typing position.

A foldable iPad stand is included and will accommodate most types of cases in landscape or portrait viewing positions. The iKeyLT consumes minimal power because it only draws power when the user is typing.

Keyboard Dimensions: .6 x 4.5 x 12.2 in (H x W x L)
Weight: 1.20 Lbs.
5--‐Year Manufacturer Warranty.

iKeyLT, Macally wired keyboard for iPad with Lightning connector.
Available July 2013. Macally is accepting pre‐orders now.
MSRP $59.99

iKey30, Macally wired keyboard for iPad devices with 30‐pin connector.
MSRP $59.99

Macally is devoted to producing products to help students succeed in life. $1.00 from each iKey30 and iKeyLT keyboard sold will be donated to educational charities throughout the USA to help purchase supplies, tutoring, scholarship aid and career development.

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About Macally

Since 1993, Macally has been delivering aesthetically pleasing, high quality, competitively priced consumer electronic peripheral equipment and accessories to satisfied customers. The company’s mission is to create easy-to-use products that add enjoyment -- not complexity -- to life. The company’s innovative and attractive product lines provide solutions for customers’ mobile lifestyle as well as the home and office. Macally’s solutions include feature-rich MP3 accessories (headphones, speakers batteries and cables/adapters), mobile accessories (carrying cases, screen protectors, media readers, cables/adapters) and input devices (mice, keyboards and game controllers). For more information, go to

*All offers subject to change without notice or obligation and may not be available through all retail partners. Prices listed are manufacturer’s suggested retail prices and may vary by retail location. Applicable taxes extra. Trademarks used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Macally. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. iPhone® iPad® iPod® is a trademark of Apple® Inc.

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For review samples & product information:         
Ms. Cindy Araujo                    
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