Axium KPC 2.8-N Touch Screen


The Axium KPC2.8-N keypad is a programmable 2.8” colour LCD Touch screen. Being capable of learning

and sending IR commands the KPC2.8-N can be used as a standalone keypad to control virtually any IR

controlled device.


This new network version can be connected via a PoE network switch or via the RJ45 port connected to an

amplifier keypad port. When used with an Axium Multi-Zone Amplifier full 2-way feedback of source selection,

power, mute & volume status is provided. Full 2-way RS232 an IP control is available when connected to an

Axium AX-R4D/R1D RS232 router and the prebuilt Axium applets. Setup by the Axium Design Portal software, the KPC2.8-N includes a host of features to simplify programming and enhance amplifier and source equipment control.


Specifications & Features

  • 2.8” LCD touch panel
    • Contrast ratio = 500:1
    • Viewing angle =160° (H & V)
    • 240 (RGB) x 320 Dot 64K Colours.
  • Operating voltage: 12VDC ± 3V.
  • Current draw typically 60mA – 100mA.
  • Memory: 8Mbytes Flash for GUI and IR commands.
  • IR learning of both modulated and pulse IR codes. Modulation frequencies up to 500 kHz.
  • Large IR database supplied. IR codes using the ‘HEX’ code format may be imported into Axium Design Portal.
  • Portrait or Landscape display orientations.
  • Australian or European size and mounting options
  • Macros supporting control flow instructions.
  • User defined button sounds: wav file
  • Range of Skins available for graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Single touch Control types: Animated Buttons, Buttons with feedback, Sliders, Numeric Readouts and Applets providing control & Metadata display.
  • Support for transparent and multilayer images.
  • Background images using PNG, BMP, JPG or GIF formats may be imported and scaled.
  • Anti-aliased Text with user defined font, colour and Unicode support.
  • Polygon button outlines provide very close button spacing.
  • 2 Way RS232, Ethernet and IR routing when used with the Axium AX-R4D/R1D and supplied Applets.
  • Wiring:
    • Up to 95m CAT5E ‘Home Run’ RJ45 terminated cable when using the legacy connection.
    • Up to 95m CAT5E, 568A terminated using the IP connection
  • Mounting for European or Australasian / USA style flush box.
  • White & Black cover plates supplied for both European and Australasian / USA styles.
  • Current Applets:
    • Alarm Systems:
      • Arrowhead
      • ELK
    • Autonomic Media Center
    • Axium AX-800 and AX-400 zone feedback
    • Axium Media Player
    • Axium Alarm configuration
    • Clock
    • Integra
      • CD/DVD/BD Player
      • iPod Dock*
      • Receiver incl Z1, 2, 3, & 4
    • Lighting
      • Bticino
      • C-Bus
      • ​Fibaro
      • ​Lutron
      • Luxom
      • Vantage
    • NEC Projectors
    • Request DMS
    • Schedule editor
    • Slideshow Screen Saver
    • Sonance iPort iPod Dock
    • T118RDS Tuner
    • Vantage DMM Music Server
    • Variables Display


Download AX-KPC-LCD-N Cut Sheet


Axium KPE Keypad (With IR Pass through)


The KPE requires no programming, instead it adopts the zone it controls from the amplifier controller port it is connected to.

Source control can be achieved using the original manufacturer's remote and the IR receiver/target on the front of the keypad.

As the KPE is powered directly by the controller ports it needs no additional power supply. Slim and discrete styling with tactile

buttons and screw less decora cover plates, it is a functional system controller available in black or white.

Specifications & Features

  • Plug and Play Versatility
  • Operating voltage - 12VDC
  • No Programming required
    • Automatically adopts the zone assigned to the keypad port on the amplifier for ultimate connection and ease.
  • Compatible with all current Axium amplifier keypad ports.
  • IR pass through for source control using original manufacturer's remote control
  • White & Black cover plates & lenses supplied for both European and Australasian / USA styles.
  • Full source selection functionality incl led indicator.
  • Power On / Off, Mute, Volume Up / Down
  • Source selection including distributed sources and indicator.
  • Axium Media Player control (functionality depends on the stream source).
  • LED indication of the amplifier power status, source selection, volume and mute.
  • Shipped in White.
  • Connection: RJ45 plug
  • Width 75mm
  • Height 120mm


Download AX-KPE Cut Sheet

Keypads