ENSURE YOUR RESPONSE PAD HAS A 9-WAY D marked "8x TTL Out" and is a voice key model BEFORE USING THIS UTILITY.

*NB: For details on how to update follow the documentation included in each download file.

*NB: Do NOT use this configuration utility if you are running firmware which we have modified for your specific application as part of our consultancy service. This utility is intended for standard products only.

Technical support for The BBTK 1-8 button USB response pad with voice key & 8x TTL

This utility allows you to easily change the keystrokes which are sent to your computer when a button is pressed.

1-8 button USB response pad with voice key & 8x TTL keystroke configuration utility (Windows only)

Download configuration utility (released 20160721):
  • Enables you to reset USB response pad to default configuration and update firmware
  • Enables you to configure the keystroke sent by buttons 1-8
  • Enables you to configure the keystroke sent by the voice key


View USB response pad manual (released 20160824)


Before you download this utility ensure that your response device matches that shown, i.e. has a port labelled "8x TTL Out" and is a voice key model.

Full step-by-step instructions are provided within the configuration utility. Depending on your antivirus package you may need to disable it while configuring your response device.

This configuration utility only works on Microsoft Windows platforms. Once keystrokes are configured the USB response pad will use those keystrokes on any platform, e.g. Windows, Mac and Linux.

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