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Genovation MiniTerm 900

The Genovation MiniTerm 900-RJ is a fully programmable LCD mini-terminal. The MiniTerm 900-RJ supports simple and complex re-programmable key macros and system configurations. Includes detachable RJ45-USB cable for easy setup and different applications.

Genovation's MiniTerms are ideal whenever you need to add a user interface to a machine, device or process. The possibilities are endless. MiniTerms work with PCs, printers, automation or industrial control PLC systems, cash registers or other POS terminals, electronic musical instruments, high-speed video cameras, security systems, CNC mill control and industrial pendants, access control systems and digital signage, and many more environments.

This keypad can be customized with a number of different optional add-ons. Use our convenient Info Request form to contact us for available options and pricing or call  877-477-1988.

An optional DB9 kit is available that includes a 6' (1.8m) RJ45 to serial DB9 connector with AC power adapter.


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An optional, high quality, rugged protective cover is available for $10.95. Contact us or call 877-477-1988 for information and orders.

  • Easy to set up and use
  • Operates in standard terminal or line-edit (pin-pad) mode
  • 20 keys: full-travel, 50 million operations
  • Includes relegendable keycaps
  • 1 x 16 super-twist back-lit LCD (sealed)
  • Optional 2 x 16 LCD Available (901-RJ)
  • Fully programmable key table
  • Detachable cable for RJ45-USB
  • USB HID keyboard functionality
  • Internal buzzer/alarm/audible key beeper
  • "Flash" memory holds key data and settings
  • Includes Genovation re-programming software for easy customization & setup
  • Will work with legacy COM port applications
  • Automated LCD screen (Scripting mode)
  • 1 year warranty
  • Type: Full-travel, 20-key terminal
  • USB virtual COM port
  • Standard USB HID keyboard
  • Color: Dark Gray
  • Dimension: 15.5cm x 9.6cm x 3.5cm (6.1" x 3.75" x 1.5")
  • Weight: 0.3 kg (0.65 lbs); Single Keypad Ship Weight 1.0kg (2.0lbs)
  • The Genovation 900 keypad, Version 6.0, are compatible with Mac and Linux operating systems.


Mechanical Data:

  • Life Cycles 5 x 107
  • Key Type Cherry, Gold Contact
  • Operating Force 0.686N (79gf)
  • Color Dark grey
  • Number of Keys 20

Electrical Data:

  • USB bus powered
  • Key Roll-Over Selectable 1 or 2 key
  • Memory FLASH+EEPROM non-volatile, >100 year retention

LCD Display:

  • Type 1x16 Super-Twist "STN" (900-RJ)
  • 2x16 Super-Twist "STN" (901-RJ)
  • 4x20 Special order only (MOQ, $Call)
  • Backlight Yes (LED)


  • Operating Temperature 0 to 70 degrees C (32 to 158 degrees F)
  • Operating Humidity 0% to 98% non-condensing
  • FCC Rating Class B Device

Interface: USB

  • Type USB 1.0, 1.1 & 2.0 compliant, bus powered
  • Cable Length Included 6ft (1.8m), detachable via RJ-45 connection
  • Optional 25ft (7.6m) cable available
  • Connection RJ-45 to USB standard Type A
  • Data Rate USB Full Speed

Supported Operating Systems and Hosts

  • Version 6 is compatible with Mac OS and Linux operating systems
  • USB HID Keyboard: Windows 98se / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • USB Virtual COM Port, MiniTermPro, MacroMaster: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8

Need more information about customizing any of the keypads or accessories, such as protective keypad covers to protect against spills and wear? Use our convenient Info Request form for more information. There's no charge and no obligation.