Codex Keys


Codex Keys
Codex Keys

Optional Hardware for ColorSynth

Codex Keys™ is an extended keyboard-sized device sporting a full-color, high-resolution display, integrating with NLE functions and all ColorSynth features.

A sophisticated USB bus-powered control surface that will integrate with NLE functions and all of the colour controls of the module.

Codex Keys™is an extended keyboard-sized device that sports a full-colour, high-resolution display, six potentiometers and increment key sets, and more than forty full-colour LED backlit keys. The combination of Final Cut Pro with ColorSynth and Codex Keys™allows users the pristine comfort that professional colourists enjoy at a cost anyone can afford.

  • (6) pre-wired colour grading layers, each with toggle, lock, reset,and blend level.
  • (9) pre-wired colour grading sublayers with extensive Qualifier tools,engineered to accurately isolate colour bands as well as luminance ranges for Shadows, Mid-tones and Highlights).
  • Multiple instances of a film grade printer lights panel, with individua lcontrol over Red, Green and Blue exposure levels, global exposure,saturation and contrast.
  • Comprehensive video grade toolset, with Lift, Gamma, Gain and Offset of RGB and individual colour channels.
  • (3) Colour EQ nodes. The Master EQ works as a parametric audio EQ, with all the necessary permutations of Hue, Lightness and Saturation remapping. The 7-band EQ is a specialized tool designed to modify the hue, lightness and saturation of complex conditional colour qualities.The Colour Mixer allows super clean RGB-based remapping of (9) colour bands.
  • Shadows, Mid-tones and Highlights sublayers, each with a full set of Film and Video grading functions.
  • Colour Temperature controls across all nodes.
  • An advanced Tone Curve tool that behaves properly to provide users with extremely clean tonal remapping of RGB and Luminance.
  • Tools to control Vibrance and Clarity

Product Highlights

  • Physical Interface for Colorsynth Plugin
  • Buttons, Rotary Encoders, & LCD Readout
  • Make Precise, Tactile Adjustments
  • Aesthetic Keyboard-Like Design

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Codex Keys System Requirements

  • macOS driver
  • 5V DC 1.6A Max
  • USB bus-powered [USB-C port – USB-C to USB-C cable supplied]


  • h 54.9 x w 485.8 x d 183.9 mm / 2.2 x 19.1 x 7.2 in
  • Weight: 1.75 kg / 3.86 lb
  • Precision die-cast body construction
  • Quality high resolution screen

Codex ColorSynth Overview Tutorial

Watch this video to learn how to enhance the color grading experience of your NLE with ColorSynth, a powerful multi-layer grading tool.