Link: Bencher RJ-1 and RJ-2 straight keys

The Bencher RJ-1 and RJ-2 are "low slung" straight keys with the bottom of the base rising only 11/32" off the table and an ergonomic knob and finger guard.   Heavy steel base, chromed components, ball bearings, custom Navy-style black knob.


BENCHER RJ-1 black base straight key

  • Heavy cold rolled steel base
  • Chrome lever arm and top components
  • Ball bearings on each side of the lever arm for smooth pivot action
  • Large main spring
  • Custom Navy-style knob and finger guard


BENCHER RJ-2 chrome base straight key

lever arm identical to RJ-1, with chrome base and key arm blocks

The underside of the RJ-1 and RJ-2 have 3 female and male disconnect terminals for ground and each of the DIT and DAH connections.   HF transceivers equipped with either a 3.5mm (1/8") or 1/4" KEY input jack can be hooked right up with the EZ-1 kit.   The EZ-1 has a 3 wire cable with the correct female terminals on one end for the RJ-1 and RJ-2, on the other end a 3.5mm connector with a 1/4" adapter included.   No soldering.  Plug the terminals onto the bottom of the key, plug the other end into the KEY jack on your HF rig.


Bencher RJ-1 black base straight key

Bencher RJ-2 chrome base straight key

Bencher EZ-1 Universal Hook-Up Kit

Universal connection kit from Bencher keys to your HF radio.  No soldering.  Includes 1/4" and 3.5mm stereo plugs on transceiver end.