Keyboards


Keyboards are external computer hardware similar to a typewriter. They are used to enter text, numbers, character’s and give instructions into a PC. Most keyboards are the QWERTY style keyboard which is based on the layout of a typewriter, however, there are different layouts for other countries to support special characters.



Keyboard types



  • QWERTY - English


  • QWERTZ - German


  • AZERTY - French


Typical Keyboard layout



  • PC Keyboards consist of 84 – 104 keys and there are 4 types of keys


  • Function Keys (Top Row)


  • Numeric Keys (2nd Row) Numeric keypad is also on the right-hand side


  • Typing Keys (3rd, 4th, 5th row)


  • Control Keys (last row)


How do Keyboards work?



When a key on the keyboard is pressed, an electrical circuit is closed and the keyboard sends a signal to the computer that basically tells whether it is a letter, number or a specific symbol, which we would like to be shown on the screen.



Popular keyboards



Ergonomic



They allow more natural hand and arm position reducing the risk of RSI (Repetitive strain injury) these keyboards normally include wrist wrests to maintain a good hand position, they may also be a contoured shape.



Medical



A spill-resistant keyboard ideal in clean rooms and the medical industry. These keyboards can be fully cleaned easily and quickly and have an on-off button so can be switched off for cleaning, they also have a cleaning reminder which you can set, which is important for infection control.



Touchpad



These are normal keypads but incorporate a touchpad mouse, the mouse is controlled easily by the touchpad and normally has 2 mouse keys.



Numeric



Numeric keypad used for frequent numeric entry on PCs or Notebooks



Application Information





Keyboards are an essential device for any PC in the home or office. We offer a wide range of keyboards from compact, ergonomic and medical keyboards that are easy to clean and a choice of connections like USB, Bluetooth or wireless. Browse keyboards in Keyboards and Mouse Sets

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Description Price Wired/Wireless Model Connection Type Keyboard Type Keyboard Layout Colour Industrial Use Built-In USB Hub Dimensions Height Width Depth Multimedia Keys Normal Keys
RS Stock No. 841-8412
Mfr. Part No.KYBNA-SIL540CV2B
BrandCeratech
SGD304.97
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units
Wired - USB Medical QWERTY (UK) Black Yes - 289 x 227 x 27mm 227mm 289mm 27mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8418
Mfr. Part No.KYBNA-540VESABLB
BrandCeratech
SGD367.56
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units
Wired - USB Medical QWERTY (UK) Black Yes - 289 x 227 x 19mm 227mm 289mm 19mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8339
Mfr. Part No.KYB-MINIMUS-BTWW
BrandCeratech
SGD83.34
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units
Wireless - Bluetooth Compact QWERTY (UK) White - - 205 x 82 x 5.8mm 82mm 205mm 5.8mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8415
Mfr. Part No.KYBNA-540VESA-W
BrandCeratech
SGD328.43
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Wired - USB Medical QWERTY (UK) White Yes - 289 x 227 x 19mm 227mm 289mm 19mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8327
Mfr. Part No.KYB-MINIMUS-BTAW
BrandCeratech
SGD83.34
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units
Wireless - Bluetooth Mac QWERTY (UK) White - - 205 x 82 x 5.8mm 82mm 205mm 5.8mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8424
Mfr. Part No.KYBNA-SIL-MINCBK
BrandCeratech
SGD113.68
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units
Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 230 x 145 x 10mm 10mm 230mm 145mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8333
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260-UBLKEUR
BrandCeratech
SGD37.71
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units
Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - 105
RS Stock No. 841-8421
Mfr. Part No.KYBNA-SIL540CV2W
BrandCeratech
SGD304.97
Each
units
Wired - USB Medical QWERTY (UK) White Yes - 289 x 227 x 27mm 227mm 289mm 27mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8349
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKFR
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard AZERTY Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8428
Mfr. Part No.KYBNA-SIL-MINCWH
BrandCeratech
SGD118.76
Each
units
Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) White - Yes 230 x 145 x 10mm 10mm 230mm 145mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8370
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKUS
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8342
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKAR
BrandCeratech
SGD45.09
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Arabic) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8367
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKSP
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Spain) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8351
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKIT
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Italy) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8355
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKJP
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Japanese) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8364
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKPL
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Polish) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8358
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKGR
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTZ Black - - 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-8345
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKCY
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
units
Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Cyrillic) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -