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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RS Stock No. 841-8333
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260-UBLKEUR
BrandCeratech
SGD38.07
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No 105
RS Stock No. 795-0933
Mfr. Part No.920-002515
BrandLogitech
SGD24.87
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS Stock No. 510-2684
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAFR-0
BrandCherry
SGD136.85
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Wired - USB Compact AZERTY Grey - No 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm No 83
RS Stock No. 773-9152
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LUBEU-0
BrandCherry
SGD308.63
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 83
RS Stock No. 125-0479
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800DE-0
BrandCherry
SGD28.42
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Wired JK-0800DE-0 USB Standard QWERTZ Grey - No 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 384-989
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCMGB-2
BrandCherry
SGD159.12
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - No 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS Stock No. 465-1551
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCMDE-0
BrandCherry
SGD131.22
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS Stock No. 795-0921
Mfr. Part No.920-002516
BrandLogitech
SGD24.87
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTZ Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS Stock No. 185-7715
Mfr. Part No.Rpi-KYB (IT)_Red
SGD23.79
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- Rpi-KYB - - QWERTY (Italy) Red, White - Yes - - - - - 79
RS Stock No. 175-9920
Mfr. Part No.JK-0360FR
BrandCHERRY
SGD79.35
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Wired STRAIT 3.0 USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 104
RS Stock No. 125-0482
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068FR-0
BrandCherry
SGD153.00
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Wired JK-1068FR-0 USB Standard AZERTY Grey - No 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 185-7716
Mfr. Part No.Rpi-KYB (FR)_Black
SGD23.79
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- Rpi-KYB - - AZERTY Black, Grey - Yes - - - - - 79
RS Stock No. 530-3297
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD329.18
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black Yes No 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm No 105
RS Stock No. 175-9892
Mfr. Part No.JK-0350FR
BrandCHERRY
SGD111.01
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Wired STRAIT 3.0 USB Standard AZERTY Silver, White - No 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 104
RS Stock No. 773-9235
Mfr. Part No.G84-5500LUMEU-2
BrandCherry
SGD283.74
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 88
RS Stock No. 175-9911
Mfr. Part No.JK-1600FR-1
BrandCHERRY
SGD97.03
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard AZERTY Silver, White - No 440 x 130 x 15mm 15mm 440mm 130mm 6 105
RS Stock No. 493-099
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LUBGB-0
BrandCherry
SGD300.66
Each
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 773-9102
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAFR-2
BrandCHERRY
SGD132.84
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Black Yes No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 83
RS Stock No. 773-9257
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMEU-2
BrandCherry
SGD329.18
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Wired - USB Compact, Ergonomic QWERTY (US) Black Yes No 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm No 104
RS Stock No. 773-9238
Mfr. Part No.G84-5500LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD272.29
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 89
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