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. 125-0479
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800DE-0
BrandCherry
SGD25.68
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Wired JK-0800DE-0 USB Standard QWERTZ Grey - - 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm - 105
RS Stock No. 493-128
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMGB-2
BrandCHERRY
SGD300.67
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black Yes - 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm - 104
RS Stock No. 795-0915
Mfr. Part No.920-004482
BrandLogitech
SGD127.71
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Wireless - USB Standard AZERTY - - - - - - - Yes -
RS Stock No. 841-8424
Mfr. Part No.KYBNA-SIL-MINCBK
BrandCeratech
SGD113.68
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 230 x 145 x 10mm 10mm 230mm 145mm - -
RS Stock No. 773-9152
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LUBEU-0
BrandCherry
SGD299.70
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Grey - - 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm - 83
RS Stock No. 883-7443
Mfr. Part No.ANB-00006
BrandMicrosoft
SGD24.30
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - - 456 x 160 x 42.7mm 42.7mm 456mm 160mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 125-0484
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068EU-0
BrandCherry
SGD109.40
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Wired JK-1068EU-0 USB Standard QWERTY Grey - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 104
RS Stock No. 146-3838
Mfr. Part No.G80-8000LUVGB-2
BrandCherry
SGD319.31
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- CHERRY G80-8000 USB - - Black - Yes 470 x 220 x 64mm 64mm 470mm 220mm - 105
RS Stock No. 146-3819
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAUS-0
BrandCherry
SGD109.57
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Wired G84-4100 PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (US) Light Grey - Yes 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm - 83
RS Stock No. 136-9678
BrandRS PRO
SGD84.16
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- - USB Trackball QWERTZ (German) Black - Yes 339 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm - 89
RS Stock No. 392-532
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD176.71
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTZ Black - - 370 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 370mm 139mm - 84
RS Stock No. 773-9106
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCMFR-0
BrandCherry
SGD132.79
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Grey Yes - 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm - 86
RS Stock No. 175-9894
Mfr. Part No.JK-0350DE
BrandCHERRY
SGD70.35
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Wired STRAIT 3.0 USB Standard QWERTZ Silver, White - Yes 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 104
RS Stock No. 125-0485
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068EU-2
BrandCherry
SGD109.40
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Wired JK-1068EU-2 USB Standard QWERTY Black - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 104
RS Stock No. 883-7453
Mfr. Part No.B2M-00008
BrandMicrosoft
SGD99.05
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Wired - USB Ergonomic QWERTY (UK) Black - - 503 x 262 x 82.8mm 82.8mm 503mm 262mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 175-9906
Mfr. Part No.JK-1600DE-2
BrandCHERRY
SGD77.24
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard QWERTZ Black - Yes 440 x 130 x 15mm 15mm 440mm 130mm 6 105
RS Stock No. 136-9676
BrandRS PRO
SGD50.38
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 322 x 138 x 14mm 14mm 322mm 138mm - 89
RS Stock No. 136-9673
BrandRS PRO
SGD84.16
Each
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Wired - USB Trackball QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 338 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm - 89
RS Stock No. 146-3824
Mfr. Part No.G84-4700LUCDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD80.11
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Wired G84-4700 USB - Numeric Black - Yes 140 x 185 x 45mm 45mm 140mm 185mm - 20
RS Stock No. 125-0456
Mfr. Part No.G85-23200FR-0
BrandCherry
SGD49.12
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Wired G85-23200FR-0 USB Standard AZERTY Grey - - 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 105
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