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. 146-3808
Mfr. Part No.JK-A0100DE-0
BrandCherry
SGD83.90
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Wired KC1000 SC USB - - Grey - Yes 458 x 188 x 46mm 46mm 458mm 188mm - 105 + 4 (Hot Keys)
RS Stock No. 143-8970
Mfr. Part No.00050448
BrandHAMA
SGD43.76
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Wired SK140 USB Slimline Numeric Black - Yes 86 x 9 x 130mm 9mm 86mm 130mm - 19
RS Stock No. 773-9115
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCMFR-2
BrandCherry
SGD136.03
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Black Yes - 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm - 86
RS Stock No. 125-0483
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068FR-2
BrandCherry
SGD109.40
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Wired JK-1068FR-2 USB Standard AZERTY Black - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 105
RS Stock No. 175-9915
Mfr. Part No.JK-1600DE-1
BrandCHERRY
SGD77.24
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard QWERTZ Silver, White - 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
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Wired - USB Trackball QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 338 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm - 89
RS Stock No. 841-8342
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKAR
BrandCeratech
SGD45.09
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Arabic) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
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
RS Stock No. 175-9912
Mfr. Part No.JK-0350GB
BrandCHERRY
SGD70.35
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Wired STRAIT 3.0 USB Standard QWERTY Silver, White - Yes 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 104
RS Stock No. 795-0898
Mfr. Part No.920-005216
BrandLogitech
SGD42.80
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Wired - USB Standard Nordic - - - - - - - - -
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. 789-7202
Mfr. Part No.2210-452212
BrandStorm
SGD410.18
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- - - Compact QWERTY (UK) Black Yes Yes 360 x 118.5 x 17.5mm 17.5mm 360mm 118.5mm - 63
RS Stock No. 143-8976
Mfr. Part No.00053930
BrandHama
SGD21.40
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Wired Verano USB Standard QWERTZ Black - Yes 442 x 18 x 139mm 18mm 442mm 139mm - 105
RS Stock No. 773-9235
Mfr. Part No.G84-5500LUMEU-2
BrandCherry
SGD283.74
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - - 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm - 88
RS Stock No. 493-099
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LUBGB-0
BrandCherry
SGD300.66
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Grey - - 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm - 84
RS Stock No. 175-9893
Mfr. Part No.JK-0350EU
BrandCHERRY
SGD111.01
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Wired STRAIT 3.0 USB Standard QWERTY Silver, White - Yes 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 103
RS Stock No. 125-0454
Mfr. Part No.G85-23200GB-0
BrandCherry
SGD49.12
Each
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Wired G85-23200GB-0 USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Grey - - 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 105
RS Stock No. 530-3297
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD253.09
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black Yes - 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm - 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 - Yes 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 104
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