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. 773-9165
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBEU-0
BrandCherry
SGD307.40
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTY (US) Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 83
RS Stock No. 125-0456
Mfr. Part No.G85-23200FR-0
BrandCherry
SGD61.50
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Wired G85-23200FR-0 USB Standard AZERTY Grey - No 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 105
RS Stock No. 773-9203
Mfr. Part No.G84-5400LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD282.13
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS Stock No. 392-532
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD307.40
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTZ Black - No 370 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 841-8355
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKJP
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Japanese) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS Stock No. 143-8970
Mfr. Part No.00050448
BrandHAMA
SGD43.76
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Wired SK140 USB Numeric pad Numeric Black - No 86 x 9 x 130mm 9mm 86mm 130mm No 19
RS Stock No. 146-3836
Mfr. Part No.G80-8000LUVDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD354.49
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Wired CHERRY G80-8000 USB - QWERTZ Black - No 470 x 220 x 64mm 64mm 470mm 220mm No 105
RS Stock No. 175-9908
Mfr. Part No.JK-1600GB-2
BrandCherry
SGD88.41
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard QWERTY Black - No 440 x 130 x 15mm 15mm 440mm 130mm 6 105
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 No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS Stock No. 440-6799
Mfr. Part No.2230-220012-V2
BrandStorm
SGD643.28
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Wired - - - QWERTY Silver - No - - - - No -
RS Stock No. 392-536
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBDE-0
BrandCherry
SGD337.97
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 370 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 125-0485
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068EU-2
BrandCherry
SGD153.00
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Wired JK-1068EU-2 USB Standard QWERTY Black - No 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm Yes 104
RS Stock No. 146-3821
Mfr. Part No.G84-4700LUCFR-0
BrandCherry
SGD105.08
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Wired G84-4700 USB Numeric pad Numeric Grey - No 140 x 185 x 45mm 45mm 140mm 185mm No 20
RS Stock No. 184-4464
Mfr. Part No.JD-0710GB-2
BrandCherry
SGD65.83
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Wireless CHERRY DW 300 Wireless - QWERTY (UK) Black - No 458 x 170 x 17mm 17mm 458mm 170mm 4 105
RS Stock No. 146-3824
Mfr. Part No.G84-4700LUCDE-2
BrandCherry
SGD105.08
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Wired G84-4700 USB Numeric pad Numeric Black - No 140 x 185 x 45mm 45mm 140mm 185mm No 20
RS Stock No. 773-9190
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMEU-2
BrandCherry
SGD172.03
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 103
RS Stock No. 146-3806
Mfr. Part No.JK-A0100EU-2
BrandCherry
SGD87.29
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Wired KC1000 SC USB - QWERTY (US) Black - No 458 x 188 x 46mm 46mm 458mm 188mm Yes 104 + 4 (Hot Keys)
RS Stock No. 841-8351
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKIT
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
Each
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Italy) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS Stock No. 125-0482
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068FR-0
BrandCherry
SGD153.00
Each
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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. 175-9915
Mfr. Part No.JK-1600DE-1
BrandCHERRY
SGD97.03
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard QWERTZ Silver, White - No 440 x 130 x 15mm 15mm 440mm 130mm 6 105
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