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



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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. 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. 185-7718
Mfr. Part No.Rpi-KYB (ES)_Black
SGD23.79
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- Rpi-KYB - - QWERTY (Spain) Black, Grey - Yes - - - - - 79
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. 185-7721
Mfr. Part No.SC0198
SGD23.79
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- Rpi-KYB - - QWERTZ (German) Black, Grey - Yes - - - - - 79
RS Stock No. 146-3830
Mfr. Part No.G84-5500LUMFR-2
BrandCherry
SGD272.29
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Wired G84-5500 USB Touchpad AZERTY Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS Stock No. 146-3819
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAUS-0
BrandCherry
SGD137.89
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Wired G84-4100 PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (US) Light Grey - No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 83
RS Stock No. 146-3827
Mfr. Part No.G84-5400LUMFR-2
BrandCherry
SGD272.29
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Wired G84-5400 USB Trackball AZERTY Black - No 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS Stock No. 175-9893
Mfr. Part No.JK-0350EU
BrandCHERRY
SGD79.35
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Wired STRAIT 3.0 USB Standard QWERTY Silver, White - No 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 103
RS Stock No. 185-7717
Mfr. Part No.Rpi-KYB (FR)_Red
SGD23.79
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- Rpi-KYB - - AZERTY Red, White - Yes - - - - - 79
RS Stock No. 125-0461
Mfr. Part No.JK-8500DE-2
BrandCherry
SGD61.50
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Wired G85-23200DE-2 USB Standard QWERTZ Black - No 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 105
RS Stock No. 185-7720
Mfr. Part No.SC0168
SGD23.79
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- Rpi-KYB - - QWERTZ (German) Red, White - Yes - - - - - 79
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. 175-9898
Mfr. Part No.JK-0360EU
BrandCHERRY
SGD79.35
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Wired STRAIT 3.0 USB Standard QWERTY Black - No 441 x 161 x 14.5mm 14.5mm 441mm 161mm 5 103
RS Stock No. 146-3807
Mfr. Part No.JK-A0100FR-2
BrandCherry
SGD83.90
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Wired KC1000 SC USB - AZERTY Black - No 458 x 188 x 46mm 46mm 458mm 188mm Yes 105 + 4 (Hot Keys)
RS Stock No. 184-4462
Mfr. Part No.G80-3816LXBGB-2
BrandCherry
SGD234.42
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Wired CHERRY MX USB - QWERTY (UK) Black - No 470 x 165 x 25mm 25mm 470mm 165mm 4 105
RS Stock No. 795-0898
Mfr. Part No.920-005216
BrandLogitech
SGD49.72
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