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. 125-0487
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068DE-2
BrandCherry
SGD109.40
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Wired JK-1068DE-2 USB Standard QWERTZ Black - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 105
RS Stock No. 841-8358
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKGR
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTZ Black - - 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 125-0481
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068GB-2
BrandCherry
SGD109.40
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Wired JK-1068GB-2 USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 105
RS Stock No. 125-0482
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068FR-0
BrandCherry
SGD108.45
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Wired JK-1068FR-0 USB Standard AZERTY Grey - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 105
RS Stock No. 184-4462
Mfr. Part No.G80-3816LXBGB-2
BrandCherry
SGD192.10
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Wired CHERRY MX USB - QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 470 x 165 x 25mm 25mm 470mm 165mm 4 105
RS Stock No. 146-3804
Mfr. Part No.JK-A0100GB-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. 175-9917
Mfr. Part No.JK-0370FR
BrandCHERRY
SGD77.24
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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
RS Stock No. 146-3807
Mfr. Part No.JK-A0100FR-2
BrandCherry
SGD83.90
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Wired KC1000 SC USB - - Black - Yes 458 x 188 x 46mm 46mm 458mm 188mm - 105 + 4 (Hot Keys)
RS Stock No. 773-9190
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMEU-2
BrandCherry
SGD168.47
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - - 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm - 103
RS Stock No. 841-8367
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKSP
BrandCeratech
SGD45.79
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Spain) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -
RS Stock No. 175-9913
Mfr. Part No.JK-1600EU-1
BrandCHERRY
SGD77.24
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard QWERTY Silver, White - Yes 440 x 130 x 15mm 15mm 440mm 130mm 6 104
RS Stock No. 146-3830
Mfr. Part No.G84-5500LUMFR-2
BrandCherry
SGD234.64
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Wired G84-5500 USB Touchpad - Black - Yes 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm - 89
RS Stock No. 406-366
Mfr. Part No.G84 4400LUBFR-0
BrandCherry
SGD302.19
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Wired - USB Compact AZERTY Grey - - 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm - 84
RS Stock No. 184-4461
Mfr. Part No.G80-3816LWBGB-2
BrandCherry
SGD192.10
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Wired CHERRY MX USB - QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 470 x 165 x 25mm 25mm 470mm 165mm 4 105
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