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. 773-9238
Mfr. Part No.G84-5500LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
kr 1 761,00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS Stock No. 880-1400
Mfr. Part No.920-004523
BrandLogitech
kr 443,49
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- MK270 - Compact QWERTY (UK) Black (Keyboard), Black/Grey (Mouse) - - - - - - Yes -
RS Stock No. 143-8976
Mfr. Part No.00053930
BrandHama
kr 147,74
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Wired Verano USB Standard QWERTZ Black - No 442 x 18 x 139mm 18mm 442mm 139mm No 105
RS Stock No. 773-9257
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMEU-2
BrandCherry
kr 2 128,94
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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. 773-9134
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LUBFR-2
BrandCherry
kr 1 801,18
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Wired - USB Compact AZERTY Black - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 125-0476
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800GB-0
BrandCherry
kr 201,66
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Wired JK-0800GB-0 USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Grey - No 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 125-0484
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068EU-0
BrandCherry
kr 989,50
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Wired JK-1068EU-0 USB Standard QWERTY Grey - No 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm Yes 104
RS Stock No. 678-4760
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMGB-2
BrandCherry
kr 1 112,62
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black Yes No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 104
RS Stock No. 795-0933
Mfr. Part No.920-002515
BrandLogitech
kr 160,83
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS Stock No. 125-0481
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068GB-2
BrandCherry
kr 989,50
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Wired JK-1068GB-2 USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - No 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 125-0459
Mfr. Part No.JK-8500EU-2
BrandCherry
kr 397,74
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Wired G85-23200EU-2 USB Standard QWERTY (US) Black - No 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 104
RS Stock No. 841-8364
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKPL
BrandCeratech
kr 292,25
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Polish) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS Stock No. 184-4462
Mfr. Part No.G80-3816LXBGB-2
BrandCherry
kr 1 516,06
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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. 773-9124
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAGB-2
BrandCherry
kr 848,62
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black Yes No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 83
RS Stock No. 178-3504
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBFR-0
BrandCherry
kr 1 988,06
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Wired - PS/2 Compact AZERTY - - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 773-9156
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBEU-2
BrandCherry
kr 1 988,06
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTY (US) Black - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 83
RS Stock No. 773-9190
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMEU-2
BrandCherry
kr 1 112,62
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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. 841-8342
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKAR
BrandCeratech
kr 294,32
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Arabic) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS Stock No. 392-536
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBDE-0
BrandCherry
kr 2 051,96
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 370 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 773-9213
Mfr. Part No.G84-5400LUMEU-2
BrandCherry
kr 1 761,00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - No 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm No 88
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