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. 773-9152
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LUBEU-0
BrandCherry
TWD7,839.00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Grey - - 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm - 83
RS Stock No. 125-0484
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068EU-0
BrandCherry
TWD2,397.00
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Wired JK-1068EU-0 USB Standard QWERTY Grey - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 104
RS Stock No. 795-0930
Mfr. Part No.920-002524
BrandLogitech
TWD717.00
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) - - - 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm - -
RS Stock No. 125-0486
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068DE-0
BrandCherry
TWD2,397.00
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Wired JK-1068DE-0 USB Standard QWERTZ Grey - - 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm - 105
RS Stock No. 874-3991
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800GB-2
BrandCherry
TWD457.00
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black Yes Yes 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 841-8333
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260-UBLKEUR
BrandCeratech
TWD846.00
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - 105
RS Stock No. 773-9190
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMEU-2
BrandCherry
TWD3,691.00
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - - 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm - 103
RS Stock No. 874-3982
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800FR-2
BrandCherry
TWD457.00
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black Yes Yes 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 244-812
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAGB-0
BrandCherry
TWD2,605.00
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) White - - 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm - 83
RS Stock No. 841-8327
Mfr. Part No.KYB-MINIMUS-BTAW
BrandCeratech
TWD1,870.00
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Wireless - Bluetooth Mac QWERTY (UK) White - - 205 x 82 x 5.8mm 82mm 205mm 5.8mm - -
RS Stock No. 795-0933
Mfr. Part No.920-002515
BrandLogitech
TWD455.00
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY - - - 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm - -
RS Stock No. 880-1454
Mfr. Part No.920-003082
BrandLogitech
TWD1,524.00
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Wireless K360 - Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - - 380.6 x 155.6 x 19.3mm - - - Yes -
RS Stock No. 773-9213
Mfr. Part No.G84-5400LUMEU-2
BrandCherry
TWD5,919.00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - - 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm - 88
RS Stock No. 392-532
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBDE-2
BrandCherry
TWD5,800.00
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTZ Black - - 370 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 370mm 139mm - 84
RS Stock No. 773-9102
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAFR-2
BrandCHERRY
TWD2,911.00
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Black Yes - 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm - 83
RS Stock No. 392-536
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBDE-0
BrandCherry
TWD6,787.00
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTZ Grey - - 370 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 370mm 139mm - 84
RS Stock No. 530-3281
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMDE-0
BrandCherry
TWD5,530.00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Grey Yes - 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm - 105
RS Stock No. 773-9130
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCMEU-0
BrandCherry
TWD2,881.00
Each
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (US) Grey Yes - 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm - 86
RS Stock No. 530-3297
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
TWD5,668.00
Each
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black Yes - 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm - 105
RS Stock No. 841-8367
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKSP
BrandCeratech
TWD1,004.00
Each
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Spain) Black - Yes 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm - -