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
TWD8,231.00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 83
RS Stock No. 125-0484
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068EU-0
BrandCherry
TWD3,232.00
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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. 874-3991
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800GB-2
BrandCherry
TWD480.00
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black Yes No 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 125-0486
Mfr. Part No.JK-1068DE-0
BrandCherry
TWD3,232.00
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Wired JK-1068DE-0 USB Standard QWERTZ Grey - No 460 x 172 x 23mm 23mm 460mm 172mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 795-0930
Mfr. Part No.920-002524
BrandLogitech
TWD731.00
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS Stock No. 773-9190
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMEU-2
BrandCherry
TWD3,760.00
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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. 841-8333
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260-UBLKEUR
BrandCeratech
TWD843.00
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No 105
RS Stock No. 773-9213
Mfr. Part No.G84-5400LUMEU-2
BrandCherry
TWD5,958.00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Black - No 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm No 88
RS Stock No. 874-3982
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800FR-2
BrandCherry
TWD659.00
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black Yes No 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 795-0933
Mfr. Part No.920-002515
BrandLogitech
TWD526.00
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS Stock No. 841-8327
Mfr. Part No.KYB-MINIMUS-BTAW
BrandCeratech
TWD1,862.00
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Wireless - Bluetooth Mac QWERTY (UK) White - No 205 x 82 x 5.8mm 82mm 205mm 5.8mm No -
RS Stock No. 880-1454
Mfr. Part No.920-003082
BrandLogitech
TWD1,676.00
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Wireless K360 - Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - No 380.6 x 155.6 x 19.3mm - - - Yes -
RS Stock No. 244-812
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAGB-0
BrandCherry
TWD2,910.00
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) White - No 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm No 83
RS Stock No. 773-9196
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMDE-2
BrandCherry
TWD3,760.00
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 104
RS Stock No. 773-9203
Mfr. Part No.G84-5400LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
TWD5,958.00
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS Stock No. 795-0898
Mfr. Part No.920-005216
BrandLogitech
TWD1,053.00
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Wired - USB Standard Nordic Black - No - - - - No -
RS Stock No. 841-8349
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKFR
BrandCeratech
TWD1,000.00
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS Stock No. 773-9250
Mfr. Part No.G80-11900LUMFR-2
BrandCherry
TWD6,953.00
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Wired - USB Compact, Ergonomic AZERTY Black Yes No 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm No 105
RS Stock No. 185-7709
Mfr. Part No.SC0197
TWD482.00
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- Rpi-KYB - - QWERTY (US) Black, Grey - Yes - - - - - 78
RS Stock No. 125-0456
Mfr. Part No.G85-23200FR-0
BrandCherry
TWD1,299.00
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Wired G85-23200FR-0 USB Standard AZERTY Grey - No 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 105