Keyboards

Keyboards are external computer hardware similar to a typewriter. They are used to enter text, numbers, characters 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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Beskrivning Pris 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-artikelnummer 136-9678
VarumärkeRS PRO
617,05 kr
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Wired - USB Trackball QWERTZ (German) Black - No 339 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 136-9677
VarumärkeRS PRO
617,05 kr
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Wired - USB Trackball AZERTY Black - No 338 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 136-9674
VarumärkeRS PRO
483,59 kr
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Wired - PS/2 Trackball QWERTY (UK) Black - No 338 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 136-9676
VarumärkeRS PRO
242,34 kr
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - No 322 x 138 x 14mm 14mm 322mm 138mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 136-9673
VarumärkeRS PRO
688,19 kr
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Wired - USB Trackball QWERTY (UK) Black - No 338 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 341-1245
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LPBGB-0
VarumärkeCherry
2 009,98 kr
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTY (UK) Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS-artikelnummer 841-8349
Tillv. art.nrKYBAC260UP-BKFR
VarumärkeCeratech
336,49 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 773-9165
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LPBEU-0
VarumärkeCherry
2 009,98 kr
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTY (US) Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 83
RS-artikelnummer 795-0933
Tillv. art.nr920-002515
VarumärkeLogitech
157,41 kr
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 795-0898
Tillv. art.nr920-005216
VarumärkeLogitech
314,54 kr
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Wired - USB Standard Nordic Black - No - - - - No -
RS-artikelnummer 795-0915
Tillv. art.nr920-004482
VarumärkeLogitech
715,65 kr
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Wireless - USB Standard AZERTY Black - No - - - - Yes -
RS-artikelnummer 384-989
Tillv. art.nrG84-4100LCMGB-2
VarumärkeCherry
869,83 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - - 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm - 86
RS-artikelnummer 841-8345
Tillv. art.nrKYBAC260UP-BKCY
VarumärkeCeratech
336,49 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Cyrillic) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 841-8351
Tillv. art.nrKYBAC260UP-BKIT
VarumärkeCeratech
336,49 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Italy) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 143-8976
Tillv. art.nr00053930
VarumärkeHama
136,17 kr
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Wired Verano USB Standard QWERTZ Black - No 442 x 18 x 139mm 18mm 442mm 139mm No 105
RS-artikelnummer 146-3824
Tillv. art.nrG84-4700LUCDE-2
VarumärkeCherry
686,35 kr
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Wired G84-4700 USB Numeric pad Numeric Black - No 140 x 185 x 45mm 45mm 140mm 185mm No 20
RS-artikelnummer 841-8355
Tillv. art.nrKYBAC260UP-BKJP
VarumärkeCeratech
336,49 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Japanese) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 795-0921
Tillv. art.nr920-002516
VarumärkeLogitech
157,41 kr
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTZ Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 125-0481
Tillv. art.nrJK-1068GB-2
VarumärkeCherry
965,94 kr
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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-artikelnummer 460-8204
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LPBGB-2
VarumärkeCherry
2 009,98 kr
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
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