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 841-8342
Tillv. art.nrKYBAC260UP-BKAR
VarumärkeCeratech
338,28 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard QWERTY (Arabic) Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 184-4462
Tillv. art.nrG80-3816LXBGB-2
VarumärkeCherry
1 479,96 kr
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Wired CHERRY MX USB - QWERTY (UK) Black - No 470 x 165 x 25mm 25mm 470mm 165mm 4 105
RS-artikelnummer 493-112
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LUBGB-2
VarumärkeCherry
1 821,79 kr
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS-artikelnummer 185-7717
Tillv. art.nrRpi-KYB (FR)_Red
VarumärkeRaspberry Pi
162,07 kr
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- Rpi-KYB - - AZERTY Red, White - Yes - - - - - 79
RS-artikelnummer 773-9250
Tillv. art.nrG80-11900LUMFR-2
VarumärkeCherry
2 078,27 kr
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Wired - USB Compact, Ergonomic AZERTY Black Yes No 415 x 193 x 37mm 37mm 415mm 193mm No 105
RS-artikelnummer 178-3504
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LPBFR-0
VarumärkeCherry
2 009,98 kr
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Wired - PS/2 Compact AZERTY - - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS-artikelnummer 146-3836
Tillv. art.nrG80-8000LUVDE-2
VarumärkeCherry
1 837,67 kr
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Wired CHERRY G80-8000 USB - QWERTZ Black - No 470 x 220 x 64mm 64mm 470mm 220mm No 105
RS-artikelnummer 773-9130
Tillv. art.nrG84-4100LCMEU-0
VarumärkeCherry
857,33 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (US) Grey Yes No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS-artikelnummer 185-7716
Tillv. art.nrRpi-KYB (FR)_Black
VarumärkeRaspberry Pi
162,07 kr
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- Rpi-KYB - - AZERTY Black, Grey - Yes - - - - - 79
RS-artikelnummer 773-9203
Tillv. art.nrG84-5400LUMDE-2
VarumärkeCherry
1 781,20 kr
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 773-9146
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LUBDE-0
VarumärkeCherry
1 821,79 kr
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS-artikelnummer 175-9909
Tillv. art.nrJK-1600GB-1
VarumärkeCherry
651,80 kr
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard QWERTY Silver, White - No 440 x 130 x 15mm 15mm 440mm 130mm 6 105
RS-artikelnummer 795-0911
Tillv. art.nr920-004481
VarumärkeLogitech
711,49 kr
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Wireless - USB Standard Nordic Black - No - - - - Yes -
RS-artikelnummer 185-7721
Tillv. art.nrSC0198
VarumärkeRaspberry Pi
162,07 kr
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- Rpi-KYB - - QWERTZ (German) Black, Grey - Yes - - - - - 79
RS-artikelnummer 841-8412
Tillv. art.nrKYBNA-SIL540CV2B
VarumärkeCeratech
2 176,16 kr
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Wired - USB Medical QWERTY (UK) Black Yes No 289 x 227 x 27mm 227mm 289mm 27mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 175-9915
Tillv. art.nrJK-1600DE-1
VarumärkeCHERRY
612,55 kr
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Wired KC 6000 SLIM USB Standard QWERTZ Silver, White - No 440 x 130 x 15mm 15mm 440mm 130mm 6 105
RS-artikelnummer 773-9106
Tillv. art.nrG84-4100LCMFR-0
VarumärkeCherry
805,18 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Grey Yes No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS-artikelnummer 465-1551
Tillv. art.nrG84-4100LCMDE-0
VarumärkeCherry
857,33 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS-artikelnummer 136-9673
VarumärkeRS PRO
681,37 kr
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Wired - USB Trackball QWERTY (UK) Black - No 338 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 125-0457
Tillv. art.nrJK-8500FR-2
VarumärkeCherry
388,20 kr
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Wired G85-23200FR-2 USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 105
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