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-artikelnummer 136-9674
VarumärkeRS PRO
637,39 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 136-9677
VarumärkeRS PRO
643,68 kr
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Wired - USB Trackball AZERTY Black - No 338 x 173 x 35mm 35mm 338mm 173mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 136-9673
VarumärkeRS PRO
737,31 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
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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
389,84 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 795-0898
Tillv. art.nr920-005216
VarumärkeLogitech
347,78 kr
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Wired - USB Standard Nordic Black - No - - - - No -
RS-artikelnummer 384-989
Tillv. art.nrG84-4100LCMGB-2
VarumärkeCherry
954,06 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - No 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS-artikelnummer 795-0933
Tillv. art.nr920-002515
VarumärkeLogitech
173,95 kr
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 773-9165
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LPBEU-0
VarumärkeCherry
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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 841-8351
Tillv. art.nrKYBAC260UP-BKIT
VarumärkeCeratech
389,84 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 883-7443
Tillv. art.nrANB-00006
VarumärkeMicrosoft
175,27 kr
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - No 456 x 160 x 42.7mm 42.7mm 456mm 160mm Yes 105
RS-artikelnummer 773-9146
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LUBDE-0
VarumärkeCherry
2 026,88 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 146-3830
Tillv. art.nrG84-5500LUMFR-2
VarumärkeCherry
1 982,40 kr
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Wired G84-5500 USB Touchpad AZERTY Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS-artikelnummer 841-8342
Tillv. art.nrKYBAC260UP-BKAR
VarumärkeCeratech
401,20 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 773-9124
Tillv. art.nrG84-4100LCAGB-2
VarumärkeCherry
954,06 kr
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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-artikelnummer 773-9152
Tillv. art.nrG84-4400LUBEU-0
VarumärkeCherry
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (US) Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 83
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RS-artikelnummer 238-0618
Tillv. art.nrF2182611
VarumärkeHama
441,38 kr
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Wireless KW-700 RF Standard QWERTY (French) - - - - - - - - -
RS-artikelnummer 795-0921
Tillv. art.nr920-002516
VarumärkeLogitech
173,95 kr
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Wired - USB Standard QWERTZ (German) Black - No 450 x 155 x 23.5mm 23.5mm 450mm 155mm No -
RS-artikelnummer 773-9115
Tillv. art.nrG84-4100LCMFR-2
VarumärkeCherry
954,06 kr
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Black Yes No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS-artikelnummer 125-0478
Tillv. art.nrJK-0800EU-0
VarumärkeCherry
219,20 kr
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Wired JK-0800EU-0 USB Standard QWERTY Grey - No 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 104