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. 779-8763
Mfr. Part No.920-002382
BrandLogitech
MYR747.41
Each
units
Wireless - USB Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - No - - - - Oui -
RS Stock No. 678-4760
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMGB-2
BrandCherry
MYR572.65
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units
Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black Yes No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 104
RS Stock No. 773-9156
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBEU-2
BrandCherry
MYR1,007.88
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units
Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTY (US) Black - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 83
RS Stock No. 841-8349
Mfr. Part No.KYBAC260UP-BKFR
BrandCeratech
MYR149.84
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Wired - PS/2, USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 456 x 168 x 40mm 40mm 456mm 168mm No -
RS Stock No. 773-9203
Mfr. Part No.G84-5400LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
MYR893.16
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS Stock No. 773-9193
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMFR-2
BrandCherry
MYR563.56
Each
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 104
RS Stock No. 773-9190
Mfr. Part No.G84-5200LCMEU-2
BrandCherry
MYR563.56
Each
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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. 883-7443
Mfr. Part No.ANB-00006
BrandMicrosoft
MYR90.91
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTY (UK) Black - No 456 x 160 x 42.7mm 42.7mm 456mm 160mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 795-0911
Mfr. Part No.920-004481
BrandLogitech
MYR374.34
Each
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Wireless - USB Standard Nordic Black - No - - - - Yes -
RS Stock No. 244-812
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCAGB-0
BrandCherry
MYR436.17
Each
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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. 773-9106
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCMFR-0
BrandCherry
MYR419.02
Each
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact AZERTY Grey Yes No 282 x 132 x 26mm 26mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS Stock No. 753-3361
Mfr. Part No.920-002929
BrandLogitech
MYR574.21
Each
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Wireless - - Standard QWERTY (UK) Black - No - - - - Yes -
RS Stock No. 125-0457
Mfr. Part No.JK-8500FR-2
BrandCherry
MYR194.66
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Wired G85-23200FR-2 USB Standard AZERTY Black - No 472 x 176 x 18mm 18mm 472mm 176mm 6 105
RS Stock No. 874-3982
Mfr. Part No.JK-0800FR-2
BrandCherry
MYR98.75
Each
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Wired - USB Standard AZERTY Black Yes No 458 x 170 x 20mm 20mm 458mm 170mm Yes 105
RS Stock No. 392-536
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBDE-0
BrandCherry
MYR1,030.02
Each
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Wired - PS/2 Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 370 x 139 x 20mm 20mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 465-1551
Mfr. Part No.G84-4100LCMDE-0
BrandCherry
MYR436.77
Each
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Wired - PS/2, USB Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 282 x 132 x 27mm 27mm 282mm 132mm No 86
RS Stock No. 773-9146
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LUBDE-0
BrandCherry
MYR954.32
Each
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Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Grey - No 370 x 139 x 19.6mm 19.6mm 370mm 139mm No 84
RS Stock No. 773-9238
Mfr. Part No.G84-5500LUMDE-2
BrandCherry
MYR893.16
Each
units
Wired - USB Compact QWERTZ Black - No 374 x 139 x 18mm 18mm 374mm 139mm No 89
RS Stock No. 341-1245
Mfr. Part No.G84-4400LPBGB-0
BrandCherry
MYR1,007.88
Each
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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 Stock No. 841-8339
Mfr. Part No.KYB-MINIMUS-BTWW
BrandCeratech
MYR279.12
Each
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Wireless - Bluetooth Compact QWERTY (UK) White - No 205 x 82 x 5.8mm 82mm 205mm 5.8mm No -
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