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Computer Keyboards

The computer keyboard is the most important peripheral when using a computer - in fact, older computers will not even boot up without a keyboard attached to them. There are many different types of keyboards today, even wired and wireless.

Wired Keyboards

Wired keyboards connect to a computer through the use of a USB connection. Some of them feature removable cables as well. Mechanical keyboards and gaming keyboards typically prefer a wired connection because of the amount of power it utilizes to power all the features and lights.

Wireless Keyboards

Wireless keyboards are usually very simple and easy on the amount of features. They usually don't have any lights and are very basic to conserve on power consumption because these things run on batteries. Wireless keyboards can connect through the use of either a USB dongle or a Bluetooth connection. Some brands of wireless keyboards have very great power efficiency that the batteries can last up to over a year or so.

Gaming Keyboards

Gaming keyboards take the form of many keyboards, be it mechanical, membrane or wireless. What sets a gaming keyboard apart from the rest is the ability to register multiple key presses at a single time, feature extra keys that are programmable (macro keys), and also shorter buttons so that the keys are pressed faster. Gaming keyboards are also very popular with the inclusion of LED lights.

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Floating Mechanical Games Feel Suite 7 Colour Backlit Keyboard Or Suit
HK$ 133.00 HK$ 188.00
Mini In The Box
Interface:Wired; Listing Date:10/08/2016
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Cherry CHERRY G80 3800 MX-BOARD 2.0 MECHANICAL KEYBOARD BLACK
HK$ 439.00
LinkEcomputer
MX2.0 - US International 104 key layout, lasered keys, black, USB, MX Red switches, detachable cable, N-Key Rollover (14 keys), Win Key lock.
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Gaming keyboard mechanical touch,3-color backlight,19key anti-ghosting A-Jazz Cyborg Soldier
HK$ 243.00 HK$ 282.00
Mini In The Box
Power Supply:USB Port; Connection:Wired; Type:Mechanical Keyboard; Keyboard Backlit:Multicolor Backlit; Listing Date:10/08/2016
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Motospeed Motospeed 104 Professional Gaming Esport Keyboard Mechanical Type Tactile Keycaps USB Wired for PC Laptop Desktop
HK$ 66.00
Tomtop
Features: 104 keys Qwerty gaming keyboard. Mechanical type keycaps design with excellent tactile and bounce force, low noise feedback. Ergonomics design, efficiently reduce fatigue after a long time play, made for professional gamers. Thicken design, heavy, strong and durable. Keystrokes life up to 10 million times, more durable. Stand structure at the bottom, stable and reliable, avoid move away when you are playing games. Multiple water outlets design at the bottom of the keyboard for water draining. Mechanical type cool appearance, cool keystroke hand feel.
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Team Wolf ZHUQUE CIY Backlit 87-Key Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
HK$ 211.00
Zapals
This Team Wolf CIY Mechanical Gaming Keyboard allows you to change all the switches by yourself to enjoy a different experience.
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2016 Cute Mini USB Vacuum Keyboard Cleaner Dust Collector Cleaning Vacuum Brush for PC Laptop Desktop Notebook
HK$ 40.00 HK$ 47.00
Mini In The Box
Features:Tools; Room Type:Living Room; Cleaning Supplies:Duster; Material:Plastic; Net Weight(kg):0.07; Listing Date:09/09/2016
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61 Key ANSI Layout OEM Profile PBT Thick Keycaps for 60% Mechanical Keyboard
HK$ 157.00
Banggood
Specification: 1. Item: OEM Keycaps 2. Main Color: White and black 3. Anmount: 61 Features: 1. This keycap set is OEM profile, higher than Cherry profile. 2. The keycap is made of durable PBT material, the thickness is about 1.5mm. 3. It can be used for most Cherry MX Gateron MX Kailh MX and all other MX switches keyboard. 4. Pleast notice that it is only the keycaps, keyboard is not included. Incompatiability 1. If the spacebar is 6u 6.5u 7u instead of 6.25u, it can't be compatible, such as some Hhkb Cosair Logitech. 2. Some old Cherry keyboard whose Spacebar Capslock back hole is different is not compatible. 3. Some Costar stabilizer keyboard whose spacebar may be clicky for thick caps.You can adjust the wire or cut the edges of inner spacebar. Package Included: 1 * 61 OEM Profile PBT Thick KeyCaps For MX Switches Mechanical Keyboard
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innerexile Lucid Keyboard protector for Macbook Air 11"
HK$ 139.00
Expansys
Only 0.02 cm of thickness allows backlit keys to shine through. Non-toxic, recyclable material provides comfortable and enhanced tactile response. Washable material protects keyboard from dust, spills, and other contaminants. Compatible with Macbook Air 11" Material: TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) Specification Height: 110 mm Width: 280 mm Weight: 6.1 g
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Leopold FC900R Mechanical Keyboard (Front Print)
HK$ 1,002.00
LinkEcomputer
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Rii Mini i24T/RT334 Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad 78-Key
HK$ 106.00
Zapals
Perfect combo of air mouse and keyboard.
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Razer Razer BlackWidow X TE RGB
HK$ 1,002.00
LinkEcomputer
Built around Razer's award-winning Mechanical Switches designed from the ground up for hard-core gaming. The crisp, tactile feel, responsiveness and consistency deliver a unique unfair gaming advantage
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Cherry Kc 1000 Sc Wired Usb Keyboard Grey (uk Layout)
HK$ 295.00
Nzgameshop
Cherry KC 1000 SC. Device interface: Usb, Recommended usage: Office, Keyboard layout: Qwerty. Colour of product: Grey. Cable length: 1.8 m. Power consumption: 100 mA. Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH): 458 x 188 x 46 mm, Keyboard weight: 840 g Cherry KC 1000 SC Security keyboard with integrated smart card terminal. Lasting reliability. Timeless elegance. Intelligent concept. Cherry KC 1000 SC combines the benefits of a classic Cherry office keyboard with the security-related requirements of a security keyboard. Key benefits - Smart, wired security keyboard with integrated chip card terminal; - Secure PIN entry; - Pc/sc smartcard reader; - Protocols: T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9, S=10; - EMV 2000 Level 1 approved; - Ccid compatible; - Reading/writing ISO 7816 compliant smartcards; - Flat design, low smart card contacting unit; - Satisfies requirements defined by Fips-201 (approval process ongoing); - German version with Din/gs compliant layout; - Driver support for Windows/MacOS-X/Linux; - One-handed operation of smart card module; - German version complies with BGI 650 guidance for ergonomics; - Awarded the "Blaue Engel" environmental seal.
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SteelSeries Apex 100 Usb Keyboard Uk Layout
HK$ 518.00
Nzgameshop
The Apex 100 illuminated gaming keyboard is equipped with SteelSeries Quick Tension gaming switches, vibrant blue backlighting, 20m click durability, and unlimited software customization options. Quick Tension Switches The Apex 100 features Quick Tension Switches that are designed to mimic a mechanical switch's operation. When the key is pressed down half way, the Tension Membrane's design pulls the key into actuation, resulting in faster registration that greatly impacts reaction times in-game. Guaranteed 20 Million Clicks Our switches are designed to deliver unmatched precision and key-feel consistency, even after 20 million clicks. The Apex 100 offers advanced anti-ghosting which supports up to 24 of the most commonly used keys in gaming. Specifications Design Anti-ghosting Y Backlight Y Backlight colour Blue Backlight type LED Colour of product Black Internal N Surface coloration Monotone Keyboard Connectivity technology Wired Device interface USB Fingerprint reader N Keyboard form factor Standard Keyboard key switch Membrane key switch Keyboard language English Keyboard layout Qwerty Keyboard style Straight Keys operating life 20 million characters Pointing device N Programmable hot keys Y Purpose PC/server Recommended usage Gaming Scroll wheel N Smart card reader N Windows keys Y Wrist rest N Mouse Mouse included N
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Rapoo Rapoo V500L Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Brown Switches Mix-colored Backlit Backlight USB Wired Anti-ghosting Black
HK$ 470.00
Tomtop
Features: Durable full mechanical keys With mechanical key switches, a single key life of up to 60 million operations. Individually backlit keys Mix-colored backlight with adjustable brightness, making your keyboard cooler. Anti-ghosting capacity Conflict-free keys allow you to press up to thirteen keys simultaneously without any signal failure. Keycaps Durable keys with double color injection molding keycaps. Media control Fn keys give you quick access to functions like media player, homepage, volume adjustment etc. Onboard memory, save and play Built-in Flash memory can save the keyboard settings. You can play the way you want it, on any computer without the help of any software.
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FLESPORT Gt87S Mechanical Keyboard
HK$ 274.00
GearBest
Flesport Gt87S Mechanical Keyboard
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Motospeed K87S Mechanical Keyboard
HK$ 360.00
GearBest
Motospeed K87S Mechanical Keyboard
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Cherry Dw 8000 Wireless Keyboard And Mouse Set
HK$ 581.00
Nzgameshop
Silver & White Mac style Multimedia keyboard & mouse set USB connection 10 programmable keyboard keys Plug & Play Interference free 2.4ghz radio frequenc
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Rapoo 2.4GHz Wireless Keyboard and Optical Mouse - Black
HK$ 195.00
Zapals
Enjoy the comfortable typing and smooth control with this Rapoo Wireless Keyboard and Optical Mouse Combo.
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Targus Targus Slim Internet Multimedia Usb Keyboard Uk AKB04UK
HK$ 223.00
Nzgameshop
Please note that this keyboard is UK Qwerty Feature Product Features Keyboard Device interface USB Keyboard layout Qwerty Keyboard number of keys 104 Mouse Mouse included No Connectivity Cable length 1.3 m Special features Plug and Play Yes Technical details Colour of product Black,Silver Technical features Fcc, CE, C-Tick Weight & dimensions Keyboard weight 480 g Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH) 470 x 160 x 20 mm System requirements Mac operating systems supported No Other features Compatibility Fcc, CE, C-Tick Compatible operating systems Windows 98/me/2000/xp
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Motospeed Motospeed Ck103 Professional Gaming Esport Mechanical Keyboard with Tactile High-speed 104 Keys Anti-Ghosting Blue Switches Adjustable Full Color RGB Backlit 14 Modes LED Backlight USB Wired
HK$ 450.00
Tomtop
Features: Built-in blue switches, providing light key pressure with resistance and bounce, good tactile feedback and excellent keystroke feeling. Anti ghosting with full keys unlimited simultaneous keystrokes. Quick WIN key lock function, avoiding exit the game by accident if pressing the win key. 14 modes of cool LED backlight and adjustable 16.8 million colors RGB backlit, supporting programmable. Floating key caps design and the keyboard adopts double-shot molding technology, very durable and it is not easy to fade and provides comfortable feeling when touching. 12 easy-access multimedia shortcut keys(pressing FN + F1-F12), very convenient to use. Built-in high performance gaming chip which will make a quick response and bring you a good gaming experience. Ergonomic design to fit your fingers and wrists, and it is suitable for people who use keyboard to play game or work for a long time. Aluminum alloy panel, durable and full of mechanical feel, and it is easy to clean. With stand feet and non-slip foot pads on the bottom to help protect the keyboard from slipping and improve the stability of the keyboard. Durable and sturdy USB cable with great performance in anti-interference, which enhances the anti-interference ability of the keyboard. The keyboard works amazingly in both typing and gaming. Perfect for professional gamers.
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2.4GHz Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad White
HK$ 59.00
Zapals
Everything is under control across the room with this Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad.
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Cherry Cherry G85-23200 Stream 3.0 Wired Usb Keyboard Pale Grey Uk Layout
HK$ 238.00
Nzgameshop
Cherry Stream 3.0 never stops working. Specially developed for continuous use in the office: Abrasion-proof inscription of key caps, whisper keystroke, splash water-protected and ultra-flat, ergonomic design. Durable abrasion-proof laser inscription of key caps Designed for continuous usage - over 20 mill. confirmations per key Spill resistant Plug & Play for easy commissioning with no software installation Ultra-flat ergonomic top-design for fatigue-free work Ultra silent. Whisper keystroke for low-noise typing 6 HotKeys for comfortable volume control and the most important Mediaplayer functions Standard keyboard layout (including cursor and number block) Blue status LEDs GS approval Awarded the Blaue Engel environmental seal Keyboard Number of Keys 105 Number of Hotkeys 6 Keyboard Layout UK Keyboard Technology Wired Cable length 1.80 m Interfaces/Ports Interface 1 x USB Environmental Environmental Operating Temperature 0 to 40 °C - Humidity Physical Form Factor Keyboard In The Box Cherry Stream 3.0 • Operating instructions in hard copy Dimensions 48.5 cm (W) x 22.0 cm (D) x 3.0 cm (H)
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2.4G Wireless Multimedia Optical Wireless Keyboard Mouse Combo Kit for PC Laptop Black
HK$ 179.00
Tomtop
Features: Perfect combo set for you: Wireless Qwerty Keyboard + Wireless Mini Optical Mouse. 2.4GHz wireless technology, no messy cables anymore and you can play computer games on bed or in sofa comfortably. Comfortable and excellent key touch feeling to release your fatigue in operation. Hot keys to increase your working efficiency. Plug and play, with a range up to 10 meters working distance. The keyboard will turn to sleep mode automatically when idle. Mouse DPI 800/1200/1600 is adjustable. Keyboard and Mouse are both powered by 2 pieces of AAA batteries(not included). Note: This is an American layout keyboard. Keypad film not included. For non-working circumstances, please double check the batteries and unplug all parts then reconnect and try again.
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GH60 DIY Mechanical Keyboard PCB Support Breathing LED 60% Cherry MX Poker2 Poker3
HK$ 262.00
Banggood
Specifications: Size: 18.5cm x 9.5cm / 7.3" x 3.7" Features: 1. Programmable 2. LED support 3. Breathing Light support To finish a keyboard, you need : 1. PCB with basic SMD components 2. Case 3. 61 switches(depend on layout, for standard Gh60 layout, need 61 switches) 4. Mount Plate/poker plate 5. Stabilizers 6. Keycaps 7. USB cable Do following step to make sure PCB is work: 1. Flash layout you want(Or keep default) 2. Test every key by touch 2 pins with tweezers and keyboard test software.(or bend a metal wire into U shape to test) 3. If all key works, you can start build your keyboard. Otherwise if there's any key not work, contact us. 4. We can't response for any damage or defect after PCB is soldered. Package Included: 1 x Gh60 PCB
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Ultra Compact Slim Profile Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard
HK$ 141.00 HK$ 196.00
Mini In The Box
Power Supply:AA Battery; Connection:Wireless; Compatibility:Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/Mac OS; Brand:Sunsonny; Type:Office Keyboard; Features:Chiclet Keys; Listing Date:08/11/2015
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iPazzPort KP - 810 - 21S 2.4GHz Wireless Keyboard
HK$ 113.00
GearBest
iPazzPort KP - 810 - 21S 2.4GHz Wireless Keyboard
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2.4GHz Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad
HK$ 89.00
Zapals
Get it and be ready for clutter free and non-mouse free playing with your laptop, smart TV and etc.
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Cherry Cherry Dw 5100 Wireless Keyboard And Mouse Desktop Set (uk)
HK$ 309.00
Nzgameshop
Cherry DW 5100 is the ideal wireless desktop set for those demanding the very best in terms of design, technology and ergonomics. The state-of-the-art desktop set from Cherry for every workplace. - Durable, high quality professional keyboard with 10 hotkeys. - Battery status display in keyboard and mouse. - Interference-free, wireless 2.4 GHz technology (with a range of approx. 5 m). - Multi-station capability - operation of several wireless products in one room. - Easy to install, requiring no technical knowledge. - Ergonomic 5 button mouse, optimised for use with the right hand. - Infrared sensor and adjustable resolution (1000/1750 dpi). - Nano USB receiver: also ideal for permanent use with the notebook. - Non-slip rubber on the sides. - Mouse has on/off switch for additional energy efficiency.
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Usb To PS2 Keyboard And Mouse Adapter
HK$ 146.00
Nzgameshop
This Ps/2 USB Adaptor converts a single USB port into two universal Ps/2 ports, letting you connect any Ps/2 peripheral (e. g. mouse, keyboard) to a computer through Usb. Supporting plug and play installation, the Ps/2 USB Adaptor offers a cost-effective way to bridge legacy Ps/2 peripherals with a more modern, USB-capable computer. Features : Bridges the gap between legacy-free computers and older Ps/2 mice and keyboards Connect Ps/2 devices to USB enabled laptop or desktop systems Lightweight, convenient to carry Barcode : 0065030799614 Cable Length : 0.435 m Connector Type : Connector A: 1 x USB A (Male) Connector B: 2 x 6 DIN (Female) Form Factor : USB Adaptor Cable
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Wireless 2.4Ghz Office Gaming Keyboard Mouse and Batteries 2 Pieces a Kit
HK$ 180.00 HK$ 259.00
Mini In The Box
Connection:Wireless; Resolution (dpi):1200; Compatibility:Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/Mac OS; Type:Keyboard Mouse Combo; Features:Mini; Listing Date:05/11/2016
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Razer Razer Blackwidow X Mechanical Keyboard
HK$ 704.00
LinkEcomputer
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M - 200 Bilingual 3 Colors Backlight Wired Gaming Keyboard
HK$ 204.00 HK$ 259.00
Mini In The Box
Power Supply:USB Port; Model:M-200; Connection:Wired; Type:Gaming Keyboard; Keyboard Backlit:Multicolor Backlit; Listing Date:03/15/2017
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Viboton i8 Plus Wireless Keyboard Backlight Version
HK$ 104.00
GearBest
Viboton i8 Plus Wireless Keyboard Backlight Version
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2.4G Ultra Slim Portable Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo with Keyboard Protective Film for Windows 7/8/XP/Vista/Desktop/ PC
HK$ 110.00
Tomtop
Features: A slanted keyboard provides you a comfortable angle to type. 2.4 Ghz wireless connection, enjoy hassle-free wireless technology. Quiet, soft-touch keys provide a crisp, responsive feel when typing. One-touch media keys, change volume, mute or skip to the next song instantly. Mini portable ultra-thin design, very convenient to use and carry. Plug-and-play.
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DuShiFangYuan USB Wired 114-Key LED Backlit Burst Crack Style Gaming Keyboard Luminous Programmable
HK$ 188.00 HK$ 243.00
Mini In The Box
Power Supply:USB Port; Connection:Wired; Compatibility:Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/Mac OS; Cable Length(cm):150; Type:Gaming Keyboard; Features:Gaming; Listing Date:05/27/2015
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Gearbest Fmouse K901 RGB 6 Backlight Wired Gaming Mechanical Keyboard without Conflict Support Windows XP Vista 7 8 Mac
HK$ 700.00
GearBest
Fmouse K901 RGB 6 Backlight Wired Gaming Mechanical Keyboard without Conflict Support Windows XP Vista 7 8 Mac
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Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Ultra Slim with Built-in Stand Groove for iPad Air 2
HK$ 83.00
Tomtop
Features: The built-in groove and stand, constructed out of durable plastic and metal, firmly hold your pad in place for secure, easy viewing. Ultrathin aluminum design, fit your device so perfectly. Full-size and Qwerty keyboard. Connect wirelessly via Bluetooth with easy-connect process up to 10m. Built-in rechargeable Lithium battery. Suitable for iPad Air 1/2.
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forev Forev USB Wired Professional Gaming Imitation Mechanical Keyboard 19 Key Anti Ghosting with Backlit for PC Laptop Desktop
HK$ 305.00
Tomtop
Features: Imitation mechanical design, cheaper than mechanical keyboard but with athletic hand feel. 3 custom color backlit, adjustable mode and brightness, more charming. 19 key anti ghosting design, meet your need in games. 104 keys standard design, big Space key and big Enter key avoid pressing by mistake. Plug and play.
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E-3lue Ekm751 Ergonomic USB Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard High-speed 104 Keys Optional Colorful LED Backlit/Programmable RGB Backlights
HK$ 358.00
Tomtop
Features: Ergonomic design which is suitable for people who use keyboard to play game or work for a long time. 12 multimedia shortcut keys by pressing FN + F1-F12, and you can enjoy both musics and entertainment in an easy and convenient way. Durable laddering and floating key caps design, and the double-shot molding key caps are not easy to fade and provide comfortable typing angles and reduce resistance when touching. Ultra-comfort: equipped with a full-size detachable hand rest which can support your hands, very comfortable. User can enjoy game or work for a long time. N-Key rollover allows multiple keys to work simultaneously. It will meet a various of games and bring you a good gaming experience. With macro function: you can customize and set macro with the keys for various games through the driver.(only for the keyboard with RGB led effect) Aluminium alloy panel, durable and full of mechanical feel, and it is easy to clean. Backlit pressing tips: Fn+Ins, Fn+Hm, Fn+Pu, Fn+Del, Fn+Pd, Fn+End. The borders of the keyboard have lighting effect, which can be turn on/off by pressing Fn+Pb. With stand feet to help adjust its placing angle and meet different requirements. Non-slip foot pads can protect the keyboard from slipping and improve the stability of the keyboard. 1.8m USB weaving wire with anti-interference magnetic ring: great performance in anti-interference, and it can directly plug and use. Lighting effect: 1. There are two different lighting effects(optional) of the mechanical gaming keyboards, one is keyboard without Rgb, and the other is keyboard with RGB(optional). 2. For the keyboard without Rgb: Mixed-color LED effect(9 cool lighting effects and 5 recorded modes). With its different LED effects, it will bring you a good visual experience. 3. For the keyboard with Rgb: Adjustable RGB LED backlit: 6 themes backlit which have 3 different lighting effects in each theme(up to 18 optional led lighting modes). 16.8 million adjustable colors: each key can be customized and adjusted to 16.8 million colors. You can set your favorite colors by yourself.
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*Prices updated on 17 Aug 2017

Computer KeyboardsHong Kong

The keyboard

The computer keyboard is probably the most important piece of computer peripheral or accessory you must have. The computer keyboard is the most basic way to navigate through a computer, even from the most basic of interfaces such as the BIOS settings where the computer mouse is not recognized; and thus the keyboard has become the main input for computers.

The typical keyboard has a up to 104 keys as a standard, but this may vary in different types and layouts of keyboard, each one representing an alphabetical letter, numeric, symbol, function, and directional key. Each key has a representing letter, numeric, or symbol printed or engraved (in many different ways) on to the key for user reference. Most often, pressing several different keys simultaneously or in sequence may also result in a secondary function of the key being activated, such as the quotation mark which may give a single quotation symbol or a double quotation symbol. Functions like this gives the keyboard more functions than the original number of keys do.

Keyboard layouts

They keyboard's layout may vary in different regions, and the most commonly used one is the QWERTY keyboard, which is the one commonly seen all over the world, with the layout of some regions different slightly in the placement of certain keys such as the "bar" key (commonly found above the "Enter" key), which could be placed next to the "Backspace" key instead. Other lesser known layouts include QWERTZ and Dvorak Simplified Keyboard, which is rather uncommon in most parts of the world. The QWERTZ is widely used in Germany where the "Z" replaces the "Y" key in the QWERTY layout.

Type of keyboards

There are actually a lot of different types of keyboards out there, including ergonomic ones which may look rather strange, but actually help to reduce wrist and finger strain during long typing sessions. However, keyboards such as those are rather rare and uncommon in use these days, although they are still widely available for purchase if someone would wish so. Today, most people differentiate keyboards among three different types based on their type of keys: membrane keyboard, mechanical keyboard, and the laptop keyboard, or also known as the scissor switch keyboard.

  • Membrane keyboards (also sometimes known as rubber dome switches)are the most commonly found and used keyboards today, and they come in many different shapes and sizes. They are so named because of the type of technology used in the keys to activate them: Two plastic films that contain a circuit which maps all the different keys. The keys are then activated when the rubber dome or cap under each key is depressed, pushing the two circuits together to complete the key activation. Membrane keyboards are usually very cheap and affordable too, although they can get very expensive depending on features.
  • Mechanical keyboardsare often known as the premium types of keyboards as they feature individual mechanical switches for each key. These keyboards are much superior to the membrane keyboards because they have very fast actuation force and do not require a user to full depress each key (bottoming out, as the term goes) as if they are using a membrane keyboard. There are many different types of mechanical keyboard switches such as loud clicky ones, ones with a small tactile bump, or even ones that are completely smooth to depress.
  • Laptop keyboardsor also known as scissor-switches keyboards are in a way a sort of hybrid between a mechanical keyboard and a membrane keyboard. Laptop keyboards are generally very shallow and contain a mechanism of sorts under each key that looks like a scissor which depresses on push, which then presses down on a membrane layer to activate the key. Although not as comfortable as a mechanical or membrane, the laptop keyboard's short key travel allows for very fast key activation, resulting in faster response and speed.

When looking for a keyboard, you should know what you are looking for either based on function or budget. If a simple keyboard is all you need for very simple daily tasks, then a membrane keyboard is best suited for you. If you want a very luxurious and comfortable typing experience, go down the mechanical keyboard path. Reliable brands of keyboard include Logitechkeyboards, Razerkeyboards, and Steelserieskeyboards, just to name a few.


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