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Questions tagged [keyboards]

For questions about devices that allow character-based text input into a computer.

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I want a Ducky One 2 TKL Keyboard for Office use. But which Cherry MX switches should I buy?

As mentioned above already, I want to buy a Ducky One 2 TKL RGB keyboard to use in the office. I am a software developer and type fast and I press the buttons quiet hard. Which Cherry MX switches ...
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CherryMX for programming/coding

I never had a mechanical keyboard but I know they better than cheap membrane ones. I saw these keyboards have something called CherryMX with different colors on their keys, my question is which color ...
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Programmable non-mechanical keyboard?

I'm looking for a non-mechanical programmable keyboard. Requirements Not mechanical i.e. I want a membrane or rubber dome keyboard. Fully programmable. I really like how the Pok3r lets you program ...
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Is there any USB HID bridge that enumerate as HID keyboard?

I bought a CP2110-EK presuming that it work as a standard HID Keyboard, which I could send data from UART to CP2110 and then the data would echo in Keyboard protocol. But later I saw in CP2110 ...
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A “keyboard emulator” to input passwords from my phone into a computer

I have a collection of many username / password combinations which I have to type frequently. If it's on my own computer, I will open my password app and paste it. But if it's on a computer I don't ...
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Body keyboards anywhere?

Are there any keyboards that can be strapped onto the chest and worn and played like an accordion? I am looking for a keyboard that I can use while walking that would give me full typing speed. These ...
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White, full size, non-gaming, illuminated keyboard with numpad, for PC with Windows

I have the Logitech Illuminated keyboard, and I am very pleased with it. But one of the keys have fallen off, and I want to replace it with something similar, but white. I would like it to be in a ...
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Blank pudding keycaps [closed]

I found pudding keycaps, e.g. And I found blank keycaps, e.g. Does anybody know whether there also exist blank pudding keycaps? I created a sample (please forgive my editing skills): For further ...
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Tenkeyless keyboard recommendation

I really like the ergonomics of a tenkeyless keyboard. But I work in an office environment, and am a loud and aggressive typer. It seems like EVERYTHING I find for tenkeyless on Amazon is mechanical ...
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Robust keyboard for using on the couch?

Our primary computer is hooked up to the big-screen TV in our living room. It's used for a variety of purposes, including watching streaming services like Netflix, playing games, browsing the web, ...
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Best keyboard for heavy programming work?

I recently spilt Tea all over my keyboard, and now it doesn't work correctly. It is also out of warranty. I am currently using a dirt cheap keyboard to keep me going until I get a replacement, but I'm ...
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Small (pocket size) folding wired USB keyboard

I'm looking for a small wired keyboard that could be used with a mobile phone (capable of USB OTG). Requirements: USB connection, preferably microUSB connector (to remove the need for reductions) ...
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Slim, scissor-switch, non-chiclet (old ThinkPad-like) wired (USB) keyboard

I've been a frequent laptop user for years and whenever I needed a new desktop keyboard I managed to get a laptop-like (think ThinkPad x220 or older) keyboard that had: low-profile keys which come ...
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Equipment for programming while walking

I have a condition where I must stand all the time and cannot stop waking but would like to resume programming. I am looking for a strappable keyboard the would allow me to code on my cellphone will ...
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Mechanical keyboard with a laptop-like layout

Are there any mechanical keyboards with laptop-like layout for reasonable price(below 80$ is ok, below 60$ is good, below 40$ is great)? What I mean is something like this or at least almost similar: ...
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Replacement for Apple Magic Keyboard

Not so long ago I bought an iMac but the keyboard is in the Swiss QWERTZ layout and I absolutely hate it (the layout). I can't get accustomed to not having the tilde, curly brackets and square ...
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Look-like POS keyboard

I'm seeking for a special type of additional keyboard. Need a pool of 20-30 fully programmable keys on a couple (or more) of 'shifts'. USB connector. Black color. I searched for POS keyboard and ...
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Where to find a particular plastic component under the key of laptop keyboard?

I have an HP Omen X laptop 17.3" The "E" key came off as I was foolishly trying to remove to clean a spec of food underneath. In doing so, the plastic component which connects the key to the laptop ...
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Keyboard for night MMO gaming on plasma TV (please advice)

I am desperately looking for a keyboard which satisfies my particular playstyle: Required Features: Wireless (to be used on armchair in front of TV) Illuminated (to play with lights off) Full analog ...
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Very low latency keyboard recommendations request

I am looking for the QWERTY keyboard with the lowest input latency. By that, I mean that I want the keyboard that is the quickest at sending a signal to the computer when a person starts pressing a ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse immune to USB3 radio frequency interference?

I have always had really bad luck with wireless keyboards and mice on computers that have USB3 connectors. When plugging the receiver mini-dongle into a USB3 port (or even near a USB3 port) both the ...
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Semitranslucent keycap set

I'm looking for a keycap set with semitranslucent keys. Let me explain this: Originally I was looking for a blank keycap set. However, I have a backlit keyboard, so this felt kind of like a waste of ...
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Slim Backlight Keyboard?

I would like something like this keyboard except where the quality is assured to work for a long while:http://a.co/d/i1uzVA1 Requirements: *Needs to be slim (like Surface/Mac desktop keyboard) *...
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Keyboard with extra keys in the bottom row (or near the spacebar)

I need a keyboard which has an extra key in the area of the left thumb. I need this extra key to bind it to the mouse left button, because I use graphic tablet a lot and it's next to impossible to ...
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bluetooth/wireless keyboard that logs everything without needing to be connected

I frequently find that I need to type up my thoughts at hand before I forget them, but I am not always in a spot where I can whip out my laptop. It would be super convenience if I could just start ...
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Gaming Keyboard with onboard memory

I'm looking for a gaming keyboard that has onboard memory for macros, lighting, and profiles. I've got the Razor Blackwidow Chroma V2 and I love it, but it lacks the onboard memory part. I can ...
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A good mechanical keyboard for professional programing on Mac

tl;dr I'm searching for a keyboard with the following specs, in order of importance: Cherry Brown switches Mac keys (⌃ control ⌥ option ⌘ command) Durable, easy-to-clean construction 1st- or 2nd-...
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Does Such Mechanical Keyboards Exist?

I have been searching a mechanical keyboard with following features for a very long time. Many major players I checked in the market have some of the features, but none have them all. I figure there ...
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Wireless Keyboard for mac, windows and linux

On my desk I have a PC dualbooting Windows and Linux and a Macbook. Is there a keyboard that uses a USB dongle and bluetooth so i can connect the dongle to the pc and bluetooth with my mac?
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Looking for a modestly priced Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Combo

I am looking into buying a new mouse and keyboard combo. I define "combo" as in using one single USB port for both devices. I strongly prefer to buy on Amazon, but I can live without. Preferred ...
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Is there a device that can add efficiency to editing documents?

I teach high school English. Lots of papers to grade. Students submit electronically, through an online service; the LMS we use is, shall we say, limited. Grading essays online is extremely cumbersome ...
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Good Keyboard/Mice specifications for Daily Office Use

I work at a institution where we need to buy a few keyboards and mices for replacement. The problem is: we have to do that through a "inverse auction" technique where the interested sellers have to ...
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Do wireless cables exist?

Are there "cables" that are just 2 bluetooth dongles that will interact with each other? I am looking for one for a custom mechanical keyboard. USB type c would be the best, but I think anything would ...
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What backlit ergonomic wireless keyboards options are out there?

So I've been looking for a long time and I can't seem to find a keyboard that matches what I want. Maybe I'm in the huge minority or something, but I feel like someone must want this like I do.... ...
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“Inverse dome” key caps [closed]

My Kinesis Advantage keyboard has its home row keys accentuated by a different shape than other keys. Home row keys (pictured: blue) are hollowed out in both dimensions, as opposed to other keys that ...
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Laptop with smaller spacebar

I use the AltGr key quite a lot and it hurts sometimes when I use it frequently. I think the spacebar is way to big. I understand that it should be easy to reach but you would have no problem using a ...
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Wired USB connected foldable keyboard with mouse?

I am looking for a computer keyboard with the following three properties: It is foldable (not the soft silicon rolling type keyboards, but hard material with folding joints) or extra-small, It can be ...
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Low priced mechanical keyboard with en-gb layout and blue switches (cherry)

I am searching for a keyboard similar to the Cherry MX-BOARD 3.0. I used this keyboard for quite a time and really liked it but it does not satisfy all my requirements: Low price (<=100 EUR) since ...
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Bluetooth HID device

I have a bluetooth keyboard which I would like to use on my laptop. My laptop runs Linux and I have had it working in the past but it wasn't stable. I'm now looking for a bluetooth adapter which will ...
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Keyboard with detachable cable and usb hub

I am looking for a keyboard for programming (not gaming). Requirements: Detachable USB cable (the same as smartphones use - USB A to Micro USB-B) Weight: Has to be heavy. At least 800g. Heavier is ...
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2-in-1 convertible with numpad, 8 threads and discrete graphics card

I have been looking for a long while now but every product I found had something missing. It's like manufacturers make a product, fix some issues in the next iteration but make something worse; every ...
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Laptop with 7 row keyboard layout

I used to work with a Thinkpad t420s and t61 which both have awesome keyboards like this: Unfortunately Lenovo replaced it by a really bad 6 row layout. Is there any new 14' - 15' Laptop with ...
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Compact keyboard with mechanical switches

My Dell XPS laptop is very nice, but the keyboard and its trackpad are less than ideal for a full day's work, or a quick gaming session. I'm looking for a keyboard I can put in my bag with my laptop. ...
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1 USB device, 1 USB host, ability to copy/paste text

I'm working on a proof-of-concept for a project and I need a device to sit between a keyboard and a laptop/desktop. The device will have two modes: "regular mode" where it passes along all input it ...
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Wired, Light up, Keyboard with chiclet keys and no internet

What keyboards exist that meet these specifications?: Can't connect to the internet, even with a program.(Some keyboards require an internet connection or a configuration program that requires one.) ...
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Deterministic keyboard

Is there a PC keyboard for Linux, that ALWAYS prints THE SAME SINGLE character that is displayed on the key being pressed? The core (the X in XY problem) problem of mine is, that after pressing 'z', ...
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classic keyboard in modern laptop?

Does anyone know a modern laptop which is equipped with the classic keyboard? Similar to those from old ThinkPad laptops, e.g. T420 or T500? My problem is that my Thinkpad T420 is at the winter of ...
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How do the razer key switches compare to cherry mx?

I am a long running user of the cherry mx red key switch, and I love it! I have used both blue and brown and didn't like either of them. I use my keyboard for intense gaming sessions but also for ...
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Speech recognition box that can act as a keyboard

I am looking for a device that can perform speech recognition and connect to a computer so that it acts as a keyboard. E.g., if I say "hello", the device should send the keys h, e , l , l , o to the ...
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Ubuntu compatible wireless trackball keyboard

Im looking for compact wireless keyboard with trackball that would work with 12 or 14 Ubuntu. Ive searched on Q&A forums and didnt get answer ecxept most of them wouldnt work at all. For example ...