Questions tagged [keyboards]

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Wireless (240-300') monitor/keyboard/mouse extender

We have a situation where we want to extend a second display (hdmi to large screen TV), Keyboard, and Mouse approximately 240-300 feet away from the computer. This is a situation where we can't ...
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Alternative to the unreliable Apple Magic keyboard?

While I am a software engineer, I do not like noisy keyboards and I find the latest Apple Magic Keyboard very prone to typos. I do use an iMac and an MacBook so I am looking to find a keyboard that ...
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Backlit, silent, mac compatible keyboard

I've been programming with corsair k55 RGB keyboard and I absolutely love it! It is not noisy at all, the feeling of typing is great and I love the fact that it is lighted. The only problem is that I ...
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USB dongle for bluetooth keyboard with keyboard driver

I’m looking for device that will allow to connect my Bluetooth keyboard to any computer – it should be like a bridge between keyboard and send keyboard keys via USB so no driver is needed. On receiver ...
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Transportable keyboard for smartphone

I'm looking for a new Transportable keyboard for my Huawei P30. I would like a keyboard like this controller here but a keyboard instead of buttons and joysticks. I search on ebay and amazon but I ...
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Looking for a Desktop keyboard similar to the Surface Pro Keyboard

I have a Surface Pro 4 and I absolutely love the Surface Pro 4 Keyboard. I was looking for a new keyboard for my Desktop which should be exactly like this keyboard but unfortunately couldn't find any. ...
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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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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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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', ...