Help Me Choose

Help Me Choose: Keyboard

Comfort and productivity are essential to consider when purchasing Dell desktop products.
Choosing the right keyboard can simplify computing tasks, improve your
productivity and provide the maximum level of comfort. Users can rest their palms, create
shortcuts and cut down on wires and cables with Dell’s keyboard solutions.
The system you are configuring may or may not include all of the options listed here.

Keyboard recommendations

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A secure internal solution for corporate users that utilizes smart card technology and security
Activate your Dell Data Protection Access Software to enable your authentication selection
Dell USB smart card keyboard
Extra keyboard options and features for multimedia applicationsDell USB business multimedia keyboard
Space-saving design with a full-sized keyboard experienceDell USB entry keyboard

Dell USB Entry Keyboard

Dell Business Multimedia Keyboard

Dell Smart Card Keyboard
Hot keysNo


Key profileLow profileLow profileLow profile
OS supportedWindows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Linux®Windows 8, Windows 7,
Windows Vista, Windows XP, Linux, FreeDOS
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Linux
USB ports hub




Security/smart card controlNoNoYes
Access multimedia controlsNoYesNo
Detachable palm restYes
(Available as an option)
Adjustable tiltYesYesYes
Spill-resistant design YesYesYes