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Keyboard Stats

Out of a total of 1039 keyboards in the database...

Most common types

Name
Unique Examples Recorded
% of DB
#20
Model M ANPOS Keyboard
11
1.059%
#19
Model M6-1/ThinkPad Numeric Keypad
11
1.059%
#18
Model M Ultra Keyboard
12
1.155%
#17
Model M4-1 Space Saver Keyboard with TrackPoint II
15
1.444%
#16
Model F300 Expanded Alphameric Keyboard
15
1.444%
#15
Model F200 Alphameric Keyboard
15
1.444%
#14
Model M Industrial Space Saving Keyboard
16
1.54%
#13
Model M Type III Functional Key Keyboard
18
1.732%
#12
Model M Type I Functional Key Keyboard
19
1.829%
#11
Model M3 L40SX Keyboard
21
2.021%
#10
Model F400 Administrative Keyboard
22
2.117%
#9
Model F Terminal Keyboard
22
2.117%
#8
AccuType ThinkPad Keyboard with Optical Trackpoint
31
2.984%
#7
Model M2 Selectric Touch Keyboard
47
4.524%
#6
Model M Enhanced Keyboard
58
5.582%
#5
Model F Functional Key Keyboard
59
5.679%
#4
AccuType ThinkPad Keyboard with TrackPoint
81
7.796%
#3
Other, Keyboard
103
9.913%
#2
Model M6-1/ThinkPad Keyboard with UltraNav
112
10.78%
#1
Model M6-1/ThinkPad Keyboard with TrackPoint
182
17.517%

Most common switches

Switches
Featuring Keyboards
% of DB
#10
IBM ThinkPad buckling sleeves (Key Tronic variant)
21
2.021%
#9
IBM Quiet Touch rubber domes
30
2.887%
#8
Lenovo ThinkPad classic scissor-stabilised rubber domes (Alps/Chicony/NMB)
32
3.08%
#7
IBM ThinkPad scissor-stabilised rubber domes (Alps/NMB variant)
58
5.582%
#6
IBM M3/M4/ThinkPad buckling sleeves (Lexmark variant)
95
9.143%
#5
Other rubber dome implementation
106
10.202%
#4
Lenovo ThinkPad AccuType scissor-stabilised rubber domes (Chicony/LITE-ON/Primax)
113
10.876%
#3
IBM ThinkPad scissor-stabilised rubber domes (LITE-ON variant)
140
13.474%
#2
IBM capacitive buckling springs
176
16.939%
#1
IBM membrane buckling springs
231
22.233%

Most congested dates for launches

Year
Introduced Keyboards
% of DB
#10
2006
33
3.176%
#9
2020 Q2
34
3.272%
#8
1992 Q3
42
4.042%
#7
2005 Q2
42
4.042%
#6
1995 Q1
43
4.139%
#5
2013 Q3
47
4.524%
#4
2016 Q4
49
4.716%
#3
1982 Q4
52
5.005%
#2
1984 Q1
53
5.101%
#1
1992
55
5.294%

Most common branding

Branding
Featuring Keyboards
% of DB
#10
IBM black square badge
3
0.289%
#9
Lexmark logo
8
0.77%
#8
Unicomp logo on lock lights
24
2.31%
#7
IBM black oval badge
47
4.524%
#6
IBM grey oval badge
51
4.909%
#5
IBM blue oval badge
64
6.16%
#4
New Lenovo logo
171
16.458%
#3
IBM silver square badge
171
16.458%
#2
Generic IBM logo
198
19.057%
#1
Old Lenovo logo
214
20.597%

Most common protocols

Protocol
Supporting Keyboards
% of DB
#5
RS485
23
2.214%
#4
IBM 4704-specific
63
6.064%
#3
Set 3
157
15.111%
#2
Set 2/AT
199
19.153%
#1
HID
380
36.574%

Most common connectors

Connector
Supporting Keyboards
% of DB
#10
POS SDL
23
2.214%
#9
Modular 8P5C ("RJ-45")
28
2.695%
#8
DA-15 (14P)
32
3.08%
#7
Modular 8P5C ("RJ-25")
51
4.909%
#6
DE-9 (4P)
65
6.256%
#5
Bluetooth
80
7.7%
#4
DIN (240)
94
9.047%
#3
Internal/Integrated
153
14.726%
#2
PS/2
178
17.132%
#1
USB
300
28.874%

Most common built-in pointing devices

Pointing Device
Supporting Keyboards
% of DB
#10
IBM I-Point "Joystick"
1
0.096%
#9
16mm Trackball
1
0.096%
#8
Unicomp Pointing Stick
6
0.577%
#7
25mm Trackball
7
0.674%
#6
Synaptics TouchStyk
28
2.695%
#5
Lenovo Optical TrackPoint
31
2.984%
#4
TrackPoint II
45
4.331%
#3
TrackPoint III
61
5.871%
#2
Synaptics TouchStyk & TrackPad UltraNav
112
10.78%
#1
TrackPoint IV
164
15.784%

Most common model numbers and feature codes

Model Number
Variants
% of DB
#20
0250
1
0.096%
#19
6577
1
0.096%
#18
SK-8807
1
0.096%
#17
KPD8923
2
0.192%
#16
3323
2
0.192%
#15
KU-9880
3
0.289%
#14
3320
3
0.289%
#13
RT3200
9
0.866%
#12
KT-1255
16
1.54%
#11
SK-8840
20
1.925%
#10
SK-8845CR
28
2.695%
#9
SK-8845
30
2.887%
#8
SK-8835
31
2.984%
#7
EBK-209A
31
2.984%
#6
SK-8845RC
31
2.984%
#5
KU-1255
32
3.08%
#4
SK-8855
32
3.08%
#3
KC-1957
33
3.176%
#2
SK-8825(L)
40
3.85%
#1
SK-8823
49
4.716%