The Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad features an elegant, ultrathin anodized aluminum enclosure with low-profile keys that provide a crisp, responsive feel. It also has function keys for one-touch access to a variety of Mac features such as screen brightness, volume, eject, play/pause, fast-forward and rewind, Mission Control, and Launchpad. Its extended layout includes document navigation controls — page up, page down, home, and end — and full-size arrow keys for playing games and scrolling through documents. Its numeric keypad is perfect for spreadsheets and finance applications. And two USB 2.0 ports enable you to connect your mouse as well as a high-speed peripheral such as a digital camera or printer.
What's in the Box?
- Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
- USB extension cable
- Printed documentation
- Mac OS X v.10.6.8 or later
- USB 1.1 or 2.0
- Aluminum Keyboard Software Update 2.0
Ratings & Reviews
Great new keyboard
Apple has another hit on their hands and is definitely on a roll. I replaced my original apple keyboard with the new one for my M Apple has another hit on their hands and is definitely on a roll. I replaced my original apple keyboard with the new one for my Mac Pro since the original did not have a crisp enough key stroke...it seemed "mushy" sometimes...but now....amazing! …
- Written by Alex R from Carlsbad
4373 of 6013 people found this useful
Apple New Wired Keyboard
Hooked up the new keyboard today and its is a real site to behold. Very thin and lite weight. The new key design has a great fee Hooked up the new keyboard today and its is a real site to behold. Very thin and lite weight. The new key design has a great feel and very large keys so you don't make many mistakes.
THE ONE PROBLEM I HAVE WITH IT IS the two usb ports will not support an ipod. I have the video Ipod and I get a warning that the USB power is too low to power the attached device. I bought this key board to clear away clutter on my desk and hopefully eliminate a few cords. Unfortunately its not true and I was disappointed. I am very much an apple fan but the low USB ports were a not as advertised on the website. …
- Written by Steve G from Foothill Ranch
4346 of 6452 people found this useful
Well, on the OS X side this is the best keyboard I've ever had. Took a little while to get the feel of it, but now it's second-na Well, on the OS X side this is the best keyboard I've ever had. Took a little while to get the feel of it, but now it's second-nature. Once problem...Boot Camp. This little baby uses Function keys for audio up and down and brightness, and Vista really didn't like it. Sadly, I'm going to have to keep using my old keyboard until they update BootCamp to work with this new keyboard. That's why I'm only giving three stars. Otherwise, it'd be a full FIVE, baby!
- Written by Steven R from Altadena
3709 of 5683 people found this useful
What a miserable piece!
On my former PC, I had a Logitech keyboard that outlasted 2 computers -- six years! this miserable keyboard died after 9 months. On my former PC, I had a Logitech keyboard that outlasted 2 computers -- six years! this miserable keyboard died after 9 months. NEVER wet or abused.
I could not get into my iMac after restarting! Why? regardless of the state of the caps lock key, it was feeding ALL CAPS -- all the time. Whichg does NOT work with my all lower case master password.
So I was DOWN!
get something -- anything else!! …
- Written by Dave B from los angeles
Pourous Material attracts dirt...
I recently had to replace my apple numeric wired keyboard due to my space bar being bad. It's OK though...it lasted a good long ti I recently had to replace my apple numeric wired keyboard due to my space bar being bad. It's OK though...it lasted a good long time. My new keyboard has a different material that the keys are made out of. It's kind of gritty or porous and it gets dirty really fast. I have to clean it every couple days. The good news is I read somewhere the best way to clean a keyboard was with a "magic eraser" and it's true...it works great. But the keyboard still gets really dirty way too fast. I hope Apple will consider going back to the glossy material they used to use. …
- Written by Chris S from Idyllwild
3 of 3 people found this useful
I cannot believe that this Apple keyboard gets a five-star rating. I have to order my THIRD keyboard today because they keep crap I cannot believe that this Apple keyboard gets a five-star rating. I have to order my THIRD keyboard today because they keep crapping out on me. One key goes out and I'm told, "Nope, can't fix it." Wow. They seem to be very cheaply built so it's no wonder they don't last. I think this last one may have lasted 2 years, maybe a little more. Yuk. …
- Written by Ann M. B from Portland
2 of 3 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Are Apple keyboards, with only a delete key, less efficient in making deletions than conventional keyboards with both a backspace and a delete key?
- Asked by Robert J from Granger
- Mar 1, 2012
- Asked about: Apple Wireless Keyboard - Japanese
fn + delete = deletes to the right of the cursor.
- Answered by Eric K from Saint Petersburg
- Sep 14, 2013
where is the hash key
- Asked by Paul H
- Apr 18, 2011
To type a hash symbol, hold down the alt key and press the 3 key.
- Answered by Luke M
- Apr 20, 2011
Where is number lock on this keyboard?
- Asked by Mary O from Pasadena
- Mar 4, 2010
I just found out the "CLEAR" button above the number pad acts as NUM LOCK for the keyboard. I'm usin I just found out the "CLEAR" button above the number pad acts as NUM LOCK for the keyboard. I'm using this keyboard on a PC (at work). …
- Answered by Christophe M from Lansdowne
- Mar 6, 2010
Will this keyboard work in parallels (Win 7)
- Asked by Elizabeth H from Gloversville
- Jan 14, 2011
It will not work with any windows based platforms on Parallels, you have to use the standard number It will not work with any windows based platforms on Parallels, you have to use the standard number keys at the top of the keyboard. …
- Answered by Jack S from Healdsburg
- Feb 19, 2012
What is the length of the USB cable (with and without the extension that is included)?
- Asked by Suzanne S from Denver
- Jul 30, 2014
Is this keyboard compatible with any PC?
- Asked by Lori A from El Paso
- Oct 26, 2010
It will work with any PC that has a USB port. Some keys will not work until you install bootcamp win It will work with any PC that has a USB port. Some keys will not work until you install bootcamp windows drivers, though. …
- Answered by Casey B from Vernon Hills
- Nov 10, 2010