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
4583 of 6270 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
4515 of 6678 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
3847 of 5887 people found this useful
USBs are the issue
The two peripheral USB ports on the keyboard are a fabulous idea but I've had two keyboards and my OEM lightning connector USB get The two peripheral USB ports on the keyboard are a fabulous idea but I've had two keyboards and my OEM lightning connector USB gets stuck and I have to use a pair of pliers to pull it out of the keyboard! …
- Written by Claudia B from Muncie
Marty in VA
This keyboard does not work very well i have had to take it back two times now for the same problem it stopes working and i have t This keyboard does not work very well i have had to take it back two times now for the same problem it stopes working and i have to plug in a windows base keyboard. i will be returning it for the third keyboard. very dissatisfied . …
- Written by Martin M from Hampton
5 of 7 people found this useful
2 broken keyboards later
I bought this keyboard back in October. I returned it in January because my Thunderbolt was no longer recognizing it. They claimed I bought this keyboard back in October. I returned it in January because my Thunderbolt was no longer recognizing it. They claimed it was the monitor but it wasn't it was the keyboard. Exchanged it and then had the same issue happen now in June. Thankfully I went in and they let me pay the difference for the wireless one (although it was $20 and is missing the 10 key..not too happy about that). I would recommend staying away from this keyboard as I had so many issues! …
- Written by Sierra K from St Helens
7 of 9 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
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
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
- Feb 29, 2012
- Asked about: Apple Wireless Keyboard - English
fn + delete = deletes to the right of the cursor.
- Answered by Eric K from Saint Petersburg
- Sep 14, 2013
Where is number lock on this keyboard?
- Asked by Mary O from Pasadena
- Mar 3, 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 5, 2010
how can I make the "Home" and "End" keys on the Apple Extended Keyboard work as line commands rather than Page commands?
- Asked by Brad P from Miami
- Jul 30, 2013
While this does not directly answer the question a cmd+right arrow moves you to the end of the sente While this does not directly answer the question a cmd+right arrow moves you to the end of the sentence and the cmd+left arrow moves you to the start. Also the opt+right arrow moves you to the end of a word while opt+left arrow moves you to the start of a word. Unless someone comes up with a modifier you will need to go to some keyboard program like simple keys to redefine the keys. I do not think you can redefine there actions in the keyboard preference. …
- Answered by Thomas B from Montague
- May 18, 2014
which function is equivalent to the PC "scroll lock" key
- Asked by Doris D from Antipolo City
- Mar 5, 2010
Scroll Lock is F14 on the Apple Extended Keyboard
- Answered by Yohsuke M from San Francisco
- Jun 9, 2011
Has this keyboard been updated with the new butterfly mechanism that was released with the new Macbook?
- Asked by Adam R
- May 28, 2015
- Answered by Niyog R from Mumbai
- Jun 19, 2015