Dell KB522 Business Multimedia - keyboard is rated 4.65 out of 5 by 54.
Rated 5 out of 5 by DanK from Best of 8 Out of the 8 different keyboards I've owned this is the best. The keys could be a bit bigger and a maybe a bit farther apart, but it has the best key action of any of them.
Date published: 2020-07-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by crghin from Small price/great value I bought this because the Dell I have at my job is worn out with me hitting keys all day. Great for the money and a quality product. I would suggest it for medium to a heavy work load .
Date published: 2018-09-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ty from Quality and price Well-made, reacts quickly and great price!
Date published: 2020-10-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Terry from Alexandria, VA from Dell KB522 Keyboard Review Keyboard is great with a fast, light but firm touch. We love it.
Date published: 2020-08-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Caz from Great! Excellent classic keyboard! Love the function buttons at the top
Date published: 2020-10-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by skicampride from Nice keyboard for the money This keyboard works well. It has a nice feel to it and isn't loud when you are typing on it. It has a nice smooth feel from key to key so your fingers don't get hung up when moving around the keyboard. I like the extra controls across the top for video, zoom and audio control.
Date published: 2020-04-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gonz! from Great keyboard!! 2nd I bought of this type, replacing the original that gave me about 7 years of hard service. I like the fact that it has system audio volume control, it has computer sleep controls, 1 key internet, Email, etc etc. has saved me much time through the years
Date published: 2019-11-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mar. from Comfortable Extremely happy and satisfied with my new Keyboard-KB522. I'm a typist and the Keyboard is very comfortable, and I especially like the hand rest, which helps to rest my wrist comfortably too.
Date published: 2020-07-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by doctorhifi from Great media control Love the spinning volume knob that let's you adjust volume up or down.
Date published: 2014-01-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bill C. from Great keyboard and a great value! Very comfortable keyboard, the keys extend just the right height above the frame. They have a good solid feel and with the USB cable the input response is instant. Good keyboard and a very good value. I don't use the removable hand rest, but that's just personal preference.
Date published: 2020-08-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ron from Good keyboard. It's great, much more features than my last keyboard.
Date published: 2020-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by js from Does the job Easy to use and fits my fingers perfectly.
Date published: 2020-09-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by bzs- from Dell KB522 Multimedia Keyboard Good keyboard, I own two of them for two computer. very good!
Date published: 2020-02-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pat from Am very well pleased with keyboard! Has been an excellent replacement keyboard. Was a good choice!
Date published: 2019-05-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tabby O from Keyboard I have always loved this style of Kybd and so glad Dell still carries what I love
Date published: 2020-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by PepIvy from Nice layout. It's a nice keyboard and has a nice layout, but for me, it's too quiet. I like to hear the 'click' when I type. Also, the legs or feet DON'T stay put, they go back up and you wind up with a completely flat position - every time you try to adjust the keyboard. Add a small piece of foam or glue them. I'm keeping it as a back-up, though. I recommend it, if you like quiet keyboards.
Date published: 2018-08-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dude from Keyboard When connected to docking station, does not connect to nonDell computer.
Date published: 2020-10-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by DSpencer from Very nice keyboard at a very good price I first stumbled on this particular keyboard at a small local computer store that sells used computer components. They had a large box of Dell keyboards and I bought several "normal" ones but this USB multimedia KB really interested me and I bought the only one they had. Since then I have bought two new ones from Dell and will buy one or two more. There are many features I enjoy about this keyboard and the USB ports are one. There was a time when PC keyboards often had USB ports on them (Mac keyboards have almost always had them) and they allow you to put your wireless mouse receiver very near the mouse. The ports are only USB 2.0 but for my purposes that's perfectly OK. That port will support USB 2.0 thumb drives and I have my Wacom Bamboo tablet connected through one of the two KB ports and it works fine. I am quite happy with the keyboard "feel" (admittedly a personal opinion) and I was also pleased to see that the keyboard does seem to be very well supported in linux, given that is the main OS my PCs using these KBs run. Dell has had (and I assume still does have) a fairly good appreciation and hence support for linux. For example the volume control wheel and the mute button work with no problem in linux, as do the zoom in and zoom out top keys. There are ways to get the other custom keys on the KB top row configured in linux but that is a bit more of a challenge. I have 3 PCs running this KB now and will probably buy two more to replace existing KBs on other PCs I have here at home.
Date published: 2017-01-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tonya123 from Good keyboard Bought this keyboard because when I bought computer I didn't realize it didn't have a number pad, was very disappointed that I didn't realize that, but anyway so I got this keyboard. The keys feel a lot different to the touch so it's hard to go back and forth between the laptop and keyboard. Keys kinda feel like original keyboard - very loud. Other than that everything preforms great. Real long cord.
Date published: 2014-01-29T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Notary Signing Agent from Business Keyboard I purchased this keyboard because my old one is missing a few keys. This model is more durable and I love the hand rest. The additional shortcut keys are a definite bonus.
Date published: 2020-09-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by CreativeColor from EXCELLENT Multimedia Keyboard! Slim, refined design, quiet keys, sleek, and multimedia keys work great! It's a wired keyboard, but it's exactly what I was looking for (don't have to deal with batteries going out every couple months). Two USB ports on top work great! I love it,and would recommended it highly to anyone looking to replace their old keyboard. Price is great as well! Got mine with next day shipping for free!
Date published: 2014-01-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by I G E from Love the horizontal-rolling volume control Most importantly, I chose this for the horizontally-rolling volume control above F10. More convenient than other volume controls on keyboard or screen. Useful top row of fast-access buttons, especially the calculator key. Reliable keys with a good tactile response. I have used one bought years ago (for a different computer) and - it is still going - totally reliable.
Date published: 2020-01-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by NL from Great quiet keyboard So far I have no issues with the keyboard. It's a bit wider than some of the other ones which is why I purchased this one. My only complaint is that I prefer to have my keyboard elevated but the feet are flimsy and don't elevate it enough. However, someone commented they placed the hand rest underneath the keyboard to elevate it so I tried that and it helped.
Date published: 2020-08-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tom from overall All aspects of keyboard ergonomics and usability are outstanding. Far exceeds more expensive types. Price for this everyday used part of your system is very affordable and beats the competition. Have used this specific kybd for over 4 years only downside it is on the business side of the house and not viewable on the home side of the house. I just contact Dell and usually purchase 5 to 10 just to have, because it works with everything
Date published: 2019-10-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by SpaceBender from Light yet pleasing mechanical feel promotes fast typing without fatigue This is a very pleasant keyboard with a light touch, keys with shape contoured to fingertips, and short, responsive stroke that allows for many hours of typing without any fatigue, yet has the perfect spring-loading that is quieter and smoother than much more expensive mechanical keyboards. A slightly earlier version I have in my second office location has lasted for more than 8 years of heavy use that has worn the letters off of many of the keys to a shiny black finish, yet is still going strong. This is a really under-rated keyboard that is quite affordable also.
Date published: 2020-04-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Susan from Favorite keyboard ever! This is my second Dell KB522. My first one worked fine, but was used so hard that some of the letters were no longer visible. Ergonomically the best key board I have ever used. Makes wfh with a laptop so much easier.
Date published: 2020-08-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by anonymous from Quality keyboard with all the right features. The best keyboard I have ever used. I own 5 now. Have yet to have one break.
Date published: 2020-04-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by DIANE from Great Keyboard! I love my new keyboard! I had been dealing with sticky keys on my old one for months. I love the layout of this one and the ease of the pressing of the keys. And a great price!
Date published: 2019-12-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Clent from Very good keyboard. Will probably buy another. I'm writing this on September 23, 2016, and it's hard to find a good, non-curved, wired, full-layout, multimedia keyboard these days. Therefore, I was very happy to find Dell's KB522. Please note that there are actually two different versions of this keyboard pictured on Dell's website. If you're curious about which one you will receive, I got the one that appears in the lower picture (in which the multimedia keys are indented from the left side of the keyboard). The picture above that currently shows a version in which the multimedia keys are flush with the left side of the keyboard. The keyboard uses full-sized keys (even the F1 - F12 keys are full-sized), and it has a full layout, which is exactly what I wanted. Despite all of this, the design is amazingly compact. It takes up less desk space than a non-multimedia keyboard that I was using previously. Typing on this keyboard has a good feel, and the overall build quality is good too. However, I removed one star because after a couple of months of usage, the surface of the space bar is already starting to get a little "shiny". I'd prefer that the texture on the keys didn't wear out so quickly. I definitely like this keyboard, though. It has all of the most important multimedia keys (calculator, browser, e-mail, etc.). It was plug and play on Windows 7. I currently plan to buy another one next year, assuming that it is still available.
Date published: 2016-09-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bruno from Great product Great keyboard. My daughter use it and she said that it is comfortable and compatible on her Mac laptop
Date published: 2020-05-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by JG from Perfect, functional, great price Perfect for everyday use. Got it to replace unreliable bluetooth keyboard. It's compact, well constructed, and has separated key groups. It's also got internet/mail/calculator/sleep/zoom buttons as well as full set of multimedia controls (rwnd, stop, play, ff, volume). It also has num/caps/scroll lock status indicators. Great price for the functionality - would definitely buy again, but don't expect to as it seems very well built.
Date published: 2020-11-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mark of Lewiston from replacement keyboard from Dell Keyboard works fine. Had to move the lower extension to prop up the top of the keyboard. That also made it far less likely to use shift instead of the cap locks key.
Date published: 2021-02-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Art from Lesser than the old L100 Not as good as the old Dell L100 but the closest I found.
Date published: 2021-01-31T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Home office. from Comfortable and good value. Excellent. Wrist support and audio controls but in.
Date published: 2021-01-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by M from Dell KB522 Business Multimedia Keyboard Great office keyboard! Easy to use.
Date published: 2021-01-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by BookKeep from Great Value for the Price Medium touch for keys. Volume control not marked. Speed keys across the top for calculator and zoom in and out are handy.
Date published: 2020-11-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Engineer from Solid traditional mechanical keyboard Solid old school style keyboard. Use it for work and for casual gaming. Really like the wrist wrest that's detacable for cleaning. only improvement I could see would be having lit keys for night time, but didn't feel like paying the extra to get that.
Date published: 2020-11-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dimon from Recommend this keyboard Amazing keyboard, no issues. Switched from logi to dell keyboard.
Date published: 2021-01-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by JJ from Not as quiet as I would have liked, but a decent keyboard. It is a very nice keyboard, came with a wrist wrest attachment, however I didn't find it as quiet as I thought it would be. Very "clicky" when typing. The layout of the keyboard is very nice. I chose to return this product due to the noise when typing, and ordered a wireless keyboard from another company (the new keyboard is SUPER quiet"
Date published: 2021-01-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by LP from Good one Easy to use, like multimedia controls
Date published: 2021-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Guy from Overall it is an awesome affordable keyboard! Came across this keyboard randomly at the office, since then I bought a few more for my house. Key response is great, layout is great. Could have more lift in the back but overall it is an awesome affordable keyboard!
Date published: 2021-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alex from Best keyboard I?ve ever used Best keyboard I?ve ever used
Date published: 2021-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by John from Happy I like the feel and lack of sound from this keyboard. I also find the preprogrammed function keys and the rotary volume control very handy. A big surprise to me was the realization that there are two USB2 ports on the keyboard which I don't recall being mentioned in the description.
Date published: 2021-02-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by VR from Modern but with a Ghost Key board is fine, surprised that volume control is old style mechanical turn to adjust and not electronic like everything else is
Date published: 2021-03-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tosha B. from Excellent Keyboard Love this keyboard, Excellent kedyboard, Worth the money.
Date published: 2021-03-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike from My Review of my new KB522 Computer Keyboard This keyboard performs well as expected. I use the shortcut and media keys. I find they are definitely an added convenience. The two usb ports are a useful and convenient feature as well. The only drawback overall I can think of is this type of Key labels used. They are very common. This type of "stick on" key label is affected by the lighting in the room. If there is a glare from a desk lamp it can make the keys difficult to see.
Date published: 2021-03-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Muhammad from Quiet and good connectivity. This keyboard is quiet and comfortable to use for long period of time. I like two USB ports in the keyboard. I have attached my USB mouse Bluetooth receiver with the keyboard and it works fine. I haven?t used an actual USB with it for data transfer but I?d imagine that would work too.
Date published: 2021-04-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Danny V from Nice keyboard Nice keyboard and I like how the multimedia keys are similar to older Microsoft keyboard. It gets the job as a programmer.
Date published: 2021-04-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dale E from Needed new keyboard, this one works great The keyboard that my spouse uses for our desktop was old and had some keys that were sticky. This keyboard was reasonably priced, has good key response and feel, and meets her needs well. Delivered promptly. The wrist rest is a nice plus
Date published: 2021-03-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alang11 from keyboard Nice keyboard - good feel to the keys
Date published: 2021-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by sbs from KEYBOARDs better than old keyboard but still too softs
Date published: 2021-03-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jean from KB522 Multimedia Keyboard Very nice and comfortable to use.
Date published: 2021-03-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tony from It?s good It?s a decent keyboard for the price. I use it for work mostly
Date published: 2021-04-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by My public name is Thanks. from T(t)hanks. The review is called Thanks. It was called thanks, then I decided to call it Thanks, with a a big T.
Date published: 2021-04-13T00:00:00-04:00