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Cherry G 83-6105

alaTest has collected and analyzed 546 reviews of Cherry G 83-6105. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Comments about the usability and reliability are on the whole positive. The durability and design are also appreciated.

price, design, durability, reliability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Cherry G 83-6105 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 user reviews of Cherry G 83-6105 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards on People really like the size and usability. The reliability and durability are also appreciated.

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98% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cherry G80 High Quality Click Action Keyboard G80-3000LSCGB-2Cherry G80 High Quality Click Action Keyboard G80-3000LSCGB-2

Oct, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Cherry G 83-6105 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Keyboards on Reviewers are impressed by the usability and durability, but there are some critical reviews about the size and reliability.

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87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cherry G80-3000LSCEU-2 Standard KeyboardCherry G80-3000LSCEU-2 Standard Keyboard

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Matthew J. (

Great Work Keyboard


-I miss it, I wish I could get this board repaired, it treated me well.

-Very work appropriate and professional looking -Whisper Quiet keys, which keeps my coworkers happy -Really good feel and fit to my hands, the keys were not mechanical, but still felt novel, and enjoyable. I also have another gaming keyboard at home...

-I spilled a cup of water right on it, just dumped it on, when I was moving my cup and it slipped out of my hands and poured all over it. Not sure if it was spill-resistant or not, but it's definitely not waterproof.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: N/A (



Very easy action on the keys, my older but decent-feeling (non-mechanical) Logitech keyboards have a much stiffer tactile bump that I didn't think was stiff until I got used to typing on the Cherry. Click isn't too loud IMO, but since I live alone I'm...

Not inexpensive

May, 2015

Consumer review by: JWL (

Great/useless keyboard


Great key feel, and the keyboard sits at a good height

Enter" key on the keypad broke after three months or so. That shouldn't happen, and renders the keyboard unsuitable if you have much data entry to accomplish

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Billy10mm (

Revising Previous Review


I just had to update my previous review. No, I haven't yet gotten my offices, but you'll note that I've updated my review from a 4 to a 5. It got a 4 previously for not having any sort of reference on the "J" and "F" keys, but silly me, it just took me...


Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Billy10mm (

Climbing the corporate ladder


I'll be CEO in no time.

Perfect keyboard. I'm in a cubicle style environment and I'm deserving of an office. With this keyboard, they are going to shove me into an office within days. No one can stand the sound of this thing nor the grin on my face. Upper management, here I...

No reference marks on the "J" and "F" keys ... really? This thing cost just short of a C-note, has absolutely no frills ... no extra LEDs, no raised fonts, it's not wireless, it doesn't roll up - nothing. The least they could have given me was index...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (

cherry G80-3000


I like a standard qwerty so this is great for me, I like the blue keys best so far. cherry mx blue ; ps2 or usb and fits my drawer. awesome ; This keyboard is a pleasure to type on

At $100 it better last a long time

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Gordon H. (

Eggcellent Keyboard


I expect this keyboard to last for a long time. The laser inscribed keys will not wear like the OEM keyboards and it is faster to type on.

I purchased this keyboard to replace the OEM keyboard on our primary home desktop that my wife uses often. She is a very proficient typist and we had worn many of the inscriptions off the keys. The Cherry keyboard is a delight to type on and my wife is...

This keyboard is more expensive than some of the others, but then again you get what you pay for.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Nikki C, (

Great Keyborad


Very nice keyboard. Has comfortable, sturdy keys. The keyboard connected quickly to my iPad and the battery last a long time. It was worth $39.99.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: customer (

Great product


this is a great value and a great product.We use it for our projection TV

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: George (

Best Product


Very Pleased with the service

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Today's keyboard is assuming its place as the link for other peripherals to the PC terminal. Built-in magnetic-stripe and smart card readers, biometric fingerprint scanners and bar code scanners are becoming more commonplace, as retailers demand space-saving configurations. So too are port connections for other devices, allowing the keyboard to act as the wedge interface for separate scanners and card readers. Cherry Electrical Products offers the new G80-8116 full-size keyboard that integrates both a magnetic stripe reader and a touchpad with two mouse buttons directly into the keyboard. These space-saving, point-of-sale features make the G80-8116 ideal for POS, credit card, loyalty program, healthcare, banking, hospitality, inventory control, and membership/ID applications. The two-button touch pad is a unique new Cherry feature that eliminates the need for a separate, or standalone, pointing device at a POS workstation. Not only does this offer a significant space saving at the terminal, it also simplifies communication between the operator and the PC. To move the cursor, the operator need only slide their finger across the touch pad; to select items, the operator simply taps the touchpad. The ruggedly designed, lightweight keyboard consists of 120 keys. The keyboard's reliability is enhanced through use of Cherry MX switches. These key switches have uniquely constructed solid gold "cross-point" contacts that provide maximum contact pressure. They are also configured to provide minimum contact closure interference from foreign particles. Use of Cherry MX switches provides each key with a service life of greater than 50 million keystrokes.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC/PC / Unix
Country Kits:Belgium/France/Germany/Germany / Russia/Switzerland/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:Arabic/Czech/English/Finnish / Swedish/French/German/Italian/Russian/Spanish
Manufacturer:*WStore/AB Soft /AMSTech/Cherry/CNF/Datalux /ErgoKomfort/Inland Products/Innotek Technology/PORT/Road Warrior International/SIIG/Silicon Graphics
Model:11900/12100/13000/14000/14100/1800/1950/3000/3700/6101/6104/6105/6300/6504/6700/6716/6733/6754/6759/7000/8113/8116/8200/FingerTIP ID Board G83-14701/G80-1800/G80-3000/G81-1800/G81-3000/G83-6104/G83-6105/G83-6236 XXL/G83-6504/G83-6610 SmartBoard/G83-6744/ID Board/MultiBoard G80-1502/MultiBoard G80-8113/MultiBoard G80-8200/MultiBoard V2 G80-8113/SmartBoard G83-6716/SmartBoard G83-6744/SmartBoard G83-6759/TouchBoard G80-11900
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Cherry / Cherry SmartBoard/Cherry Advanced Performance Line/Cherry Advanced Performance Line / Cherry SmartBoard/Cherry Classic Line/Cherry FingerTIP/Cherry G80/Cherry G81/Cherry G83/Cherry SmartBoard

Input Device

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:External
Interface (DA):AT/AT / PS/2/Parallel/PS/2/PS/2 / USB/PS/2 / Serial/PS/2 / USB/Serial/USB/USB / PS/2
Pointing Device / Manipulator:Mouse/N/A/Touchpad


Cherry MX switch type:Black / Blue
Keyboard key switch:Mechanical key switch
Smart Card Reader: Yes
USB Hub: No

Logistics data

Quantity per master carton:21 / 45 / 65


Color:Beige/Beige / Gray/Black/Gray/Light gray/Tangerine/White
Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7/Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista


Buttons type:Pressed buttons

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /18 months warranty/2 years warranty /3 years warranty /5 years warranty


Security Devices:Fingerprint reader/Fingerprint reader / SmartCard reader/SmartCard reader

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft DOS/Microsoft DOS 5.0 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 3.x/95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 or later/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 95/98/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP / Microsoft Windows XP Embedded/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP/Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition/Microsoft Windows 95 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/Microsoft Windows 95/98/Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 or later/Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 or later/Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000 / Micr