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Removing Key from Razer BlackWidow

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Hi guys,

So I need to remove a key from my Razer BlackWidow however, I have no idea on what approach to take since it's mechanical. Can someone explain to me how I can do this? (Note: I don't have any tools or anything available, probably just knives/screw drivers ^^).

Cheers.
Edited by RoarGasm - 5/12/11 at 7:19am
post #2 of 13
a screwdriver will do dont worry the key will come right off
post #3 of 13
The keyboard shown is a Ducky but there shouldn't be any major difference between that and your BW.
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0ey5tPZuoQ[/ame]
post #4 of 13
^ Yup, use a Filco or similar key puller since you wouldn't wanna scratch your keycaps. And do it slowly. Try wriggling it instead of just use force to yank it out since you could pull out the actual switch that way.
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post #5 of 13
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I don't have any key puller available, so will I be able to remove my F5 key with a screwdriver from the top and just pulling it up? Thanks for the replies!
post #6 of 13
Just grab hold of it on each side and pull it up with some force, it'll just pop right off.
 
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post #7 of 13
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Will I damage it if I pull it with the screwdriver from the top only? That's the only method that I can use at the moment.
post #8 of 13
Just a comment.

DO NOT remove the space bar, right shift, enter, or backspace this way. They're held on by stabilisers and you'll break them if you pull straight up.
post #9 of 13
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I only intend on removing the F5/F6 keys as they're in the wrong places! So thanks for the heads up. I'll be trying to remove them later on this week, will post when I get it done.
post #10 of 13
Yes, a small flathead screwdriver will do fine if you don't have a Filco keycap puller, just remember to be gentle.
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