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Just spilled a cup of tea in blackwiddow. Chances of survival?

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Well I feel like a retard and spilled about one cup of unsweetened iced tea into my blackwiddow. It hit the bulk of the keys. Unplugged it in about 2 seconds and the lights were still on when I pulled the plug. I flipped it over immediately and have a fan blowing on it right now. Do you guys think its a goner?


EDIT: It lived!!! Just plugged it back in after blowing a house fan on it for a few hours!!!!
Edited by killeraxemannic - 6/11/11 at 10:09pm
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post #2 of 21
My keyboard survived a soda spill once, so it could end up alright. I took off all of the keys and washed them, and cleaned up the internals.. let it dry upside down for a few days and it was fine.
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post #3 of 21
should be alright lol tea is good for you, should be alright for the keyboard
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post #4 of 21
put it in the dishwasher.
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post #5 of 21
Take off the key caps and clean it up a bit. Let it dry with the fan for a while and you should be good to go.
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post #6 of 21
The lights were still on after you unplugged it?

That sounds abnormal for the amount of power going through. Anyways, just wash it, let it completely dry, and it's good to go.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
Well I feel like a retard
wow, what a retard!

like most guys have said, you should be fine if you let it dry, give it a wash.
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put it in the dishwasher.
its mechanical. Cant really do that
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
The lights were still on after you unplugged it?
i think what he meant is that when he pulled the plug, it still had power, not that once the cable had been unplugged it remained on... thats what i got from that sentence anyways..
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Originally Posted by blackspirerider View Post
i think what he meant is that when he pulled the plug, it still had power, not that once the cable had been unplugged it remained on... thats what i got from that sentence anyways..
yes this is correct
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