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Ok so i literally just opened up the keyboard and plugged it in, heres some things i noticed right off the bat.

-I'm not sure if this is the way its suposed to be, however the larger keys like shift, backspace, and enter dont click like the others do

-the keyboard is quite small for me at the moment, but that will just take a little getting used to, i came from the ginormous IBM Model M tongue.gif , which itself was Huge at first but i did manage to get accustomed.

-My F10 key sticks... it takes a lot of force to get down and when it's pressed, it sticks and will continue to register F10 clicks until it slowly rises into an unclicked position or i pull they key back up,

Overall, i still cant make that much of a review yet because i havent used it other than typing this thread tongue.gif ill update this with my final thoughts after i play with it some more.


http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=leopold,fullsize&pid=fc500rcab

this is the keyboard by the way^^
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Can you please post this in the review section?
   
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post #3 of 10
Try removing the keycap for your sticky issue and just cleaning the switch, see if that helps any.
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post

Try removing the keycap for your sticky issue and just cleaning the switch, see if that helps any.

how can i safely do this?
post #5 of 10
Keycap puller, or fingers. Slowly pull keycap, press down switch and blow air into it
post #6 of 10
Use a keycap remover perhaps? smile.gif
   
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post #7 of 10
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how can i safely do this?

Keycap remover or just use anything that will lift up the keycaps. They're very durable and won't break easily, so don't worry if you have to use a pen or something to lift up the caps, just don't use extreme force.
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... just took the key off, there is like some weird brown sticky substance that was both outside and within the actual switch itself .. i cleaned the outside but i dont know how im going to get the tiny bit that is acutally in the swtich...
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... just took the key off, there is like some weird brown sticky substance that was both outside and within the actual switch itself .. i cleaned the outside but i dont know how im going to get the tiny bit that is acutally in the swtich...

If you can't remove it and it still sticks after you've cleaned it, contact Leopold and complain. They'll tell you what to do (whether it's permission to clean it yourself without voiding the warranty, or returning it).
post #10 of 10
You'll have an easier time contacting elite than leopold.
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