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I recently spilled something on my keyboard and now all the keys are sticky, cleaning the part below the keycaps doesnt solve the problem.

i can either get it replaced by DAS for $70 or try to clean it myself. My question is, has anyone here encountered a similar situation? can you actually easily remove the keyboard plate and clean the switches?

thanks!
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post #2 of 8
iirc, you want to take it apart and submerge it in warm water with a little bit of soap. May want to take the advice of others as before acting. Just remember to leave it to dry at least a day before using it again.
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Originally Posted by Swift Castiel View Post

iirc, you want to take it apart and submerge it in warm water with a little bit of soap. May want to take the advice of others as before acting. Just remember to leave it to dry at least a day before using it again.

that actually sounds like a good idea lol. I just don't want to break the switches while trying to clean it.
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post #4 of 8
http://www.geoffbreach.com/hacks/das-keyboard-hack/

^^This shows how to take it apart. That being said, i would pay the 70dollars I love my das keyboard too much.
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post #5 of 8
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me too, I'm dying right now typing on my stupid $5 hp keyboard.

but $70 is not a small amount, if my keyboard is completely broken I will definitely get a new one, I just want to try to fix it if possible.
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post #6 of 8
Damn $70 is more than I paid for mine, I'd try to clean it if i were you
    
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post #7 of 8
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lol wait what? how did u get a DAS for 70 bucks.
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post #8 of 8
Newegg had a promo for 50 bucks off, then i used my $20 for $40 google offer, then i used the newcustomer10 code biggrin.gif. My only gripe is the stupid glossy look. One week in and I have really annoying scratches from trying to remove the smudges mad.gif
    
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