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Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR "5" key not working

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I have a Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR with Cherry MX Brown switches. It is great, but the "5" key located above the letters is malfunctioning. It sometimes takes 10 presses to get the key to register.

Is there something I can do to fix it on my own?

I have an RMA#, but I'd rather not go through the hassle of RMA if this is something I can fix.
Edited by stevman17 - 3/5/12 at 11:39am
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Lube up the switch or, grab a heatgun and try to melt the soldering points of where your "5" switch. Or tear the board down and resolder it.

However if you try the heat gun method make sure your keycaps are off. However using this methord will most likely to melt the plastic. SO if i were you i would break it down and resolder it.
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Originally Posted by lilraver018 View Post

Lube up the switch or, grab a heatgun and try to melt the soldering points of where your "5" switch. Or tear the board down and resolder it.
However if you try the heat gun method make sure your keycaps are off. However using this methord will most likely to melt the plastic. SO if i were you i would break it down and resolder it.

Thanks and repped. Are there any guides for this by chance?
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