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Hey guys,

So my cat likes to lie on my keyboard (Razer Black Widow Ultimate) a lot, much as I hate it, and consequently the area under and between the keys is full of cat hair. What is the best way to get at this area?

Secondly, the LED on my I key is not working, is that replaceable or do I just have to put up with it? It really bugs me.

Cheers,
Tristan
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Hey guys,
So my cat likes to lie on my keyboard (Razer Black Widow Ultimate) a lot, much as I hate it, and consequently the area under and between the keys is full of cat hair. What is the best way to get at this area?
Secondly, the LED on my I key is not working, is that replaceable or do I just have to put up with it? It really bugs me.
Cheers,
Tristan

A small vacuum should work well and you may have to take the keycaps off at least a few keys. As for the LED, you'll probably have to replace it unless it's the circuitry that's the problem.
    
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A small vacuum should work well and you may have to take the keycaps off at least a few keys. As for the LED, you'll probably have to replace it unless it's the circuitry that's the problem.

How do I take the keycaps off? That's my main issue.

I'll have a look at it and see if I can replace it smile.gif Cheers
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I'm not exactly sure how the keycaps are attached for the BWU, but for most mech keyboards, you can simply bend a few paperclips to act as hooks. A quick google search should help you find some ideas.

http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?18569-HOWTO-Build-your-own-quot-CACTUX-KEYCAP-PULLER
    
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Thanks very much mate smile.gif
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