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Which is why i NEVER have drinks near my keyboard. Always away from my system. I ain't that stupid to have drinks near my keyboard!

I ain't that stupid to spill it biggrin.gif
 
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I ain't that stupid to spill it biggrin.gif

Is the keyboard instantly ruined if you spill something on it?
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Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3 View Post

Which is why i NEVER have drinks near my keyboard. Always away from my system. I ain't that stupid to have drinks near my keyboard!

I usually have my drink on a separate stand but after hours of gaming and typing I got lazy and also left the cap off. I also make it a habit to roll back the keyboard drawer whenever I need a drink.

Anyhow it wasn't hard to give the keyboard a bath, which cleaned up the dust that gathered as well, and dried it in a couple of hours and it was good as new.
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Looks like you got a good deal. That was my second or third choice when researching mechanical keyboards. I still dig it.

For $50 you can love it!

Nice score.
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post #15 of 23
Very good:thumb: its a 2013 model which have a matte finish so no finger prints, just enjoy your keyboard. and try not get addicted to mechanical keyboard
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Is the keyboard instantly ruined if you spill something on it?

If a keyboard is on while something is spilled on it, I'd say the chances for saving it is quite slim. However, if the keyboard is off, I'd say the chances of saving it is much higher. I'm not sure though, I've never broken a keyboard in that manner
 
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post #17 of 23
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If a keyboard is on while something is spilled on it, I'd say the chances for saving it is quite slim. However, if the keyboard is off, I'd say the chances of saving it is much higher. I'm not sure though, I've never broken a keyboard in that manner

My comp was on when the soda incident occurred (actually it was a cap top Monster Energy which is stickier than soda) and the keyboard spazzed out, acting as if I was hitting random keys. I unplugged it, drained out what I could, opened it up, rinsed it with distilled water and hand soap and rinsed it again, dried up the circuit board and the casing/ keys with a lint free cloth (ShamWow in this case), waited a couple of hours and it was good to go. This happened during the summer when it was really hot so I didn't really need to wait long for it to dry.

There also others on this board that spilled drinks in their mech boards and got them cleaned and working again. Of course that's not to say you should go spilling stuff on it...

Then again the incident did give me a reason to get a new mechanical keyboard as I initially thought it was fried.. ended up buying a mech board with brown switches anyway and kept the BlackWidow around for those times I want to type on a clicky board.
post #18 of 23
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Is the keyboard instantly ruined if you spill something on it?

If a keyboard is on while something is spilled on it, I'd say the chances for saving it is quite slim. However, if the keyboard is off, I'd say the chances of saving it is much higher. I'm not sure though, I've never broken a keyboard in that manner

NOT if you follow my Guide!

I have a WELL over 50% success rate. A few examples in links here:
http://imgur.com/a/9sHx7

The matrix is scanned at very low voltages and these 8bit microcontrollers are designed to be pretty robust..

These aren't Intel chips we are talking about.
Edited by ripster - 11/13/12 at 6:24am
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I'll have a korean lube party, lol
 
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There is ALWAYS time for lube.
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