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Leopold is plate-mounted and as said above has 17KRO over USB because they used the Microsoft Sidewinder matrix.
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Can't decide between these two.
http://www.elitekeyboards.com/produc...&pid=fc200rlab
http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product...products_id=30

Deck has LEDs, but unusual design.
Tenkeyless has no LEDs, but better design and possibly superior wrist comfort.

Are there any other small LED back lit mechanical keyboards aside from Deck?
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Can't decide between these two.
http://www.elitekeyboards.com/produc...&pid=fc200rlab
http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product...products_id=30

Deck has LEDs, but unusual design.
Tenkeyless has no LEDs, but better design and possibly superior wrist comfort.

Are there any other small LED back lit mechanical keyboards aside from Deck?
I'd personally go for the Deck if you want/need Backlighting.

Otherwise, save cash and get the Leopold.

Also, WSAD Keyboard v1 - First Impressions done by myself.

Also, I fixed the issue in the OP with Leopolds.
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post #12554 of 14551
I spilled soda in my Ducky yesterday, and now some of the keys are kind hard to press down (and are slow on the way up).

I noticed that it's plate mounted - how would I go about removing a switch and cleaning it internally? It has MX Browns in it.
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I reckon you'd have to unscrew the plate from the PCB and dismantle them there.
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From what I can see, there is no screw attaching the plate to the PCB?
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There wouldn't be. Even if there was, the switches are mounted onto the plate, and soldered to the PCB behind it, so you probably wouldn't be able to separate them anyway.

How's your soldering iron skills?
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Use a solvent to wash it as is? Something must be safe to clean it all.
 
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Use a solvent to wash it as is? Something must be safe to clean it all.
I guess I could pour Acetone into the switches, and leave it for a week in the window?


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There wouldn't be. Even if there was, the switches are mounted onto the plate, and soldered to the PCB behind it, so you probably wouldn't be able to separate them anyway.

How's your soldering iron skills?
Not that great. But I would be willing to try some fun stuff.
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I do believe acetone would damage the plastic of the switches.
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