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Good news folks. My Deck Legend Ice is on its way. Cant wait til it gets here. I bought it used, and only problem is that the "G" key's LED is burnt out. It is coming with 5 replacement LEDs, my question is: How hard is it to remove and solder a new one in its place??

EDIT: and I will post a picture when it gets here Reaper. Now, if I can OC it...
As long as you have good soldering equipment; very easy.

The hardest part is taking out all 11 screws from the Deck.
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My only soldering experience is with copper and plumbing. I will make my brother-in-law do it, he is a big electronics geek.

Thanks Tator. Wish I could rep ya.
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oh but you can
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I did a review of the WSAD Keyboard v1 if anyone wants to check it out.
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So the Noppoo Choc Mini with Cherry browns I ordered for my brother's birthday came in today and I couldn't help myself but to open it up to check it out. The first thing I noticed while testing it out is the funky spacebar. It's squeaky and makes a very annoying noise. It's like a "mechanical clinky" squeak, for the lack of better adjectives. I'm presuming that it has something to do with the stabilizers? The rest of the larger keys on this keyboard are fine.

Other than the spacebar on this keyboard, typing on it feels very nice. I think it's because of the POM keycaps. I've only tried this, the Topre PBT, and obviously ABS and I have to say that the POMs feel really nice. Not better than the Topre PBT's IMO, but still a definite improvement over ABS caps.
Edited by ChoboGuy - 8/3/11 at 5:45pm
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Just got my new Das Keyboard! Can already feel and hear the keystroke difference from my old g15
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So the Noppoo Choc Mini with Cherry browns I ordered for my brother's birthday came in today and I couldn't help myself but to open it up to check it out. The first thing I noticed while testing it out is the funky spacebar. It's squeaky and makes a very annoying noise. It's like a "mechanical clinky" squeak, for the lack of better adjectives. I'm presuming that it has something to do with the stabilizers? The rest of the larger keys on this keyboard are fine.

Other than the spacebar on this keyboard, typing on it feels very nice. I think it's because of the POM keycaps. I've only tried this, the Topre PBT, and obviously ABS and I have to say that the POMs feel really nice. Not better than the Topre PBT's IMO, but still a definite improvement over ABS caps.
Get some lithium grease and lube up the stabilizers.
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So the Noppoo Choc Mini with Cherry browns I ordered for my brother's birthday came in today and I couldn't help myself but to open it up to check it out. The first thing I noticed while testing it out is the funky spacebar. It's squeaky and makes a very annoying noise. It's like a "mechanical clinky" squeak, for the lack of better adjectives. I'm presuming that it has something to do with the stabilizers? The rest of the larger keys on this keyboard are fine.

Other than the spacebar on this keyboard, typing on it feels very nice. I think it's because of the POM keycaps. I've only tried this, the Topre PBT, and obviously ABS and I have to say that the POMs feel really nice. Not better than the Topre PBT's IMO, but still a definite improvement over ABS caps.
I had the same thoughts when I had the Mini Choc with browns for that short time. I liked the POM caps and the brown switches did feel a little bit diferrent compared to my filco browns.

Didnt have the squeak on the spacebar or at least one that I noticed but maybe greasing it up will help... Should have told me you wanted a noppoo mini choc brown just sold mine last week and would have hooked you up...

Would have loved to keep that board in my collection but something had to give to make room for the RF you sold me.
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Ouch so I actually got a bad one out of the bunch then? This isn't the same kind of squeak that my Leopold had. This spacebar has a lot of hysteria and clinky sounds to it too.
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Ouch so I actually got a bad one out of the bunch then? This isn't the same kind of squeak that my Leopold had. This spacebar has a lot of hysteria and clinky sounds to it too.
It sounds like it, or yours was beat around a bit in shipping.

I'd take the spacebar off an inspect it .
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