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Hi everyone, I've begun to notice recently that on my Blackwidow, if I do not hit the spacebar with excessive force, the bar will stick to the base of the keyboard for a second before popping back up. Needless to say it's a very irritating issue as I have to consciously mash on the space bar a little harder than I would like to. Has anyone heard of this issue (really couldn't find much on it anywhere else), and perhaps have a potential fix other than RMA?

Thanks. smile.gif
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post #2 of 9
stop with pr0n......

but on serious note take some compressed air and give it a real good cleaning or just take it off and see if theres anything underneath of it
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I thought removing the spacebar voided the warranty (silly Razer warranties)? Because of that I'm a bit weary of removing the spacebar if I don't find whatever it is that's causing the problem.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HealthyBigMac;12323217 
I thought removing the spacebar voided the warranty (silly Razer warranties)? Because of that I'm a bit weary of removing the spacebar if I don't find whatever it is that's causing the problem.

well if you still have warranty id just try the air cleaner and if that doesnt work RMA use a spare one if you got one
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post #5 of 9
Never heard of removing a key to clean under it voiding a warranty. But you only get a year warranty with it to start with. So depending on how long you had it and if you like to do a rma. Or just remove the space bar and clean it and put it back on and see if it fixes it. If it was mine i pop the space bar off and clean it and see what happens.
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Okay I'll suppose I'll do that then. What's the best way to remove the spacebar? I'm not exactly sure how to remove the pins that hold it in place.
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post #7 of 9
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Well it looks like I got it, hopefully. I took off both alt keys and, using a paper clip, tweaked around with the rods that hold the space bar in place. I suppose they were not in proper position. Thanks for your help those who posted!
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post #8 of 9
Complete key removal guide here.

Kinda late. Sorry.

The OCN Mechanical Keyboard Guide section on this is a bit weak.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ripster;12328885 
Complete key removal guide here.
Awesome, this is just what I was looking for. I'll have to keep this in mind if it starts sticking again. Thanks!
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