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ARRRGH, I spilled water in my Das Ultimate.

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Edit: Everything is working okay.
Edited by pjBSOD - 4/19/11 at 10:57am
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Why did you plug it in again? Should've given it a day or two to completely dry.
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Your lucky it was just water.
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Your lucky it was just water.
Haha, that's what my friend said.

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Why did you plug it in again? Should've given it a day or two to completely dry.
I don't know, it's working fine now. Before it was disconnecting very quickly after plugging it in, right now it's perfectly fine after the good 10 minute blow dry. However, if it does disconnect again I'll let it dry overnight.
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I would let it dry for 2-3days before even reconnecting it.
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I would let it dry for 2-3days before even reconnecting it.
Yeah, I know... I know.. I was having a horrible day and that just topped it ALL off. So I wasn't even thinking about letting it dry for a long period of time.

So here I am a day later. It hasn't turned off and it works fine so far... except for one slight problem.

My eight key, not the eight key on the NUM Pad side, just the regular eight key, has stopped functioning correctly. I have to spam the key like 20+ times to get it to just type once. I have tried removing the key cap and putting it back on, but that wasn't the issue.

Any ideas? It's not a huge loss, but I'd like to know if there's anything I can do.
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mechanical keyboards are more sealed than normal keyboards so theres no need to worry but you could have waited at least 4-5 hours before plugging it in, anyways hope nothing goes wrong after a while
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Yeah, I wasn't really thinking at the time since I was incredibly angered and was in a very bad mood to begin with. It's a few days later and everything okay now, my eight key is even functioning properly again now.
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mechanical keyboards are more sealed than normal keyboards so theres no need to worry
I beg to differ.....

Rubber dome and scissor switches are more water friendly. The metal in "Mechanical" hates water.




What rubber dome/scissors membranes hate is sticky Coke.

Everclear is your safest liquid beverage. But if you drink too much you throw up.

Can't win. Maybe a Camelbak?
Edited by ripster - 4/19/11 at 11:09am
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but the metal is underneath its the plastic bezel that protects it from spils and not floods cause the switches are high and so are the openings
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