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Originally Posted by black!ce View Post
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
yeah remove the cap and you can see it can leak in pretty easily...
the worst what could happen it is if it had dripped on the mobo O_O
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post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by runeazn View Post
yeah remove the cap and you can see it can leak in pretty easily...
the worst what could happen it is if it had dripped on the mobo O_O
It went everywhere. It spilled more than half of the bottle of water. It seeped through the crevasses in the desk onto my case, onto the carpet, etc. It could have been really bad. But it turned out alright.

Needless to say I don't put beverages on my computer desk anymore.
post #13 of 17
uhh your best best is to resolder most of those switches...
as yeah i have a feeling(DAS GEFUHL)<< funny
that it will corrode, over a time and then you have bad bad baad switches.
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post #14 of 17
You need to put it in a box with some DampRid beads.
Put the keyboard in a pillow case and bury it in the Damprid beads(HomeDepot or any hardware should carry the stuff). Leave it in there for a day or two. I have fixed more then a few cell phones this way.
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Oh, that's a good one I haven't tried before. Better than trying to buy a big enough bag of rice to stick a keyboard in. Plus wastes less rice.

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post #16 of 17
A garbage bag works too if you don't have a box...might be better as it's more air tight.

If you want you can open it up and spray a bit of Corrosion X and wipe it off. Displaces water much better then WD 40, last longer too.



They have a car polish called ReJex, a PTFE car polish that kicks waxes ass... LoL Now I sound like a salesmen...which I'm not.
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Oh, that's a good one I haven't tried before. Better than trying to buy a big enough bag of rice to stick a keyboard in. Plus wastes less rice.

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Rice isn't really good at removing moisture, it does a bit but not much. We keep it in salt shakers to break up any clumps of salt more than as an absorbent. I could be wrong but that's what I picked up from the old salts at my dock.
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