Spilled water on my keyboard

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  1. Thi Them

    Thi Them Producer

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    I spilled a few tablespoons on it. I turned it upside down and shook it to drain as much of the water. Do you think it is still usable?

    ~T
     
  2. JasenP

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    If its only water, I think you are in luck!

    I would turn it upside down and let it air dry (like in your dish rack) overnight, just to be sure.
     
  3. Ammon

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    You can pretty much sill water on any electonic device and you wont have to worry. As long as it was off when you spilled it and you let it dry thoroughly. Milk on the other hand would not be a good thing to spill.
     
  4. Ken Chan

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    You could put it out in the sun for a day or two (take it in at night [​IMG] )
    //Ken
     
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    You could put it out in the sun for a day or two (take it in at night )
    or when it's raining[​IMG]
    Brent
     
  6. Rob Gillespie

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    Take it apart and leave it overnight in your airing cupboard. Job done.
     
  7. Todd H

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    I've done the milk thing. I had to take the thing apart and clean it by hand. It took hours to finish.
     
  8. Rob Gillespie

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    If you've got milk, coke or coffee stains in the keyboard, take it apart (i.e. remove the base, the membrane and the actual keyboard itself) and soak them for a few hours in hot soap water (washing-up liquid is fine). The stains literally rinse off afterware. Then place everything in the airing cupboar overnight, put back together and you've got a keyboard as good as the day it came out of it's wrapper.
     

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