i just dumped a whole glass of diet soda in my keyboard...........

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  1. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    i just dumped a whole glass of diet soda in my keyboard...........

    on my brand new logitech wireless keyboard.....

    son of a @#$#@.

    hopefully it dries out. i wiped as much of it as i could out and went over the ribbion stips inside with rubbing alchole.

    its still not detecting. maybe i needs longer to dry out.
     
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  2. Doom

    Doom OSNN Senior Addict

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    I did the same thing a year ago with vodca/red bull. Like yourself I tried to clean it. The keyboard never recovered. I was more than a little miffed because it was the best keyboard I ever had and I couldn't get another one.
     
  3. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    well i just bought it so i may do the "im going to say it stop working thing" and try to get another.
     
  4. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    I buy $5 AOPEN cheapo's so when it happens, I just buy another one.
     
  5. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Good thing it was diet -- no sugar.
    Tho if it was soda, thats just carbonated water (getting all english up in he-ya)

    I spilt OJ on a keyboard once, shook it off, it worked so I thought nothing of it. Meanwhile the citric acid was eating thru the membranes and broke the circuitary by eating thru them.
     
  6. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    what i spilt was fresca......... 2nd ingred. citric acid.....

    damn!
     
  7. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    Mine is spill proof. I can dump some drink on it, and i can then tilt it to one special side, and let it all run out.


    For cleaning all you do is pour half a glass for water in it, and then tilt it to one side, and your set to go again. Its pretty cool.
     
  8. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    what is it?
     
  9. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    You could pour water on to it so that it washes out the acid/sugar. Then blow dry it.
     
  10. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    blow dry w/ cold air though :)
     
  11. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    well at least it was diet so it won't get fat...

    sorry this thread was just asking for it
     
  12. Dubbin1

    Dubbin1 I Like Cheese

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    Take and rinse it out really good in the sink, then let it dry completely before you plug it back in. It should still work.
     
  13. suicide_pact

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    suicide_pact ---pro a.v. geek

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    I once spilt a glass of Newcastle on my kybd. I immediately unplugged it, rinsed well w/ water in the shower, then opened it up and let it dry out for a coupla' days. No probs..........except for the lack of more Newcastle.
     
  15. suicide_pact

    suicide_pact ---pro a.v. geek

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    Now when I get drunk, I sometimes miss showering w/out my keyboard.
     
  16. ~bk

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    Haha yeah, wouldn't want to melt the keyboard ;)
     
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  18. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Haha yeah, wouldn't want to melt it ;)
     
  19. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    I'd like to see a pic of that, got any?
     
  20. LeeJend

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    Best bet is to take it aaprt and clean it with alcohol. Topside membranes and electronics on the bottom. Warnign keys may all fall out when doign this.


    Lazy approach - Use the shower trick before the soda dries. Run the water hot, it will speed up the drying process. Remove batteries first.

    50-50 recovery if prompt action taken.