Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    USB white keyboards - soaking cleaning?
    opus_az's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 06, 2006
    Posts
    275
    USB white keyboards - soaking cleaning?
    Hi...

    In the old days you could submerse a keyboard in water to soak out any sticky stuff. Surprisingly enough this would often work, given a proper drying out time.

    I have a clear plastic and white key Apple USB keyboard http://www.synaptech.com/catalog/images/661-2939.gif that I'd think needs a good soaking. Do these keyboards hold up to this counter intuitive cleaning?
    iMac, MB, MB Air, nano

  2. #2
    USB white keyboards - soaking cleaning?
    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Location
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Posts
    45,293
    Specs:
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, Yosemite
    Possibly. However, before trying the soaking\drying method make sure you have a spare keyboard on hand - just in case!

    Regards.

  3. #3
    USB white keyboards - soaking cleaning?
    skaheadpunk's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 12, 2008
    Location
    Leicester, England
    Posts
    1,760
    Specs:
    MacBook, iPod Classic, 8GB 3G iPhone, Time Capsule
    I'm not sure about the new ones, but in the net cafe I worked in we had the old coloured ones that matched the imacs, and they got soaked in coffee daily and still battled on... god I miss those things.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. USB Keyboards not detected (Keyboard model: A1243) EMC:2171
    By sdcictsupport in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 02-24-2015, 08:00 PM
  2. Question on USB keyboards w/ Macbook pro
    By truTh in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-15-2011, 10:30 PM
  3. do all usb keyboards work with Macbook pro?
    By HaleyKilljoy in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-10-2008, 12:19 PM
  4. Cleaning my White MB
    By zman2408 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-13-2008, 02:23 PM
  5. cleaning macbook white?
    By tyros8000 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-05-2007, 02:52 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •