Best Way To Clean A Keyboard

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  1. .sXe

    .sXe Senior Member

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    Whats the best way to clean a keyboard?

    xelink said dump it in the sink but mine is the G15 so it has a screen on it, what is another good way?
     
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    I just hit it against my desk gently to get the crumbs of food or whatever out. Then I take a wet cloth and wipe the keyboard with it
     
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    I just throw mine in the dish washer every 6 months. But depending on how technical yours is you may have to buy a can of compressed air and spray between the keys and use a damp paper towel for the surface.
     
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    I use a hand-held bicycle pump with an extension nozzle to get in between the gaps, then use a slightly damp cloth for keys.
     
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    I just pop all the keys out and clean the dirt out with a sweeper.
     
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    [-PE-] Carter Well-Known Member

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    If you have those cans that blow air out of it use that. Works well.
     
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    why put it in the dishwasher? aren't you afraid of damaging it because of how hot the water gets inside?
     
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    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    yeah, the monitor on it changes things a bit, usually keybaords are pretty simple they're either on or off and it's pretty hard to ------ them up, but I wouldn't be dumping a 80 buck keyboard with a monitor into water.

    just remove the keys one by one and clean them and under where they were then place them back in.
     
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    take some keys out and use the compressed air
     
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    why spend 80 bucks on a keyboard in the first place?
     
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    because u can, and because it has a screen.. thats like asking why buy a pc for 2000 bucks when you can get a cheap dell for 500 bucks
     
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    Probably compressed air is the safest. Or the stuff that's like technology cleansing compressed air for stuff like that.
     
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    Hold it firmly upside down and gently tap the bottem to get rid of crumbs n ----. If the keys are sticky just get a wet rag and rinse it out and gently swab the keys.
     
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    WHy clean it? just blow on it :lol:
     

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