1. Flip the keyboard upside down so the bottom is angled towards you.
    • Flip the keyboard upside down so the bottom is angled towards you.

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  2. Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the twenty-seven 12 mm screws from the dark gray bottom panel.
    • Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the twenty-seven 12 mm screws from the dark gray bottom panel.

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    • Remove the bottom panel by lifting the bottom panel up and outward from yourself.

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    • Flip the entire keyboard so the keys face up, and be careful not to let the bottom drop.

    • Flip the top half of the keyboard and set onto the bottom half with the internal parts facing up.

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    • Plug in the soldering iron and set it somewhere safe where it can't catch anything on fire.

    • Unscrew the top green circuit board with black and red wires running into it.

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    • Set the circuit board somewhere flat so it is safe to solder.

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    • Heat up the solder covering the end of the wires connected to the circuit board. Once the solder melts, remove the wires from the circuit board.

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    • Melt new solder with your soldering iron, then apply it over the tip of the wire touching the circuit board.

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    • Once the wires are firmly attached screw the circuit board back onto the keyboard.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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