Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove, clean, and replace the button clusters on the keyboard's front black panel

Image 1/2: Remove  23 16mm screws with Phillips #2 screwdriver Image 2/2: Remove  23 16mm screws with Phillips #2 screwdriver
  • Place keyboard key side down

  • Remove 23 16mm screws with Phillips #2 screwdriver

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Image 1/2: Remove volume knob Image 2/2: Remove volume knob
  • Use plastic opening tool to pry up volume knob

  • Remove volume knob

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Image 1/3: Remove all screws from circuit panel  with Phillips #1 and #2 screwdrivers in order to remove all 18 16mm and 18mm screws. Image 2/3: Remove all screws from circuit panel  with Phillips #1 and #2 screwdrivers in order to remove all 18 16mm and 18mm screws. Image 3/3: Remove all screws from circuit panel  with Phillips #1 and #2 screwdrivers in order to remove all 18 16mm and 18mm screws.
  • Pull black panel away from keyboard and place face-up on keys

  • Remove all screws from circuit panel with Phillips #1 and #2 screwdrivers in order to remove all 18 16mm and 18mm screws.

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Image 1/3: Set circuit panel out of the way Image 2/3: Remove/clean button cluster Image 3/3: Reassemble with new/cleaned button cluster
  • Pull circuit panel away from black panel

  • Set circuit panel out of the way

  • Remove/clean button cluster

  • Reassemble with new/cleaned button cluster

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Conclusion

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

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