Casio CTK-501 Keys Replacement

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This guide will show you how to remove and reinstall any stuck or broken keys on your Casio CTK-501 keyboard.

  • Author: Jimmy Winne
  • Time required: 15-20
  • Difficulty: Easy

Edit Step 1 Bottom Panel  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Bottom Panel  ¶ 

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

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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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.

Edit Step 5 Keys  ¶ 

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  • Completely unscrew and remove the screws holding the broken string of keys in place.

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  • Pull up the top layer of white keys to remove them from the keyboard.

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  • Pull up on the last layer of white keys to remove them.

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  • Push the black keys toward the front of the keyboard and rotate them until they fall out of the keyboard.

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  • Replace the group of broken keys with new ones and screw all of the keys back in place.

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

For more information, check out the Casio CTK-501 device page.

Required Tools

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