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Introduction

The Razer DeathAdder Chroma may experience critical issues related to the device not being registered by the computer via a fault in the USB cable.

  1. Opening the mouse casing will void any  warranty that exists for the mouse.
    • Opening the mouse casing will void any warranty that exists for the mouse.

    • Turn the mouse over so the bottom is facing up.

  2. Use the blunt end of the spudger to pry the adhesive rubber pads from the top left and right edges. Use the blunt end of the spudger to pry the adhesive rubber pads from the top left and right edges.
    • Use the blunt end of the spudger to pry the adhesive rubber pads from the top left and right edges.

  3. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove two 6.7 mm screws. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove two 6.7 mm screws.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove two 6.7 mm screws.

  4. Use your fingers to identify the location of the screw under the bottom label.
    • Use your fingers to identify the location of the screw under the bottom label.

  5. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove one 6.7 mm screw.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove one 6.7 mm screw.

    • Clear the label away from around the screw for easier removal.

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  7. Turn the mouse over so the bottom is facing down. Separate the top casing from the bottom base by pulling the top casing upwards. Separating the casing too quickly could damage the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the LED lights.
    • Turn the mouse over so the bottom is facing down.

    • Separate the top casing from the bottom base by pulling the top casing upwards.

    • Separating the casing too quickly could damage the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the LED lights.

  8. Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the LED lights by pulling upward. Pulling too hard could damage the wire connections.
    • Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the LED lights by pulling upward.

    • Pulling too hard could damage the wire connections.

  9. Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the USB cable by pulling upward. Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the USB cable by pulling upward.
    • Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the USB cable by pulling upward.

    There are 2 tiny locking pins at the back you may need to spudge the connector casing a bit on each side to release these , I did.

    John bayley - Reply

  10. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove three 5.5 mm screws.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove three 5.5 mm screws.

  11. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove two 11.5 mm screws on the side buttons. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove two 11.5 mm screws on the side buttons.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove two 11.5 mm screws on the side buttons.

  12. Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove one 5.0 mm screw.
    • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove one 5.0 mm screw.

  13. Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the optical sensor. Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the optical sensor.
    • Disconnect the ribbon connector between the motherboard and the optical sensor.

  14. Remove the motherboard by grasping the sides and gently pulling upward. Remove the motherboard by grasping the sides and gently pulling upward.
    • Remove the motherboard by grasping the sides and gently pulling upward.

  15. Locate the USB cable.
    • Locate the USB cable.

  16. Remove the USB cable by pulling it up and out. Remove the USB cable by pulling it up and out.
    • Remove the USB cable by pulling it up and out.

Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

Thank you! It realy worked. Btw: The cable for the Deathadder 2013 is working for the Chroma and Elite as well. I Just tried it :)

Pokefreeks - Reply

Great and easy guide thanx alot, saved me a new mouse :)

jesperkb - Reply

Is there a reliable website where I can get a replacement cable with low delivery time?

Bubbles EXE - Reply

where can i get the cable from?

Mourya Singham - Reply

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