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Introduction

After extensive use or a large period of time, the Razer Deathadder Essential’s (Model Number: RZ01-0254) mouse buttons may begin to double-click. Double-clicking is when the user only gives one input but receives 2 outputs.
In this guide, I will show you how to replace the buttons so that they will be brand new!
Before getting started, if you are unfamiliar with how to solder and desolder components from a motherboard, please read this guide.

  1. Use a spudger or opening tool to remove the top skates from the mouse. Poke a hole in the middle of the bar code to expose the 3 screws holding the mouse together.
    • Use a spudger or opening tool to remove the top skates from the mouse.

    • Poke a hole in the middle of the bar code to expose the 3 screws holding the mouse together.

  2. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the three 9 mm screws that are holding the mouse together.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the three 9 mm screws that are holding the mouse together.

  3. Open the mouse, and use the Phillips #1 screwdriver remove the two 11 mm  screws that are located on the left side of the motherboard. Also, remove the single 4 mm screw  next to the mouse wheel using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. After you remove all three screws the motherboard should be free.
    • Open the mouse, and use the Phillips #1 screwdriver remove the two 11 mm screws that are located on the left side of the motherboard.

    • Also, remove the single 4 mm screw next to the mouse wheel using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • After you remove all three screws the motherboard should be free.

  4. This is the component that we will be replacing and its 3 contact points. This is the component that we will be replacing and its 3 contact points.
    • This is the component that we will be replacing and its 3 contact points.

  5. Using your soldering iron and desoldering pump, desolder the 3 contact points that attach to each button as marked.
    • Using your soldering iron and desoldering pump, desolder the 3 contact points that attach to each button as marked.

    • Be careful when using a soldering iron, as it can burn you if not used correctly.

  6. Remove the button that you just desoldered. Then solder the new button  back into place. Repeat for both buttons. Be careful when using a soldering iron, as it can burn you if not used correctly.
    • Remove the button that you just desoldered.

    • Then solder the new button back into place. Repeat for both buttons.

    • Be careful when using a soldering iron, as it can burn you if not used correctly.

  7. Return the motherboard to its original position, and replace the two 11 mm  screws and the single 4 mm  screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Return the motherboard to its original position, and replace the two 11 mm  screws and the single 4 mm  screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Return the motherboard to its original position, and replace the two 11 mm  screws and the single 4 mm  screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Return the motherboard to its original position, and replace the two 11 mm screws and the single 4 mm screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  8. Close up the mouse, and replace the three 9 mm using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Close up the mouse, and replace the three 9 mm using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  9. Finally, replace the skates and you are finished.
    • Finally, replace the skates and you are finished.

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