Introduction

You will be removing the back of the keyboard in order to replace broken LED lights. This is to ensure the keys from lighting up as this is one of the key attraction of the SteelSeries keyboard.

Unplug the keyboard from the computer.
  • Unplug the keyboard from the computer.

Unscrew the twenty black 4.5 mm Phillips #1 screws on the back of the keyboard.
  • Unscrew the twenty black 4.5 mm Phillips #1 screws on the back of the keyboard.

Pry open the back of the keyboard.
  • Pry open the back of the keyboard.

Remove the gel membrane. Remove the gel membrane.
  • Remove the gel membrane.

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Unscrew the two silver 4.0 mm Phillips #1 screws and the three black 6.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the silicone sheets. Unscrew the two silver 4.0 mm Phillips #1 screws and the three black 6.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the silicone sheets.
  • Unscrew the two silver 4.0 mm Phillips #1 screws and the three black 6.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the silicone sheets.

Flip the chip slightly in order to remove the sheets.
  • Flip the chip slightly in order to remove the sheets.

Remove the sheets.
  • Remove the sheets.

Unscrew  the two silver 4.5 mm Phillips #1 screws and the seven 5.0 mm Phillips #1 screws that deter the plastic panel from removal. Unscrew  the two silver 4.5 mm Phillips #1 screws and the seven 5.0 mm Phillips #1 screws that deter the plastic panel from removal.
  • Unscrew the two silver 4.5 mm Phillips #1 screws and the seven 5.0 mm Phillips #1 screws that deter the plastic panel from removal.

Remove the plastic panel and the white sheet.
  • Remove the plastic panel and the white sheet.

Unplug the wires connected to the LEDs. Unplug the wires connected to the LEDs. Unplug the wires connected to the LEDs.
  • Unplug the wires connected to the LEDs.

Remove the LEDs. Remove the LEDs.
  • Remove the LEDs.

Conclusion

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

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