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Logitech G15 spacebar

Basically i took the keys out of my Logitech G15 to clean the underneath.
i didnt realise how fragile the plastics under the spacebar was and one of the top parts of the little holders for the metal support bar snaped, now my spacebar dips (and consequently wont work when i press 1 side of the spacebar.

Anyone know of a repair kit or how have people overcome this problem before.... seems wastefull to buy a new one just because of this but at the same time it will get so annoying

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  • wallofchaos Apr 13, 2009

     I am on my 3rd keyboard now. the very 1st day i get it the damn thing breaks. I am getting so flustrated with this. How can such a nice expensive keyboard be such a piece of ****?

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seems to be that you may have accidentally swept some dirt underneath the keys.
try pressing each key individually in word and narrow down the affected key or keys, then remove the affected keys (using a keyboard key removal tool, or very carefully by hand) and clean underneath the key with a small dry clean brush both under the key and the board section it lay in, then replace the key and type the key again, if that has no luck then try the process again.

hope this helps

kev

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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Have you tried applying pressure gently until it snaps back in place? That could be the issue, is that the spacebar unsnapped itself when you were cleaning it. If you were using compressed air (canned air) then you may have blown something underneath it and it jammed itself in there. Trying turning the keyboard upside down and gently tapping it on a hard surface to see if anything else comes out.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Logitech wireless keyboard not working

After changing the batteries and cleaning the corrosion out of the battery case, I pressed the connect button on the Logitech receiver, then the red restart button on the underside of the keyboard and it was fixed!

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Dead Micro-switch

Unless the mouse uses a real oddball microswitch, it would be fairly simple to unsolder the bad switch and replace it with a new one. I have done this on many mice. You can check with computer shops in your area and see if any of them might try the repair. (A TV shop could also do it, but they're not likely to have a few old mice lying around to take a replacement switch from, while a computer shop probably would.) I have no idea what labor rate the shop would charge, but it would certainly exceed the cost of a new mouse. (The shop I formerly worked at would have charged $20, but this was 5 years ago.) However, it might be worth the cost if what you have can't be replaced with something comparable.

Posted on May 12, 2009

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The sugar goes into the contacts and permanently deamages the keyboard. NOT REPAIRABLE. The laptop keyboards are not very expensive. You will only get that problem solved by replacing the keyboard.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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i had this prblem before, bought a new one thinking it was broken. Two days after I got it i found a forum post from someone with this prblem too and a solution they had was this;

to uninstall all the logitech software from the computer and then unplug the keyboard from the USB and then uninstalling the keyboard frm Device Manager. shutdwn, plug the USB back in and then startup again.

I tried it and it worked ! I'd just bought a new one for nothing :s

Posted on Oct 12, 2009

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