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Water problems I seem to have dropped a bit of water on my Wacom Intuos3 Graphic Tablet and now it doesnt work, yes I know a bit clumsy on my party but I don´t think it´s completly lost, is there anything I can do to fix it?

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Re: Water problems

I would completely disassemble it and dry it out with tissue and a hair dryer.

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Re: Water problems

Noooooooooooooo! me too :'(

- hang on!
I opened it up (almost destroyed it in the process) dried it out with a hairdryer for some minutes and it works great!
Be VERY careful when opening it because there's a short and fragile copper ribbon connecting the circuit board (fixed to the top piece) to a loose shield plate at the back. It's connections are on the side of where USB cable goes into the the tablet so open it from the other side in a tilting way, just dont try and pull the cable side of the tablet away from its other half. There are clips under the tablet you can use after undoing the screws to split the two pieces.

Good luck!

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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