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Re^2: Keyboard Trouble

by ambrus (Abbot)
on Jul 04, 2010 at 10:58 UTC ( #847971=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Keyboard Trouble
in thread Keyboard Trouble

Just to clarify, do you mean 150F?


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Re^3: Keyboard Trouble
by johngg (Abbot) on Jul 04, 2010 at 11:13 UTC

    Kelvin :-)

    Cheers,

    JohnGG

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Re^3: Keyboard Trouble
by roboticus (Canon) on Jul 04, 2010 at 16:36 UTC

    ambrus:

    Yes, Fahrenheit, sorry.

    Semiconductors are happy with higher temperatures, but resistor values can drift at higher temperatures, and you risk drying out electrolytic capacitors if they get too warm.

    You don't absolutely need to bake out the circuit board, so long as you're very patient and certain the the water wicked up under various components is fully evaporated before you turn it on. If you don't bake it, I would let it sit for several days, rather than a few hours. Water doesn't easily come out of some trimmer resistors, for example. (On the bright side, though, it's also harder to get the water *into* them, too.)

    I may be overly cautious, though...

    ...roboticus

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