Keyswitch Replacement

Before you begin, remove the keyboard mechanism. Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Using a screwdriver, lift up on one of the four sides of the keycap and remove the keycap. Apply fresh solder to the two keyswitch connections to prepare them for desoldering. Desolder the contacts using a solder sucker. (If necessary, use needlenose pliers to wiggle the pins and free the keyswitch.)

Adjustable Keyboard Keycaps

Before you begin, disconnect the keyboard. Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Note The keycaps on the Adjustable Keyboard are removable. Spacebar, Delete, Return, Tab, Shift, Enter, and 0 keys use stabilizer bars to secure the keycaps. To replace keycaps, snap the stabilizer bar into the back of the key. Slide the stabilizer bar hook into the keycap support. Press to reseat the keycap.

Extended Keyboard

Macbook Top Case Firmwire

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. Note To remove and replace keyswitches, refer to Keyswitch Replacement in Additional Procedures. Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Disconnect the keyboard from the computer and disconnect the ADB cable and mouse from the keyboard. Remove the four screws from the bottom of the keyboard. 4 Lift out the keyboard mechanism. Reassembly of the keyboard is easier with the components facing up rather than down.

Keyboard II

Apple Keyboard Screws

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. Note If you are exchanging the Apple Keyboard II, do not remove the keyboard mechanism return the entire keyboard to Apple without the cable . Note To remove and replace keyswitches, refer to Keyswitch Replacement in Additional Procedures. Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Disconnect the keyboard from the computer and disconnect the ADB cable and mouse from the keyboard. 2 Remove the three screws from the...

Extended Keyboard II

Apple Adb Connector

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. Note If you are exchanging an Apple Extended Keyboard II, do not remove the keyboard mechanism return the entire keyboard to Apple without the cable . Note To remove and replace keyswitches, refer to Keyswitch Replacement in Additional Procedures. Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Disconnect the keyboard from the computer and disconnect the ADB cable and mouse from the keyboard. 2 Remove the screw from...