Keyboard II

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.

Apple Keyboard Adb

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 bottom of the keyboard.

Grasp the bottom and top of the case. Push in on the tabs and lift off the top cover.

Note: There are two versions of the Apple Keyboard II, Version A and Version B; the parts are not interchangeable. To differentiate Version A from Version B, check the serial numbers on the bottom case. Version A serial numbers start with the letter "M"; Version B serial numbers start with the letter "S" or it -p n

This Take Apart topic contains separate procedures for each version of the keyboard.

Take Apart Keyboard

Version A:

1 Remove the three screws that secure the keyboard to the encoder board.

2 Disconnect the ribbon cable from its connector.

3 Slide the keyboard out from under the clips in the bottom case and remove the keyboard.

4 Lift the encoder board out of the bottom case.

Apple Keyboard Screws

Version B:

1 Remove the three screws that secure the keyboard to the encoder board.

2 Disconnect the two ribbon cables from their connectors.

3 Unplug the Caps Lock switch connector from the encoder board and remove the keyboard.

4 Remove the six screws with captive washers and lift the encoder board out of the case bottom.

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