Keyboard protector for Corsair K70?

blade12

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I just ordered a K70 and was considering buying a thin protector.

I drop a lot of cookie crumbs & other garbage/dust (my G15 I used for 8 years is a MESS) and was wondering if anyone uses keyboard protectors? If they get messy, I can simply take them out, clean it with water & put it back.. Keyboard itself I cannot

Would they change how the keys feel enough to be easily noticeable?
 

King Icewind

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The best protection is abstinence: stop eating at your computer. It's horrible for health as is let alone cookies. :p
 

ekul78

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Eat at the dinner table.

Play your games at the computer.

You wont get so fat.
 

Comixbooks

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They are easy to clean take the keys out with the key pull then use a hair dryer or some kinda blowing sucking device to get the hair and crumbs out.
 

blade12

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They are easy to clean take the keys out with the key pull then use a hair dryer or some kinda blowing sucking device to get the hair and crumbs out.

Not just for crumbs, but what about spills?

I had a ttesports poseidon Z that I spilled some milk on. I had to send the keyboard back for refund as a few of the switches became rock hard & take $15 lose on restocking fee.

If there is a decent cover out there, it would be awesome. I have one for my laptop, but it's too small for K70. I guess I am asking for too much haha
 
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Lames.

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Not just for crumbs, but what about spills?

I had a ttesports poseidon Z that I spilled some milk on. I had to send the keyboard back for refund as a few of the switches became rock hard & take $15 lose on restocking fee.

If there is a decent cover out there, it would be awesome. I have one for my laptop, but it's too small for K70. I guess I am asking for too much haha

So YOU spilled something on the keyboard causing the issue of the switches becoming rock hard and sent it back for a refund?

YOU are part of the reason why prices on things are the way they are.
 

Gmok Bonecrusha

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Not just for crumbs, but what about spills?

I had a ttesports poseidon Z that I spilled some milk on. I had to send the keyboard back for refund as a few of the switches became rock hard & take $15 lose on restocking fee.

If there is a decent cover out there, it would be awesome. I have one for my laptop, but it's too small for K70. I guess I am asking for too much haha

Wow.
 

blade12

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So YOU spilled something on the keyboard causing the issue of the switches becoming rock hard and sent it back for a refund?

YOU are part of the reason why prices on things are the way they are.

Well, I requested a replacement, but Amazon issued refund (minus restocking fee). Instead of doing anything, I decided to get a different keyboard that was true Cherry MX Brown not chinese kailh brown.

Here's the transcript so you can see the entire convo for yourself:
Initial Question: Hello, I ran into an issue with keyboard I bought 4 months ago. Few of the keys on it have hardened to the point that I have to push it down very hard. How do I get it replaced? I do not want a refund and I do not want to return it, but simply want to know what the replacement terms are.
06:40 PM PST ___(Amazon): Hello, my name is ___. I'll be glad to help you today.
06:41 PM PST ___(Amazon): I am extremely sorry for the inconvenience you had experienced in this case

May I have your order number please ?
06:41 PM PST HS: **REMOVED**
06:42 PM PST ___(Amazon): Thank you HS .

Let me check what best I can do for you today!

06:42 PM PST HS: sure
06:42 PM PST ___(Amazon):
Tt eSPORTS The POSEIDON Z Illuminated Keyboard, Brown (KB-PIZ-KBBLUS-01)
Is that the item HS ?
06:42 PM PST HS: yes
06:45 PM PST ___(Amazon): I can give you return mailing label to return the item. You will not be charged to return it.
06:46 PM PST HS: What courier would it be through?
USPS/UPS/Fedex?
06:46 PM PST ___(Amazon): In case if you would have been charged for shipping costs , I will make a note on your account ,we will refund the charges.
06:47 PM PST ___(Amazon): You can return the item via UPS .
Follow the link below to find instructions and a mailing label for returning your [order / item]: **LINK REMOVED**
06:48 PM PST ___(Amazon): Is there anything else I can do for you today?
06:49 PM PST HS: Ok that's fine. Thank-you very much
06:50 PM PST HS: Ok so I have all of the original box and everything
I will send it all back just as I received it
06:51 PM PST ___(Amazon): Yes.
06:51 PM PST HS: Does this label take into consideration the weight too?
06:52 PM PST ___(Amazon): Please don't worry you will not be charged for any thing.
06:53 PM PST ___(Amazon): It is also weight too.
Would that be fine.
06:53 PM PST HS: No problem
Thank-you very much
06:54 PM PST ___(Amazon): You are most welcome.
Is there anything else I can do for you today?
06:54 PM PST HS: No thanks. Happy holidays ___!
06:54 PM PST ___(Amazon): Same to you HS .
 
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Lames.

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So you ruined a keyboard that you bought 4 months ago but were expecting a replacement for you damaging the product?


Just wow...
 

blade12

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So you ruined a keyboard that you bought 4 months ago but were expecting a replacement for you damaging the product?

Just wow...

This is getting off topic.

If you wish, I will explain. I emailed Thermaltake a week before that asking for RMA. I received no response for 7 days. The keyboard was difficult to use as 1,2,3,4,q,tab,shift,w,` had to be punched down to go in. I used electronic spray behind the key, but it was only temporary. I did not want to unscrew the keyboard open. That meant my only other option was to see if Amazon would assist or keep waiting for Thermaltake. I decided to try the former (who would not? Would you??) - if they refused, I would have obviously kept waiting on Thermaltake.

I don't have a good job to eat up $85 if that is what you were insinuating. Spills happen. I did not personally take hydrochloric acid or liquid helium and pour it on the keyboard to purposely ruin it.

P.S. I received a reply from Thermaltake last Tuesday.. 3 weeks after I requested tech support (a week after Amazon had the return & issued refund all done). In the email, thermaltake told me they will replace it if I apply for RMA. You tell me - would you wait 3 weeks to hear from tech support? Another week to apply for RMA and who knows how long their RMA process would be... Think.
 
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_PixelNinja

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Don't worry, the LEDs — if non-RGB — on that keyboard will be failing faster than you can spill anything on it. :eek:
 
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