Fixing unreliable rubber keypad contacts

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Fixing unreliable rubber keypad contacts

Post by VK4GHZ » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:47 pm

Fixing unreliable rubber keypad switch contacts.

This procedure is applicable for lots of consumer electronics, and in this case, the remote control for a Blu Ray recorder.


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Residue and muck buildup on the switch contacts becomes quite obvious on the misbehaving buttons:

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Re: Fixing unreliable rubber keypad contacts

Post by VK7HH » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:56 am

Excellent write up Adam.

IPA always an essential thing in any toolbox too.

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Re: Fixing unreliable rubber keypad contacts

Post by VK1JA » Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:06 am

Thanks, Adam


This will come in use for so many reasons.

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Re: Fixing unreliable rubber keypad contacts

Post by VK7HSE » Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:42 pm

VK7HH wrote:Excellent write up Adam.

IPA always an essential thing in any toolbox too.

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