Hardware Some keys not lit?


timothee

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Hi there

I just received my pyra today, and a block of keys is not lit (678 yui ghj bnm)

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Is this something I can fix myself?

Thanks!
Tim
 

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Is this something I can fix myself?
how comfortable are you with surface mount soldering? I suspect it's either a missing resistor or diode, or perhaps a diode placed in backwards in that chain of LEDS...
 

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how comfortable are you with surface mount soldering? I suspect it's either a missing resistor or diode, or perhaps a diode placed in backwards in that chain of LEDS...
Thank you for the reply!

I have zero skills for that ... but I might be able to find someone who has.

Or if I can't I guess I must decide if I'll just live with it (assuming no issues with the keys), or return to exchange .

Anyway, thanks again!
 

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Thank you for the reply!

I have zero skills for that ... but I might be able to find someone who has.

Or if I can't I guess I must decide if I'll just live with it (assuming no issues with the keys), or return to exchange .

Anyway, thanks again!
Well EvilDragon will likely fix it for free via the RMA process, you would only likely need to pay the shipping to send it back to him in Germany.
 

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Looks like at least a couple of LEDs aren't lit. The cause of that should be relatively obvious once you get inside your Pyra and take a look, but if you aren't confident mechanically then I'd ask yourself if you really care. Perhaps you're okay with those keys not lit because you don't plan to use your Pyra in the dark.
 
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