[rescue] Keyboards -- the great evil

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Mon Jan 28 16:24:01 CST 2013

On 28 Jan 2013, at 17:18, "Carl R. Friend" <crfriend at rcn.com> wrote:

>   This is likely off-topic for this crowd, but does anybody have a
> busted Toshiba Satellite Laptop that can be parted out?
>   I managed to spill a beer (Yes, it's a bad habit I know) into my
> otherwise-perfect one yesterday, and despite the best attempts at
> damage control *one* key on the keyboard is now inop (and a vowel
> ("o") to boot).
>   It looks like Toshiba wants about (US)$230 to fix the thing, and
> that'll boost the price of the unit beyond what I think it's really
> worth, and I'd really rather not resort to an external keyboard, so
> I'm looking to pick up a working keyboard for a reasonable chunk of
> change and do the fix myself.

I'll give you a keyboard from a satellite L505 for free.

Give me a pic of the keyboard you have now and i'll see if it matches.

>   Unless that's completely off the wall in our modern throwaway
> world...
>   Cheers!
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> | mailto:crfriend at rcn.com                        +---------------------+
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