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How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches

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  1. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches, Mechanical Switch Leaf: adım 1, 1 resimden 1.
    • Disconnect the keyboard from the power source or computer before proceeding.

    • This ensures safety and prevents accidental input or damage during the switch opening process.

  2. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 2, 1 resimden 1.
    • Use a keycap puller or gently pry off the keycap(s) from the switch you want to open.

    • We suggest removing a couple extra keycaps around your desired key, as it will make it easier to remove the switch later.

  3. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 3, 1 resimden 1.
    • Use a switch puller to grip the top and bottom of the base of the switch.

    • Gently pull the switch straight upwards from the hot swappable socket on the keyboard.

    • This can only be done on a hot swappable keyboard. Other keyboards would require the switch to be desoldered from the PCB.

  4. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 4, 2 resimden 1. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 4, 2 resimden 2.
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    • To open the switch housing, align the prongs on the switch opener with the clasps holding the top and bottom of the switch.

    • Apply gentle pressure on the top of the switch until the upper switch housing detaches from the lower switch housing.

    • Remove the stem, upper housing, and spring, so that you are left with the lower housing and switch leaves.

    • You can use tweezers to pry off the clasps on each side of the switch if a switch opener is not available to you. Make sure you do not break or bend any clasps, and work with caution as tweezers can slip out of place easily.

  5. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 5, 2 resimden 1. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 5, 2 resimden 2.
    • Remove the old switch leaf by grabbing the top of the leaf with tweezers and gently pulling it out.

  6. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 6, 1 resimden 1.
    • Insert the new switch leaf by inserting the pin through the small hole at the bottom of the switch housing.

    • You know the leaf is fully inserted when the pin from the leaf is the same length as the other pin sticking out of the bottom of the housing.

  7. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 7, 3 resimden 1. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 7, 3 resimden 2. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 7, 3 resimden 3.
    • Align the switch components as they were when you took apart the switch

    • Apply pressure to the top and bottom of the switch housing until it snaps back into place.

    • Ensure the switch is fully closed on all four clasps or else it will not properly fit back into the PCB.

  8. How to Replace a Mechanical Switch Leaf on Gateron Switches: adım 8, 1 resimden 1.
    • Reinstall the switch to the PCB by lining up the pins on the switch to the holes on the PCB, and apply gentle pressure straight down, until it clicks back into place.

    • Replace keycaps by aligning the cap with the switch stem, and applying gentle pressure until it is in place.

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