So I was cleaning my V keyboard with a cloth and water and I was a bit overzealous and got a drop of water land just above my F10 key. I turned it upside down and tried to knock it out immediately, but it wasn’t enough and the keyboard was unresponsive, though the trackpad still worked.
I then applied a hair dryer and now nothing worked and when I plugged the keyboard in, it even confused the V and couldn’t be recognized.
Later, when I went to work and the keyboard cooled down and I did some more knocking of it upside down, the keyboard and trackpad started working again (typing on it right now)! However, the F7 and delete keys don’t register at all, including after over 24 hours later.
I don’t think the warranty covers water damage and even if it did, I’m a first batch owner so I believe my warranty expired in May (got my V in December). I plan on contacting Eve support, but from what I understand there is a 3-month long waiting list for new keyboards and they can take a while to respond. So in the mean-time, does anyone know how much they would charge for a replacement?
Also in an attempt to fix it myself, do you think that injecting isopropyl alcohol where the water drop landed and then shaking it around to get it to where the water went is a good idea?
Literally, in the middle of me writing this post, my delete key started working again…
My F7 key still won’t work, but I will wait a few days to see if it does. If it doesn’t start working again, I’m still curious what you guys think about the isopropyl alcohol.