Got my QL today YAY but.....

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Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby retro_collector » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:25 pm

]Hi,

Got my QL today.

This is what I see:

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Pressing F1, F2 or any key has no effect and pressing Reset has no effect.

Can you please help me trouble shoot?

Cheers!

Bill


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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby Derek_Stewart » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:31 pm

Hi

Sounds like the keyboard membrane needs replacing.


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Derek
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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby retro_collector » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:54 pm

Yup that's what I thought, but why doesn't RESET work?


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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby NormanDunbar » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:23 pm

Hi Bill,

the reset switch might have corroded contacts perhaps. I wonder if a quick squirt with switch cleaner might help. Not WD40 though, unless any of the real electronics gurus on here say otherwise. ;)


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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby retro_collector » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:38 pm

Hi norm,

Good thing I read all of your post! I was about to get out the WD40 :) LOL

Cheers!

Bill


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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby vanpeebles » Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:14 am

Servisol Super 10! The spray of champions!


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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby Derek_Stewart » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:18 am

Hi,

I would not put WD40 or any aerosol oil into any electronics.

At the bear minimum use a alcohol based IPA srpay.But you need to dismantle the Reset Switch to see what is wrong.

The contacts that perform the electrical contact to give a reset signal maybe missing.

When you get the new keyboard membrane and have fitted it, look at the reset switch.


Regards,

Derek
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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby retro_collector » Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:03 pm

We dont have Servisol Super 10 in USA, EBAY is 18 quid can anyone get it and ship it to me cheaper?


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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby M68008 » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:22 pm

Try DeoxIT?


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Re: Got my QL today YAY but.....

Postby retro_collector » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:25 pm

If you think DEOXIT is god I can get that here

Cheers!

Bill



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