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Swapping out keyboard bodies

Essex23

2 months ago

Don't know if anyone has done this before, so I thought this might be a good jumping off point.

I am upgrading from my original Corsair Strafe RGB kayboard to a Corsair K70 RGB Mk. 2 keyboard. But then I saw the K70 Mk. 2 SE, which is an aluminum body with white keys that will PERFECTLY compliment the new desk I am building. But the keys on the K70 Mk. 2 SE are so loud that astronauts on the International Space Station complain about it keeping them awake at night. No joke!

I love the silent keys on the Strafe and K70 models...but love the body on the K70 Mk. 2 SE..so I am wondering if it is possible to simply take the guts from the Mk. 2 and put them in the Mk. 2 SE since they are the same exact design aside from the switches.

Anyone think it could quite simply be that easy? :)

Comments

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

If you already know how to solder it'll be a pretty easy task, but Imo i would get a hotswappable body like the GMMK and put whatever keycaps and switches you want instead of having to solder each and every one.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Hoping to avoid soldering. I'm really wishing that it might be as simple and removing the outer keyboard fram and transplanting the new one.

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