White Bluetooth Keyboard with Numbers won't turn-on

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bml98382
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White Bluetooth Keyboard with Numbers won't turn-on

Post by bml98382 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:01 pm

My old White Bluetooth Keyboard with Numbers will not turn on after replacing the batteries. I have tried several sets of batteries and have correct orientation on the batteries. I have cleaned the contacts (they were lightly discolored but not serious). The little pin sized LED should light up after new batteries, but this is not happening. Any clues?

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Re: White Bluetooth Keyboard with Numbers won't turn-on

Post by Jay Cline » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:33 pm

Did the keyboard work previous to your battery issue? No liquids spilled on the keyboard? :D
I would test the batteries in a flashlight/volt meter to make sure they work then switch the power button off and on a few times.
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Re: White Bluetooth Keyboard with Numbers won't turn-on

Post by Stephen Hart » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:47 pm

Here's another tip:
Put the batteries in and then look to see where the last one is located. Is it contacting the, er, contact? On some keyboards, the spring fails, and the batteries just rattle around.
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Re: White Bluetooth Keyboard with Numbers won't turn-on

Post by Richard Serkes » Mon Sep 23, 2013 10:20 pm

Did you hold down the ON button until the flashing light turned solid?
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