I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by H20nly » Fri May 24, 2013 9:32 pm

SuburbanThug wrote:Huh. That is not what I would have thought the sensors would look like. At least you've got a good excuse to go in!
:lol: i was just thinking the same thing.
i would never break it down like that (especially considering the price tag), but this is a life and death scenario...

Godspeed Dr. Sparklepuff.

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by lo.key » Fri May 24, 2013 9:55 pm

good luck amigo! As a clumsy man myself, i know your pain...

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by lyovino » Fri May 24, 2013 10:25 pm

OMG, My eyes are having a hard time believing what they are looking at here…
I feel your pain. How difficult was it to disassemble down to bare bones?
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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by sparklepuff » Fri May 24, 2013 10:35 pm

It doesn't work anymore, I just threw it away.
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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by SuburbanThug » Fri May 24, 2013 10:56 pm

Just found a Push in a dumpster in Brooklyn. Plugged it in and it works fine!

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by irrelevance » Sat May 25, 2013 1:42 am

I used to work in electronics repair...remember when people used to repair electronics!?

Most of the equipment was used in automation on sites like quarries, bakeries, oil plants, factories etc. Needles to say when this stuff came in for repair it was covered in whatever crap was being manufactured on site, brick dust, flour, mars bars, whatever! First stge of repair was to put the dissassembled units/ electrical boards in the dish washer. After a day or two of drying the circuit board repair could begin. None of the discrete or surface mount components where damaged by this procedure.

Also spilt tea on a few keyboard keybeds in my time. Just a case of stripping it down and giving it a good soapy flush and then clean water flush and the capacitive contacts are fine.

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by cyclicAMP » Sat May 25, 2013 4:37 am

Wow, sparklepuff, I feel for ya'. Sad panda indeed! I have drenched some electronic equipment and had it not work, then miraculously start working months after the spill incident. You never know.

Best you can do is clean it out, wait...and wait, and hope for the best.

Best of luck to you.

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by Dillinger63 » Sat May 25, 2013 3:39 pm

SuburbanThug wrote:Just found a Push in a dumpster in Brooklyn. Plugged it in and it works fine!
Sell it on eBay and tell everyone it's the Starbucks Edition, coffee aroma and all.

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by Angstrom » Sat May 25, 2013 4:02 pm

I'm no electronics genius, but decades of nursing old analogues tells me that

1: coffee on the simpler parts of a device, such as the contacts, can be cleaned up & dried out and it will all work again
2: a pop or a bang, sometimes accompanied by magic smoke, is a sign something much worse happened. In a place where more current was flowing.
3: charred ocomponents or tracks is another sign of where the problem lies, sometimes a replaceable component. Sometimes an internal fuse has gone.
4: most things need a long time to dry out, and most components are quite resilient.

Often a long wait can cure a lot of seemingly terminal problems

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by re:dream » Sat May 25, 2013 5:19 pm

ouch :cry:

hope you can get it fixed again mate

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by panten » Sat May 25, 2013 9:54 pm

Is it just me or is the inside of the Push even more beautiful than the outside?

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by lyovino » Sat May 25, 2013 10:45 pm

panten wrote:Is it just me or is the inside of the Push even more beautiful than the outside?
Yep, I'd have to agree. I had no idea the switch layout look anything like this.
Everything seems to be nicely placed and very uniform…
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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by lyovino » Sun May 26, 2013 2:10 am

Sparklepuff,

Am I being naïve or were you kidding about throwing push away…
According to another thread here it sounds like Push survived?
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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by lo.key » Sun May 26, 2013 3:51 pm

yeah, i cringed when i read that he'd thrown it away. Hopefully not the case ;p

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Re: I just spilled a cup of coffee on my Push.

Post by bencodec » Sun May 26, 2013 4:45 pm

Oh, whoops, double post.

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