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Old Jun 25, 2008, 03:48 AM   #1
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Where can I get replacement keycaps?

Does anyone know where/how/if I can get a few replacement keycaps for the Thin Aluminum iMac keyboard? Would Apple be able to sell me some? Is there a place where I can buy broken keyboards? Anything?
I don't want to have to rebuy the keyboard. Thanks.
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Old Jun 25, 2008, 04:07 AM   #2
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I just went to my local Apple Service Provider, when a key broke off my iBook keyboard. They didn't have a spare iBook key, but they gave me the right key from an old, spare PowerBook keyboard they had lying around.

That's the "silver tooth" of my iBook...
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Old Jun 25, 2008, 08:07 AM   #3
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Does anyone know where/how/if I can get a few replacement keycaps for the Thin Aluminum iMac keyboard? Would Apple be able to sell me some? Is there a place where I can buy broken keyboards? Anything?
I don't want to have to rebuy the keyboard. Thanks.
Apple sells the all the spare keys for the new aluminum keyboard in a kit that you can find on the Apple Store here. They actually have a smaller kit with fewer keys also for if you don't need all the keys that the larger kit has and you can find it here.
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Old Jun 25, 2008, 01:19 PM   #4
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Apple sells the all the spare keys for the new aluminum keyboard in a kit that you can find on the Apple Store here. They actually have a smaller kit with fewer keys also for if you don't need all the keys that the larger kit has and you can find it here.
That's pretty funny. You almost had me.

To the OP: Ask the Apple store if they have a busted keyboard or system going back to the warehouse that you could pull a key off. If they're dicks about it, then just gank one off a floor display and give 'em the finger on the way out.
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Old May 2, 2011, 09:45 AM   #5
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Apple Key Caps

You can get pretty much any kay cap from any Apple keyboard or laptop from http://www.thebookyard.com/apple_keycaps.php
They have identified the various different variants of each range. I don't think there's a more comprehensive source for them.
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