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Old 12-17-2009, 09:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My Razer Copperhead has been acting crazy lately. So, I looked it over and discovered the rubber around the cord is scratched away in some places, exposing the silver sleeve surrounding the wiring. How do I fix that? Electrical tape? Some type of spray?

If I can't fix it by putting maybe electrical tape or a type of spray on the wire, then could I remove the section of wire and put the two ends back together? I don't have a clue how to do this. Just trying to save a mouse and some money.

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Old 12-17-2009, 06:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Electrical tape would work. All it mainly has to do is protect the coverings of the wires inside the cable.

When was the last time you updated the drivers for your Copperhead? A driver update may be what it needs. Check or both drivers and firmware here:
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All drivers and firmware are up to date. I'll try the electrical tape.

Just in case it doesn't work and/or I want a project to work on in my spare time. How would I go about splicing the wire back together if I removed the damaged section?
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Don't do more than you need to. Doing that may cause more damage than what you started out with.
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