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A circuit board cleaner/degreaser may do the trick and it shouldn't damage any of the electronics. Just make sure the equipment is unplugged when spraying it and let it dry thoroughly before plugging it back in.
It smelled so bad I couldn't wait for answers so I cracked it open. Here's what I did: Removed all knobs and placed in hot soapy water for over an hour Removed screws and opened her up. Got a vacuum in there to pick up any dust and other accumulated stuff While knobs were removed, vigorously cleaned the front panel and keys This reduced the smell, but ...
Goo Gone. Put it on a cloth, rub it on the sticky part of the cable. Let it sit for a minute, then rub off with a dry cloth. Repeat if necessary. For this or any of the other suggested procedures, it would be a good idea to test on a small non-critical part of the cable. I've never had a problem with it though.
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