Model CUH-ZCT1. Released in November 2013 by Sony Computer Entertainment, this six-axis, 3.7 V lithium ion battery controller is uncomplicated to repair.

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My PS4 Controller is dead

My PS4 controller has suddenly died on me. It wont charge and it wont turn on. I replaced the battery but it is still non responsive.

I previously used it with my Xiaomi batter back with a USB type C cable with micro usb extension. I think that caused the problem.

any solution. I basically want to know which part do i need to replace for it to work again

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It died on me but every time I charge it it vibrates

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I would double check the battery connection, if that's ok, I would then replace the motherboard. iFixit sells them, I have included the link to the part...

DualShock 4 Controller Motherboard and Midframe Assembly (JDM-011)

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If the motherboard cost $38 then why not just buy a new controller

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your USB port is most likely your problem. you can replace the entire board but the USB port can be fixed with some soldering experience.

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I have exactly the same problem... because my battery was "dead" I decided to put it in charge with my Xiaomi power bank and suddenly my DS4 won't charge anymore !

I disasemble it and I hope it is just just the charging port/board but maybe you(or someone who knows) can confirm me ?

Thanks a lot ;)

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If the DS4 no longer responds with the PS4 then more than likely it's broadcasting a normal Bluetooth signal. To remedy this, I suggest cracking the controller open and replacing the USB board/ribbon cable. And to answer another persons question as to why you'd just buy the motherboard, the motherboard at $38 is actually cheaper than a new controller, which costs about $65-70 each.

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