A television game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, first announced February 20, 2013 and released November 15, 2013.

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Help! I ripped power supply connecter from the motherboard

I was taking my ps4 apart for cleaning when I accidentally pulled too hard and ripped the connecter from the motherboard. Do any know if it's fixable or do I have to buy another motherboard.

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And my warranty is up so, no use in sending it to Sony :(

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The same thing happened to me during disassembly. I looked everywhere for somebody that had the same problem and couldn't find anything. Stumbled across iFixit and had it back up and running by the next day. THANX

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As long as the pads are still on the board, you can repair it fairly easily. The 4 legs on the connector just need to be soldered back to the 4 pads on the board.

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thanks for the answer. Now I just got to find someone with a soldering iron :)

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How should I solder it back, should I do it one leg at a time? Or does it not matter how I do?

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I would clean up the existing pads on the board, by rmeoving the old solder using wick, then add a little fresh solder to each pad. Then solder each leg one at a time. It doesn't matter the order or exactly how you solder them, but you want to be careful of the surrounding components. you don't want to damage any of them. It should be fairly simple for someone with experience, but if you are doing it yourself, you may want to see if that metal cover on top of the board comes off, to give you more room to access the pads.

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Thanks, I got a friend who's experienced with soldering, so I have worries about making any other mess. For anyone who is thinking about cleaning your ps4, please take you time and don't rush.

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I would solder a" brand new" connector to the cable at the very least and make sure to check the board for obvious damage first? If the mobo is . Then donate the machine to your local repair shop for the afternoon! D

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