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What screwdriver do I need

Can someone link me a screwdriver from the ifixit store that can be used to open up a joycon

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@andrewifix you need a Y00 bit for the backplate iFixit Precision 4 mm Screwdriver Bit Even better if you get the kit so you have all drivers for most common repairs Mako Driver Kit - 64 Precision Bits

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Mako Driver Kit - 64 Precision Bits

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iFixit Precision 4 mm Screwdriver Bit

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For the inside of the Joy-Con, you will also need a Phillips #00: Phillips #00 Screwdriver

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@oldturkey03 gave you some good options, and you hopefully fixed your controller by now, but if you only need a fixed blade screwdriver to open your Joy-Con or Switch, iFixit sells a Tri-point* Y00 Precision Screwdriver

*AKA a Tri-wing screwdriver. It is different from an actual "Tri-wing" Screwdriver. If you are opening a Switch Joy-Con, the screwdriver tip should resemble a Mercedes logo and not a shuriken. These nuances between screw types and more are in this Nintendo Switch screwdriver wiki resource.

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Tri-point Y00 Screwdriver

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