Introduction

Replacing the battery in a PS3 Wireless Afterglow Controller requires the removal of the back plate and then the soldering of the battery wires onto the motherboard.

Parts

No parts required.

Lay the controller face down on a flat surface and remove the seven 9mm Phillips #0 screws on the back of the controller. Lift up and remove the controller back plate.
  • Lay the controller face down on a flat surface and remove the seven 9mm Phillips #0 screws on the back of the controller.

  • Lift up and remove the controller back plate.

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Carefully remove the battery by lifting it straight up from its place.
  • Carefully remove the battery by lifting it straight up from its place.

  • Keep in mind that the red and black battery wires are attached to the motherboard. Handle these with care.

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Use the soldering tool to heat the solder connecting the battery wires to the motherboard.
  • Use the soldering tool to heat the solder connecting the battery wires to the motherboard.

    • The soldering gun will loosen the bonds of the solder allowing the wires to be detached. Use this guide for further details on how to solder.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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