Introduction

This guide will show the process of removing the back plate, vibration motors, and motherboard to access the buttons on the front of the controller.

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. Keep in mind that the red and black battery wires are attached to the motherboard. Handle these with care.
  • 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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Unscrew the four 9mm Phillips #0 screws that are attached to both joy stick control mini-motherboards. There are two screws for each mini-motherboard.
  • Unscrew the four 9mm Phillips #0 screws that are attached to both joy stick control mini-motherboards. There are two screws for each mini-motherboard.

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Jiggle both joy stick control mini-motherboards out of their holding place. Set aside the mini-motherboards so you can access the main motherboard.
  • Jiggle both joy stick control mini-motherboards out of their holding place.

  • Set aside the mini-motherboards so you can access the main motherboard.

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Pull both vibration motors straight up from their holding place. Pull both vibration motors straight up from their holding place.
  • Pull both vibration motors straight up from their holding place.

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Unscrew the two 9mm Phillips #0 screws holding the motherboard to the controller front plate. Unscrew the two 9mm Phillips #0 screws holding the motherboard to the controller front plate.
  • Unscrew the two 9mm Phillips #0 screws holding the motherboard to the controller front plate.

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Detach the main motherboard fom the front pate by carefully pulling it off. Be careful of the trigger buttons when pulling out the motherboard. The buttons have mini-motherboards secured in place on the front plate. Carefully pull these out.
  • Detach the main motherboard fom the front pate by carefully pulling it off.

  • Be careful of the trigger buttons when pulling out the motherboard. The buttons have mini-motherboards secured in place on the front plate. Carefully pull these out.

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Pick up the controller front plate and carefully turn it over so that the buttons left in it will fall out. You may want to flip it while holding it over a container so the buttons do not go bouncing away from your work space. You may want to flip it while holding it over a container so the buttons do not go bouncing away from your work space.
  • Pick up the controller front plate and carefully turn it over so that the buttons left in it will fall out.

  • You may want to flip it while holding it over a container so the buttons do not go bouncing away from your work space.

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Conclusion

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

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