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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the direction pad on your Backbone One.

  1. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 5.9 mm-long screws.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 5.9 mm-long screws.

  2. Lift up the upper part of the controller. Swing over the upper cover and place it on the controller case. Take care that the interconnecting cable has no tension.
    • Lift up the upper part of the controller.

    • Swing over the upper cover and place it on the controller case.

    • Take care that the interconnecting cable has no tension.

  3. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the yellow protective tape which is placed over the interconnect cable connector. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the yellow protective tape which is placed over the interconnect cable connector. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the yellow protective tape which is placed over the interconnect cable connector.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the yellow protective tape which is placed over the interconnect cable connector.

  4. Use the tip of an opening pick to open the gray flap of the ZIF connector by pushing it upwards. Use the tip of an opening pick to open the gray flap of the ZIF connector by pushing it upwards.
    • Use the tip of an opening pick to open the gray flap of the ZIF connector by pushing it upwards.

  5. Use your fingers to disconnect the interconnect cable from its connector. Use your fingers to disconnect the interconnect cable from its connector.
    • Use your fingers to disconnect the interconnect cable from its connector.

  6. Remove the upper half of the left controller assembly. Remove the upper half of the left controller assembly.
    • Remove the upper half of the left controller assembly.

  7. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 5.9 mm-long screw which  is securing the trigger. The screw is difficult to reach. Insert the screwdriver at an angle of 45 degrees.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 5.9 mm-long screw which is securing the trigger.

    • The screw is difficult to reach. Insert the screwdriver at an angle of 45 degrees.

  8. Remove the left trigger. Remove the left trigger.
    • Remove the left trigger.

  9. Use your fingers to remove the left bumper. Use your fingers to remove the left bumper.
    • Use your fingers to remove the left bumper.

  10. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 3.9 mm-long screws.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 3.9 mm-long screws.

  11. Remove the mainboard. Remove the mainboard.
    • Remove the mainboard.

  12. Use a pair of blunt nose tweezers to remove the direction pad. Use a pair of blunt nose tweezers to remove the direction pad. Use a pair of blunt nose tweezers to remove the direction pad.
    • Use a pair of blunt nose tweezers to remove the direction pad.

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