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Use this guide to replace the mainboard on the right controller handle in 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 cover of the controller. Swing the upper cover over and place it on the controller case. Make sure that the interconnecting cable has no tension.
    • Lift up the upper cover of the controller.

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

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

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

  5. Disconnect the cable by pulling it straight out the ZIF connector. Disconnect the cable by pulling it straight out the ZIF connector.
    • Disconnect the cable by pulling it straight out the ZIF connector.

  6. Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the phone connector cables out from their sockets. Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the phone connector cables out from their sockets. Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the phone connector cables out from their sockets.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the phone connector cables out from their sockets.

  7. Separate the the upper case of the left controller handle.
    • Separate the the upper case of the left controller handle.

  8. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the three 5.9 mm-long screws.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the three 5.9 mm-long screws.

  9. Remove the trigger. Remove the trigger.
    • Remove the trigger.

  10. Remove the bumper. Remove the bumper.
    • Remove the bumper.

  11. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 3.9 mm-long screws.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 3.9 mm-long screws.

  12. Remove the mainboard. Remove the mainboard. Remove the mainboard.
    • Remove the mainboard.

Conclusion

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

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