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Use this guide to open the left controller handle of your Backbone One for repairs and modding.

  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.

Conclusion

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

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