Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the channel wheel. If the wheel won't turn, try replacing it.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Pull down on the battery cover release lever and pull back to remove the cover.

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  • Take out each battery then put the covering back on.

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Image 1/2: During reassembly, firmly hold the panels of the controller together while replacing screws so the panels don't separate. Image 2/2: During reassembly, firmly hold the panels of the controller together while replacing screws so the panels don't separate.
  • Remove the eight 9-mm Tri-Wing screws on the back panel with the Tri-wing Y1 screwdriver.

  • During reassembly, firmly hold the panels of the controller together while replacing screws so the panels don't separate.

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Image 1/2: Slowly separate the top panel from the bottom panel. Image 2/2: The buttons are loose and may fall off of the motherboard.
  • After each screws has been removed carefully turn over the controller, and place on a flat surface.

  • Slowly separate the top panel from the bottom panel.

  • The buttons are loose and may fall off of the motherboard.

  • Once seperarted set aside the top panel.

  • During reassembly, make sure the front panel lines up with the buttons so they slide back into place.

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Image 1/3: It may be easier to remove the A button off of the pad by lifting it with your fingers. Image 2/3: During reassembly, make sure all buttons are in their respective sockets so they match up with the front panel. Image 3/3: During reassembly, make sure all buttons are in their respective sockets so they match up with the front panel.
  • Use tweezers to remove the buttons.

  • It may be easier to remove the A button off of the pad by lifting it with your fingers.

  • During reassembly, make sure all buttons are in their respective sockets so they match up with the front panel.

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  • Using tweezers remove the three grey button pads from the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: To put the motherboard back into place, align the two metal clips under the motherboard with the slots in the back panel. The motherboard should fall into place.
  • With your fingers gently grip the motherboard on both sides and lift it away from the back panel.

  • To put the motherboard back into place, align the two metal clips under the motherboard with the slots in the back panel. The motherboard should fall into place.

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  • Turn the motherboard over so the channel wheel is facing up.

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  • Pinch the wheel and pull it away from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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