Introduction

This guide will show you the steps on installing the motherboard. This will be helpful if the controller won't turn on or if it turns on and doesn't work.

Parts

No parts required.

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

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

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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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

With your fingers gently grip the motherboard on both sides and lift it away from the back panel.
  • 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.

Conclusion

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

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