Introduction

This guide will teach you how to use the soldering technique to remove the desired LED from the logic board and replace it with a new LED. Be careful when soldering because there is chance of damaging the controller.

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  • Loosen the seven 11 mm Phillips #0 screws located on the back of the controller.

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Image 1/1: The covers should separate without needing a plastic opening tool, but in some cases you may need to use it.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the back cover from the front.

    • The covers should separate without needing a plastic opening tool, but in some cases you may need to use it.

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  • Remove the top cover from the bottom and place next to each other.

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  • Remove the logic board from the controller casing by lifting up and pulling out.

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Image 1/1: Once the LED has been located, flip the logic board to the other side and locate the pins associated with the LED that needs to be replaced.
  • Locate the LED (s) that needs to be replaced.

  • Once the LED has been located, flip the logic board to the other side and locate the pins associated with the LED that needs to be replaced.

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Image 1/1: The soldering iron is very hot and can harm you or the device if used improperly.
  • Desolder the LED from the logic board.

  • The soldering iron is very hot and can harm you or the device if used improperly.

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Conclusion

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

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