Introduction

This will guide you in replacing the Mother board of a PlayStation One.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove all cables plugged into the PlayStation.
    • Remove all cables plugged into the PlayStation.

  2. Flip over the PlayStation and remove the six screws from the bottom.
    • Flip over the PlayStation and remove the six screws from the bottom.

    • Flip the PlayStation back.

    • There are no screws holding EVERYTHING inside the PlayStation so better hold it like a burger while flipping.

    • Lift up and remove the upper case.

    • Disconnect the ribbon cable and wired cable connectors.

    • Take extreme care when disconnecting ribbon cable from motherboard. Tears extremely easy.

    • remove the metal plate

    • remove the mother board by lifting the back.

    • if you're having a hard time removing it, use your nail and lift the second controller port.

Conclusion

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

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I think that the GPU in my PS One is going bad (screen flickers green and pink on occasion but it is becoming more frequent). Would replacing the motherboard fix this? That is, is the GPU stored on the motherboard?

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