Sega Dreamcast Controller Port Replacement
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- Author: Darren Chan
- Time estimate: 10 - 20 minutes
- Difficulty: Difficult
Replacing the F1 fuse on the controller board of the Sega Dreamcast. Soldering is required for repair.
- 5 Ohm 1/2 watt fuse resistor OR two 10 Ohm 1/4 watt metalized resistors
- Controller board
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Flip the console over on its back.
Take note of your model number, in case replacement parts are needed.
Remove the expansion bay by applying pressure to the small clip on the expansion bay while prying it away from the console.
Locate and remove all four black 12mm Phillips #02 screws from the underside of the console.
Flip the console topside up.
Remove the top cover of the chassis by gently lifting the upper portion of the console.
Disconnect the white controller cable by gently pulling the the cable while wiggling it back and forth until it detaches from the controller board.
Flip the controller board on its underside so that the solder joints are exposed.
Remove the F1 fuse by using the soldering iron and desoldering wick.
The F1 fuse is clearly indicated on the topside of the controller board.