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Introduction

The PlayStation Action Buttons are the x, square, circle, and triangle buttons. They are responsible for camera adjustments and other various actions.

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. Be sure to disconnect the controller from the power source before disassembling.
    • Be sure to disconnect the controller from the power source before disassembling.

    • Remove the five 15 mm J1 JIS head screws from the front of the throttle.

  2. Be sure to disconnect the controller from the power source before disassembling. Using your hands, pull away the panel from the throttle.
    • Be sure to disconnect the controller from the power source before disassembling.

    • Using your hands, pull away the panel from the throttle.

  3. Remove the two 8 mm J1 JIS head screws. Remove the two 8 mm J1 JIS head screws.
    • Remove the two 8 mm J1 JIS head screws.

  4. Remove exterior panel from the throttle by using your hands to gently pull the panel away. Remove exterior panel from the throttle by using your hands to gently pull the panel away.
    • Remove exterior panel from the throttle by using your hands to gently pull the panel away.

  5. Remove the two 6 mm J1 JIS head screws from the circuit board. Remove the two 6 mm J1 JIS head screws from the circuit board.
    • Remove the two 6 mm J1 JIS head screws from the circuit board.

  6. Carefully remove the circuit board.
    • Carefully remove the circuit board.

  7. Remove the 6 mm J1 JIS head screw that is attached to the black plastic cover. Remove the 6 mm J1 JIS head screw that is attached to the black plastic cover.
    • Remove the 6 mm J1 JIS head screw that is attached to the black plastic cover.

  8. Remove black plastic cover. Remove black plastic cover.
    • Remove black plastic cover.

  9. Once the black plastic cover is removed, push the buttons inward from the outside of the device. Be aware of the springs. They are small and easy to lose.
    • Once the black plastic cover is removed, push the buttons inward from the outside of the device.

    • Be aware of the springs. They are small and easy to lose.

    • This step only replaces the x, square, and circle buttons.

  10. Remove the two 6 mm J1 JIS head screws that are attached to the tan plastic cover. Removal of the screws will detach the exterior panel from the device.
    • Remove the two 6 mm J1 JIS head screws that are attached to the tan plastic cover.

    • Removal of the screws will detach the exterior panel from the device.

  11. Carefully remove tan plastic cover.
    • Carefully remove tan plastic cover.

  12. Once the black panel is disconnected, push the triangle button inward from the outside of the exterior panel.
    • Once the black panel is disconnected, push the triangle button inward from the outside of the exterior panel.

Conclusion

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

Aaron Banaga

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One Comment

Very well presented. Just one question - if one of these buttons (or rather the switch that it activates) has broken, how do you fix it? Where can you get a replacement part if that is what is needed?

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