Xbox One Elite Controller (Model 1698) Motherboard Replacement
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This guide will show how to take apart the xbox one controller and remove the motherboard.
- Author: EasyAsABC123
- Time estimate: 50 minutes
- Difficulty: Difficult
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Step 1 — Show me the Screws! ¶
You can remove the side panels with a pry tool.
Step 2 — Removing the back panel screws ¶
Remove the 5 Torx Security Bit (TR8) screws
Step 3 — Popping that back panel off ¶
Pry the panel next to the 3.5mm port
Step 4 — Warning Carefully remove the ribbon ¶
You can pop the connector up to remove the ribbon easily
Step 5 — Screws on controller motherboard ¶
Remove the 2 Torx (T6) screws
Step 6 — Desolder wires from motherboard ¶
Desolder the 4 wires on each side, these control the vibrations and the RT LT
Step 7 — Remove the motherboard ¶
Pull up from the "top" side of the controller on the sister board.