What tool do I need to take apart an Xbox 360 controller?
If you want to open your wireless xbox 360 controller or your PS3 slim, then you need a tamper resistant screwdriver size T8 to remove the first screw. Why buy a whole set, when you need just one screwdriver? This driver has a small hole in the tip, to bypass the post in a tamper resistant screw.
What is inside a Xbox 360 controller?
The controller has many buttons including the colored X, Y, A, and B buttons, the four direction pad, two analog stick controllers, two bumper buttons, two trigger buttons, a start and back button, a mic / headphone jack at the front, and a menu button (shiny X logo button on the front).
How do I take the front panel off my Xbox 360?
Take a look at the front of the Xbox 360 and insert your thumb into the door that covers the two USB ports on the right of the unit. With your other hand squeezing the upper and lower sides of the face plate, pull out the face plate with your thumb. With not much force, the face plate should pop right off.
What type of screws are in an Xbox 360 controller?
Amazon.com: Xbox 360 controller screwdriver Torx 8 T8 : Video Games.
How do you disassemble an Xbox 360 console?
Stick the tool through the opening and push in the direction shown in the photos. Then insert your tool into each of the remaining tabs and lift out the grill from front to back. There is a single tab that is underneath a rubber foot on the base of the console.
What kind of screwdriver do I need to open Xbox 360 controller?
Torx T8 & T10 Screwdrivers – The console is held together with Torx screws, these screwdrivers are easy to find and quite cheap. If you are hoping to open a Xbox 360 controller, you will need a Security Torx T8H. The best ones I’ve found are from Llamma’s Tool Section.
How is the bottom of an Xbox 360 held together?
There are two halves of the 360 outer casing. The bottom shell is held on by front and rear plastic locks. We will use a 360 opening tool to pop the locks and small flathead screwdrivers to release the front locks. Everything gets lifted apart at the same time.
Is it possible to break an Xbox 360?
The Xbox 360 is a piece of advanced equipment and can be irreparably damaged. Though the risk of breaking your system is highly unlikely if you follow the steps correctly, please do not complain to me if you brick your console. ***