Xbox 360 Controller for PC

It’s been a while since last update, it had been super busy month for me, and I still having busy month waiting ahead.

While trying to play some game to relief a bit from work, I found that my Xbox 360 controller’s receiver for my PC isn’t working anymore, Windows does not detect it, the light doesn’t glow, and the best part is I lost the receipt (Ouch!), I guess I can’t send it for warranty.

So then I found a fix on the receiver (duh, why Xbox’s product having this hardware problem).

First, I have to get the cover open, it don’t have screw any where, it’s glued to the based, so I have to lever it up through the back of the receiver, which I found it is more easy to get in as the back there is rubber.

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After get a crack from the back there, will need to proceed to the side.

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After that the board need to be take out, the fuse is located at behind of the board. Unscrew the only 2 screw on the board, and flip it over.

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The problem is fuse, it burn or something, and we need to bypass it by soldering the 2 side together skipped over the middle part, where fuse sit, at the F1 location on the board.

Too bad I don’t have the soldering tools, but tested with some conductor, it works, I wish I can say I fixed. While I get my soldering tools, I’ll just stop gaming at the moment. But not sure if bypassed the fuse will bring any harm to the receiver or my CPU, finger crossing.

 

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