June 2012

  1. Power Points in Xbox 360 Controllers for LEDs

    The max voltage rating at these points is right at 3.5v. It does get lower depending on the batteries you are using and how much power they have left, but the max voltage is 3.5v and it is recommended that you base your led mods off of this number for the best results.
  2. How to tell the Difference Between a New CG and the Old Matrix Boards for the Xbox 360 Controllers

    It is pretty straight forward. In the new CG you can see some added electrical components inside the red circle of the picture. On the old Matrix board those components are not there.
  3. Xbox 360 Ring of Light Controller Mod / LED Swap

    What you will need:   20-30 Watt Soldering Iron (we, at niktronix use 30 Watt) Rosin Core 60/40 .40 Solder Soldering Stand (highly recommended) Tweezers (can't do it without these) Four 0603 SMDs in your choice of color Xbox 360 Controller Look at our Polarity Guide if you don't know the which side is + and - for your 0603 SMD...
  4. Original Xbox 360 (Phat) ROL Board Install / Removal

    What you need and what needs to have been done:   Open Xbox 360 Security Torx T8 Remove the plastics cover off of the ROL Board or (RF Board)   Then remove the three screws with the T8 screw driver.   Finally pull the board out. It is plugged in at the lower left of the board.   Lastly, plug...
  5. How to Open the Xbox 360 Controller

    What you will need for this tutorial: Security Torx T8 Driver Simply remove the screws as shown on the following spots. Don't forget the 'hidden' screw underneath the bar code behind the battery cartridge (it is shown in the picture). This one gets most people the first time. Once this is done place or hold the controller with the top facing...
  6. Xbox 360 Wired and Wireless Controller AXBY SMD LED Light Mod

    The first thing you need to do is take apart your controller so you have just the board. Please check the link below to do this if you do not already know how:How to Open The Xbox 360 ControllerOnce this is done you will need the following items:4 x 0603 SMDsWireSolderSoldering IronHot Glue GunResistors (make sure you have the correct...
  7. How to Open the Xbox 360 (Phat)

    What you need Torx screw drivers in the following sizes: T8 and T10 One small flat head screw driver or small and thin wedge (a glasses screw driver flat head, can get at a gas station or grocery store typically A pair of pliers (may or may not need them) You can also use an Xbox 360 Opening Kit if...
  8. Nintendo Wii Player Indicator LED Mod

    Opening the WiiMote (Controller)This is a very simple task. You need to look at the controller from the backside and then observe the screws. Use a Tri-Wing Screwdriver to remove all of the visible screws. There are no hidden ones that you should be worried about. Once the screws are removed simply remove the bottom part of the shell with...
  9. PS3 Controller Player Indicator LED Swap / Change Mod

    Opening the PS3 Controller This is a very simple task. You need to look at the controller from the backside and then observe the screws. Use a small phillips screwdriver to remove all of the visible screw. There are no hidden ones that you should be worried about. once the screws are removed simply remove the bottom part of the...
  10. DIP LED Polarity of 3mm, 5mm, 10mm LEDs etc...

    There are three ways to tell which side it positive or negative on an led in this fashion:Look at the long leg, that is positiveThere is usually a side or part of the led that is flat, that side is negativeIf you look inside the led you can see the larger side, which is also negative

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