If you've ever wanted to open your Xbox 360 controller up, whether to mod it or fix it, you might have noticed it's a bit tricky. But you can take it apart, and you only need a few basic tools. So, check out this three-part video on how to disassemble and reassemble an Xbox 36 ...more
How to Take Apart a Xbox Controller
This how-to video shows how to take apart an Xbox 360 controller. This can be helpful if you want to color customize your controller, or if you want to modify it. Anyone can try this, and it could come in handy if your Xbox 360 controller breaks.
tobie91192 teaches you how to take apart an XBox 360 controller to change the cover. First, take out the battery pack on the back. Use a flathead screwdriver to remove all seven of the screws on the back of the controller. It's 2.0 mm. Once you take out the screws, place them ...more
First you need a TR9 screwdriver. Take off battery cover and with a flat head screwdriver take off the little sticker in the bottom of the place where you put the battery. Take your TR9 screwdriver and remove all the screws from your controller, the last screw it's covered beh ...more
Don't let stuck buttons slow you down. If you are tired of your Xbox 360 controller betraying you because it's got dirt stuck in between the buttons, watch this video and learn how to take the entire thing apart and clean it piece by piece.
You might want to take apart your Xbox for a variety of reasons. This video will walk you through the process of opening up your controller from unscrewing to the trick of lifting of the cover. You can see the different part where you might need to replace or upgrade things. S ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to take apart an Xbox 360 wireless controller for repair. First, grab your controller and grab a few different sizes of screwdrivers. After this, turn your controller over and start to remove all the different screws from their spots and place th ...more
To take apart the controller you will need a Torx t8 screwdriver and a Philips head screw driver. There are 6 obvious screws on the back of the controller and there is one hidden and one behind the bar-code in the battery compartment on the back. Remove all of the screws, push ...more
Controller on the blink? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling and reassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair (or custom ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to take apart your Xbox 360 controller. This will be useful for any repairs or modifications you want to perform on your controller. First, flip the controller over and take off the back. Unscrew the screws in the back. Carefully remove ...more
In this video you will learn how to mod your Xbox 360 so that it will have rapid fire. He notes that the control he uses is a TP3 controller, you can tell if you have a TP3 controller by opening up you battery pack and on the bottom left on the micro chip it says TP3. He doesn ...more
There are some things that are just plain difficult to do for those of us with small hands. I started playing the piano when I was a little kid, and I learned the hard way that there were some chords that were just out of my reach. Fast forward about a decade and I found myse ...more
Do you have a lot of old Xbox controller sitting around now that the newer, sexier Xbox 360 has taken over originals place in your life? Give them new life! This video demonstrates a method for turning an old Xbox controller in to a USB fan! For those for whom buying a small h ...more
The Xbox controller really feels good in the hand. Most USC controllers for the PC do not. Bridge the gap yourself after watching this video, which demonstrates how to turn an old Xbox controller into a USC one that you can plug into you PC. Now you can play all of your ROMs w ...more
Today I am posting a double feature the first guide on the video shows you how to disable the Xbox controller guide button stats on the PC so you can use it as an extra button. The second guide shows you how to play the Alpha version of World of Warcraft. Video: .
Making little robots with a LEGO Mindstorms NXT set is already cool, but putting one underwater? Now that's just crazy. That didn't stop this engineer, who built a LEGO submarine that can not only maneuver around his fish tank, but can also be remotely controlled with his Xbox ...more
This is a 3 part Step by Step video that helps you learn how to paint a Tiger Stripe design Xbox 360 controller. This is a fairly simple task and would be a good first or second controller to attempt. Buy the paint mask you need at http://store.MyCustomXbox.com! Remember, e ...more
This is a video tutorial on how much time should follow after each coat of paint while painting an Xbox 360 Controller. Let paint layers dry on an Xbox 360 controller. Everyone should know how to paint an Xbox 360 controller! My Custom Xbox shows you how.
The XBox 360 controller might be the single best controller in the history of console gaming. It is the perfect size, the buttons are laid out well, and the wireless works perfectly. Why must its usefulness be limited to your XBox? This video will teach you how to use your XBo ...more
The G3 in Call of Duty would be so much nastier if it was just fully automatic right? There are lots of semi-automatic things in video games that really would be more fun if they shot faster, and now they will no matter what XBox 360 game you're playing. This video will show y ...more
Are you unsatisfied with the dim green light that emanates from the big X on your XBox 360 controller out of the box? Don't live with it, fix it. This video will show you how to install new colored LED lights in your controller, making the big X a resplendent blue in this exam ...more
This step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of deciding what type of paint to use for your custom Xbox 360 controller. By the end of this tutorial you should know about the different types of paint available and decide which one you would like to paint with. ...more
This is a step by step tutorial on how to prepare the different parts of an Xbox 360 Controller for painting. Make sure the controller is clean and dry. You need paint thinner and Q tips to make it clean. Painting the controller takes time and effort and if you prepare the c ...more
Video game controllers can get pretty grimey. The more greasy hands that come into contact with your Xbox, the grosser your device will get. In this tutorial, learn how to clean your controller using gloves, water and dishsoap. Follow along and make sure you know what you are ...more
An easy "How to" fix, on a broken analog stick on your X360 controller
This two part step by step video will show you how to custom paint an Xbox 360 Controller with Racing Stripes. You should know how to paint and disassemble an XBOX 360 controller before taking on this more advanced paint job. Remember, everyone should know how to paint an Xb ...more
If you love the processing power of your personal computer, but prefer an Xbox controller to a keyboard and mouse, this tutorial is for you! You can set up your home gaming system to let you play games on your computer with an Xbox 360 controller!
This is a 2 part Step by Step video that helps you learn how to paint an ADVANCED camouflage design Xbox 360 controller. This is not an easy task and you would be well served by trying to do a simpler paint scheme for your first controller. This involves many kinds of paint a ...more
This step by step video will show you how to reassemble an Xbox 360 Controller after completing a custom paint job or mod. This is integral and the final step of any great mod, paint or customization job. And Remember, Everyone Should Know How To Paint an Xbox 360 Controller!
Check out this video to learn how you can play games on your Android Honeycomb device with an Xbox 360 controller. Looking for a better way to enjoy your tablet? This is it. This video will show you how to use an adapter to attach an Xbox 360 controller to your Android 3.1 dev ...more
This step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of how to design a paint scheme for your Xbox 360 controller. By the end of this tutorial you should know how to design multiple different masks and how you should apply those masks during painting. Remember, ever ...more
The wired XBox 360 controller are almost unused since the wireless controllers came out, but they still have one useful feature: they can be connected to a PC without buying the XBox wireless receiver for Windows! This video will teach you how to connect your XBox 360 wired co ...more
This is a video tutorial that shows you how to use the Tiger Stripe Vinyl Paint Mask found in the store at My Custom Xbox. Apply these white tiger stripe stickers is easy. Everyone should know how to paint an Xbox 360 controller!
Do you enjoy modding and customizing your possessions? Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to paint and put graphics onto your XBox 360 controller. Real simple to do in no time at all.
Get a handle on controller disassembly with this free video tutorial. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any s ...more
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair (or custom paint job, for that ...more
The LED's mounted behind the big X button on the XBox 360 are not very bright and kind of a bland vomit-like color. Why not replace them with a royal blue or perhaps fire-engine red set? This video will show you how to mount whatever new LED lights you wish on the control boar ...more
In this video, we learn how to take apart an Xbox 360 for modification. First, take off the hard drive from the console. After this, get the grids off of the console by prying with your fingers. Then, you need to get the tabs off of the cooling cover to the console. Once you h ...more
neversummer224 teaches you how to take apart an XBox 360 Elite without any special tools. This will void your warranty, so be careful once you start this process. You need a TORX 10 screwdriver, which is also called a star bit, and a very small flathead screwdriver. First off, ...more
The D-pad is no longer the preferred means of control in most video games, and it shows in the shoddy design of the one on the XBox 360 controller. It bumps against the sides of its enclosure as you try to push it to its limits, causing mistake and frustration. No more! This v ...more
I have to say, the Xbox 360 controller is the best controller ever created. When I first held it back in 2005, I swore that the dudes working at Microsoft came over and took a molding of my hands because of how great it felt. The thing felt like it was born there. What's even ...more
Looking to upgrade? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 hard disk drive quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use t ...more
Love the Xbox? Show the world by using its iconic controller as your Black Ops playercard emblem! This tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of how to draw it in the Black Ops Emblem Editor. Call of Duty 7 (COD: BO) is the seventh installment in Activision's ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to dismantle an Xbox 360 vision camera. First, take off the sticker on the bottom with a knife. Next, unscrew the the screws on the bottom. You should note that the sticker is really easy to place back on. There will be two screws revea ...more
If you've ever wondered how to safely disassemble your Microsoft XBox 360 gaming console for modification, Johnny McKinney of Console Discussions will walk you through the basics. All you need to get started are a T10 Torx screwdriver, a small flathead screwdriver, and an XBox ...more
Disconnect all wires from XBox. Hold power button for 2 minutes to clear electric charges from XBox. Remove hard drives by pulling hard drive button and just straight up. Remove faceplate in XBox by gripping on the sides. Remove the bottom and top panels. Separate them. You'll ...more
This is a video tutorial on how to take apart an XBox 360 gaming console. First, take off the face plate and the bottom as well as the top of the console. Then unclip the console from the front and back. Undo all the screws to open up the main console processor. To unscrew the ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to take apart your Xbox 360 with basic tools. First, take off the faceplate by putting your fingers on the side and pulling. Now, to remove the top vent, use a screwdriver and stick it into the slot to release the hold on it. Pull the vent out an ...more
This video by Technology Helper teaches you how to carry out the often difficult task of taking apart an XBox 360. First the face plate is removed using a small screwdriver and then further parts are removed by pushing small prongs on the inside of the XBox using a screwdriver ...more
This video demonstrates how to take apart the head set of an XBox 360. You will need two small screwdrivers - a flat head and a Phillips. First the head band is removed by pressing the lock hold. The foam is removed and set aside. The rim of the speaker is removed by pressing ...more
If you're curious about how things work, or need to open up your Xbox 360 hard drive, be sure to check out this video. This video will also show you how to reassemble your hard drive after disassembling it. Keep in mind that opening up the Xbox 360 hard drive will break the wa ...more
The new Xbox One has yet to implement compatibility with third-party headsets, meaning for now, you're stuck using one of the official Xbox One headsets available. However, many have run into problems with the included wired headsets, and would much rather use the expensive th ...more
The Xbox One is out and people are trying to kill each other—in the game that is. In order to get those snipes down and throw those grenades in Call of Duty: Ghosts, you have to have the trigger and bumper buttons on lockdown. With the new Xbox One Controller, people have been ...more
This is a two-part step-by-step video that helps you learn how to paint a Gamer Style design Xbox 360 controller. This is a fairly simple task and would be a good first or second controller to attempt. If you've got a desire to customize your Xbox controller, what better way ...more
This tutorial shows you how to install XBOX 360/PC controller for your Mugen. It's very simple and easy to understand just follow the steps and you will be ready to play with a controller in no time.
In this how to video, you will learn how to disassemble a wireless Xbox 360 controller. This will be useful if you need to make any repairs. First, remove the batteries. Next, remove the screws on the back of the controller with a screwdriver. Once this is done, remove the pla ...more
This is a short video showing you how to open and close an xbox 360 wireless controller. It will also tell how to pop the chip out of the back so you will be able to replace the case like this controller needs. This is a great thing to know how to do if you wish to replace you ...more
YouTuber xCrAnKsHoTx teaches you how to take a apart an Xbox 360 power supply, aka power brick, in order to clean it. This could help prevent any red light issues, or overheating in the long run, so it's good to do as maintenance every year or two to remove all the dust in the ...more
There are a lot of reasons to want to open a XBox 360 console case. You might want to fix it because it's broken. You might to flash the disc drive, or you might want to cut cut a hole the shape of a big X in the side of it. Whatever the case, you're going to need to open the ...more
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