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Everyone has put LED's on an NES controller right? well, we thought out of the box and added LED's to an Atari 2600 controller! (This is the crappy ...
Supplies Needed: 4 LED's (I used red)1 Atari 2600 joystick controllerwireTools Needed:DrillSoldering iron (optional but suggested)Hot Glue gun (optional but suggested)Drill bit the diameter of your LED'sPhillips Head ...
To disassemble the controller, locate the 4 screws on the underside, and unscrew them. Keep the controller upside-down to avoid losing parts. Separate the top half from the ...
Before drilling the holes, you can cut off the ribs under right where you drill (I didn't, so I got crappy holes.) Drill where the orange circles are, ...
Hot glue would be neater, but I was too lazy to go out and get the hot glue gun out of my automated lemonade stand ;) so I ...
Twist wires around the short leads (ground) of the LED's, and twist them all together. If you do a voltometer test, all of the short leads should be ...
Connect the LED's by their long (positive) leads by the following;LED PCB pinright Browndown blueleft greenup whitebutton orange (not used for now)Lastly, twist one wire around any of ...
Again this step is optional but suggested. Solder all of the twist points, and all of the connectors. This step really helps increase the reliability and durability.
Again this step is optional but suggested. Glue at all of the specified points. This step increases the reliability and durability even more.
Before all, you should secure the wires as shown in the picture with hot glue to reduce hassle. First, start with the top piece. (with the joystick) hold ...
So what do I have planned for the next, good version? well, the LED's will be on the side*, they will be green*, they will be brighter, the ...
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