Introduction: XBOX 360 Controller USB Hack

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I do this hack because my wire was broken and i found no wire on Ebay.
So I solder a USB wire on the controller.

You need:
1 x USB wire
1 x Screwdriver
1 x Soldering iron
1 x Solder
1 x Glue

Step 1: Open the Controller

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Open the controller by removing the screws.

Step 2: Desolder the Original Cable

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Desolder the original cable.

Step 3: Cut the USB Wire

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Cut the USB wire.

Step 4: Make a Hole in the Back Cover

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Make a hole in the back cover and stick the USB wire in it.
Then fix it with glue.

Step 5: Solder the USB Wire

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Solder the USB wire to the Mainboard.
The pin sequence can you see on the picture or you remember the pin sequence from the original xbox wire.

Step 6: Assemble the Controller

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Assemble the controller.

Step 7: Finish!

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Now you can test it with a normal USB wire.


OSTOTD (author)2016-01-17

But you removed the strain relief! Did this turn out to be a durable solution?

ripper121 (author)OSTOTD2016-01-18

Yes because the wire was broken on that point.

fahmi99 (author)2014-12-16

does this actualy work on the xbox
....cuz if it does im gonna do it

ripper121 (author)fahmi992015-01-06

If the xbox have a USB port then Yes

ymorales1 (author)2015-01-04

Don´t work

ripper121 (author)ymorales12015-01-06

What dont work?

ripper121 (author)2013-10-15

because i have many usb extension and so the controller have a strong cable that will not break.

jasonZak (author)2013-10-15

Why'd you use such a small USB cable?

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