Instructables: exploring - play - video-games - repair http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:42:58 PST BLOX v1.01 Upgrade Your PS3 HDD http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-PS3-HDD/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/JJUY/H742SFB4/F9JJJUYH742SFB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/JJUY/H742SFB4/F9JJJUYH742SFB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/JJUY/H742SFB4/F9JJJUYH742SFB4.SMALL.jpg x8xid Hey guys, as requested, here is the tutorial for upgrading your PS3 HDD. Remember that before you start these steps you need to back up all your data that you want saved. That means, game saves, music, and pictures. No need to back up your game downloads, settings, or friends lists. All that is save...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:02:45 PDT
Rock Band Drum Pedal Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Band-Drum-Pedal-Fix/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/GOFY/GQYG5OQI/FJAGOFYGQYG5OQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/GOFY/GQYG5OQI/FJAGOFYGQYG5OQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/GOFY/GQYG5OQI/FJAGOFYGQYG5OQI.SMALL.jpg justinlamoureux My wife and I have been playing a lot of Rock Band in the last year. The drum pedal is definitely a weak point in the construction of the assembly. The first bit to break was the hinge and this was fixed with hot glue and a piece of porous material. I used a silky table napkin that had very little ...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 00:49:34 PDT
How to repair a dreamcast with dead controller ports http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-dreamcast-with-dead-controller-por/
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Mon, 28 Feb 2011 21:24:21 PST
Dreamcast cd reading issue repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dreamcast-cd-reading-issue-repair/
Dreamcast cd reading issue repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/XMUY/GKLJ5OAX/F4QXMUYGKLJ5OAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/XMUY/GKLJ5OAX/F4QXMUYGKLJ5OAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/XMUY/GKLJ5OAX/F4QXMUYGKLJ5OAX.SMALL.jpg sillyzombie666 This instructable shows you how to open up your dreamcast and adjust a small potentiometer to adjust the power going to the laser. this is pretty simpe requires no special tools or knowledge of electronic repair, it only requires a careful hand an common seance. I recently bought a dreamcast off eb...
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Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:42:58 PST
Repairing a Dreamcast Time/ Date http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Dreamcast-Time-Date/
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 18:54:15 PST
Loose Nintendo 64 thumbstick repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Loose-Nintendo-64-thumbstick-repair/
Loose Nintendo 64 thumbstick repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/CTUG/GIYWWDKE/FE9CTUGGIYWWDKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/CTUG/GIYWWDKE/FE9CTUGGIYWWDKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/CTUG/GIYWWDKE/FE9CTUGGIYWWDKE.SMALL.jpg videogamemaster Well, if your reading this, then your about to learn how to fix that old Nintendo 64 controller with the analog stick that flops around. All Nintendo 64 controllers eventually get their loose analog sticks after a while. How do you tell if this epidemic has hit your poor controller? The thumbstick w...
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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 09:04:11 PST
Repair a wandering PSP analog joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-wandering-PSP-analog-joystick/
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Sat, 8 Jan 2011 11:58:40 PST
Revive a clone psp battery that is not charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Revive-a-clone-psp-battery-that-is-not-charging/
Revive a clone psp battery that is not charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/A3MN/GE7L3WCK/F9YA3MNGE7L3WCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/A3MN/GE7L3WCK/F9YA3MNGE7L3WCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/A3MN/GE7L3WCK/F9YA3MNGE7L3WCK.SMALL.jpg canddo This instructable will show you how to jump start a clone psp battery. which could not be charged normally using the psp charger. The clone battery is not charging when the orange charging light in the psp does not turn on with the charger plugged to AC and / or when the clone battery does not turn...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 05:45:58 PDT
How to Repair Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL) Broken Hinge 2/2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Nintendo-DS-Lite-NDSL-Broken-Hinge-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AXP8/GE7LF0Z4/F2PAXP8GE7LF0Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AXP8/GE7LF0Z4/F2PAXP8GE7LF0Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AXP8/GE7LF0Z4/F2PAXP8GE7LF0Z4.SMALL.jpg nintendorepair Demonstrates how to repair a Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL) broken hinge by replacing the Nintendo DS Lite Case or Shell. The hinge usually snaps on the right hand side where the hinge axle is located. This video is a step-by-step guide on how to remove the broken sections of your DS Lite case, and replace...
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 06:30:28 PDT
How to Repair Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL) Broken Hinge 1/2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Nintendo-DS-Lite-NDSL-Broken-Hinge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AXP8/GE7LF0Z4/F2PAXP8GE7LF0Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AXP8/GE7LF0Z4/F2PAXP8GE7LF0Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AXP8/GE7LF0Z4/F2PAXP8GE7LF0Z4.SMALL.jpg nintendorepair Demonstrates how to repair a Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL) broken hinge by replacing the Nintendo DS Lite Case or Shell. The hinge usually snaps on the right hand side where the hinge axle is located. This video is a step-by-step guide on how to remove the broken sections of your DS Lite case, and replace...
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 06:24:11 PDT
How to Repair Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL) Top LCD Screen 3/3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Nintendo-DS-Lite-NDSL-Top-LCD-Scre-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SMALL.jpg nintendorepair Step by step guide to replace the Top LCD Screen on your Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL). Fixes symptoms including Top LCD screen won't turn on, Top LCD is scratched, Top LCD has lines, and Nintendo DS Lite won't power on. Find high quality inexpensive replacement Nintendo DS Lite top LCD screens at the Ni...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 19:28:42 PDT
How to Repair Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL) Top LCD Screen 2/3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Nintendo-DS-Lite-NDSL-Top-LCD-Scre-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SMALL.jpg nintendorepair Step by step guide to replace the Top LCD Screen on your Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL). Fixes symptoms including Top LCD screen won't turn on, Top LCD is scratched, Top LCD has lines, and Nintendo DS Lite won't power on. Find high quality inexpensive replacement Nintendo DS Lite top LCD screens at the Ni...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 19:26:15 PDT
How to Repair Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL) Top LCD Screen 1/3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Nintendo-DS-Lite-NDSL-Top-LCD-Scre/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1OPO/GE7LEXMS/FTX1OPOGE7LEXMS.SMALL.jpg nintendorepair Step by step guide to replace the Top LCD Screen on your Nintendo DS Lite (NDSL). Fixes symptoms including Top LCD screen won't turn on, Top LCD is scratched, Top LCD has lines, and Nintendo DS Lite won't power on. Find high quality inexpensive replacement Nintendo DS Lite top LCD screens at the Ni...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 19:16:53 PDT
How to Clean and Repair Nintendo 64 (N64) Games http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-and-Repair-Nintendo-64-N64-Games/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/KXPQ/GDVYR9C3/F87KXPQGDVYR9C3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/KXPQ/GDVYR9C3/F87KXPQGDVYR9C3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/KXPQ/GDVYR9C3/F87KXPQGDVYR9C3.SMALL.jpg nintendorepair This video on how to clean and repair your Nintendo 64 (N64) games is brought to you by the folks at the Nintendo Repair Shop Inc. It is absolutely critical that you clean your Nintendo 64 games to ensure they will work properly. Common symptoms of dirty, corroded, or grime coated game contacts (the...
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Fri, 10 Sep 2010 11:23:06 PDT
How to fix a Madcatz Arcade Fightstick SE, and Why You Shouldn't. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-Madcatz-Arcade-Fightstick-SE-and-Why/
How to fix a Madcatz Arcade Fightstick SE, and Why You Shouldn't. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/W5IQ/FROAGKFQ/FU6W5IQFROAGKFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/W5IQ/FROAGKFQ/FU6W5IQFROAGKFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/W5IQ/FROAGKFQ/FU6W5IQFROAGKFQ.SMALL.jpg helava Did you get caught up in the recent Street Fighter 4 frenzy? Did you realize that the game's really meant to be played with a high-quality arcade stick? Did you miss out on the chance to buy a Hori stick, or think it's ridiculous to spend $150 to get a high quality peripheral?If so, you might have g...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2009 18:37:36 PST
Rock Band Strummer Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Band-Strummer-Repair/
Rock Band Strummer Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/3TS6/FPQLJR0V/F303TS6FPQLJR0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/3TS6/FPQLJR0V/F303TS6FPQLJR0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/3TS6/FPQLJR0V/F303TS6FPQLJR0V.SMALL.jpg MisterHay As mentioned in another Instructable, the Rock Band (and Guitar Hero) instruments for the school video game club get used a lot, and we've had some casualties. Here we're going to repair a broken strum bar.You'll need to remove the back of the guitar, of course, but we'll assume that you can do tha...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 09:02:12 PST
Rock Band Instrument Repairs and Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Band-Instrument-Repairs-and-Modifications/
Rock Band Instrument Repairs and Modifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/XH5G/FOHTTWAE/FWMXH5GFOHTTWAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/XH5G/FOHTTWAE/FWMXH5GFOHTTWAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/XH5G/FOHTTWAE/FWMXH5GFOHTTWAE.SMALL.jpg MisterHay The Rock Band (and Guitar Hero) instruments for the school video game club get used a lot, and we've had some casualties. Here are some quick and cheap fixes and modifications we've done.Edit: Here's another Instructable on repairing the strum bar for a Rock Band guitar. Whammy bar not springy? ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 18:45:55 PST
Repair a Rockband Drum Pedal with Household Items http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Rockband-Drum-Pedal-with-Household-Items/
Repair a Rockband Drum Pedal with Household Items - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/G9N3/FLJUJ4EC/FR2G9N3FLJUJ4EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/G9N3/FLJUJ4EC/FR2G9N3FLJUJ4EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/G9N3/FLJUJ4EC/FR2G9N3FLJUJ4EC.SMALL.jpg Sp4m A Drum pedal repair kit won't do you any good when your pedal breaks in the middle of a rockin' party. Instead of taking the drums out of the rotation and facing ingratiating social shame, you can follow these instructions and repair most common breakages with crap you have within arms reach.Dependi...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2008 20:36:41 PDT
Replace (or repair) your Rock Band bass drum pedal with a real pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Band-Bass-Drum-Pedal-Repair/
Replace (or repair) your Rock Band bass drum pedal with a real pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/LKHD/FJNELMBG/F5ALKHDFJNELMBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/LKHD/FJNELMBG/F5ALKHDFJNELMBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/LKHD/FJNELMBG/F5ALKHDFJNELMBG.SMALL.jpg trackzero So I broke my Rockband bass drum pedal in the middle of the night. Replacement parts are at least 5 days away if I order something online, plus people want money for things like that. Fortunately, I have duct tape and knives, so I should be able to fix anything, right? Here's my attempt at a repl...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2008 23:47:12 PDT