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Einleitung

The purpose of this guide is to communicate steps on how to replace or repair the controller ports on a ColecoVision.

  1. Flip the ColecoVision over with the pegs facing the ceiling.
    • Flip the ColecoVision over with the pegs facing the ceiling.

    • Remove the eight 15mm screws holding the bottom of the ColecoVision in place using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  2. Carefully remove the bottom of the ColecoVision out of the top. I would recommend running a metal spudger along the rim of the case to remove the bottom.
    • Carefully remove the bottom of the ColecoVision out of the top.

    • I would recommend running a metal spudger along the rim of the case to remove the bottom.

  3. Remove the two 15mm screws holding the casing in place using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove the casing and put it to the side.
    • Remove the two 15mm screws holding the casing in place using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Remove the casing and put it to the side.

  4. Remove the two 15mm screws on the motherboard with a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Pull the entire motherboard towards the back of the system and carefully lift the entire motherboard.
    • Remove the two 15mm screws on the motherboard with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Pull the entire motherboard towards the back of the system and carefully lift the entire motherboard.

  5. Flip the motherboard over and locate the two controller ports. Using a soldering iron, desolder the controller ports. Refer to this soldering technique guide for reference.
    • Flip the motherboard over and locate the two controller ports.

    • Using a soldering iron, desolder the controller ports.

    • Refer to this soldering technique guide for reference.

    • After waiting for controller ports to cool down, flip motherboard back over and carefully lift controller ports to remove.

Abschluss

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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