For some people, electronic products may also be a magical black box. Some people will see a broken NES controller shipped to the trash can, [Taylor] Seeing an opportunity for maintenance. therefore, The damaged hardware was put back into service.
The controller was purchased as part of a working batch and was severely damaged upon entry [Taylor]Ownership. Nintendo made sturdy hardware in those days, but the controller was still smashed, the casing broke and cracked, and the PCB itself broke in half.
However, for people with basic electronic skills, repairs are easy. The damaged PCB is glued together with epoxy resin. The damaged traces scrape the solder mask back so that the jumper can bridge the damaged area and restore the function of the circuit.
From there, just 3D print a new enclosure and the controller can be put back into use.The case is Designer [Alexander Myrman], And there is a neat vignette Mario design, which becomes visible by filling the inlays with paint.
Although this is a simple fix, it can also be magic to the layman in electronic art. It is worth remembering that there will always be newcomers joining the ranks of electronic enthusiasts. Such projects are a good way to learn. It is also important to note that bringing back old vintage hardware is usually valuable, because in many cases they are no longer in production! We also saw some great restorations around these parts. Video after the break.