Wiring Buttons

Left DPad

Solder wire #3 to the left button on the exposed trace of the DPad PCB. There's a small hole you can thread the wire through.

Right DPad

Solder wire #5 to the right button of the DPad PCB.

Down DPad

Solder wire #7 to the down button of the DPad PCB. Tweezer are handy while soldering!

Common DPad

Solder wire #9 to the ground of the DPad.

Up DPad

Solder wire #11 to the up button of the DPad.

Start Button

Solder wire #12 to the start button on the start+select PCB.

A Button

Solder wire #13 to the A button on the A+B PCB.

Common Start + Select

Solder wire #14 to the ground of the start+select PCB.

Check your work

Put the soldering iron down and double check all the wires are soldered to the right buttons.

B Button

Solder wire #15 to the B button on the A+B PCB.

Select Button

Solder wire #16 to the Select button on the Start+Select PCB.

Common A+B

Solder wire #20 to the common ground of the A+B PCB.

Last Check

Take one last pass at the wiring and reference the list in the circuit diagram. If everything looks good, move onto the next page!
This guide was first published on Jul 02, 2014. It was last updated on Nov 14, 2018. This page (Wiring Buttons) was last updated on May 04, 2015.