1. krisguy's Avatar
    I was wondering if there was any way to replace the power/USB connector on Vive controllers? I just thought about this because I dropped my control with the power cord still attached while I was updating firmware yesterday. I wouldn't want to have to drop all that money for a new controller just for a Micro USB socket.
    11-21-2016 01:00 PM
  2. VirtuaTyKing's Avatar
    That's bad news. Those ports are way too delicate in general not just for the Vive.
    11-21-2016 03:03 PM
  3. James Falconer's Avatar
    That's a good question. My guess is it could be repaired, but would have to be done by someone that knows what they're doing...
    11-28-2016 11:24 AM
  4. Cale Hunt's Avatar
    Any word on this Kris? Did you contact HTC? That's really too bad.
    11-28-2016 08:53 PM
  5. Chemy JMHT's Avatar
    I was wondering if there was any way to replace the power/USB connector on Vive controllers? I just thought about this because I dropped my control with the power cord still attached while I was updating firmware yesterday. I wouldn't want to have to drop all that money for a new controller just for a Micro USB socket.
    I don't think HTC will repair it for free, to make that by yourself you will need to use a soldering station and the connector, that in the case the board didn't broken and it's only the connector's pins.

    As VirtuaTyKing said, it's very delicate, so you will need good hands, I have done some changes of micro USB ports in a few smartphones and took me like an hour not taking about disabling, just the right change taking enough care to don't damage something else.
    11-29-2016 04:28 PM

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