How to Replace an Nintendo NES Pin Connector

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Tools Needed:

  • Philips Screw Driver
  • Standard Pencil Eraser
  • New 72 Pin Connector
  • A Cordless Drill with Philip Bits (Optional)

Step One:

  • Remove the Six Screws from the bottom of the console
  • Open up console
  • Set aside the six screws you just removed

Step Two:

  • Remove the seven screws from around the metal lid
  • Set aside the seven screws you just removed

Step Three:

  • Remove the six screws from around the black cartridge slot
  • Two of the six screws are silver and longer than the others. Take note of their location for re-assembly
  • Remove the black cartridge slot holder

Step Four:

  • Remove the old pin connector
  • Slid the pin connector off the board with your thumbs
  • Rub your eraser back and forth on the silver edge of the board where the pin connector rests.

Step Six:

  • Place new pin connector onto board, keeping the edge with the screw holes onto the board

Step Seven:

  • Re-Assemble
  • Making sure the cartridge slot holder moves up and down as it should as you put all the components back into place.

Step Eight:

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