DS Lite USB C mod install guide #Modding #Gaming

Facelesstech documents the steps to modify a DS Lite, using a USB C port replacement kit.

So you have purchases one of the DS Lite USB C port replacement kits, I’ll show you below how to install it. If you want to purchase a kit they can be found here. (ed: and elsewhere)

Tear down

First thing you need to do is strip your DS Lite down to the motherboard, Follow this guide before moving on.

Old port removal

The next step is to remove the old charging port, What I found was that if you added leaded solder(low melt solder) to each of the 4 anchor points and the 2 power points it makes it easier to remove. It will take time to head up and mix the old and new solder, this is because the 4 anchor points are on a ground plane which sucks a lot of the heat away from your iron.

Install new port

Once the port is out we can move on to installing the new port. I find that lining up the 2 power points then sliding it down into place works best.

See all the steps with details and pictures here.


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