Chinese wii u controller problem

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by erikas, May 2, 2016.

  1. erikas
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    erikas GBAtemp Regular

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    So i bought a cheap wii u pro controller from ebay for 16$. I expected it to be kinda clunky, but it feels pretty good when playing. However the left thumb-stick won't detect northeast input. every other direction works great. Any ideas what to do? shipping it back to china is too much of a hassle for that price. Any ideas what could be wrong or how to fix it?
     
  2. Sick Wario

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    disassemble, look for a problem internally. maybe a replacement analog stick module can be installed

    if the d pad and buttons work ok at least it's usable
     
  3. Xenon Hacks

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    Just request a return they will give you your money back without even asking for the pad back.
     
  4. erikas
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    erikas GBAtemp Regular

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    i tried disassembling it, any idea where i could find a replacement thumbstick?
     
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  6. erikas
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    erikas GBAtemp Regular

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    i soldered in a different one, but now it goes all the way to up left and stayes there. i'll try to use wires, cause i may have damaged the microchip.