So you read my Xbox S controller tutorial, then you went out and tried to mod a 360 controller. Well, it’s a little bit different.

Here I highlight the differences and show you how to get a microcontroller to perform different button functions with the new controller. And more importantly, I show you how to stuff it all into that sleek little case.

This tutorial covers the wired controller.

The Buttons

Here, I show your the places where to access the X and Y button signals. The switching is different, so we need to switch these with use of optocouplers. Unlike relays, optocouplers are unidirectional, so we have to pay attention to how we hook them up.

What’s an optocoupler? An optocoupler is a little light emitting diode placed ne…

By: klee27x

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