Okay I have an old large trusty 60gig that I love for its backwards compatible nature, plus I have had it forever! I got the good ol' YLOD and tried the whole heat gun approach.
While I had it apart I broke some super tiny prongs that were connected to a board that is where the power switch is and are too small to solder back on according to a computer store. When it was reassembled it won't turn on at all.
So I want to get a new motherboard but I am reading that the Blu player is not compatible with a board other than the one it was with originally, and that the controllers can be an issue as well. After everything I read please help clear some things up.
1. Is it worth it to find a new motherboard or just buy a slim
2. Where could I get a MB
3. Will my controllers work, do I have to set the system version back to a certain point?
4. Will my BR drive work with a new board?
5. Should I just sell this thing for parts and say goodbye? It has certain nostalgia to it so even if a new board is $150 I would do it if it will last a few more years.
Thank you in advance for the help!!