I’ve been looking into modding my first stick, and I’ve been doing a bit of research. Everything I’ve seen looks pretty straightforward, but there’s something key that I’ve managed to miss.
I plan on modding a HORI EX2 (360) and V3 (not the RAP, the standard version). I realize these are cheaper sticks, which is why I wanted to use them for my first mods. My one question: is it necessary to remove the daughter board for the V3 in order to add new buttons? I found a decent guide for modding the EX2, which suggested adding a short amount of wire to from the switch to the daughter board to connect them, but the guides I checked for the V3 all show quick-disconnect wiring running straight from the new button to the PCB. Is there something about the daughter board for the V3 that requires this, or can you use the same technique as the EX2 to connect them? I’m a bit nervous about soldering directly to the PCB, and would feel better just connecting to the daughter board. Is removing the daughter board just a preference, or required for some reason?
As per usual, since I’m new here I expect this was explained somewhere that I just happened to miss. I tried searching for my answers, but came up empty, and for some reason the guide sticky doesn’t seem to have a tutorial specifically for the V3.