In a recent HacknMod survey, you told us you wanted to see more Xbox 360 Hacks. We’ve complied this stupendous lineup of 360 controller mods for your hacking pleasure including LEDs, rapid fire, tilt control, paint jobs, keypads, and oh so much more. Did you enjoy this insanely awesome article Do you love hacking? The HacknMod RSS feed is for you! Subscribe. (Check with your doctor first, of course.)
1. Add LEDs to your 360 Controller
Start with an original, wired Xbox 360 controller. Use this tutorial to get to the Xbox 360 controller disassembly instructions. This is a multi part mod, first changing the color of the LEDs on the circuit board, then adding 4 always on LED’s to the 360 dome, and followed by lighting the start and back buttons. Read more. Also, be sure to check out how to install rumble activated LEDs
2. Rapid Fire Mod
- Purchase an Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Controller.
Want to take your uber pwnage to the next level? Mod the innards of your Xbox controller so it makes the controller think that you are pulling the trigger(s) really really fast. It is great for Halo weapons such as the battle rifle. Read.
3. Create a Custom Paint Job
I will demonstrate how to create a feathered paint job. This is where one color blends with another color using red, black, and silver on an Xbox controller. Although it’s for an Xbox controller, and the paint job is rather blah, you can use the methods depicted in this tutorial to create your own paintjob on a 360 controller.
4. Wireless Controller, Headset, and Messenger Kit
5. Tilt Controller
Here is a video of the finished Xbox 360 tilt controller. Not a whole lot new in this video except a short (cheesy) clip of me and clips of Full Auto and Crimson Skies with the finished controller. More on this project here and here.