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(SAC-001) PS4 UART For Dummies

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Let me start by saying im writing this because alot of people dont know how to setup UART for their PS4 This TUT is only for those who have SAC-001 Motherboard

Tools you would need

A set of screw Drivers to open up the PS4
Soldering station $30-$150 (depends what you get)
Solder 0.7mm - $7
Flux - $5 - $15
Kynair Wire- $7
Wire cutters - $12
(Optional) Hot Glue and Glue gun - $15
Tip cleaner - $10
ANY Cheap  FTDI USB to TTL Serial Adapter
Micro-USB Cable
etc

First

After you have your tools buy any cheap FTDI USB to TTL Serial Adapter
i bought this one: https://www.ebay.com/itm/FT232RL-FTDI-USB-3-3V-5-5V-to-TTL-Serial-Adapter-Module-for-Arduino-Mini-Ports/232428575643?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649

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Step 2

Open up your PS4 

Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHVqDrXLXzY


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Step 3

Got some wire and strip some of both ends 

Then solder 1 end to these points

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Step 4

MAKE SURE THE WIRES ARE STICKING OUT of the console

(Optional) Hot glue the wires to the motherboard so they dont come un-done when you put the PS4 back togather

Step 5

Put the console back together WITH THE WIRES HANGING OUT

Step 6

Solder the ground wire to Ground on the device and the TX Wire from the PS4 to the RX Pad on the FTDI Device (Pic of the one i bought0

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Step 7

Hook it up to your PC with the micro-USB Cabele

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Step 8

Download: https://www.arduino.cc/download_handler.php?f=/arduino-1.8.5-windows.exe

INSTALL IT DONT USE PS WATSON.. PS WATSON DIDNT WORK FOR ME

Step 10

MAKE SURE ITS YOU COM PORT

 

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LAST STEP

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NOW YOUR DONE!!

 

Edited by LightningMods2

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