iFixit will sell almost every part of the Steam Deck

The era of repairing your own devices is approachingand the valve Steam Deck Gaming Laptop This is perhaps the best example yet – not only does it offer an easy-to-repair design, but it now looks almost all parts Will be sold separately on iFixit.

Tonight, the company prematurely unveiled a massive collection of promised spare parts on your website, and we were surprised to see everything so far Motherboard with AMD Aerith chip Heart of the Steam Deck will be available soon for $350.

Steam Deck motherboard.
Photo: iFix

In fact, iFixit will sell parts that can be considered upgrades to your existing Steam Deck – if you decide you prefer the anti-glare screen that only comes with the 512GB model, or Supposedly quieter Huaying fanYou can buy them for $95 and $25 respectively. You can pay an extra $5 for the “Repair Kit” which contains everything you need to perform these repairs – which I recommend for the monitor. If you already have a screwdriver and a screwdriver, you probably won’t need it for the fan.

Among other tools, the display assembly comes with an iOpener microwave heating tool to break up the existing display adhesive.
Photo: iFix

In fact, iFixit was willing to send you a full US price list for each item that would sell in the first wave, 23 featured pieces in total:

Steam Deck Spare Parts at iFixit

SKU / link Substantial the price
SKU / link Substantial the price
2600021 Steam Surface Fan / Single Room $24.99
2600022 Steam deck fan/repair kit $29.99
2600031 Steam Deck Screen (512GB) / Part Only $94.99
2600032 Steam Deck Screen (512 GB) / Fixing Kit $99.99
2600041 Steam Deck screen/part (64GB or 256GB) only $64.99
2600042 Steam Deck Screen Repair Toolkit (64GB or 256GB) $69.99
2600051 Steam Rig Straight Thumb Rod / Coin Only $19.99
2600052 Right Thumbstick / Steam Surface Repair Kit $24.99
2600061 Left thumbstick on deck/room only $19.99
2600062 Surface Mount Vapor/Left Thumb Assembly $24.99
2600071 Rubber Membrane for Surface Steam Button $4.99
2600081 D-Pad rubber membrane for vapor surface $4.99
2600091 vapor surface rubber membrane $4.99
2600101 Vapor Deck Speakers $24.99
2600291 Left trigger button on the steam surface US$7.99
2600301 Right trigger button on the steam surface US$7.99
2600161 Left bumper button placed on the vapor surface US$6.99
2600171 Mount the right bumper button on the steam deck US$6.99
2600181 steam back plate $24.99
2600191 Front plate on the steam surface $24.99
2600201 The motherboard on the surface of the steam $349.99
2600211 Girl straight dish on steam surface $29.99
2600221 Daughter card on the left deck $34.99
2600231 Vapor Surface Battery Sticker $4.99
2600241 vapor surface screen sticker $4.99
2600251 Steam Deck Power Adapter (US) $24.99
2600261 Mains adapter for vapor roof (EU) $24.99
260271 Steam Deck Power Adapter (UK) $24.99

GamingOnLinux she has Partial UK Price List Besides.

One thing you won’t immediately notice, however, is the Steam Deck battery, as this is clearly a major wear and tear part for a battery-powered console that can easily drain within hours. iFixit only contains a placeholder link for battery (E SSDThank you u/Fidler_2K @Reddit).

Here’s what iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens says On the edge About battery location:

We build a Steam Deck Repair Solution that includes all the step-by-step instructions and parts you need to repair your deck. Our initial release includes parts and tools to perform most repairs. We don’t have a day-one battery fix, but we’re committed to working with Valve to preserve these devices as they age. Battery replacement will be necessary for the Steam Deck to stand the test of time.

He couldn’t tell when he would sell after the phrase “soon”.

There are no touchpads, d-pads or buttons on the list either, although iFixit sells the rubber diaphragms underneath. And there’s no internal metal frame, EM shields, or flexible flat cables. So it’s not like you can build a bunch of parts. But if you break the plastic bezel, it could be an easy $25 fix, and you can’t say the same for most gadgets.

The front and back panels of the Steam Deck are $25 each.
Photo: iFix

By the way, getting into the Steam Deck is pretty easy: when my thumb got a little sticky, I was able to pull it out for cleaning by removing just seven screws (and I admit that by opening small delicate plastic clips).

By the way: If you’re interested in repair law and official parts, a story came out later this morning that you might want to read.

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