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PlayStation Move motion controller teardown

LED, lens, and housing

The light assembly is composed of the LED (attached to the main PCB via a soldered ribbon cable), lens, and housing. The housing has metal insert that could help dissipate heat generated by the LED.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler

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