LIP1522 Original PS4 Controller Battery
BL-5C Li-Ion 1020 mah Battery
Battery for PS4 Dual Shock Controller
Since we are having to spend a majority of our day in lock down during Covid-19 we needed to get all our entertainment devices up and running.
Most devices where OK except for our Playstation PS4 Dual Shock Controllers where Sony in their wisdom (not) designed the controller with a non-replaceable li-ion battery. This battery (of course) no longer holds charge.
While you can order aftermarket replacement batteries, we are Darwin and stock is non-existent and shipping is slow.
Once I dismantled the PS4 controller I noticed that the original batteries size looked very familiar. Checking through my battery inventory, bingo, The batteries height and width was exactly the same as my stock of BL-5C batteries (used to be used in Nokia phones in days gone by).
To replace the original battery it was a simple case of snipping off the battery lead and soldering it onto the BL-5C which is about the same 1020 mah