JSAUX Launches Clear Backplates for Steam Deck in Five New Colors

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Electronics brand JSAUX has announced the release of its long-awaited translucent backplates for Steam Deck, now available to order from its online store in five new colors, including purple, brown, red, blue, and green. All are priced at $29.99, but customers can get the brown model, which is estimated to ship before March 22, for $19.99 with the use of promo code PC0106. The release date for the crystal version will be announced at a later date as part of a special event. JSAUX also announced the release of a set of 3D models to design and print adapters for ModCase, a case that allows Steam Deck users to bolster the system with various accessories, including an external cooler.

From a JSAUX press release:

Translucent Backplates

Following the great success of its first backplate, JSAUX is releasing new versions in five different colors and the same semi-transparent style as your favorite classic handhelds. These lightweight backplates (about 126g.) are made of ABS plastic, polycarbonate, and aluminum alloy, and have a unique dimension of 150mm (L) x 117mm (W) x 32mm (H).

All kits feature three replacement sets for the handheld’s rear buttons in different heights (original, lower, and higher), plus a collection of tools to help users install the backplate easily:

  • x10 Anti-static finger gloves
  • x1 Screwdriver
  • x1 Thermal paste (already attached to the backplate)
  • x10 Backplate screws
  • x4 Original back button set
  • x4 Higher back button set
  • x4 Lower back button set
  • x1 Disassemble stick

Free 3D Models to Create New Accessories

In their first try to bridge the gap between the company and the modding community, JSAUX is now releasing a set of 3D models to design and print adapters for ModCase. It will help users to have a larger amount of gadgets compatible with their accessories. This kit is free to download from the product sheet on JSAUX’s official website. It includes design data for:

  • A Deckmate adapter
  • A wall mount
  • A VESA-styled mount
  • A universal adapter
  • A TF card slot for microSD cards
  • A hard disk adapter to replace the ModCase kickstand

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Tsing Mui
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