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Did your Xbox PSU blow up?

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#16 luther349


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Posted 23 October 2005 - 10:34 AM

my xbox is still runnin strong a v1.0. psu never died but the dvd drive did lol.

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 10:48 AM

still using the original cable...the other one was exactly the same

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 11:58 AM

I bought 8 broken xboxs on ebay. None came with cables.
So MS saved me money. blink.gif


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Posted 23 October 2005 - 04:26 PM

ha good poll in all!.. I have been using my v1.0 xbox with its original cords forever! up untill the news of a bad power supply. I then checked mine out and found this..

Looks like crappy spot Welding!

Wow this needs resoldering

Well i didnt have a after picture but i fixed the solder spots no more sparks, and welding sounds tongue.gif

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 04:57 PM

yes, it blow up..
but for my fault.
i put my xbox (us model, 110v), in 220v... but im fix that, and now im using with no problems e with replecement cable beerchug.gif

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 05:29 PM

actually i voted that it blew up with old wire but it actually blew up cuz i put it on a metal table :/

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 05:53 PM

QUOTE(miggidy @ Oct 23 2005, 01:54 AM)
I hear a low frequency, but high pitch sound coming from my PSU when the power cord is connected, all this while my Xbox is turned off.

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Just a lil' FYI: Frequency = Pitch. So you can't have a low frequency and a high pitch at the same time unles there are two tones or sounds.

It sounds like you have a high frequency, low volume sound? (The pitch is high, sharp, or shrill while not being real loud.)


The powercord I received from M$ didn't look any different from the one it was replacing, but I went ahead and replaced it. It felt different as in a different kind of plastic covering.

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 05:55 PM

Old v.3 PSU blew up after a shortage. Figured I'd save a little money and get a 3rd party replacement from eStarland. After using their unit for a few days, we had another unfortunate short! Sent that back to them and they got me a new one, at no charge. Guess what? sad.gif Long story short, I found out that those shitty 3rd party PSUs SUCKED! Stuck with the real deal FoxLinks by buying a used one off eBay. Can't wait to see how the 360 PSU will hold up!

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 06:09 PM

I've got a 1.6 Xbox, which is too new to require a replacement power cord. No, it hasn't blown up yet either :-P

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 06:26 PM

I check every foxlink PSU that goes thru my hands for bad solder joints at the power input point. I have fixed about 20-30. Not a big deal unless it's been bad for a while and burns all the traces leading to the points.

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 06:27 PM

Have had my 1.0 since launch, no PSU problems....just the damned Thompson that broke down that had to be switched for a Sammy. Other PSU's have blown on modded boxes, but that was because of me. Was never really careful when I first starting to mod.

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 06:29 PM

i use the replacement because it fits better, my old one would slip out.

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 06:30 PM

Mine didn't exactly blow up, but now it won't stay on for a few minutes before the replacement cord pops it off, so I guess mine has begun its demise..

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 07:44 PM

I've got a v1.0 xbox bought a few days after release, been using the original cable since. MS were nice enough to send me an extra power lead for when i move my xbox to my bedroom though.

Looks nice too with an led and some buttons lol rotfl.gif

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 07:51 PM

1.0 bought launch night.

Never had any problems with it, but the solder joints were cracked, so I repaired them.

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