Jump to content


Photo

Bbc Tv Program Investigates Xbox 360 Disc Scratching


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 xbm360

xbm360

    X-S Enthusiast

  • Members
  • 18 posts

Posted 24 March 2009 - 01:16 PM

Watchdog, the consumer TV program from the British BBC has broadcast an investigation into Xbox 360 disc scratching.

IPB Image

This is a problem that has plagued many Xbox 360 users but always been put down to consumer misuse by Microsoft.

BBC TV program investigates Xbox 360 disc scratching

#2 Bazdoctor

Bazdoctor

    X-S X-perience

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 471 posts
  • Location:Australia
  • Xbox Version:v1.2
  • 360 version:v4.0 (jasper)

Posted 24 March 2009 - 03:06 PM

Didn't some Sweedish program do a similar thing about 2 years ago. I really dont think this is a problem now unless you move your console whilst the disc is spinning, in which case you are an idiot.

#3 tomthumb666

tomthumb666

    X-S Enthusiast

  • Members
  • 14 posts
  • Xbox Version:unk
  • 360 version:v3.0 (falcon)

Posted 24 March 2009 - 11:04 PM

I know of a Dutch TV program that investigated the problem and I certainly know that disc scratching also occurs without moving the console.

Edited by tomthumb666, 24 March 2009 - 11:05 PM.


#4 THDVL

THDVL

    X-S Freak

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,089 posts
  • Location:TX
  • Xbox Version:v1.0
  • 360 version:v4.0 (jasper)

Posted 24 March 2009 - 11:12 PM

I had this problem with my Sammy drive in my launch console. It would only happen while the console was horizontal.. Which is how I like to play my games. My drive would honk like someone blowing hard through a wet kazoo while the console was vertical. Very annoying.. Recently bought a new arcade with a Liteon drive. I hope the scratching issues have been resolved.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users