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xzerox
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Post Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:56 am   
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Hey,
I was softmodding my xbox when i smelled smoke i learned over and saw that it was sparking really bad i unplugged it and toke my hard drive out to see what was the problem ...the power supply blew! btw sorry the image is sooooo big i wanted to show you guys a good view though


[img=http://aycu22.webshots.com/image/25701/2006056673359422733_rs.jpg]

Anyways i wanna know would it be easier to switch power supplys with the xbox that i have that has a code 7 or to just get a new hard drive for the xbox with the code 7? btw i have a video up on youtube that explains exactly what happened lol ...you can see where it melted at


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:34 am   
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One is as ez as the other switch the power is cheaper, i myself wold go with that if you know that it wont blow the new one.


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xzerox
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Post Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:49 am   
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anygood tuts on doing that i can seem to find one is there any soldering invovled or is it pretty much like hooking up a cpu power supply

ps thanks for answeing me no one else did


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boobs
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Post Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 8:18 am   
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it could be a case of a little solder to fix my sons did the same is sparks coming from were you plug the power led in
if so remove power supply unit turn over you will see were its burnt all you need is resolder there

howtoo here
http://www.llamma.com/xbox/Repairs/xbox%20power%20supply%20repair%20tutorial.htm


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wes213
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Post Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 1:36 pm   
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I dont know if wold want to plug that thing back up. Laughing


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:28 pm   
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what version is your xbox


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Flaw
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Post Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 10:56 pm   
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I've got the daughterboard from my fried xbox v1.0 so if you need it, you can buy it from me. Otherwise you might be able to solder up a fix.


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xzerox
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Post Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:25 am   
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boobs wrote:
it could be a case of a little solder to fix my sons did the same is sparks coming from were you plug the power led in
if so remove power supply unit turn over you will see were its burnt all you need is resolder there

howtoo here
http://www.llamma.com/xbox/Repairs/xbox%20power%20supply%20repair%20tutorial.htm



fixed it before i even saw the post googled it and i used that samn tut as the pic above shows thanks for your help anyway and it was the samn exact problem Smile you guys are awesome i though i was going to get newb crushed..but no wow..


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Post Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:17 am   
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It aint like that here man, why bash em if you can help them. Very Happy


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Post Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:19 am   
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sounds like hes been to the xbox scene forums Laughing
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Thay can talk all the trash thay want but look whare the folks end up when thay want real answers, right here at the HQ. Twisted Evil


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