HQ NETWORK:   XBOX ONE |  XBOX 360 |  AIDELUXE HQ Network: 1,419 | Guests: 579 | Members: 3 


   Current Location: Xbox_Tutorials JOIN THE XBOX-HQ DISCORD CHAT (62 ONLINE)   |   WANTED: Commodore 128D Computer Keyboard   |   My Items for sale   |   Modchips,X3CP, OGx360, Beta Debug Live console Jewels   |   VIP Account bought.   |   2TB drive w/ X3 Chip/BIOS, does not see F and G correct size   |   Get the free XBOXONEHQ app for Android (2000+ Installs)   |   Star Wars Sit Down Cabinet Available   |   Arcade1up cabinets 50 dollars   |   ARCADE1UP-HQ.COM - Arcade1UP Modders   |   
  Home | Active Topics | CD/DVD Media | Downloads | Forums | Feedback | Games | HardDrives | Homebrew | My Profile | ModChips | Reviews | Search | SoftMods | Tutorials

Xbox Tutorials & Guides

Browse through a complete collection of tutorials for xbox homebrew & repair or submit your own tutorials..

Xbox One
Original Xbox Download  Adding a digital output to your Xbox (v0.1) Original Xbox Downloads

Adding a digital output to your Xbox (v0.1)

Published by DataBitz on 2003-10-28
Category: Hardware Mods/Addons | Page Views: 21,856


The following is what I have found from the forums and other do*****ents floating around the web. I do not take any credit for figuring it out, I didn't. I have tried the coax mod myself on a PAL v1.1 Xbox and it works sweet. If you try it then you will void your warranty. I take no responsibility for any damage caused by attempting this modification, hack at your own risk.

Introduction:
For reference, the pins we use are as follows:

Pin 3 = Digital SP-DIF signal
Pin 5 = Mode ground
Pin 13 = 5 volt supply (required for optical connector only)
Pin 18 = Mode 2 (when grounded tells the Xbox that an AV connector with digital output is connected, enabling the option in the menu for Dolby Digital)

Option 1. Coax (RCA):



Parts required:
- RCA socket (one that is designed to mount to a panel, not into a PCB or onto a loose wire)
- Some thin insulated wires, solder and a low wattage soldering iron with a fine tip, a torx screwdriver

Instructions:
1. Open the Xbox (voiding your warranty)
2. Remove all the drives and remove the mainboard. Flip it over and locate the AV connector (as pictured)
3. Solder a wire from Pin 5 on the AV connector to the outside (ground) leg of the RCA socket. *
4. Solder another wire from Pin 3 of the AV connector to the center (data) leg of a RCA connector. *
5. Solder another wire from Pin 18 of the AV connector to a grounded point on the board.
6. Find somewhere you would like the socket to stick out the case (make sure there's still room for it there when the case is put back together), and drill a hole and mount it there (depending on the RCA socket it could mount in one of various ways, you will need to work this out for yourself)

* There is a hole in the mainboard located next to the LAN connector, it is right next to where the '8' co-ordinate is printed. This hole is big enough to fit the 2 wires through so the RCA socket can be above the mainboard when reassembled.

This is what it looked like when completed.



Tutorial by: DataBitz

Original Xbox Download  Browse Tutorials Original Xbox Downloads
271 Xbox Tutorials | 5,279,056 page views
 
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  
 
0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 | Most Popular Xbox Tutorials ::.
 Members Online (3) / Guests Online (579)
Members Browsing
hamak, Jamesirorb, ArchAngle,

Legend
Administrator  Moderator  VIP Member  Registered User  Banned Users
 Latest News
Xbox GamingCivilization VI's New Frontier Pass is O.. ::.
'Civilization VI - New Frontier Pass', an exciting new series of new content coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac and Linux that will allow you to continue your quest to become the greatest empir.. ::.
.......................................................................
Goosebumps Dead Of Night hits XB1, PS4, .. ::.
Xbox Games with Gold for June 2020 Revea.. ::.
Warface: Breakout is Out Now on XBOX, PS.. ::.
“Project Warlock” now available for digi.. ::.
More News | Submit News
 Popular Xbox Games
Slam Tennis
   Page Views: 277143

Play as one of your real-life tennis heroes on courts all over the world, or be a fictitious player battling it out in some of the most outrageous arenas imaginable in Slam Tennis, available from Info..
More Xbox Games