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#1 jmjustin6

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 04:03 PM

So i just got back from the thrift store. I saw this xbox there and saw this weird looking chip thing on the front of it. I have never seen it before so i thought this xbox might be modded (but not sure).

When i go to turn it on tue xbox logo comes up then gives me this page saying the xbox needs to be serviced. Also the disk drive wont come out. The light around the power button flashes

My main question here is has anyone ever seen this chip looking thing before. It lights up and there are wires leading inside the xbox.

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#2 Lost Dragon

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 04:15 PM

Only familar with Soft Modded Xboxes myself and even then had disc tray motor die on 1 of those.

 

This looks to have had some form of custom? hard mod carried out and somethings gone very amiss with it.

 

Hopefully., if it can't be fixed, it didn't cost you an arm and a leg...



#3 jmjustin6

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 04:16 PM

Ehh it was $20

#4 Lost Dragon

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 04:20 PM

Have you looked on any of the modding community forums?

 

 

Sounds like sort of thing folks might be more familar with and know how to fix.

 

 

Fingers crossed you get this sorted.



#5 jmjustin6

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 04:45 PM

I posted something on facebook

#6 RickR

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 05:20 PM

It looks like some kind of switching device that lets you choose a ROM-set to boot from.  Probably to allow you to play games from different regions?

 

Sorry I can't be of much help here, as I don't know much about hard-mods.

 

But on my "to-do" list is to soft-mod my XBOX.  I have the right cords/memory/disk items, just need to sit down and do it. 


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#7 jmjustin6

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 05:27 PM

I was given this link from someone on Facebook

http://team-xecuter....als/x3pin16.htm
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Posted 07 October 2016 - 06:01 PM

I was given this link from someone on Facebook

http://team-xecuter....als/x3pin16.htm

Wow, you found something pretty cool.  Now to figure out why it doesn't work.  Maybe the hard drive has gone bad?


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#9 jmjustin6

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 06:02 PM

You dont think that the switches are just in the wrong order?

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 06:03 PM

From that last picture on that link...looks like maybe you just need to quick-press the power switch.  Or try power and eject together. 


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Posted 07 October 2016 - 08:32 PM

looks like that #5 is an error code from looking at this:

 

http://forums.afterd...e-first.373255/


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Posted 07 October 2016 - 08:54 PM

looks like that #5 is an error code from looking at this:

 

http://forums.afterd...e-first.373255/

I think this means Justin that you just need to turn it in with barely a touch to the power button.  Very quick and light press of the button.  That logo thing on the mod should be blue, not red. 



#13 jmjustin6

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 08:59 PM

Well now its blue, but nothing shows up on the screen

#14 jmjustin6

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 09:00 PM

Because its blue but nothing on screen people are saying that the switches must not be in the right order

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 07:32 PM

So i finally got some time alone to mess aroud with this thing. I just started flipping through the switches to see what would happen

Most of them did nothi g but i flip the third switch and this comes up and the disc drive opens. But funny thing is i turned the xbox off and now i cant get the disc drive to open again

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 07:41 PM

Ok so now i flipped the first 4 (out of 5) switches and then this screen comes up

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 11:52 PM

So does anyone want to try & fix mine? It's hard modded but I can't figure out how to install emulators/roms to it. I'm happy to pay to ship it to & fro and provide compensation for invested time.


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#18 jmjustin6

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 11:01 AM

Yea im trying to figure that out now. I see alot of "load from usb", but where is the usb port on an xbox? Im confused

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 11:17 AM

So looks like i need one of these

http://www.ebay.com/itm/391573693751

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 11:17 AM

So looks like i need one of these

http://www.ebay.com/itm/391573693751




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