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Most unreliable console system: Xbox 360

November 22, 2009 DaFixer 0

According to a survey commissioned by the CNET UK, 60% of Xbox 360s have had hardware failures. According to the survey 47% of Xbox 360s have failed within the first year of purchase. I have personally become part of this statistic. I have gone through 3 Xbox’s within 2 years. […]

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Xbox 360 iXtreme 1.51 firmware DVD hack

April 18, 2009 DaFixer 3

My Xbox 360 RRoD again, but I was able to recover it and I updated the DVD ROM firmware to boot! I installed the iXtreme 1.51 (which has the ability to read new format games) using the Jungle Flasher beta utility. I downloaded the utility and the iXtreme bios as […]

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Xbox 360 RRoD Fix

February 12, 2009 DaFixer 42

This is an updated post to my last post Xbox RRoD really Sucks. I did get my Xbox 360 to work after following the i-hacked xbox fix video. This is how I did it. Open the Xbox 360 Use this guide to open the xbox, http://www.xboxchopshop.com/catalog/man_360_open.php,  as mentioned in the […]

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Xbox RRoD really sucks

December 27, 2008 DaFixer 1

My Xbox 360 displayed the 3 Red Ring of Death (RRoD) last week and I’m understandably perturbed. Now I’m no stranger to the RRoD (this is my third), but in the previous instances the Bestbuy warranty allowed me to simply exchange the defective unit no questions asked. I figured after […]

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Driving Game Racing Wheel Setup on a Budget

June 1, 2008 DaFixer 0

What do you get when you strap an Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel to a chair with some bungie cord? Some kind of driving game rig I can’t even begin to describe. But it works! My brother set this up when he couldn’t take the steering wheel moving around on […]