3 RROD in 24 hours

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Jul 16, 2011

3 RROD in 24 hours by Devante at 7:38 PM (1,139 Views / 0 Likes) 11 replies

  1. Devante
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    I have three XBOX 360's.

    Two are "stock" and one is JTAG + Xclamp fix.

    I was playing Dragon Age Origins on the two stock ones when they both RROD. Retail disc.
    I was playing Alice Madness Returns from the hard drive and it beeped, then turned off. Turn it back on to RROD.

    All 3 within 24 hours.

    Coincidence???
     
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    LOL!
    Thats epic [​IMG]!
    Well, I believe you. Back in the day when the first version was launched, I have seen RRoD live in electronic stores [​IMG]!
     
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    I used the same power supply for the two stock ones, and a different one for the JTAG.

    I also have the JTAG set up to use full speed fan only (using FSD).

    On all 3 consoles, I have put rubber feet on the bottom that raise the console about an inch off of the surface.

    The two stock ones were actually on the ground on top of a book with nothing surrounding, and the JTAG is in a small entertainment center with an open back and plenty of room on all sides.

    By the way, have you ever heard of the power source at a residence causing such things? I was using two different outlets.
     
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    Do you know which version your 3 consoles were?
    Power source, as in sockets? That shoudnt matter. However if you used different power bricks(the 360 power bricks), than it could make a difference. Falcon and onwards had less power consumption I think.
     
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    I know at least two are Xenon's. The JTAG has been reflowed, xclamp fixed, "modified" the air sheath with cardboard, set the fan to 100% always, and those 1 inch rubber feet. Never gets more than 75 degrees Celsius.

    From time to time, especially after playing for a while, I feel the air in the back. It's barely warm.
     
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    Well, dont bother with Xenon. Even if you fix it, its bound to RRoD again.

    If it was Falcon, you could try to get it running again. My friend's falcon RRoD a few years ago, he fixed it and its still up and running [​IMG]!
     
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    I feel for u man. with the 360, it's true what they say: "it's like a giant house of cards ready to collapse at any moment." it makes me wonder how cautious people will be when the new xbox is released. I definitely won't be buying one for several years for fear of hardware failure. unfortunately, the 360 is just one of many in a long list of poorly-made hardware by microsoft.
     
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    I agree with you with the poorly-made hardware part. Though the rate of RROD consoles has dropped significantly since the slim released.
     
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    Of course it has. After all, the slim version has Red Dot Of Death.
     
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    I know it has a relatively large failure rate but come on... 3 within a day??? :
     
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    Whoa.

    What kinda ambient temperature is your room where you were playing? Maybe these things just couldn't get cool enough or something. Otherwise it seems crazy 3 would just fail fail fail like that.
     
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    Actually the room has been pretty cool. We leave the AC on.

    Heat gunned the Xenon JTAG, works again.

    By the way, one of the stock ones gives a different error from normal RROD.
    It gives the "problem with power supply or a short" error.

    And when I turn the XBOX on, the PSU's light turns red. Works fine with other XBOX 360's.
     

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