Fixing my Xbox 360 (Lite-on)

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Sep 7, 2010

Fixing my Xbox 360 (Lite-on) by Fudge at 9:12 PM (929 Views / 0 Likes) 8 replies

  1. Fudge
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    I'd check the drive seals are intact before buying one and also the manufacture date. You've got to assume it's pulled from a dead console, and for a console to be dead it's probably had a fair amount of use. Also most Liteon consoles would have been manufactured within the last 3 years. Any RROD console would be under the Microsoft RROD warrenty, which probably means these were/ are flashed to play from DVD-R's.
     
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    Is there anyway to get a brand new drive?
     
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    Yeah, buy a new console lol.
     
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    lol. But seriously, do you think I would be safe buying a drive from eBay?
     
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    You're not going to be getting a new one, they aren't around. You've got to assume that any on eBay will have had a fair amount of use and has been flashed. I gather using DVD-R's wears out lasers faster.

    I brought this off eBay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=120610797699 and if it were as described it would of been a bargain as I jtagged the working console. Unfortunately all 3 of the drives in that auction were knackered with 2 dead boards, 1 dead mech, and 2 mechs which had issues reading discs. I ended up robbing the drive from my Arcade.

    I'd try trolling through all the eBay auctions for an Arcade Jasper which hasn't been used or has had little use. You should even be able to find one that's Jtaggable if you hunt, and get an almost new drive. It's all you can really do.
     
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    I don't have much money, only enough to buy a replacement drive. I think I'm gonna take my chances and buy a used one from eBay. I really hope it works.
    EDIT: How would I physically swap my old drive board into the new drive?
     
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    You will need a soldering iron, it's fairly easy. I used this guide for mine http://forums.cvxgameconsolerepair.com/php...p?f=5&t=286 You'll need to find something similar for the Liteon's, you also need to check if you need a drive of the same revision or any Liteon will do.
     
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    Thanks. My friend will hopefully help me swap the drive (hes fixed his 360 the same way before).
     

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