Free Xbox 360 and PS3 Repairs

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Jul 2, 2012

Free Xbox 360 and PS3 Repairs by Devin at 9:42 PM (13,148 Views / 11 Likes) 79 replies

  1. Devin
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    Service is suspended until further notice.​
     
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    heck my xbox will never break! :grog:
     
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    I still have a few things to add on. What/how you should send it, have insurance on it or not, etc. I can/will ship international, however with the cost of it. You might as well send it to somone in your area, and there's no way I'm going to do a ton of Xbox's or PS3s for one person. I'm not a free way of fixing up Xboxs off eBAY, so you can make a quick buck.
     
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    Do you think you could fix the formatting for those of us in the dark theme? Also, better word choice for "not mandatory" would be "optional" lol. :P

    Great service though.
     
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    Done, and how so? Just change the bolded words to a different color?
     
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    E3 flasher can update its firmware, and it's tied to one-PS3-only. There's an update which will let you use your E3 to downgrade/flash/backup on more PS3s.
    PS3 has NAND and on later Slim models NOR, not all PS3s can be downgraded to a up-to-date method of cfw (3.55 for now). This means, some can't handle 3.55 ofw because of newer hardware and will brick instantly.

    E3 has a solderless NOR clip, which you can *by pressing the clip against the chip a little* do the E3 perform restore/rewrite flash images to NOR. Unfortunately, NAND will require soldering points to an E3 NAND base-like adapter...
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    Nice iniciative Devin, you've got all my support from here!
     
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    Lol looks like this:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    To remove the formatting, just highlight all of the text and hit the erase button in the top right corner of the editor.
     
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    Fixed. Somone should really finish the dark theme. I like it.
     
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    Nice comma placement.

    I'm here to claim my free Xbox 360, please. :creep:
     
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    It's in the mail. :tpi:
     
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    Seriously, you're being way too nice here. Console repairs out of the kindness of your heart? You must be Dev-out of your mind!
     
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    It's really not even that much, the only cost comes from the material needed. I like tinkering, so I consider that a reward, as well as a nice PM saying they got the Xbox/PS3 all nice and safe in working order.
     
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    The limit on the trading forum (and therefore the Feedback section) is 100 posts, not 500.

    I could just edit that myself but then how will you learn? :ha:
     
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    Devin..... Me you.. PM pretty much now.
     
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    Just another thing I'll have to update is, that for Xbox 360's/PS3s I have everything I need. A controller, AV cable, and a 203w power supply (Normal PS3 power cable.) So all you're going to need to send is the console itself. :yay:
     
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    You might want to take a look at this
     
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    Looks like a 4th of July sale. I'd need to raise $38.21 for the tools need for free RGH service, and $60~ for free Disc Drive flashing. $47 for PS3 downgrades, if I can use the Progskeet.

    Thanks.
     
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    Got a review for the X360 USB Pro v2 coming in tomorrow, so I'll update the original post with Free Xbox 360 Disc Flashing/ Drive Key Extraction.

    Oh, and my new printer will be here tomorrow. My apologies for those who have been waiting.
     
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    I'll have to take advantage of this when I get the chance (That is if I can!). One of my 360s needs a disc drive laser replacement, and my friend gave me his brother's RROD system to pull the laser out of it, so I essentially have 2 broken, but fixable 360s.
     
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    Feel free to, but just thinking about the pricing of me shipping Scott105 a Xbox 360 of mine to Canada was quite hefty.
     

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