[Guide] How To Hack Your 360

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by DinohScene, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. bootmonster

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    Looking to pick up a 360 and go through the rgh/jtag route.

    Any recommendations on which hardware I should be looking for? And which chip to use? I'm comfortable soldering, and want to keep costs to a minimum if I can :)

    Would prefer one of the slim consoles if possible as I owned a couple of phat consoles in the past and they were temperamental.

    Any suggestions would be appreciated.
     
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    Get a Glossy Slim.
    250 GB version.

    One of the simplest one to RGH and one of the reliable ones.
     
  3. bootmonster

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    Ok great thanks. Is that the trinity motherboard?
     
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    Yep.
    Trinity motherboard yes.
    Don't get the 4GB version tho, best is to get the 250 GB version.
     
  5. bootmonster

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    Cool cheers. That has the smaller nand yeah?
     
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    16 MB NAND.
    Standard JR Programmer can dump it.

    I'm unsure if you needed a 4 GB SD R/W kit for a 4GB Trinity or not, hence I said to get the 250 GB version.
     
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  7. Armadillo

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    Don't need it. Trinity is standard 16mb nand. 4GB storage on trinity is a seperate module plugged into the board.
     
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    Cheers.
    Wasn't to sure anymore ;p
     
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  9. Hector Ludovino

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    I have a Xbox Slim (2010-09-02 mfr date) I think it's a Trinity it's glossy, want to put it on rgh2) what kind of chips do you recommended @DinohScene And if there are a tutorial, or a easy way.
     
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    Can you solder?
    Can you solder as in, tiny points?

    I'd get an Ace v3 (cheapest) or a CoolRunner 3 or CoolRunner 4.
    As for install diagrams, google the name of the chip + Trinity install and you'll have several guides.
     
  11. Hector Ludovino

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    1. don't know but I have an angle who work as an electronic worker who has soldering skills, (sorry for my weird English).

    Which chip it's better ?
     
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    Then it shouldn't be much of a problem.

    Try to get a CR4 if you can and if your budget allows it.
    Else a Ace V3 also does the job fine.
    You also need a JR Programmer to dump the NAND.
     
  13. zfreeman

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    Is the programmer necessary? Could you just solder points on the motherboard to a USB or SD card adapter?
     
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    You can dump the NAND with an LPT cable, but it's slow as shite.
    Soldering it directly to a USB cable is a dumb thing to do.

    SD based dumpers are only for 4 GB corona consoles.

    Besides, you need the JR Programmer to program the chip as well.
     
  15. Hector Ludovino

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    I think it's cheaper just to pay for some1 else to do it thanks
     
  16. DinohScene
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    Brining it to a modshop might be just as costly as DIYing yes.
     
  17. Reid_Dead

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    I bought a Xbox 360 slim Star Wars version in May 2012.
    I'm a noob on this but, is this version (star wars 2012) hackable via xkey?

    Thanks!!

    Enviado de meu LG-D802 usando Tapatalk
     
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    It's likely a Hitachi or a Liteon 1175.
    Both of which you're better off with a RGH.

    I'd trade it in for a glossy Slim from '10.
     
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    I just wanted to make sure but my 360's MFR date is October 2011 is that still Corona
     
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    Is the 360 Glossy or not?