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I have recieved that xbox i have been talking about from that last post i had, but the mobo revision is a bit interesting.

it has all the looks of a xenon board (which is awesome) and still has the 3 coil things below the power input. however, it has the newer style heatsync (ie from zephyr update)... and not sure if it counts, but also has a phillip/liteon dvd-rom drive. (also didnt check if it was spoofed... now i have no "backup" discs)

according to this site: (360drives) the power inlet is either Xenon or Zephyr
this is my power inlet: power inlet
mobo: mobo

The motherboard itself, well, both Xenon and Zephyr look really the same... however this board does not have the Zephyr HDMI... which is crap.... so i am thinking that this was a RROD xenon that was sent into M$ and had the heatsync replaced... but any help anyone wants to give would be great.

i ask because it is a 7371 kernal, and i want to jtag it, but not sure of the NAND size. (and yes, i will check the CB version)

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I've seen this type before many times, its when you send your old 360 in for repair.

it still uses 16.5a so alot more chance for the rrod
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um, so it is a xenon board? i am unsure as to what a "16.5a" is...
what i am really asking is how big is the onboard NAND.... 16mb? for LPT dumping purposes (either has a 16mb nand)
and i need to know what the mobo is to use the correct xbr image... and correct jtag/lpt wiring

just gonna go out on a limb and say its a M$ refurbished xenon and go with that... if anyone wants to say otherwise, please, say so, so i dont look like an idiot
 

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check the watt of your power supply, is it 203W? then you have a xenon/zephyr

the difference between them:

xenon = no hdmi connector
zephyr= hdmi connector

i think m$ updated the cb version, but its the best thing to check first.
 

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exactly what im doing now... dumping the precious precious nand...

also, whats with it having the liteon dvd... wasnt it a samsung in that generation? or was that part of the overhaul too?

also, was sure it was a xenon because of jtag points... ie the 6 eyelettes on one side of the board that you solder the diodes to (ie to 2 of those points)

--EDIT:

ALSO; thanks everyone for the comments on this post and previos posts of mine... you guys have been a great help...
 

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totally did.
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(had the last good CB: 1921)
flashed xell... it worked... am flashing XBR because xellous did not work for some reason... i guess i can add that after teh fact right?
or does it require lpt connection?
 

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are you implying i should use flash360 to install xellous... which is what i did.
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now am running up to date kernels and homebrews...

thanks all.
 

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