Recent Topics
Decent MP3 player
by Ed_T
26 minutes 14 seconds ago
Letgo
by Donald
41 minutes 52 seconds ago
Tire buying advice
by supton
Today at 06:23 PM
Two versions of M1 5w30 ESP now?
by Patman
Today at 06:21 PM
No older cars in New York State?
by Oldtom
Today at 06:19 PM
2009 Taurus strut mount noise
by terry274
Today at 04:38 PM
A3/B3 vs A3/B4, big difference or irrelevant?
by FordCapriDriver
Today at 03:36 PM
2003 Honda power steering problem
by hogpops
Today at 03:29 PM
Public Service Announcement: Flush Your HW Heater
by gathermewool
Today at 03:25 PM
Fellow 2AZ-FE toyota owners: what oil are you usin
by car51
Today at 03:21 PM
Castrol 0W40 vs 5W40??
by Realfine69
Today at 03:02 PM
Paint impurities on a new car
by Quattro Pete
Today at 02:49 PM
2014 Ram wheel FIT on a 2005 Ram?
by SumpChump
Today at 02:41 PM
Do people buy from telemarketers?
by Chris142
Today at 02:06 PM
TGMO 0W20, 8100km/5mo, 2013 Lexus GS350AWD 118K KM
by David_Corbett
Today at 01:54 PM
Sonoma Raceway
by Warstud
Today at 01:51 PM
Zipcode error
by aquariuscsm
Today at 01:36 PM
NHRA drag racing Racing question??
by daddi
Today at 01:33 PM
Milesyn 5w30 5 gal pails $50.94 w/prime
by Samrsnow
Today at 01:20 PM
Removing Broken Bathtub Drain
by Warstud
Today at 01:15 PM
Newest Members
crrider, EdDmax, 2018matto, Lancruza, IanSampson
65312 Registered Users
Who's Online
96 registered (bbhero, Berny, 55hambone, aquariuscsm, A310, 69Torino, 9 invisible), 1544 Guests and 40 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
65312 Members
67 Forums
285932 Topics
4771661 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#4448714 - 07/03/17 07:52 PM Need ideas/help with xbox 360
taztheman Offline


Registered: 11/08/16
Posts: 57
Loc: North Carolina, USA
So i picked up a free xbox 360 and I am trying to keep the free/dirt cheap theme going and I need all the accessories for it. Does anyone have ideas where I can pick up free/cheap Xbox 360 accessories and a power adapter. Also the xbox has a 203 watt power plug and most xbox adapters are 175, but people say you can pull out a peice of plastic in female end on the xbox to make the other adapters fit, and the other adapter will work fine, anyone had experience with that?
Thanks in advance for your help

Top
#4448943 - 07/03/17 11:51 PM Re: Need ideas/help with xbox 360 [Re: taztheman]
3800Series Offline


Registered: 08/02/14
Posts: 1452
Loc: Gulf Coast, MS
I would look on Amazon or EBay. A local GameStop may very well have a spare set they could sell. I know it's not free but I think you lucked out enough on just the console.

If you get bored you can always take it apart and clean it. The thermal paste in those consoles is pretty poor but a fresh application can do wonders for it's longevity if the damage hasn't already been done.

The mounting bracket on them if a nightmare for most people. So unless your not extremely confident I wouldn't try. Just wish Microsoft and Sony had the curtsey to include a non used fan header for better cooling if the owner felt up to it.

I would not under any circumstance recommend tampering with a plug to make it fit. The 360 is very sensitive when it comes to power draw and voltage.


Edited by 3800Series (07/03/17 11:55 PM)

Top
#4449337 - 07/04/17 11:50 AM Re: Need ideas/help with xbox 360 [Re: taztheman]
sleddriver Offline


Registered: 02/06/10
Posts: 4609
Loc: Central Texas
Try a local Goodwill computer store, look in garage sales as well.
_________________________
1998 Volvo V70 T5 226,808 mi. Original Owner.
M1 10W-30 HM
"It's never a mistake to buy tools, defined broadly. They're not a cost, they're an investment." - J.B. Peterson

Top