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Xbox 360 wont work

I unplugged my 360 to take to my friends house and it was left in my car for a day and1/2 without heat. When i plugged it back in, it wont turn on at all, no lights,red or green, no fan, but the power bricks orange standby light is on. What do i do?

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 power brick turns rd when connected to console

When the light turns red that means the power brick is to hot.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: can you use a xbox 360 european power brick (220v) on a USA xbox 360 in europe

You must see the data on the brick label. If it says the correct tension (tension = voltage), yes, you can. But be careful because the Xbox's have three tipes of tension. It depends on the motherboard. If the mother is a Falcon, the tension is 14.2 V, but if it is a new Jasper, the tension is 12.1 V.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: XBOX 360 power brick flashing orange and green

according to the microsoft website:

The power supply has several built-in safeguards to help prevent damage to either the console or to the power supply itself. The power supply can turn itself off when there is too much current, too much voltage, or too high a temperature. Under these conditions, the light on the power supply will turn from green to orange or to red. Or, the light will turn off. When the power supply light is green, the power supply is working correctly.

To help the power supply work correctly, always try to use the following best practices:

  • Make sure that all ventilation openings in the power supply are free to ventilate.
  • Do not put the power supply on a bed, on a sofa, or on any other soft surface that may block ventilation openings.
  • Do not put the power supply in a confined space, such as a bookcase, a rack, or a stereo cabinet, unless the space is well ventilated.
  • Do not put the power supply on a stereo speaker, an amplifier, or a heat source such as a radiator or a heat register.
  • Plug the power supply directly into a wall outlet. In other words, do not use extension cords or power strips.
Basically, feel if it is overheated. if it is let it cool down. If not try a different wall socket. If that doesn't work you probably have a problem with your power brick or console. Try borrowing someone else's power cords.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 has orange light on the power brick,no

Mine has an orange light and works fine. i think that's standby mode. it turns green as soon as the 360 powers up. try replacing the power cord that goes from the 360 back to the power block. It may be faulty.

Posted on Nov 21, 2009

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SOURCE: My Xbox 360 won't turn on. When I plug the power

Sounds like a bad power supply, or on two occasions I have found that one of the USB ports had a bent pin which was shorted to the metal housing, which wouldn't let the unit power on. So check all of the USB ports

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Xbox 360s power brick is making a beeping noise and orange light

Your power brick might be faulty. Unplug everything, wait 10 minutes and then plug it all back in. You can also try connecting your X1's USB jack to a nearby PC or laptop to see if that helps. As a last solution, you could just get a USB power adapter like Turtle Beach sells for the X1: http://www.turtlebeach.com/products/efx1a/replacementparts.aspx
This will let you plug in your X1's power directly to an electrical outlet.

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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