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My original xbox has no power at all.could it be power supply?

Xbox was working fine, then tried to put it on and nothing. it is plugged in to a surge protected bar and it didn't pop. everything else on the bar works. xbox does nothing at all. could it be power supply? are they expensive??

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  • Sqrxz Mar 01, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have two original xboxes. One is modded, and that is the one that has the problem. I didn't do the mod, so I don't really know what to look for, but when I popped off the case, the solder points on the mod wires looked sound. It looked like the board that houses the power supply has a lot of resistors that are leaking acid all over the place. SO, I'm guessing that's the problem. I wonder if those things are able to be replaced individually?

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It sounds to me like the PSB. (power supply board)  you can get them fairly cheap, but you have to know what version your xbox is.  If you are unsure, google "determining xbox version".  Then go to ebay or http://www.llamma.com/xbox/
Here is one for about $15
http://cgi.ebay.com/Xbox-System-Power-Supply-Board-PSU-V1-0-1-5-V1-6-New_W0QQitemZ230329485609QQcmdZViewItemQQptZVideo_Games_Accessories?hash=item230329485609&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72:1234|66:2|65:12|39:1|240:1318|301:0|293:1|294:50

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