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XBOX 360 Power Adapter

I plugged my XBox into 220 Volts. I now have no power to the XBox. Can I just buy the power adapter or is the whole box damaged?

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Re: XBOX 360 Power Adapter

Is it an american console or european. also if it an usa console you will need a voltage converter

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Re: XBOX 360 Power Adapter

What happened when you switched on the console? I think the 360 is supposed to run from 240v (at least that's what it says on the power brick) 220v may not be enough to power the console. You may have damaged the console but I'm unsure as I've never run into this situation before. You could try another power brick making sure you use the correct voltage. I'm sorry if this isn't much help but please rate if at all useful, thanks!

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