Console Collection Overview | August 2016

A little overview of where my console collection is at as of August 2016. I’m currently on a mission to downsize the collection to one console from each generation, … Continue reading

Upcoming Microsoft Xbox Softmod / TSOP Mod

I’ve got two lovely ladies (well Xbox units) wanting to be free of restricting official firmware. One problem… one has a failing hard drive and the … Continue reading

Microsoft Xbox DVD-ROM Repair Serial 206315452705

Here we have a quick and dirty fix for a misbehaving Hitachi / LG GDR-8050L DVD-ROM. If your drive will not eject, give this a shot – especially … Continue reading

Microsoft Xbox DVD-ROM Fix for Toshiba / Samsung Model SDG-605

If your Xbox DVD drive is not ejecting, but sometimes ejects when tapped… chances are the magnet is too strong on the spindle hub. … Continue reading

Xbox 360 RROD Repair Attempt Serial 072261382807

I hope you (and me) can learn from my mistakes and see if you can repair yours with more success. For now, I’ll stick with real retro … Continue reading

Microsoft Xbox 360 – Initial Assessment RROD

Here’s an Xbox 360 I picked up and hope to repair in the coming weeks. Flux and repair gear is on order. Cross your fingers and let’s hope … Continue reading

Burnout 3 Failing to Load on TSOP Softmodded XBOX

For whatever reason Burnout 3 hangs and refuses to load. I’ve tried toggling all the settings in UnleashX with no success. Anyone got … Continue reading