Xbox mobo cutting

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JariV
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Xbox mobo cutting

Post by JariV » Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:26 am

Hey guys,

now my N64p is on hold 'till the buttons arrive, I wanna start a new project, slimming down my Xbox Classic and giving it a nice casemod.

Does anyone have some pictures about slimming down the mobo? I'm pretty broke so this is a low-budget operation and I can't kill my only Xbox :p
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Re: Xbox mobo cutting

Post by nevermind1534 » Sun Feb 28, 2010 11:39 am

Here's some worklogs for slim xboxes that one of my online buddies did:

http://www.thebestcasescenario.com/foru ... hp?t=20076" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.thebestcasescenario.com/foru ... hp?t=17269" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Xbox mobo cutting

Post by JariV » Sun Jun 27, 2010 4:00 am

Bump O_o

I was more looking for a pic like this one for the N64, but then for the Xbox.
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chainfire95 wrote:What are radio shack buttons?
buttons you buy at radioshack.

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Re: Xbox mobo cutting

Post by Joes2Silly » Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:47 am

You'd be pretty damn crazy to try to cut an xbox mobo, there are at least a two layer board with a zillion contacts to reconnect. Since you can't change the size of the motherboard, you have to get a slim CPU cooler and lay down the capacitors to make the height (or depth) smaller

PS: There are some hi resolution scans of a version 1.1 and 1.6 motherboards here
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Re: Xbox mobo cutting

Post by JariV » Sun Jun 27, 2010 12:18 pm

I am crazy, :P

But ok, I'll small it down w/o/ cutting then. Thanks!

Does anyone happen to have a link for the Pico-PSU you kneed for an Xbox with internal 2.5" hard drive?
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chainfire95 wrote:What are radio shack buttons?
buttons you buy at radioshack.

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Re: Xbox mobo cutting

Post by bassmasta » Sun Jun 27, 2010 3:01 pm

For an example of how you can really slim the height down, see the Xbox Micro.
As for the PicoPSU, maybe check hackmodford's xbook log.
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Re: Xbox mobo cutting

Post by Harlequin » Sun Jul 04, 2010 10:46 am

Save you some time looking for these links:

http://shop.sickmods.net/product/ATX_to ... nverter_2/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; for the power converter

http://www.mini-box.com/picoPSU-150-XT-102-power-kit" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; PICO 150 w/ 102 w power converter (I -believe- that this one will provide enough power w/no DVD)

http://www.gamesx.com/avpinouts/xbox.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; A/V pin out

http://forums.xbox-scene.com/index.php?showtopic=600530" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; How to replace the heatsinks with Iceberq pros

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/ ... CatId=4027" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; where to buy Iceberq 4 pros

http://store.era-ele.com/ziflif-ce-18-h ... -p-46.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ZIF (ipod/zune HDD) to 3.5 inch IDE adapter

http://www1.ncix.com/products/index.php ... .com%20Ltd" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; 3.5 IDE to 2.5 IDE adapter (power adapter included, mine works well)

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Re: Xbox mobo cutting

Post by JariV » Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:24 pm

Thanks! Gonna save up some money (vacation job) and start when I have enough ;)
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chainfire95 wrote:What are radio shack buttons?
buttons you buy at radioshack.

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