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HDDVD Xbox 360 player smoked [blown capacitor]
posted by Kaneda – on Tue. 30.January 2018

8 comments to HDDVD Xbox 360 player smoked [blown capacitor]
Frogger ~ on: 24.02.2018 at 16:40
 Grundgütiger !! Die teile gibt's noch?  
Kaneda ~ on: 27.02.2018 at 09:16
 Jepp, ist ein schnes Stck Geschichte! 
Microsoft rules! ~ on: 21.08.2018 at 21:35
 This happened to my new(unused) xbox 360 hd dvd player in couple of minutes of use. I opened the case and the same capacitor was busted. Need to find a new capacitor. 
Kaneda ~ on: 22.08.2018 at 09:11
 Yes, it does not matter if you used or not. Cap got old and dry after some years. They used not so good one. Player should still work after replacement. Take at least 1000uF/16V 
KDallas ~ on: 09.02.2019 at 07:29
 This happened exactly the same way to mine a few minutes ago. At first I thought I'd gone and plugged in the wrong PSU adapter, but no - sure enough it's a PSC24W-120. I plugged in the USB cable first then power, and switched on at the socket. Within about 20 seconds there was smoke coming out. Haven't touched the drive in 6-8 years.  
Kaneda ~ on: 10.02.2019 at 14:20
 As I thought, the same will happen to a lot of other drives. Please tell us later if you managed to get it work again after replacing the capacitor. 
Rover ~ on: 18.11.2019 at 22:34
 Last used OK about 5 years ago. Last week the drive did not make a noise or smoke, it just lived for a few minutes and then drive motor stopped and could not eject HD DVD disc. So turned it off and found this site informative site. Sure enough the Sanyo 1500uF/16V was bulging and residue on side. Replaced with Panasonic EEUEB1C102 - 1000 F, 16 V, EB. It's working again!!! But should I replace with a 15000F cap? Will this cause damage over time if don't? 
Kaneda ~ on: 19.11.2019 at 09:36
 This one died pretty quite :D I did not measured the ripple on that cap at all, so it is difficult to say how much the difference is between 1000F and 1500F. Smaller caps (body size) dry faster then bigger one, so if you want to use your HDDVD drive in 20years again, just put the bigger one in. 1000F should do for now :) Thanks for sharing this information. It looks like this cap is the weakest spot of this drive. 
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