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Xbox 360 dies because of electricity protection

It is sensitive egg
Tue Jul 10 2007, 09:55
MICROSOFT IS claiming that the reason its Xbox360 consoles are dying in droves so much is because punters have poor electrical surge protection.

Although Microsoft is refusing to say what is causing the large number of red ring of deaths in its boxes, its technical support teams are apparently claiming it is caused by poor surge protectors.

According to Law of the Game, technical support are reading from a card saying that the Xbox 360 is highly sensitive to reductions in power, and even the slightest cut in power can cause things like the fans and even the DVD laser to malfunction.

Apparently ninety percent of the failed consoles have been plugged into a surge protector, so Vole thinks they are responsible. Using a similar logic 100 percent of them were also switched on so maybe the power switch is to blame.

Vole is saying that you should let your Xbox run free a surge protector and experience lightning strikes, power surges and brown outs. There is a knowledge paper here and more here. µ


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