Jump to content

Welcome to our site

Take a moment to join us. You can sign in with Facebook with a couple of clicks. No need for a lengthy registration. We also have Tapatalk support so you can use this forum on your phone the same way you use facebook. It will keep you notified.

Sign in to follow this  

XBox Ver 1.0

Recommended Posts

I was flashing the xbox version of the tsop 256 kb with the plug, half finished the process and after this the screen is black. I installed the xchanger chip, the console works, is there any chance to repair the tsop? Regards

Edited by monblondero

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Unsolder it from the board and reprogram it in an external programmer.  Solder it back or add a zero insertion force (ZIF) TSOP socket and install the chip in it.  Similar to what "bunnie" did to the Xbox he originally hacked. (See page 91 of Andrew "bunnie" Huang's book, Please login or register to see this link.  and a Please login or register to see this link. as there's not one in the book which mentions installation of a socket for easier removal and installation of the TSOP flash chip.

it may be possible to boot a special TSOP recovery BIOS flashed to the modchip, wire certain control/address lines to ground at the correct time to regain access to the TSOP to reflash it after booting from the flash memory chip connected to the LPC bus to repair a bad TSOP flash.  It's not easy and may not work.

V1.0 with its 1MB flash may be possible another way

All depends, did at least 256KB get written / flashed to the TSOP before the flashing process was interrupted. With the modchip removed, you could tie/solder a wire from ground to A19 and A18 to force booting from the first of four 256KB copies of the BIOS in the 1MB TSOP.


Edited by KaosEngineer

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

Board Life Status

Board startup date: April 23, 2017 12:45:48
  • Similar Content

    • By Brennyg Davies
      Well have managed to sell the 3 blue and silver Xbox with led, Perspex window to allow you to see game spinning. Also sold the red and silver rock star Xbox plus the custom Ps2 with flip paint leds and cut out base and top.
       Currently have flip paint Xbox with temp lcd panel, leads, upgraded drive etc plus 3 crystal modded Xbox with lcd screen. All on eBay when these are gone I will sell 1 of the flip paint X3 Xbox with lcd screen.
    • By Matta
      I bought an xbox on ebay and now I noticed somethings I didn't before. Can anyone identify what is in the picture. I appoligize If  this is in the wrong category this is my first post. In the first picture it is those 2 dots next to the disc tray. In the second picture it's the blue output. And in the third there appears to be something coming out of the controller. Also this was advertised as an xecuter 2 mod chipped xbox, and I paid $90. 

    • By gauchomigo
      A friend gave me back the xbox I made for him years ago.  I want to update it for my grankids.  It is chipped with an xecuter 2, is a version 1.6, and currently has an ancient 150GB hdd.  
      Primarily, I want to put in a new HDD, planning on a 500GB, and use a Startech SATA/IDE adapter with an 80 wire cable.  Then I want to add Coinops, and XBMC;  the XBMC primarily for karaoke.  Also a decent dash, thinking probably the last UnleashX.  I have copied all the contents onto a drive via ftp.  
      I am confused as to how to 1) install the new hdd and 2) how to install the dash/apps.   From what I read on the wiki and elsewhere, supposedly, I can just install the drive, boot, and the xecuter wizard should walk me through formatting the drive.  I assume that then I can put in the Hexen disk and it will install the dash's.  Is this right?  My xbox modding days are long behind me (even the 360 mod days, lol).  
      Any help is appreciated.

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.