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Brand new member, please forgive me if I do something wrong here....  I tried searching, I swear!!!!!

I'm not a huge collector, but I got a big box of Xbox stuff from someone locally. I already have a modded and a stock OG Xbox, really bought his box for the controllers and games. He said he was in the military and bought his Xbox in Japan. I can't find any info online about it. Is it rare? Is it common? Are there any hardware differences?

 

Btw, yes I combed the rare hardware thread here and didn't find anything

 

Thanks in advance!

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There are some rare boxes that were Japan only, is yours just a black one or is it a different colour? Post some pics and im sure someone here will be able to give you some more info :)

 

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There is nothing different or special about Japanese consoles, no. Not unless it was a limited edition version, which it's not.

That Xbox is a 1.0 though, so it has a bad clock capacitor that needs to be removed ASAP before it destroys the motherboard.

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On 9/20/2019 at 6:37 AM, sinclairuser said:

that is a jap console, look at the power sticker 100v.

if you are going to use it anywhere but japan change the psu for your local variant.

U.S. models all state the AC power supply input level from 100V to 127V.

The original owner probably bought it at the BX where stationed in Japan.  US model.

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There's a Japanese console listed on eBay right now being sold as non-working for parts / repair / mod.

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