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Now i have started on my first slim XboX.

 

It is an 1.1 xbox i bought a while a go, it has a Xcuter2 Lite chip it, so my first working chipped xbox. Thought this was i good candidate for an slim, since i can run it without the DVD PCB.

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I rigged the "dremel" and got ready to cut (after reading a couple of guides)

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But the switch broke when I tried to start it..... Had to fix it:

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Found the bigger toy for cutting the shield

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Test fitting while cutting:

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I mounted a 60mm fan to the shield.

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And test fitted it in the bottom

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And finally fitted the newly cut down dvd caddy with HDD (not the one i am using yet). Need to get a molex extender, since it wont reach as it is.

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I am pretty happy with my first slim xbox. It is not finished yet, i am thinking of tinting the lid. Not decided what style jewel to go for yet, or if I should mount the shield again or not. Maybe leave as is, or black out the interior. Maybe even som led mods?

 

But it seems like the hardes part of the mod went pretty well, I'll let you decide.

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I also have to make or source some bolts to use, and not decided if tinting it black, red or red with black on top......

 

 

 

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The MD5 hash for this 256KB BIOS of

0x535c802faccd1ce56f52216bc649f92f

is for the X2 4981.06 BIOS from the Hexen installer disc.  Found it listed in the HeXEn 2018 iso's HeXEn Tools/BIOS IDs/BiosIds.ini file.

Not sure what mods have been made in XBTool since this MD5 hash does not match an unmodified X2 4981.06 BIOS which is equal to

0xca25c9b3721da8c96c4770515dbcda07
 

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The MD5 hash for this 256KB BIOS of
0x535c802faccd1ce56f52216bc649f92f
is for the X2 4981.06 BIOS from the Hexen installer disc.  Found it listed in the HeXEn 2018 iso's HeXEn Tools/BIOS IDs/BiosIds.ini file.
Not sure what mods have been made in XBTool since this MD5 hash does not match an unmodified X2 4981.06 BIOS which is equal to
0xca25c9b3721da8c96c4770515dbcda07
 
Ok, i really don't know what that is telling me. Is theee something I should do, or is the bios OK?

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If you plan on upgrading the HDD, I'd reflash the modchip with a different BIOS. 

X2 4981.06 is one of the latest Xecuter X2 BIOSes but not the latest available - X2 4983.{06 or 67} (size: 256KB) or X2 5035 (size: 512KB).  LBA48 configurations .06 for partition 6 only or 67 for both partition 6 and 7.  However, for most HDDs especially a 2TB HDD, you'll be using an HDD partition table stored to the HDD with XBPartitioner v1.3.

I would use from the Hexen 2018 installer disc, either M8plus F & G, X2 5035 or iND-BiOS Beta Feb-11-05 (aka 5004.67) (size: 256KB).

If using X2 5035, it has a configuration file that should be uploaded to the root of the F or E drive - x2config.ini.  The iND-BiOS has a configuration file - ind-bios.cfg - that should be uploaded to the root of the Xbox's C drive. 

 

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If you plan on upgrading the HDD, I'd reflash the modchip with a different BIOS. 
X2 4981.06 is one of the latest Xecuter X2 BIOSes but not the latest available - X2 4983.{06 or 67} (size: 256KB) or X2 5035 (size: 512KB).  LBA48 configurations .06 for partition 6 only or 67 for both partition 6 and 7.  However, for most HDDs especially a 2TB HDD, you'll be using an HDD partition table stored to the HDD with XBPartitioner v1.3.
I would use from the Hexen 2018 installer disc, either M8plus F & G, X2 5035 or iND-BiOS Beta Feb-11-05 (aka 5004.67) (size: 256KB).
If using X2 5035, it has a configuration file that should be uploaded to the root of the F or E drive - x2config.ini.  The iND-BiOS has a configuration file - ind-bios.cfg - that should be uploaded to the root of the Xbox's C drive. 
 
I'll look into it :) flashing bioses scares me a bit though. I plan to use a IDE disc. I have a lot of nos disc, so I guess it will be a 250gb. I killed my only 500gb.

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You sliced half inch only but anyway nice work.
Yeah I did not go crazy slim. Enough to no need to mod with another psu and smaller disc. I may look into that later maybe, and I may be able to cut more and still fit all I have now. I have several spare cases, so I may try another slim, and try get it as slim can with everything inside. I guess I need to mod the power button pcb to do that?

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I think this box is close to done now. Cleared the jewel using this stuff.

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Took me about 20 minutes [emoji33]

 

Then I tinted it black.

 

The mods:

-Xecuter2lite chip

-Silent 60mm fan

-New thermal paste

-Removed clock cap (it's a 1.1)

-400gb IDE hdd (NOS)

-Original bottom, crystal top

-Slimmed down

-40pin 80 strand IDE cable

-Tinted red and black

-Cleared and tinted jewel

-Extended the power cable for the hdd, soldered.

 

 

 

 

 

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Still need to source some screws that will fit to secure the top.

 

Since this is going to be my daily driver in the living room, I don't think I will do light mods on it. I may do a controller port led mod, but not sure yet.

 

Now to fill it with games and other software [emoji4]563bc81593f049cf5ced766657b0cd22.jpg

 

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Not bad at all!  I wouldn't have gone with the dark tint and red combo personally but you pulled it off quite nicely.  Curious why you installed the top RF shield hiding all the cool insides.

I like the clean look it gives. I have a ghostcase one without the shielding, and that one I had to clean up alot before I liked it. df81bd15b19e6ce35eb4f9adf8cd496f.jpg

 

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