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XBox 360 Slim Power Supply - Has your xbox 360 power supply suddenly gone from a solid green colour to some flashing orange? Obviously you'll no doubt want to know just what this means right, well the official line from Microsoft is your xbox 360 is overheating and may even need to be sent to an xbox repair centre. Microsoft denies there are any “systemic issues” with console units.

Power Supply Brick for XBox Slim - Even though the xbox 360 power supply has its own dedicated internal cooling fans it seems like this isn’t efficiently attracting enough cool air for the job it was intended for. When you think about the noise the xbox power supply generates from the internal fans you would think the chances of it overheating would be quit slim. Don’t Panic if you do get the flashing orange light though, there are some steps you can take to avoid this from happening to begin with.

Make sure to leave plenty room around the Xbox 360 Power Supply when establishing your system. If the external air vents usually are not blocked the power supplys two internal fans can attract the maximuim air flow. If you can put the Power Supply in a place away from other sources of heat. Do not be tempted to stack other electrical devices along with the power supply unit, this can defenitly raise the tempiture of the unit. Avoid placing the system on thick carpet, try keeping it on a solid surface.

Xbox Slim Power brick - Don’t get the Xbox 360 Power Supply problem confused with another problem associated with the Xbox which is sometimes called the “red ring of death”. This fault requires the console unit itself and not the power supply unit. The “red ring of death” can be referred to as the ” xbox three red lights” fault and “the red ring of fire”. Should you continue to have problems with your Xbox freezing and crashing after ensuring the PSU is well ventilated, no less than you have now ruled out PSU as the cause of your problems.

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