Acomputerfield has been making Xbox repairs for over a decade. We have experience in a wide range of Xbox gaming consoles, and a reputation for getting your system up and running quickly, efficiently and cost effectively.
Acomputerfield offers Xbox repairs on the following standard Xbox gaming systems:
- Xbox 360 Original
- Xbox 360 Slim
- Xbox 360 E
- Xbox 360 Kinect
- Xbox One
Microsoft first entered the gaming industry with the Xbox on 15th November 2001. The original Xbox had a custom operating system, 700 MHz Pentium III processor, and was the first gaming console to have a built-in hard drive. Like any system, it was also prone to repair issues unique to its capabilities and design.
Xbox Overheating Issues
One of the most common problems with Microsoft Xboxes was overheating. This resulted from bad heat sink design, frail lead-free solder, and large amounts of heat input (due to its powerful processor). Initial models of each Xbox version were often subject to recalls for this reason.
Depending on the model of Xbox, overheating would result in different symptoms. The original Xbox would freeze mid game or throughout the use of the dashboard. The Xbox 360 exhibited what became known in the gaming world as the Red Ring of Death (RROD). It earned this name because the majority of the circle around the power button would exhibit a red light.
Some additional symptoms indicating a need for repair may include:
- Xbox won’t turn on despite having power
- USB ports on the device shorting out
- Disc drive failing to open
- Chronic disc reading errors appearing
- Xbox 360 not reading discs
- 1,2 and 4 red error lights appearing
- Blinking light codes
- Power supply colour codes
These are just a few of the issues you may be experiencing with your Xbox. It’s always best to get a professional to look at the device, rather than risk causing more damage by attempting to fix it yourself.
At Acomputerfield, we offer Xbox repairs for reasonable prices and a free consultation with no obligation. We also stand by a ‘no fix, no fee’ guarantee. For more information, contact Acomputerfield today.