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by shady7
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: What movie format do you use?
Replies: 13
Views: 1839

Re: What movie format do you use?

I've had always pretty good results using handbrake. Settings mkv container with ffmeg-4 between 2000-3000 bitrate 2 pass encoding
by shady7
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:00 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Discussion
Topic: new build
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

Re: new build

Thanks Buzz used the new build last night. Was watching a movie and I thought picture quality was even better than last build and you fixed PM III video info data Cheers
by shady7
Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:51 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)
Replies: 29
Views: 7586

Re: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)

I see some Xbox's come with some sort of surge guard on the power cable maybe that would help
by shady7
Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)
Replies: 29
Views: 7586

Re: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)

What about those monster component cable of e-bay, look to be good construction but freakn expensive :shock:
by shady7
Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)
Replies: 29
Views: 7586

Re: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)

Yeah same here just using third party component cable. How often does the drop out happen for you I go through periods that nothing happens then all of a sudden it will a couple of times in the space of half an hour
by shady7
Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:00 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)
Replies: 29
Views: 7586

Re: Random Video Drop-outs (HD)

Hi there, I had a similar situation every so often screen blacks out for a couple of seconds but audio carries on I have V1.4 with component cables. I even posted on this site Whufclee thought it could be power spikes or surges caused other electronic equipment e.g fridge. I've never done anything a...
by shady7
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Discussion
Topic: xbox game covers
Replies: 3
Views: 2030

Re: xbox game covers

I use standard PMIII skin rename game cover to default.tbn put it in game folder works great just make sure default.tbn doesn't have png or jpeg at the end of it e.g default.tbn.png it wont work.
by shady7
Sun Jun 09, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX Development
Topic: 3.3 Beta 2 PM III issue
Replies: 1
Views: 685

3.3 Beta 2 PM III issue

Hi there was testing out 3.3 beta 2 small issue with PM III skin. The video info audio, size, cache, megabytes, dropped frames etc etc the writing and numbers are on top of each other. This issue is not in 3.3 beta 1 Cheers :)
by shady7
Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:16 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Xbox Not Loading
Replies: 11
Views: 2376

Re: Xbox Not Loading

Hi everyone have stripped xbox down. I cant see any bad solder joints or bulging capacitors. I don't have a smaller enough soldering iron to re-do solder joints either. Here are some pics, could it be possible faulty modchip?
by shady7
Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:33 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Xbox Not Loading
Replies: 11
Views: 2376

Re: Xbox Not Loading

Thanks Nextelhalo so this will involve removing the motherboard and looking at it from underneath for bad solder joints in LPC and pin header? The Duox2 chip says Duox2 GS Hyundai not AMD is this a clone chip? Xbox has started working again, it has lost time again saying 12.00 2004 could this be bec...
by shady7
Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:30 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Xbox Not Loading
Replies: 11
Views: 2376

Xbox Not Loading

Hi everyone I have a 1.6 duox2 chip with evox8+ 1.6 bios and 250gb hdd. Turn on small power button, xbox cycles 3 times with green light coming on off on off on and then goes green and red with no picture on screen I can see duox2 chip flashing red through side grill. I can use eject button to load ...
by shady7
Fri May 17, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

I tried loading the E:\EEPROM.bin file in EVtool and it said kernel extraction failed. I thought it was evox m8+ v16 bios because it said that in XBMC settings info. Tried with dvd button still loads to MS Dash. When turning on xbox after the flubber it loads to a blue xbox and I can see the Duox2 c...
by shady7
Fri May 17, 2013 7:13 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

Hello everyone been doing a bit of research on this problem I think I need to use either Hexen or Slayers 2.7 to reflash the bios to sort out the dash booting paths. Any info on this would be appreciated
by shady7
Thu May 16, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

Thanks Xman with hexen disc in I ftp in and took evoxdash.xbe in C:\ and placed once at a time in the different folders you said and rebooted still nothing apart from MS Dash every time. Before I used hexen disc described in method above there was in E:\EEPROMBackupBeforeLock. Bin cfg and txt and un...
by shady7
Thu May 16, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

Hi everyone anyone got a fix to my problem. Do I need to use evtool to set boot order and flash bios sorry over my head when it comes to this stuff. Any help would be greatly appreciated ;)
by shady7
Mon May 13, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

Cheers Heimdall :D
by shady7
Mon May 13, 2013 7:06 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

Hi all I tried again using hexen chose 3.5.4 rebuild pal disk once that completed xbpartitioner came up choose F:\ all 230gb started. Once that finished I selected 4.1 installed xbmc to E:\ Then I went to dashboard tools switch dashboards 5.1.4.3 switch to xbmc on E:\. It still boots MS Dash. ftp' t...
by shady7
Sun May 12, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

I must have done something wrong choose 3.5.4 rebuild disk a partition table came up not exactly sure if I got this right just wanted 250gb on F:\. Picked load xbmc to E:\Apps and then choose dash shortcut to make xbmc boot as dash but now it boots to Microsoft dash please help I have done something...
by shady7
Sun May 12, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

Hi Heimdall I downloaded Hexen from xphaser sig burnt it to dvdr 4x speed when I choose option 3.5.4 rebuild disk I cant seem to enter the correct password am I missing something here?
by shady7
Sun May 12, 2013 3:00 am
Forum: XBMC4XBOX General Help and Support
Topic: Kids Xbox
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Re: Kids Xbox

OK I will do that downloading Hexen as we speak. If I delete everything on e and f what dash will it load to as unleashx avalaunch and another media dash are all on e :?