[mythtv-users] xbox recommendations

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 07:07:13 UTC 2007

> I've done a bunch of searching on doing the softmod vs. a chip, but I'm
> a bit confused on the best way to go.  I THINK I want to go with a mod
> chip, no need to track down a specific version of a game, deal with
> special cables or replay boxes, moving savegames, etc.  Perhaps it's not
> as bad as it sounds?  If I chip it, is it should be as simple as put in
> the chip, boot up to the linux install and go?  If I go with a mod chip,
> which should I use?  The DuoX2 seems to be the cheapest, but are there
> any drawbacks?

I did a soft mod as per http://www.biline.ca/xbox_uxe.htm which was a
bit of work, but it works fine. I just didn't want to have to open the
box and get a soldering iron out and the price of a solderless chip
was a joke.

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