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after getting bored i decided to dig out my launch xbox 360. this xbox had the rrod once and got repaired by microsoft and has been fine ever since . After moving it so that my Ethernet cable could reach i got a shock from picking it up were the hdd goes on top, bearing in mind this has never been apart what could cause this oh and the shock wasn't enough for me to drop thank god.
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Idk how that's possible since the entire area is plastic.
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What exact part of it did you touch, very strange behavior,
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there is aluminium under the plastic maybe you had some static on you or maybe there is a lose wire in the thing?
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My xbox will shock you when it's very dry inside.
Power button, Eject button... basically the whole thing.
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post #6 of 12
being shocked by an electrical appliance usually indicates a fault in the grounding.. check that your power suplly is correctly grounded.. if your using some sort of extension board, it could be that its not grounded properly of has only a two pin wall socket even tho it supports 3 pin plugs smile.gif
Edited by stubass - 2/24/12 at 12:19am
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Plastic doesn't conduct!!
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock View Post

Plastic doesn't conduct!!

Maybe the electricity sneaked out of the ethernet port, and then attacked him?
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Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock View Post

Plastic doesn't conduct!!

What Laz says is true, plastic has a very high resistance thus called non-conductive, unless it was a high current there should be no way that you were shocked through a plastic casing.. that being said im not saying your lying OP:) im just thinking how it happened and it is posible that it could happen but depends what metalic minerals the plastic is doped with thinking.gif
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post #10 of 12
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thanks for the replies guys im still wondering how i got shocked but i was picking it up with four fingers on one side of the hdd drive and the thumb on the other side it felt like one of those shock pens. i was in socks on a stone floor if that has something to do with it
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