Step 3: Soldering the cable

Soldering is generally pretty straight forward.  You actually don't need any solder for the motherboard end, as the holes all have solder in them.  So you just need need to heat it up and slide the wire through.  I suggest using at least a 30w iron as a 15w will have trouble getting the lead free solder hot enough.  All resistors on the connector are optional, it's just to prevent damage as some ports are 5v and the motherboard is 3.3v.

Here are some bigger pictures
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Recently there has been a new way to wire Xenons that is supposed  to be better, I have never tried it but I have included the diagram on how to wire it.
New Xenon
<p>Hey can anyone suggest a good site to download jtag games for xbox 360 please? (torrent does not have enough peers so its too slow) Any good direct download sites?</p>
<p> I need some clarity here. Obviously this set up does not use an External Nand Reader-just a software program. I like that, however, is it better or more efficient to buy an external nand reader? I don't know if the cheapy Nands are fine with the USB port connections, or if I would need the way more expensive Nand-X? I would like to not spend $60-$90 on a Reader to do this project. Any thoughts here? </p>
<p><a href="http://www.easyjtagmethod2015.com" rel="nofollow">www.easyjtagmethod2015.com</a> is currently unpatched and has its own jtag softmod which is temporary but does work very well.</p>
<p>Thanks man, been looking for something like this for ages lol' finally got it working after 2 hours. Its only a temporary hack but does the job and its got the elegancev3 mod menu aswell (:</p>
<p>Guy's check out www.jtagxbox360.com</p>
<p>very ingenious</p>
<p><a href="http://www.jtagxbox360tutorials.wordpress.com" rel="nofollow">www.jtagxbox360tutorials.wordpress.com</a> have a better guide,</p>
<p><a href="http://www.jtagxbox360.com" rel="nofollow">www.jtagxbox360.com</a> is currently still unpatched and only requires a 4gb flashdrive to softmod jtag your console.</p>
<p>How do you put custom maps on games like Cod:WaW because i have been waiting to play with my friend on a custom map.</p>
<p>Hey is this all you need: </p><p>Parts<br>1x 25 pin d-sub connector Digikey # 225FE-ND<br><br>Digikey # AE9863-ND<br><br>3x 330 ohm resistors (only for Xenon motherboards)<br>Digikey # P330BBCT-ND<br><br>1x 1n4148 switching diode</p><p>Or do i need an actual PCB of ozmodchips like another board to stick onto the board? I did not know only a couple of resistors and diods can do the work. Can the console play games on official microsoft live servers then? or will it get a ban of xbox live?</p>
<p>helo can some one help me , i flashed the xbox succesufully but when had to turn it on to get my cpu key it wont turn on at all the xbox is just dead basically </p>
<p>Have you checked your USB and all other ports as they may be bent and touching part of the metal casing?</p>
Jtag your xbox360 with the softmod technique guy's it is easier have a look at http://www.easyjtagmethod.org/
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i can't install porn95nt.exe, it says incompatability with x64 bit verson of windows 7 (i did change the compatability to Windows xp service pack 2)
<p>Shouldn't have an LPT port on a windows 7 computer anyway...</p>
<p>PLEEEASE Re-upload the files ASAP!!</p>
<p>PLEEEASE Re-upload the files ASAP!!</p>
Anybody know if doing something along these lines would allow you to run custom maps?<br><br>I'm thinking custom zombie maps for world at war split screen like you can do for PC. <br><br>If it is possible that would be awesome always wanted to play a map I made with people that I can actually see and talk with.<br>Great tut thanks for putting it up.
My Xbox is already tagged n it was working fine but the hard drive fell out. Iv put it back in but when its on its only bringing up the standard Xbox menu. Homebrew menu has gone and it's sayin no storage device found. I really want my games back!!! Can anyone help me please??!!
Can someone post the file download as the link has been deleted
So what are the opus CB's? Or are all of them exploitable?
Could somebody please repost the first lot of files as they have been deleted from Mediafire. Thank you.
will 2.0.16203.0 work?
I am selling my NAND-X Xecuter (used once) for best offer. Contact me if you're looking to JTag your Xbox.
People like you are ruining the whole concept of Xbox. How so? <br>Your hacks make it boring for the cheaters and too frustrating for those who just want to play a fair game. Good job dickhead.
I NNNEEEDD help cause when i putted black ops 2 in my jtag it broke it and i dont know what to do ... <br>
Thanks for the tutorial, although jtag'ing is outdated now. Reset glitch hack can work on any console although it is more expensive to pull off. At <a href="www.jtagxbox360.net" rel="nofollow">jtag xbox 360</a> there pritty cheap but still...
does this work for 2.0.15574.0
my computer won't let me use port95 i have 64 bit but i don't know which compatibility to change it to
so um nvrmind figured out the compatibility doesn't work still though <br>
hey how do i change its compatibility
is this undetectable???
no, if you go online with it you will get banned within the first hour, its for offline use and system link only. its worth it if u host cod lobbies
anyone mind telling me how i find out whether my xbox is a zephyr, falcon, jasper etc.
Will this work for K 2.0.15574.0 (BK 2.0.1888.0)?
can any one help to jtag for me please tell your Skype id or email address please help me
2 rrod = overheating <br>3 rrod = hardware issue (if you hold sync button and press eject button 4 times the lights will give you the 4 digit error code.. one digit every time you press eject.) <br> <br>error codes <br>4 lights = 0 <br>1 light = 1 <br>2 lights =2 <br>3 lights =3
is jtag ok for 2.0.8955.0? <br>what does <br>D:2.0.8955.0 - K:2.0.8955.0 (BK:2.0.1888.0) (E:0) X:D0E1-F705-B7B6-08FC <br>mean?
does this work for 2.0.14719.0<br>
No man sorry.
I have an XBOX 360 Slim with Liteon 16D4s DVD (F/W 9504) since October 2011 when it was purchased anew. I have never connected it to internet, so the dashboard hasn't been updated ever though I haven't checked what the current version is. Will I be able to JTAG it to be able to play copied games? I'm not interested in XBOX Live at all. Thanks!
sorry but you can't jtag any slim however you can flash the dvd drive or Reset glitch hack it.
wondering if u can help me out dont know if i have jtagable xbox my system info is as fallows d:2.0.7363.0 - k:2.0.7363.0 (bk:2.0.1888.0) x:4b5e-03a5-c6fc-d3ed its a non hdmi mnf date is 2006-03-02 thanks ahead of time<br>
you should be able to just dont update the dash yet
This goes out to all having trouble dumping nand through lpt<br>1. make shure 360 is plugged in both wall and motherboard<br>2.make shure plugged up to lpt good and snug<br><br>no results then go into to system bios and check if lpt is<br>1. enabled<br>2. set to EPP+ECP mode or into normal if in EPP+ECP<br><br>still no results <br>1.check soldering<br>2.check soldering<br>3.check soldering<br><br>nothing again?<br>1.check direction of diodes<br>2.add/remove the 100 ohm resisters on pins 1,2,14,16,17<br><br>nothing again bad lpt port/xbox
Some things I've found which I hope will be useful:<br> While trying to read your nand, you get the flashconfig of 0x12000 and/or error: 0 reading block recheck all your points to the m/board. I spent a couple of hours trying to figure out what is wrong. In the end I removed and resoldered all my points again and it worked.<br> <br> Reading your nand, a message of &quot;error: 0 reading block xyz&quot; doen't mean you have zero errors, it means it can't read the nand. &nbsp;(Probable resolder time)<br> <br> .....<br> Testing LPT device address:03BC<br> Could not detect a flash controller!<br> <br> Means your soldering is bad or you haven't attached the power lead to your xbox (Don't switch your xbox on, just give it power. &nbsp;This powers the eeprom so you can read and write to it). Word of Warning. It can't be in a RROD mode at this point as it still won't read even if your soldering is perfect.<br> <br> Get several nand backups and compare them with a hex compare tool like wxHexEditor. &nbsp;There should be no differences<br> <br> As it takes an age to backup the nand, you might want to consider writing yourself a batch file to collect 4 copies of your nand or copy the 4 lines below and paste onto a dos window (they will run in turn)<br> <br> nandpro lpt: -r16 nand2.bin&nbsp;&gt; logfile.txt 2&gt;&amp;1<br> nandpro lpt: -r16 nand3.bin &gt;&gt; logfile.txt 2&gt;&amp;1<br> nandpro lpt: -r16 nand4.bin &gt;&gt; logfile.txt 2&gt;&amp;1<br> nandpro lpt: -r16 nand.bin &gt;&gt; logfile.txt 2&gt;&amp;1<br> <br> You could set this off before you go to bed and when your up the next morning, you should have 4 nand.bin files waiting for you.<br> <br> If your running Degraded to initially check the flash file and it keeps crashing on you, Open it up again and click &quot;settings&quot;. &nbsp;Set the following 2 settings<br> 1BL key an enter DD88AD0C9ED669E7B56794FB68563EFA and tick the box.<br> File system start to 39.<br> If you've already done this, open a .bin file in a hex editor and look for the string near the top of the file:<br> 2004 - 2007<br> Change it to:<br> 2004 - 2005<br> and write back/save the file. &nbsp;Downgraded should open the file now.... or use 360 flash tool at the top of this guide if you give up<br> <br> If you don't like soldering, erm well tough really - neither do I, but you could buy a NandD-X (google it). &nbsp;Currently &pound;27 or $40US. &nbsp;These are pins that are soldered onto your m/board, but you can't go too far wrong with them. &nbsp;They connect back to a box of tricks which sends the data via usb back toy your PC. &nbsp;This solution looks very neat, but if your tight like me and would like to reuse your item, you could look into getting just the &quot;NAND-X Pin Header Cable&quot; (google with quotes) &pound;3 or $4.50, chop the ends off and attach to your LPT port cable *WITH RESISTORS AND DIODE&quot; or buy some pin headers from ebay and make your own pin headers up (&quot;8PIN GOLD DIP IC SOCKET PANEL ADAPTER SWAPPING&quot;). &nbsp;Solder one to your m/board and cables to another. &nbsp;They can act like plug and socket then, so you can flash again at a later date without resoldering again. &nbsp;Note: Untested. &nbsp;Just bought from ebay 30 mins ago (&pound;1.30 for 10.)<br> <br> Persevere. &nbsp;It will take a while, but you will get there. &nbsp;From 1 week ago when I had no idea about the 360 to now, running FreeStyle Dash and putting it back in its case for good.
I have xbox 360 pro with Kernel 2.0.13604 is it exploitable?
I followed all the steps perfectly. Got the whole thing flashed. Before reassembling, I connected the power supply and a/v cables to the tv and attempted to boot, just to make sure it worked. However, I got three flashing red lights. I wasn't sure if it was due to the cables still being hooked up so I snipped them, still red lights. Any idea?
NO, its not an overheating issue, when I attempted the JTAG hack the same thing happened to me. It is a hiden error code that only appears as 3rrod. - its a programing issue so I would erase the nand and flash the original back th the console.

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