I broke my 360's power birck Answered
Ya the title says it all, I fried a power brick, I was playing around and I must have shorted something I shouldn't have. It was very strange Instaid of the normal routine where bridging the 5vSB and PwrEnable starts the brick and un-bridging them turn it off. It stayed on and now the 5vSB line no longer produces any voltage. I can start the brick with an external power source to the PwrEnable line, but since the brick is under 0 load it immediately shuts off to protect itself from overloading. Plus It is a huge inconvenience to use an external power source to keep the brick on. My suspicion is a regulator very close to the 5vSb line, I think I may have fried that but I'm not entirely sure because I'm bad with regulators. Does anybody know a possible solution to this?
P.S. Don't give me a reply saying "buy a new brick" because that isn't the kind of person I am and I have a hunch that there is only one or two components that are bad so I'd like to save this brick if I can :)