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Wireless lag switch help

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 Support Archive' started by mojobojo, Jul 8, 2009 with 14 replies and 484 views.

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  1. mojobojo

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    So im trying to set up a switch on my wireless adapter on my 360. I followed the tutorials Ive been trying for a while and it seems that the device isnt getting enough power. It turns on for a second then turns off. Before I go on I want to see if anyone else has had this problem and if they fixed it.
     
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  4. TheMagicNumber

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    hmm,i dunno whats wrong sry dude?dint get another wire too by accident did ya?and is the switch your using good?
     
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  6. TheMagicNumber

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    lol-sry..i meant you didnt accidently cut another wire by accident did you?the bare wires touching could cause it to switch off maybe.
     
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    mojobojo

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    I checked, it dosent seeom to be. I really dont know what it is. Its fine until I add any type of switch.
     
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    pretty annoying.does it work ok again without the switch?
     
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    It did, but I think I just found a short. So im gonna use real wire striipers instead of a knife this time.

    EDIT: Definlty a short, I just cut a huge section of the exposed wire then rewired it with some new an now turns on. Now I have 6 foot cable attached for easy acess.
     
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    yeh i kinda figured that was the prob when i said did you strip/cut another wire by accident.:wink:i did that kind of thing alot when i started soldering sm leds-fiddly little things.:biggrin:
     
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    Im now trying a smaller wire like 4 inches. Im still having resitance problems. It only works if I have the two green wires hooked up directly.

    EDIT: Only works with about 1 1/2 inches of heavy gauge wire.
     
  12. TheMagicNumber

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    yeh the signals pretty weak man
     
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    I got it. I solderd it directly to a prototype bored with a nice switch.
     
  14. TheMagicNumber

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    nice.put up a tut of what you did and if anyone else has the same problem it could help them out.:smile:
     
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    mojobojo

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    Pretty much all I did was solder the wires to a switch that I found laying in one of my old part boxes.
     

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