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USA XBOX 360 Identification

AMCross

Prominent Member
Is there anyway from the rear of a x360 that you can tell if its a american model ?
 

museumsteve

Distinguished Member
Is there anyway from the rear of a x360 that you can tell if its a american model ?


I'm not sure if there is mate. I have US and UK ones at home so will have a look later but I dont think it says anything obvious on the actual console. Obviously power supply is a giveaway but doesn't mean it came with that particular console.
Any particular reason ?
 

MarkyPancake

Distinguished Member
Does the console have the DVD region logo somehwere on it, so a US one would have the the 1 logo ( :r1: ) and possibly mention NTSC, as opposed to 2 ( :r2: ) and PAL for example.
 

AMCross

Prominent Member
i was waiting for the wisecracks :rotfl:

no region code or anything on case

psu is the same with a eurolead on it so cannot work it out

however was told its a usa one but region 1 dvd's do not play :thumbsdow
 

beasty54

Distinguished Member
The simple answer is ... if it doesn't play Region 1 DVDs then it isn't a US machine i'm afraid

I was also under the impression the PSUs wern't switching because mine says 200-240 volts so surely if it was a US PSU and the inputs only 230V, it would blow???
 

museumsteve

Distinguished Member
The PSU's aren't switching but you can use a UK PSU unit with a US console and vice versa cos the power from the PSU into the console is the same, the only difference is the power into the PSU.
 

museumsteve

Distinguished Member
i was waiting for the wisecracks :rotfl:

no region code or anything on case

psu is the same with a eurolead on it so cannot work it out

however was told its a usa one but region 1 dvd's do not play :thumbsdow


another way to tell is if you turn the console on with a composite av cable plugged in..a UK machine will have a setting for PAL60 in the video settings menu, a US or Jpn machine wont. :thumbsup:
 

beasty54

Distinguished Member
The PSU's aren't switching but you can use a UK PSU unit with a US console and vice versa cos the power from the PSU into the console is the same, the only difference is the power into the PSU.

Yeah i know that but the way he mentions the PSU and the euro lead, i got the impression he was saying it should be a US PSU but just with the UK lead connected.... Anyway its clearly not a US machine if its not playing region 1 DVDs
 

AMCross

Prominent Member
well i got it :thumbsup:

it does not play Region 1 or 2 dvd's :thumbsdow

it does have a 240vac psu and plug lead
 

AMCross

Prominent Member
hong kong machine :smashin:

i think you could be right :thumbsup:
 

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