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9th January, 2011

Xbox 360 Red Ring of Death by Kinect hardware

Do you remember the red ring of death (RRoD)? This term was a synonym for a large manufacturing error the Xbox 360 around the world. The first versions of the console had overheating problems, which are characterized by the glow of three red LEDs front of the unit made noticeable to the - the sudden end of Daddelkiste. Studies give an overall error rate between 23.7 and 54.2 percent. The operating system is called the E74 problem dry.

The Return of E74
But Microsoft did not remain idle: with the introduction of the third generation of hardware (Jasper chipset), the defects seemed to assume a normal level. But now it looks as if the past Xbox-360-producers to catch up - at least according to a report by the BBC: According to the 3D camera Kinect caused some consoles the red ring of death. Apparently the error occurs after a short using the device with the motion control. Even in online forums, to accumulate the entries that describe similar experiences.

Doubtful data
In an attitude, Microsoft appeases to be sure:  Between the RRoD and Kinect, there is no context. The 3D camera functioned perfectly with any version of the Xbox 360. The field test supports the statement: After many hours of play Kinect-recorded the editor no device errors. That the BBC seems to exaggerate, illustrates a media report: The consumer watchdog program in similar cases have been located far off the mark. Sony Sun sealed the editors of the transmitter with the Playstation 3 is a serious YLOD problem. In fact, the percent error rate for an electronics device with 0.5 very low.


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