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EEVblog #1164 – Xbox Engineering Baptism Of Fire

A retro look at the 2005 Xbox 14 million unit power cord replacement issue and a teardown and analysis of the supplied protection device from Microsoft. Some interesting engineering lessons to be learned. UPDATE: Apparently what this is an “Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter” (AFCI) that continually monitors the current for ...

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