Getting into the hang of your gadget, you should know any work around that you can do to fix any minor problem that may occur to you Xbox 360. Finding the easiest solution to be able to help you is to be able to be keen that there is always a way if a problem occurs with your device.
Seeing the power box of your Xbox 360 turn into red is a very minor problem that even you can troubleshoot and check before getting a new one. The red light usually occurs when there is a problem detected to the power supply itself. This is a way that prevents the power supply to do any more damage to the gadget itself. As they say, it is like a security measure equipped on it.
The power supply of the Xbox 360 in general will automatically turn off and turn red if it receives more current or voltage and when its temperature is very high. When this happen, you can try a few solutions before assuming that it is not working anymore or if you want to have it exchanged.
- Make sure that it is plugged in properly to the console.
- Give ample time to cool down the power supply before trying it on again.
- Try using a different outlet than the one that you are using to plug in the power supply.
- Try another power cord that is attached to the power box.
- Check if the outlet is plugged in the correct voltage level.
If none of these solutions are able to help you out, you can opt to have your power supply exchanged for a new one if it is under the warranty period or you can purchase a new or have it repaired.
There may be more solutions than I have jotted down in this article, but trying them before making a move on having them exchanged or dispose, you can find a quick step by step guide on how to fix up the problem with your Xbox 360 power supply red light.