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Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby EarthwormJames » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:15 pm

They look cool and you don't have to fold. Maybe could go shorter too.
https://www.amazon.com/Nexhi-rounded-Co ... 01MT8P6BB/
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Re: Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby Biggsy666 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:24 pm

I tried one but it was not flexible enough and didn't fit well at all.
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Re: Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby EarthwormJames » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:26 pm

Wow bummer. Thanks.
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Re: Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby Biggsy666 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:27 pm

Some have had better luck with them, see the thread below:

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Re: Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby Albatross » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:40 pm

I've used a round 80 wire cable in my 2tb project here, its a bit of a hatchet job though & am not sure of its longevity as I've stripped the braiding off it to allow for greater flexibility - that said I've been using it for a number of months now without issue.
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Re: Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby TheTechDoc » Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:56 am

I managed to fit one once but if you plan on installing leds etc, youll find youll quickly run out of space for the lid to shut properly, I wouldnt use one, I usually unwrap them when I get one.
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Re: Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby prolerino » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:09 am

I did one for myself and it was a lot of work. I don't think it's worth it since it doesn't look much better.
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Re: Anyone ever try a round IDE cable for OG Xbox?

Postby EarthwormJames » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:51 pm

No you guys have definitely talked me out of it.
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