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Cheap XBox...

Postby ChrisCowps » Mon, 10 May 2010 11:28 pm

..anyone know where I can get a cheap/second hand xbox.??

Just need one to keep in contact with my son so he can kick my ass on whatever the latest game is..!!

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Re: Cheap XBox...

Postby ksl » Tue, 11 May 2010 12:38 am

ChrisCowps wrote:..anyone know where I can get a cheap/second hand xbox.??

Just need one to keep in contact with my son so he can kick my ass on whatever the latest game is..!!
only have 2 of the old ones sorry and loads of games, never gets used! :oops: :cry:

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Postby Wellman » Tue, 11 May 2010 9:59 am

Singapore gumtree perhaps?

Let me know if you find anywhere cheap as I'm also interested in getting one.

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Postby Splatted » Tue, 11 May 2010 2:45 pm

define 'cheap'.

Can pick them up were I am for A$50 (here in Australia) for first gen pre-loved xbox's

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Postby Wellman » Tue, 11 May 2010 2:48 pm

Splatted wrote:define 'cheap'.

Can pick them up were I am for A$50 (here in Australia) for first gen pre-loved xbox's


50 Aussie bucks is well cheap. What's the catch there?

And what's the difference between 1st gen, Xbox arcade, etc...?

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Postby observer » Tue, 11 May 2010 3:17 pm

Be advised, there's an Xbox and there's an Xbox360. I'm pretty sure your son plays the latest games on the Xbox360. Not the old Xbox.

The Xbox360 comes in several variations. Main difference will be the hard disk that comes with it. Google will be more specific than I can.

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Postby Splatted » Tue, 11 May 2010 8:16 pm

Wellman wrote:
Splatted wrote:define 'cheap'.

Can pick them up were I am for A$50 (here in Australia) for first gen pre-loved xbox's


50 Aussie bucks is well cheap. What's the catch there?

And what's the difference between 1st gen, Xbox arcade, etc...?


No catch. Retailers accept trade in's of old xbox model when people upgrade to xbox 360.

These old boxes, they clean up, refurbish if needed, and resell for $50.

Most kids want xbox 360 though (out of the two)

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Postby bigfilsing » Wed, 12 May 2010 9:07 am

Look for a second hand 360 Elite set ( black). It comes with a wifi head set that allows "chat" during the games and would be just the job to keep in touch with your son ( presuming he has the head set too of course)
It also has a hard disk as standard to store your profile games etc.

I wouldn;t recommend the 360 wifi add on thou as the connection speed can be patchy. GO for a "power line" ethernet connection from your PC/ router to your xbox . Unless of course your router/ internet connection is right next to your xbox.

You'll also need a subscription to xbox live . Quite a few variants here
check out
http://www.xbox.com/zh-sg/
and forums
http://www.xbox.com/zh-SG/community/forums/

Good luck

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Postby ksl » Mon, 17 May 2010 11:30 am

I have the Xbox live headset and starter kit with CD! I have never used it, it came with the Xbox

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Postby bigfilsing » Thu, 20 May 2010 1:02 am

Splatted wrote:These old boxes, they clean up, refurbish if needed, and resell for $50.



You can always softmod an old xbox into a media centre that blows the socks off whats on the market today

Google XBMC

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Postby aster » Thu, 20 May 2010 11:51 am

When someone mentions the xbox they mean the xbox 360 of course, though by all means watch out if you see a price tag like $50... then it's definitely the old product being mentioned.

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Postby waggy888 » Sun, 23 May 2010 3:14 pm

Not sure about where to get cheap consoles but it is worth shopping around when it comes to buying games. I asked for the price of a game in one ship in parkways parade and they told me $80, went to a shop that was 3 stores along and the same game was $70.

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Re: Cheap XBox...

Postby Bowenbilt » Mon, 31 May 2010 2:43 pm

ChrisCowps wrote:..anyone know where I can get a cheap/second hand xbox.??

Just need one to keep in contact with my son so he can kick my ass on whatever the latest game is..!!

You can go to ebay or buy.com, Xbox or other products are all very cheap in these websites.


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