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What’s Inside The Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack?

Ever wondered what kind of official Microsoft Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery is in the Xbox 360 Play and Charge Kit? I’ll bust one open and show you what kind of cheap crap they’re made with!

Don’t waste your money. Use a proper pair of NiMH AA’s with the stock battery case that comes with the controller! Get one of these:

If you want a set of “warranty voiders” like I have, this is the set that I use 

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so have you ever wondered what’s inside

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these silly little xbox 360 controller

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battery packs

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well I have one and obviously and the

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controller in the battery i hadn’t played for a

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while and so the battery has just gone

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absolutely dead I mean it is dead as

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dead as dead and I cannot get it to

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charge for the life of me I even tried

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that silly little trick that they’re

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talking about on youtube of shorting out

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the terminals in order to discharge the

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battery and then reset the logic board

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but no that’s not going well I mean

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I got nothing to lose so i tried it just

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for the hell of it it still doesn’t work

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and if it didn’t work before it sure as

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hell don’t work now so I was kind of

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curious as to what was inside this thing

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so I pulled out my my handy-dandy

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warranty voiding kit and I cracked her

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open so if you want to know what’s

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inside a battery already busted it open

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and put it back together just for

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simplicity but anyway if you want to

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know what’s inside one of these silly

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things so you take that there and

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there’s a spring thingy and it is really

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it’s just two generic 2400 miliamp hour

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nickel-metal hydride batteries so moral

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of the story is don’t waste your

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hard-earned money on this official

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microsoft crap because you can go and

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get yourself a pair eneloops for

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same price as one of these things and

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stick them in the stock shell that comes

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with the control of the stock aa

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shell and there you go you’ve got

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yourself some you get four eneloops

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four eneloops for the price of one

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of these little

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so there you go you’ve got yourself some

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from rechargeable nickel-metal hydride

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that are better quality than this and

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and are going to last you a lot longer

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than this stupid hacked together piece of

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bullshit

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thanks for watching