Xecuter CoolRunner - Phat Install (QSB)

ADDZ Dec 22, 2011

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    Xecuter CoolRunner - Phat Install (QSB)



    We recommend that the CoolRunner is programmed first with the correct jed/xsvf file before installation.
    ( Found here: CLICK HERE )

    Use the wires that are included with the CoolRunner kit. They are cut to optimum length. Make sure the switch is set to PHAT (Yes I had to say this as you'd be surprised as to how many people would ask lol)

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    This is how the position of the CoolRunner looks like when installed to a phat.

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    Here are how the bottom wires are positioned. I used a hot glue gun to make a nice neat job.

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    UPDATE: It has been reported that some consoles have trouble booting or boot fine but freeze frequently. One of our members, Westbox found that if he routed the wires a little differently on the back of his board he get perfect boots every time with no freezing. here is his diagram (you can see the difference from the above picture):

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    Troubleshooting

    If you have a Big Block Jasper (256/512) and your boot times are very slow (Over 30 seconds) then we suggest you add a 68nF 100V Ceramic Capacitor across PLL_BYPASS (A) & GND like the following picture (thanks to SeanR28).

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    Another troubleshooting tip: Switch the CoolRunner to Slim and see if the times improved - this works for some [​IMG]

    This tut was by the amazing Uber Geek from T-X.
     
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    Fantastic tutorial ADDZ.

    Cant wait to have a crack at this myself.
     
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    I would love to do this, but I'm kinda a noob at soldering, and I don't wanna screw up so I'm going to have a friend RGH it for me. :D
     
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    This is my 1st attempt, I enjoyed it if I'm honest :p

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    Thats not bad mate i'll shout you asap
     
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    I'm screwed though mate, I never knew I needed a Nand-X to dump the nand so I'll need to order on and it'll not get here until after Xmas :(
     
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    nice job there addz, just need a nand dump now eh! (cant u get it old school??)
     
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    I could old school it mate but I just got my QSB's in place :( I'll buy a Nand-X now and get drunk until the 28th when the post comes back to life lol
     
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    OK Sir ADDZ, I love you BTW and will you please stop beating me like a ginger stepson?! :(
     
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    Yes, no probs mate :D
     
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    I am actally chuckling here m8 at that

    "bullet, bullet addz is cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeting [insert whiny voice]"
     
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    does anyone have a pic of solder points without the qsb as i dont like using them thanks
     
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    Excellent Post, Very Helpful
     
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    very helpful...great tut
     
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    Ok I trying to install the nand x but wat to cables connect to it from coolrunner to nand x?
     
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    You need the one that slots in the side, not 100% sure that comes with the Nand-X!!


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    Why would he flash his coolrunner, it's his nand that needs flashing... :eek:
     
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    WHAT?!

    You need to flash the right timing setting to the coolrunner 1st!
     
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    Cool runner already set up and installed I got nand x soldered but wat cords run to where from cool runner to nand x?
     

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