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Peripherals Cheap Xinput wireless?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Vault-Tec, 29 Nov 2017.

  1. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Is there any such thing or do you really have to spend over £50?

    Yesterday I hooked up one of my dormant rigs to the TV and fancy some couch gaming.
     
  2. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    There are cheaper wireless XInput controllers, but unfortunately they are junk and you'll just end up frustrated with them and buying the official XBone controller anyway.
     
  3. Vault-Tec

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    Bummer. Oh well it will have to wait then.
     
  4. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    What's wrong with an xbox 360 controller?
     
  5. Vault-Tec

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    Nothing except the price. To buy one wireless with the batteries etc is just so expensive. I have two, but sadly they are both wired. The PC is about 15ft away, and IIRC if I used a USB extender it started to misbehave.
     
  6. Guinevere

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    PS3 controllers work perfectly and natively on a steam link, but a quick google says you need to manually install a driver to get them to work on Win 10 over bluetooth. They're good, reliable and cheap though!

    https://github.com/nefarius/ScpToolkit/releases

    £15(ish) new.
     
  7. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    Thought they were less than £30 when I got mine, certainly less than the £50 you quoted in the OP.

    My experience of PS3 controllers is I never got them working, but others have so could be worth looking at.
     
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    Nice find:thumb:
     
  10. Vault-Tec

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    Thanks man will consider that when I have some more cash :)
     

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