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[Q/A] Too much power?
« on: 01:51 AM - 07/12/18 »
Is there anything I can do to make sure my keyboard and mouse don't use too much power for the xim apex?
« Last Edit: 07:19 AM - 07/12/18 by mist4fun »

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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #1 on: 02:11 AM - 07/12/18 »
Hey,

do you get the red/yellow blinking or does your xim shut down?

some ways to prevent that are to charge your controller, this alone can cause a powerdraw issue
if possible deactivate your keyboard backlight too

if neither of this works, or you want to keep your backlight on, then you can get an external power supply for your xim hub to solve the electricity issue
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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #2 on: 02:23 AM - 07/12/18 »
Are there any external power supplies you recomend?

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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #3 on: 02:34 AM - 07/12/18 »
Hey,

you can basically go with any adapter on amazon that meets the criterias 5V 3A power adapter ([3.5mm x 1.35mm], center-positive)

here are two examples on amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=5V+3A+power+adapter+%28%5B3.5mm+x+1.35mm%5D%2C+center-positive%29
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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #4 on: 02:41 AM - 07/12/18 »
Wait so how do I use that with the xim?

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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #5 on: 02:50 AM - 07/12/18 »
check the back of your xim hub, you will find a tiny hole there
the external power supply will be connected to that hole (which is why the requirements above are important)
after that just connect your external power supply to a socket and thats it :)
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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #6 on: 02:53 AM - 07/12/18 »
Oh okay thanks! With this can I use the lights on my keyboard and mouse at full brightness?

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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #7 on: 02:57 AM - 07/12/18 »
yes, you should be able to do that then :)
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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #8 on: 03:04 AM - 07/12/18 »
Alright thank you. You have been very kind and answered everything I needed to know

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Re: Too much power?
« Reply #9 on: 03:05 AM - 07/12/18 »
Let us know how it works out for you :)
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