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Title: New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
Post by: BigBen on 02:33 AM - 08/02/11
Hello,

I just received my XIM3 and of course I went to test it out straight away. The problem is that the XIM3 does not recognize any peripherals, it shows the xbox logo but that's it. I use an 10 meter USB extension cable as my main xbox is in an other room (nice and clean and no noise)
The XIM3 works because I tested it on my other xbox and there it is fine. Does anybody else have problems by using USB extension cables and is there a solution to this problem ? I see the xim has an power input, where is that used for ?

Thanks in advance

Joost
Title: Re: New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
Post by: Passkes on 05:46 AM - 08/02/11
Had the same issue with printers and such, what you need is a USB active extension repeater cable instead of a extension cable.
 
Like this:
http://cgi.ebay.nl/USB-2-0-Active-Repeater-Extension-cable-480Mbp-15M-50FT-/150637757075?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2312b5c293 (http://cgi.ebay.nl/USB-2-0-Active-Repeater-Extension-cable-480Mbp-15M-50FT-/150637757075?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2312b5c293)
Title: Re: New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
Post by: BigBen on 06:36 AM - 08/02/11
ok, thanks, I already ordered one this morning, can't wait.
Title: Re: New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
Post by: mist4fun on 12:48 PM - 08/02/11
Active cables are working now? It wasn't too long ago they weren't supported. Anyway the max length for a non active cable is about 15 ft.