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Offline BigBen

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New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
« 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

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Re: New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
« Reply #1 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

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Re: New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
« Reply #2 on: 06:36 AM - 08/02/11 »
ok, thanks, I already ordered one this morning, can't wait.

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Re: New Xim3 user - USB extension cable
« Reply #3 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.
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