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Offline Titan

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Use regular keyboard with XIM 4?
« on: 01:24 AM - 11/26/14 »
I've noticed that If I use a normal keyboard on xbox 360 it acts as an actual keyboard and lets me type messages with it, but when I use it on the Xim it does not (obviously). I was wondering if there was any quick profile I could get that would allow me to switch to in order to get the keyboard's full messaging capabilities?

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Re: Use regular keyboard with XIM 4?
« Reply #1 on: 06:23 AM - 11/26/14 »
iirc, it doesn't  work like that. You gotta remember that the m+kb is emulating the controller when hooked up to the xim.

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Re: Use regular keyboard with XIM 4?
« Reply #2 on: 06:53 AM - 11/26/14 »
I've noticed that If I use a normal keyboard on xbox 360 it acts as an actual keyboard and lets me type messages with it, but when I use it on the Xim it does not (obviously). I was wondering if there was any quick profile I could get that would allow me to switch to in order to get the keyboard's full messaging capabilities?

iirc, it doesn't  work like that. You gotta remember that the m+kb is emulating the controller when hooked up to the xim.

Basicly the console sees a controller when you plug your xim into it.
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Re: Use regular keyboard with XIM 4?
« Reply #3 on: 06:55 AM - 11/26/14 »
iirc, it doesn't  work like that. You gotta remember that the m+kb is emulating the controller when hooked up to the xim.

This.

I've also looked into it quite a bit back when I bought my XIM Edge and I couldn't find any solutions other than a second keyboard or swapping the USB plug from the XIM to the Xbox.

If you find a way to do it I'd like to know though!

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Re: Use regular keyboard with XIM 4?
« Reply #4 on: 08:29 AM - 11/26/14 »
You guys could always just use a KVM switch and when you want to use it as a keyboard you push the switch button and then when you want it for gaming hit it again
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