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Offline Au1d Yin

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If using a 2 metre usb 2.0 extension cable
« on: 02:59 PM - 03/06/18 »
I sit about 2 metres away from the TV using a pull out table from under my desk.
When I used the Xim4 the cable that came with it was long enough but with the Apex it's all changed.

Would it make any difference if I ...

Plugged the Apex into the Xbox and used the USB extension to reach the table and then connect the hub to the extension ... or

Plug the USB extension cable into the xbox then connect both Apex and hub to the extension at the table.

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Re: If using a 2 metre usb 2.0 extension cable
« Reply #1 on: 03:31 PM - 03/06/18 »
Either will work. I plug my Apex into a 3m USB extension cable leading to the consoles.

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Re: If using a 2 metre usb 2.0 extension cable
« Reply #2 on: 03:33 PM - 03/06/18 »
I would plug in the USB extension cable to the Xbox, and then connect the Apex and hub. If anything hits the Apex while it is plugged directly into your console, bad things could happen. Just try to set it up while thinking about anything bad that could happen.
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Re: If using a 2 metre usb 2.0 extension cable
« Reply #3 on: 03:54 PM - 03/06/18 »
Thanks guys ... I had just been reading about this on another thread and I'm good to go.
Will connect the usb extension to the xbox and have my Apex and hub firmly attached at the gaming table.

I had all my Xim4 cables held down with Black Tack putty near the cable ends after having a few problems with the usb ports on the xim4 ... will do the same with the Apex.

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Re: If using a 2 metre usb 2.0 extension cable
« Reply #4 on: 01:05 PM - 08/09/18 »
could i also use 2 extension cables one for keyboard and one for the mouse? so i can directly connect the xim to the ps4?

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Re: If using a 2 metre usb 2.0 extension cable
« Reply #5 on: 01:54 PM - 08/09/18 »
Yes, you can do that but try to stay under 15'.
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