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Xim Apex with Switch
« on: 05:00 AM - 12/13/18 »
Hello everybody,

I've a ximApex connect to Switch who switch between 2 usb out : 1 for pc and 1 for ps4 ximApex.

Switch can I use : https://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B01N6GD9JO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

When I switch on pc, it's ok, the keyboard and mouse are directly recognise but when I switch on ximApex, I'm force to disconnect and reconnect XimApex on PS4.

Precision :
> Is good if we start the ps4 with the switch directly on ps4 out, the problem appear only when we switch between pc to ps4.
> I've upgrade with the last firmware XIM APEX [FIRMWARE 20180501] [MANAGER 20180528]

Have you an idea ?

Thanks and have a good day and fun game ;)
« Last Edit: 05:24 AM - 12/13/18 by ps4Gamer »

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Re: Xim Apex with Switch
« Reply #1 on: 09:58 AM - 12/13/18 »
Welcome to the community. Because switching like this can be unreliable I don't recommend using them. I personally use a wireless keyboard and second mouse to avoid this issue with a switch. Hopefully someone with more experience can stop by and offer advice.
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Re: Xim Apex with Switch
« Reply #2 on: 04:28 PM - 12/13/18 »
If using a USB switch, the controller must remain attached to the XIM Apex, not to the USB switch. If not, the controller will not authenticate when swapping from PC to XIM.

Here's the setup -

m&kb --- USB switch --- XIM Apex USB hub --- XIM Apex --- PS4.
               PS4 controller___|

USB switches are reliable when swapping to XIM, as long as the controller isn't on the switch. The bigger issue is Windows 10 doesn't seem to like keyboards attached to USB switches - the PC will drop the kb connection when swapping from XIM to PC after the 3rd or 4th attempt. There's no problem swapping from XIM > macOS > XIM, so it's definitely a Win10 issue.
« Last Edit: 04:32 PM - 12/13/18 by antithesis »

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Re: Xim Apex with Switch
« Reply #3 on: 10:53 AM - 12/14/18 »
@mist4fun thank you for the answer but @antithesis your setup work ! Switch to W10 and PS4 and recognise directly !!! (And no problem with W10)

Thanks and have a fun game  8)

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Re: Xim Apex with Switch
« Reply #4 on: 03:29 PM - 12/14/18 »
Glad to hear it's working. What USB switch are you using?

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Re: Xim Apex with Switch
« Reply #5 on: 04:41 AM - 12/15/18 »
Hi antithesis,

Switch between pc and ps4 : UGREEN USB 3.0 Switch 4 in 2 out
https://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B01N6GD9JO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

In : Keyboard and Mouse
Out 1 : PC
Out 2 : Hub usb

Hub usb : UGREEN Data Hub USB 3.0 4 in (you can use Xim Hub but for me cable is too short)
https://www.amazon.fr/gp/aw/d/B00OQ0CYFE?psc=1&ref=yo_pop_mb_yo_pop_mb_pd_t2

In : Out 2 Switch and PS4 Controller
Out : PS4

Keyboard : Corsair K70 RGB
Mouse : Logitech G502 Proteus Core

Have fun  8)
« Last Edit: 04:50 AM - 12/15/18 by ps4Gamer »


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