X1 Controller Range ?Extender

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  1. 28061

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    Hi

    We're moving to a new house in a few months and I'm intending to move all my kit into an upstairs rack but am worried the X1 controller won't hack the range.

    Any experience?
    I take it there's still no range extenders?
    I'm not averse to using cabled controllers... I'm running Cat6 & coax anyway and can run powered usb if I have to...
     
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    Not sure of exact range but it's Awful. I have a kitchen 5m away from X1 setup it's open with only plasterboard wAlls and it won't work in there. The 360 one worked everywhere including my back yard. Go figure.
     
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    im tempted to try it but was worried over the usb 1.1. was thinking extender to 4 port powered usb hub then cables to controllers.
    The other longer option is get the windows xbox one controller adapter, and use a nuc or something simular to stream from xbox?

    ** edit sorry just seen thats an active cable i was looking at the usb over cat 5/6
     
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    I have my Xbox One 7 meters away from where I play - I too was worried about the range so I installed USB Extenders over CAT 5...

    I installed an extra power socket for the 5v power supply to feed extra power to the USB extender...

    Works and treat!
     

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    which ones did you use?
     
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    In all honesty I can not remember - just purchased a set of top rated extenders from Amazon and a 5v power supply to go with it..

    See link below:

    USB Extender
     
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    That's dead useful thank you :)
     

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