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Official Xbox 360 Elite Play & Charge Kit - Black

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  AVOID

| | See all DOOBERSi's reviews (1)

Avoid, these are worse than cheaper items, I've owned two myself and my son has had two, one never worked from new and the others lost charge so quickly. Not worth the risk. Dissapointed in MS on this.

  A must have for the serious gamer.

| | See all Parvez86's reviews (7)

You have to have these kits if you own a 360. I always buy the official charge kits as they are of better quality and last longer. The cheaper unofficial kits will have shorter leads and cheaply made cable which splits at the pressure points.

A full charge gives hours of gaming and no more buying expensive batteries!

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  Great product, bad fitting.

| | See all UKFX21's reviews (4)

The product is great. It may take many hours of charging the first few times to get the full capacity of the battery (which it says in the mini-manual of the Play & Charge Kit). But the battery life is great.

You can also use a USB port from a PC which will then install the drivers (TO WINDOWS) and allow you to charge it. This helps part you from the wires.

The length is helpful for those playing far from their TV's or using larger TV sets. But there is a risk that if someone hits that wire your Xbox is going to get pulled of knocked over - with a disc running it will most likely be fatal.

There are as I've seen no Quick Charge Kit Docks in Black but only the black rechargeable battery packs so the problem here is matching colours. If you want it all in black get a Play and Charge, if you have all white hardware and prefer the convenience of staying completely wireless 100% of the time get the quick charge kit. The battery times are similar. The actual battery life from full charge from this product is 25 hours. (See Manual)

The snug fit is a little too snug and requires a flat-head screw driver to get the play and charge kit off the top of the controller, but eventually it will loosing up. Those who are lucky may not have any problems with it fitting too tightly.

Overall, the product is good. If you prefer to stay wireless completely then go play and charge kit, but if your doing clan games and you run low then play & charge is very handy. Again it is down to preference and colour matching.

Peace

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  black charge kit

| | See all LukeSimpson123's reviews (1)

You have to realise that the black version is not only for the elite controller. It can also be for the limited edition halo 3 controller.
But all the other reviews are right, it is much better than buying ordinary batteries that die after about half a days play.
I know how ennoying that is especially if your in the middle of a game.

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  An Elite Must Have

| | See all Skullamania's reviews (2)

I haven't even owned it that long but already it has saved me a load of money on batteries.
At first, you will notice a very slight change in weight of your controller, but you soon get used it.
The lead is very long and fits snuggly on to of the controller; you will hardly notice it when you play. It's easy to attach; so rather than panicking, trying to find new batteries, you can easily plug it in and continue to play. Worth every penny.

And of course, I bought it in black - Didn't want to look a fool now; you spend so much on an Elite console, might as well finish it off for just £2.

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  matchin colours

| | See all just1guy's reviews (4)

if u got the black controller buy black if u got the white controller buy white dont look a fool with a multi coloured controller

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  An Extra £2 for a black one? No Thanks

| | See all adamtux's reviews (7)

All play and change kits work for all Xbox's, don't bother paying the premium unless your matching colors are THAT important. Seriously.

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  reply to below

| | See all SoloJarre's reviews (6)

Yes indeed, this does work the all of the Xbox's. This is a real money saver. Pay 15quid for a few years or spend loads on batteries a year, its up to you! Hope this helps.

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