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Official Xbox 360 Wired Controller

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  Wired = More value for money.

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This pad, while wired, still offers more value for money than a wireless pad. For one, a wireless controller costs more, and then you'll need to cover the cost of batteries/plug & play kit on-top of that. Therefore a wired pad is more logical to save money.

It's also a good idea to have a wired pad for backup, just in-case.

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  Decent controller with a few problems

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I've seen LB on my own and one of those at work become erratic, which isn't surprising when you look within; the switches for the LB and RB buttons need to be more solid (it wouldn't hurt to replace those for clicking the sticks either). These aren't quite so annoying as the d-pad, though.

Regardless, it's still a decent enough controller and serves my Mac just as well as my 360.

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  good but only for multiplayer

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wireless is great for your self on single player
but why pay extra for a wireless controller a plug and play or batteries when its only a mate your playing with

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  Comfortable and compatible

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Nice and comfortable, and the USB wired version is compatible with Windows Vista, which definately makes it the best controller for the PC.

  Quality Contoller

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this is a great controller! its quality, light weight and good looking! it gets rid of the hassal of having to put batteries in it, a good perchase!

  Great

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The wired controller is basically the same as the wireless version. Only difference is that it feels a little lighter, once you get used to the difference in weight it's fine. No need to worry about recharging or changing batteries on this, just plug and play.
Works great as a PC controller too. I don't like the traditional mouse/keyboard combo so this is brilliant for me.

  Wow

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The wireless aint as good as the wired controller, well on my old wireless my Plug-n-Play kit started messin up and stopped working. I had to buy a few Plug-n-Plays actually and i just got sick of em. I bought this and am noooow happy =)

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  Excellent controller, poor D-Pad

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This wired controller is very good indeed. It's very comfortable and lighter due to the absence of the battery pack. The lead is long-ish at 3m, the buttons seems to perform well, the rumble is good and it performs well all around. If you're sick of buying/charging batteries and the wired issue doesn't bother you, then this is a great pad let down only by the poor design of the d-pad. Sure, it works fine for menu navigation etc. but if you like retro games or fighters such as Street Fighter for example, that demand nimble use of the pad, you may find it frustrating at times when trying to pull off the special moves (at least until we get a proper arcade stick here in the UK).

The pad also works with most XP based PCs with the correct driver installed (not tested but mentioned on packaging). I've also had it working with a G4 iMac (USB 1 based) after the download of a driver but lack the games to properly test it.

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  Solid Accessory

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Before I bought this I was debating whether to buy the Plug N Play accessory for my original wireless controller because I was sick of going through a million batteries a month. I thought better of it and bought this wired controller instead and am very happy with it. It's a lot lighter than the wireless version and the cable is long enough for most gamers to get a comfortable distance away from the TV. Now I don't have to spend a fortune on batteries plus I've still got my wireless on the side for when friends come round for a gaming session.
In my eyes the wired controller makes the Plug N Play and Plug N Charge accessories for the 360 kind of irrelevant. I recommend it.

  Well Built Accesory :).

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Have had my 360 premium for a year and i didnt want the hassle of changing batteries on my wireless, purchased one of these and never looked back, cant fault the build quality because its quality, nice finish and no fauly cheap bits on the controller. The wire is quite long about 3-2 meters and has the usuall headset port. Compared to the wireless controller the wired is alot lighter in the hand. When used with windows it keeps the great quality, the drivers install instantly on xp and its easy to set up. Plus you can use the your headset on windows, quite impressing. Would reccomend this to anyone who needs a second controller, or anyone just looking to get a controller that doesnt need the batteries :P. 4/5

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