Connect external devices to the Xbox Adaptive Controller

Video: Set up the Xbox Adaptive Controller on Xbox One

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Plug and play

Most 3.5mm devices such as switches or buttons can be plugged into the jacks that correspond with the Xbox inputs you want to use (e.g. the A button and B button ). You can find these jacks on the back of the Xbox Adaptive Controller. Or, if you have a USB 2.0 device such as a joystick, plug it into the USB port on the left or right side of the controller.

3.5mm devices connect into the back.
3.5mm connection to back of Xbox Adaptive Controller
USB 2.0 devices connect into the left or right side.
USB 2.0 connection to right side of Xbox Adaptive Controller

You can also connect a stereo audio headset into the 3.5mm jack on the left side of the controller.

Stereo audio headset connection to Xbox Adaptive Controller

For more info about 3.5mm and USB 2.0 devices, see What external devices work with the Xbox Adaptive Controller?

Looking for setup suggestions?

Here are some resources and groups that can help you get started:

Mounting

The Xbox Adaptive Controller has the following mounting options:

  • Two 10-24 screws designed for AMPS compatible mounts
  • One ¼ -20 screw designed for tripod mounts
The bottom of the Xbox Adaptive Controller

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