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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 175 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It works.

    Posted
    dvguru
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    Unfortunately the new Xbox One Slim models don't have a USB 3.0 B-Type connector port for a Kinect version 2. (That's the Kinect for an Xbox One). So it requires this powered adapter. Works fine. But at $40.00 bucks, it is way over priced. Be sure to mount the adapter power supply so that the weight of it doesn't pull the cable out of the back of the Slim. BTW, the original Kinects sold with the Xbox 360's won't work on a slim . See important note below - if you already own an older Xbox One with a Kinect (and registered it with MS, or will register it): !!!!! Found this on the MS Support Xbox site: "For users upgrading from original Xbox One to Xbox One S - For a limited time, the Kinect Adapter will be available for free to customers who have an original Xbox One console, an Xbox One Kinect Sensor, and an Xbox One S console. You will need the serial number for all three devices to get the free Xbox Kinect Adapter. To request your free Kinect Adapter, use the online Kinect Adapter fulfillment form." I upgraded and didn't know about this until after I already bought the Kinect Adapter :-( I just registered my new Slim, filled out the forms and a free Kinect adapter for my Slim is on the way. (Now what to do with the spare adapter....)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Before you buy this

    Posted
    Anrhubb
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    If you are buying this to hook up you Kinect to your Xbox one s and still have the original Xbox, call Microsoft and they will send it to you for free. You will need the serial number for your new and old Xbox and the Kinect. Personally I would like to say that the advertising pictures are misleading and you dont realize how much cord you are ending up with. They should have just made space for a Kinect port. You get 2 more adapters to replace the old brick ,over twelve feet of cords and you still have to plug it in to the power. This is a urine poor ( wouldn't let me say the other word for that is like urine)attempt at what a Kinect adaptor should be. They could have put everything in one brick and I would have been less bothered by this. I included a picture just so you are aware of the mess you are going to receive.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Couldn’t use my Kinect without this

    Posted
    SoxMan
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    I’m disappointed that Microsoft stopped giving these kits out for free when you owned a Xbox one and got a newer Xbox without the Kinect port. I have a Day One edition Xbox one and just upgraded to an Xbox One X. I use the Kinect to turn on the tv and to turn it off and voice controls like saving a clip. Which are only supported on the X when you use a mic without Kinect. So I ended up spending $40 more besides the $500 I already spent on the X to get the same functions my 4 year old Xbox one had out of the box for $400. Also it’s confusing on why so many cables are needed with this adapter. I don’t understand why all of this couldn’t have fit into one box without 3 other cords. Terrible design. Works just like it did on the original tho.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Call Microsoft

    Posted
    JNav
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    Microsoft is offering free adapters to anyone who upgraded from and original xbox one to an xbox one s the fact that the one S does not have a Kinect plugin directly out of the box amazes me, how can a company who once pushed the Kinect as much as they did just give up on it. However this has nothing to do with the performance of the adapter itself. Rant over. The adapter itself works quite well, a little big for my taste intact it makes the joy of not having a charging block for the power supply completely taken away. If your upgrading from a Xbox 360 and feel like you use your Kinect then I can recommend this product enough.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Didn't work as needed

    Posted
    Iamduanejackson
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    Seemed to be way too many catches to using it as a webcam, thought I'd just hook it up and install the drivers and have it working but it seemed like there was a lot more fidgeting with software and settings, then it also depends on your PC build which I didn't seem to see mentioned anywhere until I had to troubleshoot. This being just an add-on to another item you had to buy I'd say I can't recommend this. Bought a good Logitech webcam for the same price as just this adapter and it was basically plug and play, much more convenient then buying a Kinect, a Kinect adapter, then trying to figure out how to make it work on windows.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worked Perfectly

    Posted
    Momof2
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    When I purchased the New XBox One for my daughter for Christmas, I didn't realize there were different versions. I bought the XBox One S. And the Kinect she has would not work on the "S" version without the use of an adapter. I was so thankful that the best buy employee I spoke to understood what I needed, as I am not very savvy when it comes to all the video game stuff out there. He quickly showed me what I needed online and ordered it for me. I received in a few days later and my daughter had no problems at all hooking it up. She is 15. by the way. So she was very happy, and I was very happy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Get it now before you can't!

    Posted
    ricks
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    I bought this for my new Xbox One X (XOX) so that I can use the Kinect that came with my original Xbox One. The new XOX does not have a port for the Kinect. It works great altho it does require an additional power outlet that was not required on the Xbox One. That and the fact that this was not included with the XOX takes a star off. I am just glad that I got one because I enjoy controlling my Xbox by voice. Get one at this price before you cannot get them any longer!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Finally worked after troubleshooting

    Posted
    Grouticus
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    I had to invest in the Kinect adapter after upgrading to the Xbox One S in order to use the work out programs. It took a few tries before the sensor actually worked correctly and updated by having to unplug and replug in the adapter to reset it. I haven't tried it with my computer yet but I would assume it works the same. I would've rated it higher if I didn't have any initial issues installing it and still experience some issues with the audio when it doesn't recognize any voices giving it demands.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Take your Kinect with you to Xbox One X

    Posted
    GeezerGamer
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    I had a Day One Xbox One that I just upgraded. I took the Kinect to the Xbox One X to keep Skype functionality, and easy sign on. Bonus is that the cord they give you also extends the length of the original by several feet, allowing me to bury the cord much easier than I was previously able to. If you want to take Kinect with you, you need this cord, as the Xbox One S and X ditch the dedicated Kinect port on the back of the console.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Required for Kinect with Xbox One S

    Posted
    ChazInColorado
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    I didn't know this was required for the slim Xbox One. Kind of disappointed that it didn't come with the Kinect or console. It does what is supposed to do, but if you want to extend the sensor bar (my media cabinet is 10ft away), you're out of luck. Microsoft doesn't make an extension, nor is there a third-party option. The Xbox 360 had an extension cable, but for some reason, two years after Xbox One release, there still isn't one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good purchase

    Posted
    dieselpower22
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    I had an extra Kinect 2.0 sensor laying around after selling one of my Xboxes, so I figured I would repurpose it for my pc. So far I have absolutely loved it. The camera is clear and high-res, Windows Hello is quick and accurate with it, and this device has worked exactly as advertised. It's a pretty straightforward product, and I have no complaints.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good to use

    Posted
    Mohan
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    Hi, Recently I have purchased this Kinect Adapter for my XBox One S at best buy. Its very simple and it works great. I didnt face any issues and my kid is enjoying lot to play Kinect games.... But the cost of this product is bit high still its $40 + Tax. Microsoft should provide this with bundle offer or they should reduce the price in future. Thanks.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works as intended

    Posted
    Wolf
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    For what it is, it works. While I understand that Microsoft has discontinued the Kinect, this should have never been a thing and they should have kept the Kinect port. But they didn't, oh well. I hear this has been discontinued as well. Such a shame as the dance central games were fun.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    XBox boo boo

    Posted
    HeyLt
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    This is a component that should have been a part of the Xbox one. I was not even aware that you needed this until I tried connect my Kinect. Just another way for Microsoft to get you for another $40.00. The component works as it should, no complaints there.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    A Necessary Evil

    Posted
    Juice
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    If you have a Kinect you intend on using with your new Xbox One S, this contraption is required. The sleek and svelt new Xbox One S, with it's internal power supply and clean installation gets absolutely destroyed by this behemoth of cables, connecting blocks and power supplies.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works as designed

    Posted
    Windsor
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    Make sure you pick one of these up if you like Kinect. Microsoft has discontinued production of the Kinect hardware, and this cable is needed to get your already owned Kinect to work with any new Xbox One console ( Xbox One S or Xbox One X).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Allows Kinect to work with Xbox One S

    Posted
    IBuy
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    If you have an Xbox One Kinect laying around and want to use it with the One S, this let's you do it. Brings voice commands back to the One S, if you want that sort of thing. I think you can still get this adapter for free if you already have a One, Kinect, and S.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Much needed!

    Posted
    PbuJbu
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    Bought this to connect to my grandson’s new Xbox. We were able to connect with ease and enjoy all the games. We especially enjoyed the sports games and its pretty neat to see yourself come live on tv. Great purchase, well worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works good

    Posted
    Poleman
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    no complaints on the product. works good. strike one up for Microsoft to make you buy this instead of giving it to you in the box. I feel bad for the parents who gave this to there kids as a xmas present to find out you need this to play kinect games. Crazy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product

    Posted
    SoCalDad
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    After I bought a Kinect camera for my Xbox One S, I realized I needed to buy this adapter. The product works well with the Kinect camera. However, it's a little bulky with lot of cables, and pricy for essentially an AC adapter.

    I would recommend this to a friend