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My new *WIRED* Xbox 360 Controller just blinks!!! *HELP*

Well I got the Xbox 360 Go Pro this X-Mas. I got one controller for me that was *WIRELESS* and it works fine. When I bought a new controller that was *WIRED* I hooked it up and it didn't work. I found out a wireless controller does have a sync button on it, but the wired controller doesn't. It's new, and it came with no batteries. I need help fast, cause I'm gonna return it tomorrow and I want the X button in the middle of the *WIRED* controller to stop blinking and sync in. I tried syncing the 360 to find the controllers that were connected to it and all it connected to was the wireless one. I don't want to spend my money, or my parents on more junk, and it still won't work. Please give me an answer!!!

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  • martincorone Dec 27, 2008

    I just got a new wireless controller and it works. I returned the wired one. Wired controllers are cheap!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    i have the xbox no wire controller and it just blinks

  • martincorone Dec 31, 2008

    Try changing the batteries. If not there is a very small sync button in between the LB and RB button. Press that sync button, and the one on the Xbox 360 at the same time. Let go, and if it doesn't sync in, change it for a new one.

  • jsb5060 Dec 31, 2008

    i hav tha same damn problem it game stops cheap bootleg version of the xbox controller



  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I got a wireless controller with my arcade xbox since my other one got the three red rings and when i try syncing it it just flashes...I did every type of thing i have heard or seen but it just doesn't seem to work..

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    it is just bilking at me and the screen is frozen


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Wireless:Mostlikey a battery issue or sync issue..
Wired:mostlikey a bad cable..
Wireless with cable:mostlikey a battery or sync issue or cable..

Unknown fact. Controller wires are ment to fail as to make more profits.. How you might ask.. if you have a old wire try stripping off the plastic and the fibermesh wire protecting that four wires are presnt a white and green wires which are for sync and control, and black and red for + and - power imput/output for charging/powering the controler.. What microsoft dosent want you to know is the black and red wires they make 2cm shorter then the green and white.(Note: This has been proven through over 45 wire checks over the past year.)

This causes the wires to rather break over a time through any number of ways the wires handled.. or to burn out through a short in the wires.. most of the time frying your controller in the process. Only solution to extend wire lifetime: Hang the wire strait in a vertical line off of something for example a wall or door.. the usb plug is fine but the problem area is between the "knot" and controller mount on the opposite end of the wire. solution #2: Dont buy wires.. battery packs and battery charge stations are cheaper in the end. "Spend money to save money"

Posted on Jul 02, 2012

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SOURCE: Neither of my xBox 360 wireless controllers will

Remove the batteries from both controllers, and unplug the Xbox for a minute. Now turn the Xbox on by the power button on the console, Install the batteries in your controllers, and hit the Console sync button first, then hit the little sync button on top of the controller.
If this does not work, you can purchase the wired charge pack that you must plug in to the USB port of the console to charge, and this will sync as your wired controller does. When it is synced unplug the wire from the controller and voila. Remember, the charger pack will look like this.

http://www.techsick.com/shop/images/P/xb360-controller-charger-36.jpg

Good luck and be patient.

Posted on Dec 19, 2009

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SOURCE: i have two wireless controlers that wont sync...

It could be what is called an RF board its located just behind the ring of light you will need to probably buy a new one maybe on ebay its cheap enough, also to replace this RF board you will need to open your xbox 360 which will void your warranty!

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

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Ho w to fix x box from controller to x box is really slow how to make it normal


Learn how to connect a wireless or wired controller to your Xbox 360 console.
Connect a wireless Xbox controller
  1. Turn on your console.
  2. Press and hold the Guide button on the controller until the controller turns on.
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  1. Press and release the connect button on the console.
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  1. Within 20 seconds, press and release the connect button on the controller.
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  1. When the lights surrounding the power button on the console stop flashing, the controller is connected.
On the Xbox 360 S console, each connected controller is assigned to one of four positions. Each position corresponds to a lighted section around the console power button and the controller Guide button. On the 360 E console, a solid green light on the front of the console indicates that the controller is connected. To determine the player position associated with your accessory, look at the ring of light that surrounds the Guide button on the controller.
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71add0b7-ddf2-4439-b4b4-f50f156d92b7.png?v=1#controller-batteries-m-m.png If the controller does not turn on, check the batteries. Insert fresh AA batteries, making sure they are correctly positioned in the battery case.
You can also use the Xbox 360 Play & Charge Kit or the Xbox 360 Quick Charge Kit to power the controller. Learn more about Xbox controllers and chargers.
To connect additional controllers, follow these same steps again. You can connect up to four controllers to the console. Each connected controller is assigned a position that corresponds with the lighted sections that appear around the console's power button and around the Guide button located in the middle of each controller.
  • To disconnect a wireless controller, press and hold the Guide button for three seconds, and then choose to turn the controller off.
  • When you turn off the console, the controller will reconnect the next time you turn on the console.
  • The controller can be connected to only one console at a time. You can connect the controller to a different console, but the connection to the previously connected console will be lost.
Connect a wired Xbox controller
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cbe46bf0-3a46-4d53-9d8c-6697aa57622a.png?v=1#controller-cable-release-m-m.png The cable on the Xbox 360 Wired Controller has an inline release. The inline release on the controller cable is a safety feature designed to reduce the chance of the Xbox 360 console falling if the cable is pulled.
Wireless controller troubleshooting
If your wireless controller disconnects or cannot connect to your console, see Xbox 360 Wireless Controller disconnects or can't connect.
If your wireless controller does not turn on or loses power, try the following solutions:
Solution 1: Replace the batteries
Insert a new set of AA alkaline batteries into the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller, and then try to turn it on.
Solution 2: Try a different battery pack
If you have another Xbox 360 Wireless Controller, take the battery pack off that controller and attach it to your controller. Then try to turn your controller on.
If your controller works with the different battery pack, your original battery pack might be defective. If your controller is under warranty, you can order a replacement battery pack from Xbox Support . See the Assistance section at the bottom of this page for more information.
If your controller is out of warranty, you can buy a new battery pack from a retail store.
Solution 3: Try a rechargeable battery packIf you or a friend has an Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack, attach that battery pack to your controller and try to use your controller. If your controller works with the rechargeable battery pack attached, you can buy a new battery pack from a retail store or order a replacement battery pack from Xbox Support. See the Assistance section at the bottom of this page for more information.

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Connecting an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller to an Xbox 360 Console is called Connecting. To connect a controller to a console:
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Second, Press and release the power button to turn the console on.
Third, Press and release the connect button on the console.
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Step 2: Ensure that you have performed the proper procedure to connect the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller to the console.

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