Version Information Product Name Xbox 360™ Wireless Controller for Windows Microsoft

Version Information
Product Name
Product Version
Controller Version
Product Dimensions
Controller Length
Controller Width
Controller Depth/Height
Controller Weight
Play/Charge Cable
Receiver Length
Receiver Width
Receiver Depth/Height
Receiver Weight
Receiver Cable Length
Compatibility and Localization
Operating Systems
Top-line System Requirements
Compatibility Logos
Software Localization
Product Feature Performance
Tactile Feedback Features
Thumbstick Features
Thumbstick Life
Trigger Button Features
Trigger Button Life
Directional Pad Feature
Directional Pad Life
Action Button Features
Action Button Life
Shoulder Button Features
Shoulder Button Life
Menu Navigation Button Features
Menu Navigation Button Life
Combination Audio / Text Input Device
(TID) Port Feature
Antenna Features
Storage Temperature & Humidity
Microsoft® Xbox 360™ Wireless Controller for Windows
Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows v1.0
Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows v1.0
4.13 inches (105 millimeters)
6.05 inches (154 millimeters)
2.41 inches (61.3 millimeters)
9.35 ounces (265 grams) including 2 AA alkaline batteries
116.9 inches (2970 millimeters)
2.95 inches (75.1 millimeters)
1.68 inches (42.5 millimeters)
0.76 inches (19.4 millimeters)
10.6 ounces (300 grams)
118 inches (3000 millimeters)
USB Compatible
Microsoft Windows® Vista™ and Windows XP, with Service Pack 1
For a Microsoft Windows-based PC:
• Requires a PC that meets the requirements for and has installed one of the following operating systems: Windows Vista or Windows XP, with Service Pack 1 or later
• Pentium 300 MHz or higher processor
• 128 MB of RAM
• 150 MB of available hard disk space
• USB port
• CD drive
• Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories Software version 1.1
• Works with Microsoft Windows Vista
• Certified USB logo
Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories Software version 1.1 may be installed in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian,
Japanese, Korean, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or Swedish.
High and OFF rumble levels support provided by two vibration feedback motors
Left and right thumbsticks
500,000 vertical actuations at 5 Hz
Operating Temperature & Humidity
Left and right triggers
1,000,000 actuations
8-way "D-Pad" allows for control in 4 cardinal directions [N, E, S, W] and 4 diagonal directions [NE, SE, SW, NW]
2,000,000 actuations
"A", "B", "X", and "Y"
2,000,000 actuations at 500 gmf and 3 Hz duty cycle
Left and right shoulder buttons
2,000,000 actuations at 500 gmf and 5 Hz duty cycle
"Back/Select", "Start", "Xbox 360 Guide", and "Connect" buttons
2,000,000 actuations at 500 gmf and 5 Hz duty cycle
• Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter (UART) for Gamepad Accessory Receptacle or Plug In Module
• Universal Audio Port (2.5 mm) for adapter-free headset connection
Built-in omni-directional antenna
• -4 °F (-20 °C) to 104 °F (40 °C) at 0% to 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
• 104 °F (40 °C) to 140 °F (60 °C) at 20% to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing)
32 °F (0 °C) to 122 °F (50 °C) at 20% to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Wireless Technology
Wireless Platform
Wireless Range
Proprietary 2.4 GHz wireless
30 feet (9.14 meters) typical. Note: RF range is affected by many factors, such as nearby metallic objects and relative positioning of the presenter and receiver.
Power Requirements
Battery Type and Quantity
Battery Life
2 AA alkaline batteries (included)*
40 hours of continuous play typical with 2 AA alkaline batteries
Certification Information
Country of Manufacture
ISO 9001 Qualified Manufacturer
Agency and Regulatory Approvals
People's Republic of China (PRC)
• FCC Declaration of Conformity (USA)
• UL and cUL Listed Accessory (USA and Canada)
• ICES-003 data on file (Canada)
• TUV-GS Certificate (European Union)
• CE Declaration of Conformity, Safety and EMC (European Union)
• VCCI Certificate (Japan)
• ACA/MED Declaration of Conformity (Australia and New Zealand)
• BSMI and DGT Certificates (Taiwan)
• MIC Certificate (Korea)
• NOM Certificates (Mexico)
• CB Scheme Certificate (International)
Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) ID: Controller 1215810 and Receiver 1230060 Microsoft Windows XP (x86, x64) and Windows Vista (x86, x64)
* Note: Also compatible with the Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack (not included).
Results stated herein are based on internal Microsoft testing. Individual results and performance may vary. Any device images shown are not actual size. This document is provided for informational purposes only and is subject to change without notice.
Microsoft makes no warranty, express or implied, with this document or the information contained herein. Review any public use or publications of any data herein with your local legal counsel.
©2007 Microsoft Corporation.
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