Complete Guide on How to Connect a Gaming Chair to Xbox 360
Just like any other professional gamer, comfort is my topmost priority. It is for this reason I bought an extremely comfortable and durable gaming chair to fit the body perfectly. Now I enjoy playing my favorite online games with my friends simply by connecting my Xbox 360 to my chair. However, this comfort did not become possible until, after months of in-depth research, I got to know how to connect a gaming chair to Xbox 360.
Although it is not difficult at all, still the method must be accurate in order to get top-notch results. Even if it took me six months to figure out the accurate methods of connecting your gaming chair to your Xbox 360, I don’t want you guys to waste your time. So, to help you in the process, I have prepared this learning guide in which I have listed down four authentic methods that you can use for the connectivity process.
Let us now move ahead to explore deeply the four methods of connectivity that you can use without any trouble. The steps are extremely easy to follow, and the end results will definitely make you admire this guide. So, let’s get started.
Method# 1 (If You Have a Wireless Gaming Chair)
Some people prefer using wireless gaming chairs, as they like the way they cut down all the needs for the wires and keep them away from various wire tangling issues. Also, the specialty of these wireless gaming chairs is that they are well-equipped with wireless transmitters, which are highly efficient in converting the audio signals to in-built speakers in the chair.
There are several other useful features of gaming chairs also, but for now, it important to consider that these wireless chairs eliminate the need for any wire in the process of connectivity.
So, here are some important steps that you need to follow if you have a wireless chair.
Step#1: Xbox 360 and TV Connectivity
Using an HDMI cable that accompanies your Xbox 360, connect your TV with Xbox by plugging one end of the cable into the TV and the other into Xbox.
Now, connect the power cable of the console and power it up with great care.
Step#2: Wireless Transmitter Connectivity
Here is the time to use the most advanced feature of your wireless gaming chair; it comes with a high-quality audio cable with green ends. Use these ends of the cable and connect your TV with the transmitter carefully.
While doing the process, make sure to connect the male end of the cable with the jack of the transmitter and the other end in the audio output of your TV.
Then all you have to do is to install the batteries into the transmitter with great care.
Step#3: Turn On Your Chair
Find the power button on your chair and press it to turn on your gaming chair after completing the above-mentioned steps. Also, make sure to power on the transmitter.
Then, match up the band frequency in the chair and the TV.
So, you are done.
After completing the last step, you will experience that the transmitter is conveying signals to the speakers, which means you can now begin your chair as you have successfully connected your gaming device to your chair.
Method# 2 (Using HDMI Converters)
This is probably the simplest method of all the other four. All you will need in this method are two HDMI cables and an HDMI converter, that’s all.
So let’s begin!
Step#1 Use the First HDMI Cable
Use your first HDMI cable and connect your TV to your HDMI converter by plugging in one end of the cable to the TV’s HDMI port and the other to the HDMI converter.
Step#2 Use the Second HDMI Cable
Using your 2nd HDMI cable, you have to connect the converter, TV, and Xbox 360. , you can do this by plugging in one end of the cable to the HDMI port of the Xbox and the other to the HDMI adapter port of the converter.
By following this step, all three devices will be linked together.
Step#3 Connect your Gaming Chair
Here you have to be careful while trying to connect your gaming chair with the HDMI converter, as any wrong wire connectivity may ruin your hard work.
So, keep in mind that you have to use here the audio cables with white and red ends for the connectivity.
Connect these red and white ends of the cable with the red and white ports of your HDMI converter. However, make sure that you power-up your chair.
All set! Now you will experience that all the sound is efficiently being transmitted to the chair.
Method# 3 (Use an Aux Cord)
This is another simplest method that I am going to tell you. It is effortless and less time consuming than the other two methods that I have already mentioned.
In this method, you have to follow the two simple steps that I have mentioned below.
Step#1 Xbox 360 Console and TV Connectivity
Here in this step, you have to connect your TV with your gaming console by using the HDMI cable that comes along with the console.
Step#2 Controller and Gaming Chair Connectivity
Now, using the Aux cable, connect your gaming chair to the control panel by plugging in either end in both the control panel of your chair and the controller.
Power on your gaming chair and enjoy your gaming. It’s as simple as that.\
So, here I end the 3rd method that seemed easiest and simplest to me, and I hope it will be as much easy and simple for you also.
Let’s move on to the 4rth and final method.
Method# 4 (Using RAC Audio Cable)
This method may seem to you a bit at odds with the other three, but still, I feel this method is also easy and convenient as most of the time, I go by it when I have to connect my Xbox 360 with my gaming chair.
If you decide to go by this method, let me clarify that you will need the following things:
- A 3.5 mm RAC audio cable (short)
- A 3.5 mm RAC audio cable (long)
- 2 B3 Barrel adapters
I suggest you prepare these things with you beforehand when you plan to go for the method.
Here are the steps that you need to follow:
Step#1 Set-up the Gaming Console and TV
Connect your gaming console and TV just like mentioned in method 1.
Step#2 Connect Barrel Adapter and RAC Cables
Then, connect the barrel to the RAC cables; it is simple and easy. Both the cable and adapter have red and white color codes, match the colors, and plug them in accordingly; plug the red end of the barrel into the red end of the cable and the white one into the white, respectively.
Step#3 Connect TV to the Chair
In the last and final step, you have to configure both your TV and gaming console.
Carefully connect the green cable to the audio output of your TV and the other end with the audio output jacks of your gaming chair.
When done, you can enjoy your gaming easily.
Some Final Words
I hope that my guide to learn how to connect the gaming chair to Xbox 360 might have helped you a lot. I have tried my best to make the thing simple and easy for you by presenting these simplest steps. When you follow these steps carefully, there are zero chances that you can go wrong in connecting your chair with the gaming device.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Xbox 360 support Bluetooth connectivity?
No, Xbox 360 doesn’t support Bluetooth connectivity. This may explain it sometimes difficult to connect it with the Bluetooth technology supporting devices, like headsets, etc. However, there are still some ways that allow you to have wireless communication during your game.
How can you connect Xbox 360 to the Bluetooth headphones?
If you want to connect the Bluetooth supporting headphones with the console, you can make use of a Bluetooth receiver. All you have to do is connect the Bluetooth receiver to the headphone jack of the controller. This will connect your headphones to the Xbox 360 wirelessly, and you can enjoy the wireless communication within your game.
Is connecting a gaming chair with Xbox 360 easy?
Yes, it is easy. It just requires you to follow a few simple steps depending upon what methods you want to choose for connectivity; by using an AUX cable, RAC audio cable, or an HDMI converter.
How much time does it take to connect your gaming chair with Xbox 360?
The process of connecting a gaming chair with an Xbox is simple and less time-consuming. Provided that you follow the steps carefully, it will just take your 5 minutes for the connectivity, and you can enjoy your gaming after that.
How much does a good Xbox 360 cost?
The cost range for the Xbox 360 depends upon which brand you choose to go for. However, a goof Xbox 360 may cost you between $50 to $120, depending upon the model and specifications.