Review – Xbox One Spectra Illuminated Controller
The other day at work I purchased this Xbox One controller. First thing that drew me in was the price + knowing I could get a discount on it from work. Another thing was knowing it was a wired controller!
It’s called the Spectra Illuminated Controller & it sure does look beautiful when it’s on. A friend of mine suggested streaming the unboxing on my stream – When I tried doing that, my green screen made everything look wonky because of the green in the packaging & controller.
- 15 different LED colors
- 4 brightness settings
- Illumination Modes
- Separate Lighted Areas
- Impulse Triggers & Dual Rumble Motors
- 9.8ft (3m) Cable
- NO BATTERIES REQUIRED
I used the controller today for the first time during my stream and play a good amount of Halo with it. I read on other reviews that people had trouble playing with it and needed to break in the controller. None of the buttons felt stuck to me – Maybe it was a small defect on a few, but mine is running quite well.
CONS for controller:
- There is NO audio plug-in for a headset. I think this is a major downside to this controller. It looks and feels great & would’ve been perfect if it were able to have a headset plugged in for chat.
- If you play with the controller for TOO long, it can over heat. The insides can get easily damaged.
Just wanted to share a small review on this controller. I am liking it alot so far! I do recommend it if you want a cheaper spare controller. Wireless Xbox Controllers usually run $60 – This is a wired controller & even though it doesn’t have a headset plug, it’s still a useful spare. Currently $44 on Amazon.