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    DS4 charging

    Please tell me we can charge the controller without the system on

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    Yes, the system stays in a low power mode while on "standby" mode and u can charge a controller.

    The only way it's completly off is if it's not plugged in or you completely shut it down, otherwise it stays in standby or sleep mode.



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    Was this available in ps3?

    In xbox360 yes. Usb ports were active while console is off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bat0nas View Post
    Was this available in ps3?

    In xbox360 yes. Usb ports were active while console is off.
    Wow, this could be true but i never noticed my 360 controller had charged while the system was off. Interesting thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bat0nas View Post
    Was this available in ps3? In xbox360 yes. Usb ports were active while console is off.
    Yeah that was a cool feature of the 360.

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    I cant understand how this was not possible on PS3 yet it was no bother on 360?
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    Quote Originally Posted by UkHardcore View Post
    I cant understand how this was not possible on PS3 yet it was no bother on 360?
    It has to be designed like that from the beginning

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    I think the PS3 had to be on to charge the DS3 but i'm not sure. I always charged mine through the usb port on my PC.


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    Wonder what the standby wattage for the PS4 will be? Less than 10watts I would assume.

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    Yeah I always Hate that the ds3 wouldn't charge when the ps3 was in standby mode.

    Im glad they're changing that.

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    I wonder if DS4 will support induction charging by default. That would be pretty neat.
    You would no longer have to plug it in to charge it. Just place it on a flat surface, and it will charge wirelessly.
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    and the DS4 will charge a lot faster

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    Yeah I believe this is confirmed.

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    Hopefully this feature can be turned off I don't charge controllers through the console it's just a waste of power to me.
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    The 360 charges when turned off?

    That's cool. I didn't know that. One mark in 360's favor. I use my TV box to charge stuff when I sleep, though.

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    So after putting the system in standby mode, how do I turn it back on?

    Press the ps button once or hold it down?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Vercetti View Post
    So after putting the system in standby mode, how do I turn it back on?

    Press the ps button once or hold it down?


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    just press it.

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