Friday, 25 May, 2007 Technology

Xbox 360 Elite - Accessories and Components


On March 27, 2007 Microsoft Corp. announced the release of its Xbox 360 Elite. It represents the software giant's new model of the famous Xbox 360 console. The new Xbox 360 Elite has a 120GB hard drive along with a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) port, as well as a high-definition cable, and a special premium black finish developed for Xbox 360 Elite, wireless controller together with an Xbox LIVE headset.

The hard drive of Microsot's new console has enough space to store a library of Xbox LIVE Arcade games along with hundreds and even thousands of songs. The 120 GB hard drive also allows to download high-definition TV shows and movies that any Xbox 360 Elite user could find on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. The hard drive for Xbox 360 Elite is not only incorporated in the console but it may also be also purchased as a stand-alone accessory.

The new Xbox 360 Elite includes additional accessories, including the black Xbox 360 Wireless Controller, Xbox 360 Play and Charge kit as well as a rechargeable battery for Xbox 360. The console itself along with accessories to it was launched into the market on April 29.

The Xbox 360 Elite is easily distinguished thanks to its black finish and signature metallic detailing. Below there's a list of accessories and components that the Xbox 360 Elite comes packed with:

  • Xbox 360 console, which has black finish and three core processors that are able to produce the best in HD entertainment, 16:9 cinematic aspect ratio, anti-aliasing specially developed for smooth textures, full surround sound, HDMI output along with a DVD playback.
  • Detachable 120GB hard drive for Xbox 360 with the help of which gamers are able to save their games as well as a wide range of television shows, movies, music, pictures, trailers, levels, demos that can be found on Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
  • The Wireless Controller of Xbox 360 includes an Xbox Guide Button, so users could use the in-game access to their friends quicker. The controller runs on two AA batteries able to hold 30 hours and it functions at a distance of up to 30 feet.
  • The new black headset for Xbox 360 allows gamers whether strategize or trade taunts while continue playing favorite games and also send voice messages on Xbox LIVE.
  • The HDMI cable for Xbox 360 makes it possible for users to get HD video together with a multi-channel surround sound.
  • Using the Xbox LIVE Silver Membership console lovers are able to chat with friends online, collect achievements and gamerscores as well as send and receive both voice and text messages. The Silver Membership allows gamers to access the content on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, including game demos, HD movies and TV.
  • A subscription to Xbox LIVE Gold for one month offers a full online entertainment experience. Thus users that subscribe to Gold Membership can enter the competitive online multiplayer matches, tailor matchmaking through feedback and accomplishments as well as chat with more than one friend at the same time, and use the exclusive privileges in both Xbox LIVE Marketplace and Xbox LIVE Arcade.

Some of the accessories for the Xbox 360 Elite console can only be purchased separately. These include:

  • Xbox 360 Play and Charge kit, which includes a charging cable together with a black rechargeable battery pack. Using the kit for Xbox 360 Elite gamers can recharge their Xbox 360 Wireless Controller without any gameplay interruption.
  • Using the rechargeable battery pack for Xbox 360 users can enjoy playing their favorite games for 25 hours per charge.


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//6 Feb 19, 2010 08:56 PM | posted by: Theodore Ojeda
need the wire harness for the Xbox 360 Elite
52 votes

//5 Jan 08, 2010 09:29 PM | posted by: Scout
Where can I get an intercooler for the elite?
55 votes

//4 Dec 25, 2009 10:15 PM | posted by: steve
when connecting xbox 360 what are the procedures cant get the remots to work with consels any one no
54 votes

//3 Dec 09, 2007 12:03 PM | posted by: Marty
I'm lost, Im looking for the best battery charger (for wireless controllers) for XBOX 360 ELITE. Shouldnt the charger or kit be black? Or does it matter?
48 votes

//2 Oct 23, 2007 07:06 AM | posted by: zizo
thank you
52 votes

//1 Jun 20, 2007 03:51 PM | posted by: nobody
360 is ok expesial when thay finally relase HAlO 3

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