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Or is it another knock-off? I know Amazon is reputable but I heard that these receivers were only being produced for sale in a bundle with a 360 controller, not just being sold standalone like this one.

Here is the Amazon page: Amazon Link

Here is the original seller's website link: Link

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If you scroll down a little on the Amazon product page to read the reviews it's pretty obvious this is not a genuine Microsoft product - the only question really is if it'll work for you. – Private Pansy Sep 14 '12 at 15:40
Hey, thanks for that, didn't even think to check the reviews... This question is good to close now. – user1205155 Sep 14 '12 at 16:08
I accidentally purchased one of the knockoffs and have found it to be perfectly adequate once successfully installed, but installation can be tricky. Good luck. – Fambida Sep 14 '12 at 21:43

There's a cheaper knockoff that's around $7, it works just the same and the only difference in setting it up is you manually do it which is incredibly easy.

I have the $7 knockoff one and it works great, I actually have it hooked up via an internal USB header inside my case.

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If you dig into the reviews a little further a lot of people are pretty happy with it. 4 stars out of 388 reviews is pretty good. While it is a knock-off, it does seem legit. Might be a cheap alternative if you don't mind it not being made by MS.

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Keep in mind that if something does go wrong, Microsoft will almost certainly not provide support for this. – Private Pansy Sep 14 '12 at 18:14

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