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Tutorial: How to use GameSir VX Adapter

 

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    1. Download Configuration File for VX Adapter
    > 2. Download Update File For VX Adapter
    > 3. Configuration Tutorial
    > 4. Update Tutorial
    > 5. Notes

     


    3. Configuration Tutorial

    1. Preparation

    ① Connect the PS5 console to your WiFi router through cable or WiFi.

    ② Log into your PSN account on the PS5 console.

    ③ Ensure the network is working well. Go to Settings > Network > Connection Status > Test Internet Connection on the PS5 console.

    ④ Select Settings > System (Console) > Remote Play > Start Remote Play.

    *For first time use, VX Adapter needs to be set up on the PC (Win 7/10 or above). After successful setup, you can just plug and play every time if both the PSN account and WiFi are not changed.

    2. Download VX Adapter Configuration File Via PC

    1. Please turn off your PC's security software before downloading VX Adapter files to prevent the files from being deleted by mistake.

    2. Locate Configuration File for VX Adapter in the front "Jump to", download and unzip it.

    3. Open the configuration file, then double-click VxAdapter.exe.

    4. After opening VxAdapter.exe, it will be shown as below. (You can switch languages by clicking the buttons.)

    4. Hold the pairing key when plugging VX Adapter to your PC's USB port and release until VX Adapter's indicator is solid white. Then wait driver installation.

    (If driver installation fails, please turn off your security software and retry or install the driver manually by launching the driver in the Configuration File.)

      How to Install the Driver Manually

      1. Hold VX Adapter's pairing key and insert VX Adapter into the PC USB port.

      2. Select ManagerDriver 1.0, right click on your mouse and click "Run as administrator".

    6. Configuration Steps

    ① Click “Set up your PSN account” to enter into a webpage, then enter the same PSN account and password you used to log into PS5 earlier in the Preparation process. After successful login with redirect displayed on the webpage, copy the full URL.

    ② After copying the full URL, click below ② and wait 1-2 minutes for the PSN ID to be displayed.

    If the PSN ID is not displayed successfully, you can try to obtain the PSN ID manually with the below method.

      *Obtain PSN ID manually

       (Use when VX Adapter fails to connect to the console in the case of                      automatically obtaining the PSN ID.)

      A. Click PSN ID manually to enter into below webpage. Copy the selected URL below.

      B. Enter the copied URL in the search bar to the webpage.

      C. Enter the same PSN account and password that you used to log into PS5 earlier in the Preparation process. After successful login with redirect displayed on the webpage, copy the full URL.

       D. Return to VX Adapter configuration software, click below ② and wait 1-2 minutes for the PSN ID to be displayed.

    ③ Enter WiFi account and password as required.

    ④ Enter the 8-digit code from PS5 Settings > System > Remote Play > Enable

    Remote Play > Link Device.

    ⑤ Click save.

    3. Pair with compatible USB peripheral

    1. Connect VX2 AimSwitch / VX2 AimBox / Compatible Controller to VX Adapter.

    ① Connect VX2 AimSwitch to VX Adapter

         A. Plug the USB-A port of VX2 AimSwitch’s receiver to the USB port of VX Adapter.

        B. Plug VX Adapter to the PS5 back USB port or a power adapter (5V 2A).

        C. Toggle the power switch of VX2 AimSwitch to and wait for the receiver’s indicator to turn solid blue  and connection status indicator to turn solid green.

    ②Connect VX2 AimBox to VX Adapter

          A. Plug the USB-A port of VX2 AimBox to the USB port of VX Adapter.

          B. Plug VX Adapter to the PS5 back USB port or a power adapter (5V 2A).

    ③Connect Compatible Controller to VX Adapter

          A. Use USB cable to connect the controller to VX Adapter.

          B. Plug VX Adapter to the PS5 back USB port or a power adapter (5V 2A).

    2. Press VX Adapter’s pairing key. The indicator is solid green to show remote play service is successfully connected. Meanwhile, the PS5 monitor shows “connected using Remote”. The configuration process is finished at this time and you can start playing PS5 games .

    INDICATOR

    DESCRIPTION

    Blinking blue

    Connecting to WiFi router

    Blinking green

    Connecting remote play service

    Solid green

    Configuration finished

     


    4. Update Tutorial

    1. Locate Update File for VX Adapter in the front "Jump to", click to download to your PC disk.

    2. Open VxAdapter.exe , then hold the pairing key when plugging VX Adapter into your PC' s USB port. Don't release until VX Adapter's indicator is solid white. Click Upgrade in VxAdapter.exe to enter the upgrade interface.

    3. Click Select upgrade firmware, then choose the downloaded update.bin file and tap Upgrade.


    5. Notes

    1. After successful configuration of VX Adapter, you can just plug and play every time if both the PSN account and WiFi are not changed.

    2. If connection fails, VX Adapter will reconnect automatically. If reconnection fails, please press the pairing key for a manual reconnection.

    3. When remote play has been enabled and you want to replug VX Adapter after unplugging it, please replug and use it after the monitor shows the remote play is disconnected.

    4. After successful configuration, VX Adapter can be plugged into any power supply service such as a power adapter and a portable power bank.

    5. Performance Comparison of PS5 wired and WiFi connection to Router:

    6. More Descriptions of VX Adapter Indicator:

    FAQ

    1. Does VX Adapter support all PS5 games?

    Yes, it supports all PS5 games when using with compatible peripherals together.

    2. What USB peripherals does it support to play all PS5 games?

    It supports GameSir VX2 AimSwitch, GameSir VX2 AimBox, Official DualShock, Xbox One, Xbox One X/S, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 and Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.

    3. Can I use keyboard & mouse to play all PS5 games with VX Adapter?

    Yes, needs additional GameSir VX2 AimSwitch or VX2 AimBox.

    4. How to connect VX Adapter to VX2 AimSwitch or VX2 AimBox when playing PS5 games with keyboard & mouse?

    When using VX Adapter with VX2 AimSwitch or VX2 AimBox, there is no need for additional controller.

    ① Connect VX2 AimSwitch to VX Adapter (No additional controller needed):

         A. Plug the USB-A port of VX2 AimSwitch’s receiver to the USB port of VX Adapter.

         B. Plug VX Adapter to the PS5 back USB port or a power adapter (5V 2A).

         C. Toggle the power switch of VX2 AimSwitch to  and wait for the receiver’s indicator to turn solid blue  and connection status indicator to turn solid green .

    Connect VX2 AimBox to VX Adapter (No additional controller needed):

         A. Plug the USB-A port of VX2 AimBox to the USB port of VX Adapter.

         B. Plug VX Adapter to the PS5 back USB port or a power adapter (5V 2A).

             Connect your keyboard & mouse to VX2 AimBox and you can play PS5 games with keyboard & mouse.

    5. How to set up VX Adapter?

    For first time use, VX Adapter needs to be set up on the PC (Win 7/10 or above). After successful setup, you can just plug and play every time if both the PSN account and WiFi are not changed.

    6. Do I have to keep VX Adapter plugged during playing PS5 games?

    Yes, it needs to be kept plugging.

    7. Can I plug VX Adapter into PS5 USB port only?

    No, after successful configuration of VX Adapter, you can plug it into PS5 back USB port or a 5V 2A power source, be that a power adapter or a portable power bank.

    8. Can I use compatible controllers wirelessly to play PS5 games with VX Adapter?

    No, only wired connection.

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