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Xbox 360 controller, with fan built in?

urahonkyurahonky Cynical Old ManRegistered User regular
edited July 2010 in Games and Technology
Does anyone know if there's a controller for the 360 that has a fan built into it? To keep my hands from sweating? I some sort of condition that if my hands sweat, then a rash forms on it. If I don't play video games the rash goes away over time.

Obviously quitting video games is not going to happen so I was wondering if anyone knows if this sort of controller exists. I know plenty exist for the PC, unfortunately.

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    AumniAumni Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    If you can't find a controller what about some sort of fingerless glove?

    Something like

    http://www.travelcountry.com/shop/columbia/gloves-hats/columbia-utilizer-fingerless-glove.html?RefId=29&RefType=Affiliate

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    urahonkyurahonky Cynical Old Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Aumni wrote: »
    If you can't find a controller what about some sort of fingerless glove?

    Something like

    http://www.travelcountry.com/shop/columbia/gloves-hats/columbia-utilizer-fingerless-glove.html?RefId=29&RefType=Affiliate

    You think that would keep my hands from sweating? Hmm. Interesting. I didn't think of that.

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    NartwakNartwak Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    I was going to suggest gloves too, but I supposed they would just make your hands sweat more.

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    urahonkyurahonky Cynical Old Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    website wrote:
    These Columbia gloves are designed to wick the sweat directly from your hands and has Omni-Dry advanced evaporation technology to make sure your hands are dry and cool all day long. If your hands are exposed to sunlight for prolonged periods, you should consider giving the Columbia Utilizer Fingerless Gloves a try.

    Not sure how that works, but sounds interesting.

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    radjagoradjago Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    You're looking for the Logitech Chillstream, but good luck finding the 360 version. As far as I can tell they haven't been made in a while.

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    http://hardware.teamxbox.com/xbox-360/78/Logitech-ChillStream-Controller/

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    AumniAumni Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Yeah, basically it's the underarmor stuff for your hands. Mountain biking gloves and the like are similar.

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    DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    radjago wrote: »
    You're looking for the Logitech Chillstream, but good luck finding the 360 version. As far as I can tell they haven't been made in a while.

    1156439841.jpg

    http://hardware.teamxbox.com/xbox-360/78/Logitech-ChillStream-Controller/

    Shit, that looks hot.

    Or, rather, it looks cool.

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    urahonkyurahonky Cynical Old Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Ugh yeah. None of them on ebay or Amazon. Plenty for the PC and PS3 though... Ugh.

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    urahonkyurahonky Cynical Old Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Aumni wrote: »
    Yeah, basically it's the underarmor stuff for your hands. Mountain biking gloves and the like are similar.

    Hmm. Do you have experience with that brand? Do you know if it works, or were you using that one as an example?

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    RenzoRenzo Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Underarmor works. Do they not make gloves?

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    AumniAumni Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Renzo wrote: »
    Underarmor works. Do they not make gloves?

    They don't make fingerless or sweat gloves - mostly protective type stuff, which is odd.

    Urahonky, I was using those as an example unfortunately I don't have any experience with these gloves. I know my buddy has some gloves he uses for working out but I'm not sure what brand. He says they work well for keeping his hands dry.

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    a puddlea puddle Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Consider looking into the gloves option.

    They don't just draw the sweat away from your skin, they also dramatically increase the available surface area for evaporation.

    At the worst they'll increase the duration you can play without risking skin irritation, and at best they'll solve the problem completely.

    Edit: late reply is late, but like someone else said, there are sports gloves that, while not Underarmor, use similar principles.

    Essentially the fabric pulls the moisture into it via capillary action and then distributes it across the entire piece, where it can more easily evaporate due to greater exposure to the air. The porous and voluminous nature of the fabric helps with this as well.

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    urahonkyurahonky Cynical Old Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    I think I'm going to give them a shot. I'm poor so $12 is a lot better than the $40 I was expecting to pay. If they don't help this situation I'm sure I can find a use for them.

    Thanks guys. This condition sucks, but I'll be damned if it stops me from enjoying my games.

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    urahonkyurahonky Cynical Old Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Jesus... $7 shipping on gloves, what a rip off!

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    AumniAumni Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    urahonky wrote: »
    I think I'm going to give them a shot. I'm poor so $12 is a lot better than the $40 I was expecting to pay. If they don't help this situation I'm sure I can find a use for them.

    Thanks guys. This condition sucks, but I'll be damned if it stops me from enjoying my games.

    Let us know how it works out

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