UtorCase turns your Xbox 360 wired or wireless controller and your Karbonn A7 Star into a handheld game console by mounting the phone on the controller. Also, you can conveniently use second screen apps that support landscape mode with UtorCase. (According to my research Karbonn A7 Star does not support USB OTG out of the box required for Android gaming, but you may have a chance to enable it with root access. For a list of phones that have out of the box USB OTG support click here).
In addition to UtorCase, you will also need the following items (excluded from your Shapeways purchase!):
- Karbonn A7 Star with USB OTG or USB Host enabled (Amazon)
- Wired or Wireless Xbox 360 Controller (Amazon)
- USB OTG cable (Female USB to Male Micro USB) for Android gaming (Amazon)
- For a Wireless Xbox 360 controller an Xbox 360 USB receiver (Amazon)
- Games that support the Android Gamepad API (I started here a list that you can edit as well)
Before you purchase:
- Please make sure you can connect your Karbonn A7 Star and your Xbox360 controller with a USB OTG Cable. On the Utor Case Questions and Answers page, I collected common issues that you may face while trying to connect your controller with your Karbonn A7 Star
- Test the Xbox Smartglass app, and other second screen apps on your phone as some don't yet support landscape mode.
UtorCase will show on one of its side a shortened name of your phone: KAStar
The dimensions of the device holder are based on the official dimensions:
Metric: 113mm x 66mm x 10.4mm
US: 4.45in x 2.6in x 0.41in
For questions on your shipment and order status, please contact Shapeways customer service. If you have any questions regarding the design of UtorCase, you can contact me at the UtorCase Support forum for Karbonn A7 Star.
Incompatibilities with Xbox 360 Accessories:
Incompatibilities with Smartphone accessories:
- Other cases need to be removed from your phone while using UtorCase that is built for the official dimensions of your smartphone.
- Any phone addon that alters the official dimensions of the phone
UtorCase for Karbonn A7 Star and other controllers:
UtorCase for other phones?
UtorCase is available for over 1400 smarthpones, so google 'UtorCase + your phone name' or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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