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Jun 18 2013
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PS4 Rear USB Ports

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It looks as though the PS4 has no rear USB ports and only two on the front.  I like to keep my entertainment center neat and having cables hanging out the front I do not consider neat.  The rear AUX port for camera does help though.  It would just be so much nicer with one rear USB port then I could use a hub to and hide all the stuff back there.

 

 

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Jun 18, 2013

I see a usb port on the back of the ps4.

 

It is labelled "AUX"

 

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i dont know why ppl complaining about the ps4 have usb ports in the front and not the back. All playstation systems have usb ports in teh front, no one complaining about those. lol. The only system that doesnt have usb ports in the front is the PS one, only cause it does not have any usb port. usb ports are usually for charging the controller, so i rather have it in the front than the back.

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Jun 18, 2013

I second the complaint.  Hoping that the rear Aux port supports hubs. 

I have always detested being forced to use front ports.  I charge my controllers on a... wait for it... charging stand. 

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Jun 18, 2013

if im charging a controller im ok with a front usb. if im using a usb powered headset of course i want it in the back because thats allot of cords. i noticed the aux labeled port on the back also and think you would be able to use thst but we dont know yet. i dont care either way, i just want the console under my tv now!

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Grindhead_Jim wrote:

I second the complaint.  Hoping that the rear Aux port supports hubs. 

I have always detested being forced to use front ports.  I charge my controllers on a... wait for it... charging stand. 


Some of us having long gaming sessions and pets. Putting all the usb ports on the back decreases the chances of the system falling when a dog runs by and rips the controller out of your while charging.

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Phillyblunz wrote:

I see a usb port on the back of the ps4.

 

It is labelled "AUX"

 


i think that port is intended to be used for the optional camera attachment, not to mention it doesnt look exactly like a usb port.. either, it seems a tad smaller

 

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ExMimic wrote:

Grindhead_Jim wrote:

I second the complaint.  Hoping that the rear Aux port supports hubs. 

I have always detested being forced to use front ports.  I charge my controllers on a... wait for it... charging stand. 


Some of us having long gaming sessions and pets. Putting all the usb ports on the back decreases the chances of the system falling when a dog runs by and rips the controller out of your while charging.


Which is why I use the charging stand, except I currently have cats. Smiley Happy

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Grindhead_Jim wrote:

ExMimic wrote:

Grindhead_Jim wrote:

I second the complaint.  Hoping that the rear Aux port supports hubs. 

I have always detested being forced to use front ports.  I charge my controllers on a... wait for it... charging stand. 


Some of us having long gaming sessions and pets. Putting all the usb ports on the back decreases the chances of the system falling when a dog runs by and rips the controller out of your while charging.


Which is why I use the charging stand, except I currently have cats. Smiley Happy


No everyone wants to use a charging stand. I have the charging cradle for when I'm not playing, but I use you front usb's when I'm playing. 

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Jun 18, 2013

Don't get me wrong!  I'm not saying that there shouldn't be front USB ports - I'm simply saying that the addition of rear ports would be very welcome. Smiley Very Happy

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