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Kinect for Windows v2 now available for pre-order, ships July 15

  1. The team behind Microsoft 's Kinect for Windows yesterday announced that developers can pre-order the new Kinect for Windows v2 sensor from the Microsoft Store for $199.The Redmond-based company promises that those who pre-order now will get access to the new...

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  2. RustyTech

    RustyTech TS Guru Posts: 865   +434

    What's the definition of insanity?
     
  3. psp100travis

    psp100travis TS Enthusiast Posts: 40   +17

    Microsoft.
     
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  4. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,389   +329

    WTF $199 PER camera... Might as well buy an xbox one with kinect and sell the xbox one I will be able to get the camera for $100 then...
     
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  5. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Guru Posts: 516   +12

    Except the Xbox One uses a proprietary connector to attach its kinect sensor, while this one is likely USB.
     
  6. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,389   +329

    So your saying your rather then spending 5mins to attach a usb connector on the end of the kinect sensor you would rather spend $99+ more and have microsoft do it... Ok your choice but I would rather just DIY a usb connector on the end of the so called "Proprietary connector"
     
  7. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Guru Posts: 516   +12

    Just noticed the cable is removable, rather than DIY it I'd probably just try and track down the correct cable. I hate screwing around with connectors, whether they're Ethernet or otherwise... but that's just me being lazy.

    picture: http://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/xVWlb6U2jbj6BiCT.huge

    from: http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Xbox+One+Kinect+Teardown/19725
     
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