A50 Wireless + Base Station Xbox One Setup Guide

This guide will provide you will all of the information you will need to setup your ASTRO A50 Wireless + Base Station with your Xbox One

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Xbox One Setup 

From the box, remove:

  •  Micro USB Cable
  •  Optical Cable
  • A50 Wireless Headset
  • Base Station

 

 

 

Before you begin, make sure the console, and A50 Wireless + Base Station are fully updated.

 

To update the A50 Wireless + Base Station firmware:

  1.  Connect the Base Station to a PC or MAC using the Micro USB Cable that was included
  2.   Place the A50 Headset in the Base Station and make sure the charging lights turn on.
  3.   Switch the Base Station to “ConsolePC Mode”
  4.   Download and install the ASTRO Command Center You can find the ASTRO Command Center Software here: ASTROGaming.com/acc
  5.   Run the ACC software and follow the onscreen instructions to update your A50 Wireless + Base Station firmware
  6.   Once your ASTRO A50 Wireless + Base Station has finished updating, unplug the USB cable from the PC and switch the Base Station back to “Console Mode”

To connect your A50 Wireless + Base Station with an Xbox One

 

Step 1. Plug the Micro end of the Micro USB cable into the back of the Base Station in the port marked “USB”
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Step 2. Plug the other end of the USB cable into one of the USB ports on the Xbox One6w2a5433

 

Step 3. Plug one end of the Optical/TOS Link cable into the back of the Xbox One in the port marked “S/PDIF”6w2a5436

 

Step 4. Plug the other end of the Optical/TOS Link cable into the back of the Base Station in the port marked “Optical in”6w2a5409

 

 

To Setup your A50 Wireless + Base Station on your Xbox One

 

Step 1. Put the Base Station into Console Mode6w2a5412

Step 2. Assign the A50 Wireless + Base Station to the desired accountxbox_assignment

 

Step 3. Turn on your Xbox One and navigate to the settings screen
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Step 4. From settings menu select “Display and Sound” and select “Audio Output”
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Step 5. Select “HDMI Output” and select “Off”xbox_audio_output2

 

Step 6. Select “Optical Audio” and then select “Bit Stream Out”
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Step 7. Select “Bitstream Format” and then select “Dolby Digital”
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Step 8. Navigate back to the “Display and Sound” screen and select “Volume”
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Step 9. Select the “Party Chat” setting, and select “headset”
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Your Xbox One is now setup for use with your ASTRO A50 Wireless + Base Station