PS4 Some minor PS4 questions.

Discussion in 'Console & PC Gaming' started by MIE1992, Sep 4, 2019.

  1. MIE1992

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    -Is there a specific USB keyboard I should get for the PS4, like to type messages in GTS' chat, or does literally any USB keyboard work?

    -Is it a also good idea to get a PS4 USB hub? I want to think so because between charging a controller, wanting to use an aforementioned USB keyboard, a microphone, and potentially a racing wheel & pedals would likely require the use of said hub. I think I saw some with like, four or five USB slots, and you plug the hub into one of the two USB slots that are already there.
     
  2. imported_rik19

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    When i used a keyboard I just had one spare and it worked fine, and I also bought the ps4 usb hub port expansion, for all the same reasons you put and it worked fine again..:)
     
  3. kikie

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    I used a standard USB "Cherry" keyboard with my PS3.
     
  4. Nuschel01

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    That‘ll work with the PS4, too
     
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  5. dlshearon

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    I bought some cheap $25 bluetooth keyboard off amazon that gets the job done.

    Does any hub work or does it have to be one made for a Playstation?
     
  6. DesertPenguin

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    Any hub will work
     
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  7. FoRiZon

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    Did you know that I recently use a Bluetooth keyboard for Samsung Tablet for my PS4? No I'm not kidding.
     
  8. Slapped

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    I use a small Apple bluetooth keyboard with my PS4 which saves a hub port.

    I also use a generic powered 4 port USB 3.0 hub for my PSVR, wheel and HOTAS, and also for transferring screenshots and videos to USB stick.

    However, if you are using a hard disk for external storage then this has to be connected directly to the PS4. The PS4 won't allow external storage devices to be used through a hub for whatever reason.