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Two Minute Review: Twin Docking Station for Xbox One from Venom


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It’s time for our Two Minute Review of the Twin Docking Station for Xbox One from Venom.

Keep controllers fully charged and ready for action with Venom’s smart Twin Docking Station. The rapid recharge cradle enables you to power up two wireless controllers without needing to leave your Xbox One on. Featuring a polished black finish to match your Xbox One controllers, red charging LED indicators turn green once fully charged. Two powerful Nimh rechargeable battery packs provide maximum power for gameplay of up to 18 hours.


  • Dock, store and charge
  • Rapid recharge cradle for 2 Xbox One wireless controllers
  • Keep controllers fully charged and ready to use
  • Supplied with x2 Nimh rechargeable battery packs
  • Charges whilst on standby
  • Polished black finish to match controllers
  • Red LED charge indicators turn to green once controllers are fully charged
  • Up to 18 hours gameplay
  • Charges via USB cable (included)

Who are Venom?

From their website:

“Since 1999, UK based Venom has designed and manufactured gaming accessories. We pride ourselves on producing quality products at an affordable price. All our products are designed in the UK by our dedicated design team to create desirable accessories to enhance the gaming experience.”

What’s in the box?

The box contains the charging station, user instructions, a cable and the two batteries for your controllers.

A Closer Look

In Use

Final Thoughts

If you play a lot of Xbox games then you probably have gone through a lot of batteries or have had to remember to charge your controllers whenever you have finished playing with them. The Twin Docking Station from Venom helps deal with this problem by not only providing a rechargeable battery for your controller, well two controllers, but also a docking station for them to sit on.

Whenever the controller is sitting in the docking station the batteries will recharge. It is important to note that the controllers can only be charged from the docking station.

Venom claim that you can get around 18 hours from a full charge, however this will depend a lot on what game you are playing and whether or not there is a lot of feedback coming from the controller. Even when playing a game with a lot of controller feedback we still managed to get over 8 hours from a single charge, which is a good amount! Although when they batteries start to go you don’t have a lot of time before they are totally flat.

They controllers charge up fairly quickly and you can easily see if the charging has completed by the colour of the front LED on the docking station.

The docking station itself also looks a little “plasticy” but to be honest it does it’s job so is it really that important how it looks? To some people, maybe!

All in all, the Twin Docking Station for Xbox One is a good addition to any Xbox gamers kit, enabling them to have someone to sit their controllers, but to also have them charge at the same time.

Available now priced around £14.99.

To learn more, check out the Venom website.

Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

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