Help with a PS3 controller

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Help with a PS3 controller

Postby Cyberstrike » Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:25 pm

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I've bought a new PS3 controller today but it's not working. I'm not even sure if charging up though the USB cable connected to the PS3. Any suggestions?
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Re: Help with a PS3 controller

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:44 pm

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With the cable attached, put the PS4 into rest mode. If the controller's light gives a very slow, steady pulse of orange light, it means it's charging.

There's also the small possibility that your USB cable might be defective. Try using it on a smartphone or a camera, and see if it charges those.

Good luck; hope this helps some.
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Re: Help with a PS3 controller

Postby Shadowman » Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:58 pm

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:With the cable attached, put the PS4 into rest mode.


You may want to read the thread title a little more closely.

And yeah, it could be the USB isn't so great. Best case scenario, you just need a new USB cable. Worst case, you bought a dud of a controller.
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Re: Help with a PS3 controller

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:04 am

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Shadowman wrote:
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:With the cable attached, put the PS4 into rest mode.


You may want to read the thread title a little more closely.

And yeah, it could be the USB isn't so great. Best case scenario, you just need a new USB cable. Worst case, you bought a dud of a controller.


My bad.

Somehow, I'd just subconsciously assumed he was talking about the PS4 controller.

LOL, at least it's not as bad as the infamous "wicked bible" incident in 17th century England where a misprint of the ten commandments read, "thou SHALT commit adultery". You couldn't even catch that with a spell-checker even if they had word processors back then.
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Re: Help with a PS3 controller

Postby Cyberstrike » Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:09 pm

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Sorry been busy. Took back controller got a replacement and the same problem happened. It wasn't even powering up and I hit the PS button, reset it, and hooked it up everything so I took it back as well so now I don't have a controler for my PS3.
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Re: Help with a PS3 controller

Postby Cyberstrike » Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:09 pm

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Bought a wired one. It works.
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Re: Help with a PS3 controller

Postby Burn » Sun Aug 02, 2015 4:34 pm

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