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Dance mat only reads as a controller

Two player dance mat won't read as a mat. only as a game cube controller

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  • cjkomodo Oct 18, 2008

    I have the same problem. The mat that came with the game works fine. The second mat I bought just reads as a controller, and won't work. Everything is plugged in the right ports. Any other clues?

  • mm7122 Oct 22, 2008

    i'm having the exact same problem..the controllers are plugged into the right port....anyone heard of a good solution yet?

  • RStoken Dec 02, 2008

    I have the same problem only I have 3 extra useless mats

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    Add me to the list of now having another mat that we can't use.

  • mike_drlove Dec 30, 2008

    yep same thing


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Make sure you have it plugged in the correct port.

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