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Trying to connect to a ps3. Lights flash but wont sync

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Press the round button if not then plug it into the ps3 and then press it

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Plug the controller into the ps3 and then try it..... a lot of times if you unplug the ps3 it wont recognize the controller next time you turn it on this should help

Posted on May 14, 2009

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My Big Ben controller wont sync


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Aug 13, 2012 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Sync a ps3 controller to a diffrent ps3


<span> <li> <p>Using a PS3 controller charge cable (the cable that connects your controller to a USB port on a PS3), connect the PS3 controller to the console you wish to sync it with.With the cable still inserted, press the PS button in the center of the ps3 controller.The lights on the PS3 controller will flash for a moment, and then a controller number will be assigned to the new controller.Your PS3 controller is now synced to the console, and you can unplug the charge cable. Repeat these steps when you want to sync your controller with a different console.If you ever need to reset the Bluetooth connection of a PS3 controller entirely, locate the small pinhole on the back of the controller. By using a paper clip or other thin object to press the button inside this pinhole, you can reset your controller and its Bluetooth connection.<br /></li><span><br /><br /></span></span>

on Dec 06, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I have a madcatz call of duty black ops controll, it charges when i connect it but wont connect to my ps3? help me!


You need to sync your controller with the ps3, put the USB dongle into one of the available slots on the ps3 - exactly where you would normally connect a wired controller on the front. Now switch on your ps3, the dongle will connect, now put your USB cable into the black ops controller and switch on - your 4 lights should be flashing on the controller. Now press connect on the USB dongle, your controller should now sync to the ps3 and hopefully will show as controller No 1. Remove the USB cable and play wireless.

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Controller won't link to the ps3 middle button just flashes as if its trying to connect. I have connected the tab coors but still nothing works.


Is the controller completely charged? If it is, then try this
1) Manually turn on your PS3 using the power button on the PS3.
2) Take your USB charger for your controller and plug it into the USB port. (Do NOT turn on your controller yet!)
3) Plug the controller into the charger that is connected to the PS3 USB port.
4) Now turn on your controller using the middle "PS" button.

The lights will flash for a few seconds, and that will sync your controller to that particular PS3 system. This might help :D

Jun 20, 2011 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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I dont how to reset /sync my wireless controller to my ps3


1. Plug the controller intothe ps3 with the charge cable. 2. When the controller is connected press the ps button in the centre of the controller. 3. The lights will flash for a minute but then it will get assigned a number and then be synced with the ps3. Hope this helps please rate.

Sep 18, 2010 | Sony Wireless Controller for PS3

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The controller will only connect if its plugged in a usb, if i disconnect it continually flashes all the lights and wont sync with the system?


Plus your controller in to the usb port in your ps3 once it connects press the PS button and it will sync and voila it's done. If you want to change it to a friend's console do the same with their console

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YT-9014A1 will not sync


i just sync both of mine to my ps3 it was giving me difficult at first, but i noticed the when u first put in ur usb wireless thing it starts to blink really fast and when u push the p3 button on the controller twice it flashes really fast. so i took out the wireless usb thing then put it back in so the light on it would be flashing really fast like it was searching for somthing, then press the p3 button twice to make the lights flash really fast aswell so it will sync with it. Thats how i got both of my controllers synced we my ps3. the lights on on the wireless usb thing and the controller lights must be flashing fast at the same time to sync.

Mar 06, 2010 | Sony Wireless Controller for PS3

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I tried to connect my controller to the ps3 and all it does is it just keeps blinking, help me


Putting batteries in controller
Turn on the PS3
Turn on controller
Press the sync button, the LEDs will flash rapidly
Insert the usb that comes with the controller, the LEDs flash slowly
Press the home button on the remote
READY.

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Sixaxis not connecting


The only thing I know to do is with they system off press the PS button on the controller. While the lights are flashing, manually turn on the Playstation using the touch button on the machine. This is what I have had to do in the past and it worked for me. I hope it does the same for you.

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