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Sixaxis not connecting

I have two controllers dual shock which I purchased with ps3 60gb,the ps3 system crashed and now one of the controllers wont sync it flashes all 4 red lights but wont register,but the other one is fine dont understand can u help?.

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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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I have this problem too, the 4 lights would be blinking way more rapidly than they'd usually do right before connecting. They'd just keep blinking until eventually timing out, without connecting.

I've tried the turning on the system using the button on the front of the system while the controller's lights are blinking and it works perfectly. But that's not the way the PS3 is supposed to work so I am having it sent back to Sony to fix it since I'm still under the warranty.

I will post back here to update the situation. This is a very annoying problem that's been plaguing me and I hope you've had yours taken care of too.

Posted on Dec 05, 2009

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