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Playstation 3 wireless controller

My Playstation 3 Wireless controler is not picking up a signal. What troubleshooting can I do

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I had the same problem. If you plug into the system with the usb and then go to the settings menu - reassign the controller to number 2 then back to 1 and it should work. Worked for me anyway.

Good luck

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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Not advisable to fix the PS 3 20 meters away from TV and that too with wall as partition. Better will be to use Ethernet cable to connect TV to PS 3 to meet your requirements. You can get the cable easily. As it is normal wireless modems signal strength reduces according to the distance the user is away.

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<span>Ensure your playstation 3 is properly set up and connected to Plug the power cord for the PS3 wireless controller into one of the usb ports on the front of the PlayStation 3.<span><br /><br /></span><span>Plug the power cord for the PS3 wireless controller into one of the USB ports on the front of the PlayStation 3.<span><br />Plug the other end of the power cord into the access port on the top of your wireless controller.Allow the wireless controller to charge, leaving it plugged into the PlayStation 3 undisturbed for several hours to gain a full charge.Disconnect the PS3 wireless controller from the power cord. Press the PS button to start up the PlayStation 3. The PS button is in the middle of the controller. It is clear and displays the PlayStation logo of a letter P and a letter S molded together into one shape.Use the wireless controller to control the PlayStation 3, exactly as you would have with a corded controller for earlier PlayStations.<br /><span><br /><br /></span></span></span></span>

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