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Controller Sometimes when im in the middle of a game the wireless controller just shuts off. When I push the PS button to turn it back on it just keeps flashing looking for a port. The only way I can get it to start working again is if i turn off the whole sytem which really pisses me off cause if i b in the middle of a game. I have checked the battery life and it appears to be fine...it somtimes does it 15 mins after being fully charged, and its not just one remote its both of my controllers

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  • yavo Feb 06, 2008

    I have my system sitting upright next to my stereo would that cause interference...other than that the only thing close to it is my t.v.

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Hey yavo.  the same thing happens to me more often than i would like.  Initially after a lot of research, some people said that it's just a faulty bluetooth problem and to exchange my ps3 under the warranty and all that...  but that seemed a little improbable to me.
I happen to agree with 'early1234's post that it is interference.  I mean my neighborhood is full of wireless routers and my house has 3 wi-fi laptops, plus all of our cell phones, etc.  it sucks but we're all surrounded by wi-fi signals that probably throw off the controller's bluetooth connection.  i've kind of learned to live with it but i know how frustrating it is to be right in the middle of a game and then have it die on you and have to plug it in real quick to continue...
Anyways, i chose to just deal with it instead of dealing with returning my PS3 and all that...
Something tells me that this doesnt happen to many systems otherwise we'd see more complaints about it online, maybe it is faulty..

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Try the battery's replacement because sometime the volltage could be fine but not the current and there is no a simple way to prove it so you can only replace it and try it.

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Hi there yavo

check if there are any interference from nearby appliances. what your saying is a common interference issue. thats why your controoler is always looking for a port after it gets disconnected, that also means that its having a hard time to connect again after having been cut off by another signal.

hope this helps

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