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  • tfcrazyman Mar 16, 2011

    this controller does not have a usb cable



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Try connecting the controller to the console using the USB cable then press the PS button to sync the controller to the console.
Hope that helps.

Posted on Mar 15, 2011

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  • tfcrazyman Mar 16, 2011

    This controller does not have a usb cable so it can't be connected that way

  • raisin_brand Mar 16, 2011

    Well in that case you need to find a USB cable that can be connected from the controller to the PS3, some data cables for cellphones/digital cameras might work if you have one.

    The only way to sync the controllers to the console is by USB cable because if another controller was synced before it will only recognize that controller unless you sync a new controller to port 1 which you need a USB cable to do.

    Hope that helps.

  • tfcrazyman Mar 16, 2011

    The controller doesn't have a spot to plug a usb cable into it

  • raisin_brand Mar 17, 2011

    Where you referring to the PS remote control?

    If so then:
    1. Check that the batteries are working correctly.
    2. Go to the Bluetooth settings of the PS and check that the feature is "On".
    3. Try to sync the remote control again.

    Hope this helps.

  • tfcrazyman Mar 17, 2011

    The controller i'm haveing trouble connecting is a Psyclone wireless controller

  • raisin_brand Mar 17, 2011

    From what I researched the controller you are referring to is known for having connectivity problems.

    Here is something you can try:

    1. Check the batteries
    2. Check for software updates for both the PS3 and for the game you are trying to play. Since the Psyclone wireless controller is a 3rd party peripheral it won't work with every game.
    3. Re-sync the controller again, press and hold the sync button on the controller until the until the light stops flashing. Note that some versions of the controller requires a certain combination of buttons in order to sync to the console, continue the sequence until the light stops flashing.
    4. The last resort since the controller doesn't have a USB connection would be to either try to return the controller or call the psyclone customer service and report the problem and/or get the controller replaced.

    I am sorry I can't help with more but this is as much as I could gather from my research.
    Hope it helps.

  • tfcrazyman Mar 18, 2011

    Thank you

  • raisin_brand Mar 18, 2011




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