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How to make a ps3 remote control work on a different ps3

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  • gobigbc Apr 05, 2011

    I don't have the cable, working out of town forgot both of my remotes, trying to use a co workers remote, but it connects to his ps3 two rooms down. What now?

  • gobigbc Apr 05, 2011

    Cool, but what's the sequence?

  • gobigbc Apr 05, 2011

    Thanks for the quick response, but I'm **** out of luck. I need the cable, well no killzone tonight.

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Plug it in with a USB cable and then press the PS button on the remote.

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  • treegoat Apr 05, 2011

    Any USB cable will work. However, if you don't have access to any cables, there is a small hole near L2 that is used as a reset. You can try pressing that to see if it will then pair.

  • treegoat Apr 05, 2011

    If after pressing the reset button and trying to re-pair it with the PS button the controller still will not connect, you might be out of luck, unfortunately. About the only thing you can do is ask around to see if you can find anyone with a spare mini USB cable, or going to a small electronics store and picking up a cheap one (and perhaps returning it afterwards, though you can never have too many USB cables).

  • treegoat Apr 05, 2011

    Sorry I couldn't be of more help. It sucks that they didn't have a "pair" button ON the console like the 360.

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