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Ok i brought a second hand Ps3 from game brought it home. they gave me a new controller and the usb cable for it . i turned the ps3 on and tried connecting the controller i hit the ps button flashing lights about 5 times and the controller turned off so i plugged it in the usb with the cable and it does the same it wont sync with the ps3 at alll help me plz

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