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09 Apr 2012

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PS3 Controller not connecting

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My PS3 controller is not connecting.  If i hook it up to charge it shows its charging then the lights shut off.  When I take the USB plug out and press the connect button nothing happens, no lights come on.  I pressed the reset button and still nothing.  Please help!!

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Re: PS3 Controller not connecting

Whilst it's connected by the cable, press the PS button then. Then pull out the cable. See if that makes any difference.
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Re: PS3 Controller not connecting

I did that. Nothing
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Re: PS3 Controller not connecting

Can anyone help,, got the system for Christmas for the kids and it was working fine the other day.
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Re: PS3 Controller not connecting

Try pressing the reset pin on the rear of the controller for 15-20 seconds. You may need to connect it Via USB again afterwards but it should work again :smileyhappy:
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