Is there another way to charge a PS3 controller?

Yes the PS3 controller can be charged from a USB port on a computer, and there are also specialised controller charging stations available. It appears that generic AC-to-USB adapters won’t work, possibly because the controller requires device drivers on the host or some kind of “handshake” in order to charge.

How can you tell if your PS3 controller is charging?

If the controller is off, four red lights on the top of the controller will flash red; this means that the controller is charging. If you’re using the PS3 controller while it is charging, only one light will flash. Wait about two hours before you unplug the controller from the PC.

What do you do if your PlayStation controller wont charge?

If your PS4 controller won’t charge, you can try swapping out the charging cable or checking the charging port. You can also try resetting and re-pairing your controller, or performing a power cycling on the PS4. The issue may also be with the charging port or the charging cable.

How long does it take for a PS3 controller to charge if it’s completely dead?

How long does it take to fully charge a dead ps3 controller? About two hours to fully charge.

What does it mean when a PS3 controller blinks red?

When the lights atop the Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) controller continue to blink when you turn the PS3 on, the controller is not synced properly. To remedy this, you need to re-sync the controller using the mini USB cable that should have come along with the PS3 console.

Why is my Playstation controller not working?

Reset the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller Turn off and unplug your PS4. Locate the small reset button on the back of the controller near the L2 shoulder button. Connect the controller to the PS4 using a USB cable and press the PS button. If the light bar turns blue, the controller has paired.

Why is my PlayStation 3 controller not working?

If your PS3 controller isn’t working properly, you can perform a few basic troubleshooting steps. Use the controller with the PS3 USB cable to make sure that the controller hasn’t fully malfunctioned. Charge the PS3 controller if the LED lights on the remote are not responding.

Why is my PS3 controller blinking red lights?

Overheating is a serious problem that can be caused because of using the console for a long duration at a stretch, which is also known to be one of the probable causes of red blinking light. If any of these or some other serious problem has occurred, your PS3 will beep three times and then the red LED will start blinking.

What is a PS3 charging cable?

The PS3 charging cable is a bog-standard USB cable. As long as you have the right mini-USB connector on the end, you should be fine. If you want to replace your cable, I have seen extra-long USB cables made specifically for charging PS3 controllers. They are long enough that you should be able to play with the controller plugged in if necessary.

What is a PlayStation 3 controller?

The Logitech Cordless Precision Controller is the wireless controller for PlayStation 3. The controller has similar function with Sixaxis and DualShock 3 wireless controller except it has 2.4 GHz USB wireless technology that gives the user 30 feet (10 m) of room to play.