I know there cant be one t hat is exactly the same but similar would be nice. When wanting to install a same version firmware (e.g. I strongly recommend not going the third party route for controllers. PS3 - How to give some Black Ops maps to a friend, PS3 - unable to connect to Samsung LCD TV. Does anyone know of any good third party PS3 controllers that look similar to 360 controllers? I need to go into recovery mode on my PS3 and when I do it says "Connect the controller using a USB cable, and then press the PS button" So I do that and it doesn't work still. Our content is written in collaboration with, This document, titled « How To Access The PlayStation 3 Recovery Mode », is available under the, How To Access PlayStation 3 Recovery Mode. While the PlayStation 3 is able to connect with almost any controller, so long as that controller has a USB connection, the PlayStation 2 DualShock2 controllers do not fall into this category, because they were designed to interface with the PS2's ports. It is very important to hold the power button until the console shuts off and to release the power button before continuing to step 2. You will now see the Safe Mode menu. So I can't control it to reset my ps3. Sony did an excellent job with the PS3 Recovery Menu. Restores all default settings on the PS3 for networking, clock, video, etc. Press and hold the power button down until the system turns on and then off again. No support for third-party DS3 controllers (e.g. You turned off your Playstation 3 during an update. Some people have trouble hearing the beeps: the LED goes off the same moment it beeps, so the 2 consecutive beeps can also be noticed by seeing the green LED fast blink off twice. Another option in the recovery menu is the "System Update" option. Safe mode is a feature that starts the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) with the "minimum required functionality" if the system is no longer able to start up normally. You can also review your targeting options. I played PS1 games on PS3 all the time a while back. There are other programs which might allow you to use your ps3 controller on your pc, but I found this method works far better than others. Turn off your Playstation 3 (the red LED is still turned on). When the PS3 is started up, the XMB menu is not displayed (only the wave screen background appears), When the PS3 is started up, nothing appears on the screen. I've also bought a PS3 Blu-Ray remote (the one that looks like a TV remote) to use with it. Needed for installing same versions MFWs over OFW/MFWs or going back from an MFW to an OFW. The third beep will turn your system off. I used a USB keyboard to format it and remove the previous owners info, however once I formatted and reset everything, it's booted back up with factory settings and I can't use the keyboard to get past the controller set up screen. Press and hold the recovery button with a pin. The first beep tells you that the PS3 is powering on. This feature will help if files have become corrupted and are not allowing the console to boot as normal. This page was last modified on 28 July 2016, at 00:53. Plus I'm sure that d-pad will be inferior to the PS3 one. PANHAI) Some third-party DS3 controllers may work Need to uninstall third-party tools that access the DualShock 3 such as ScpToolkit: Does not work with Nefarious's version of ScpToolkit, need to use the original version linked below Listen for three beeps (as you keep your finger on the power button). Hold the button down until you hear 3 beeps. This should not erase any of your saved data or settings. At that point release the Power button. Please follow the instructions on the third party device. Use this option as a last resort, unless you have nothing on the console that you want or you want to erase everything on the console, do not use this option. Will also "unregister" your PSN account with your system - anything that needs your PSN information to run correctly, like trophies or games that require trophies with a PSN account to be linked, will not work. Cause I don't wanna buy another controller just to get on YouTube and netflix. To fix, either sign in to PSN or for systems