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Old Oct 23, 2007, 10:24 AM   #1
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Pairing a PS3 Controller w/Macbook?

Is it possible to pair a PS3 controller with a MacBook? If so, could I use it with emulators as a controller?

When I called Sony about pairing my controller, the rep said it might brick the controller. What do you guys think?
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Old Oct 23, 2007, 10:31 AM   #2
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For about $10, you can (or at least used to be able to) get a PSX-to-USB adaptor at Radio Shack. You can plug any PS1 or (I assume) PS2 controller into it. Works great with emus.
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Old Oct 23, 2007, 10:43 AM   #3
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But, can I connect wirelessly via bluetooth?
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Old Oct 23, 2007, 11:12 AM   #4
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You'd have to have the appropriate drivers, and I do not believe that there are drivers to use the controller yet, if there ever will be.
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Old Oct 23, 2007, 11:25 AM   #5
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I believe there are Wii controller drivers and there are certainly 360 controller drivers out there. If you've got spare ones lying around that is.
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Old Oct 23, 2007, 11:31 AM   #6
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A little google goes a long way.

Straight off the first page:

http://tattiebogle.net/index.php/Pro.../Ps3Controller

Enjoy, in fact, I'm going to pick up a controller this weekend.
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Old Aug 2, 2008, 05:17 AM   #7
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kkat69, the driver is not working with bluetooth, only USB.
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Old Aug 2, 2008, 04:19 PM   #8
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Over a year old so obviously it is out of date.
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Old Aug 3, 2008, 04:54 AM   #9
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It doesn't make it better, it's still without bluetooth support.

What's your point?
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