It looks like nobody talks about rumble issue. I can get my PS3 controller used in Sierra I got something! I did so many things in my High Sierra Macbook Pro that is difficult to say why is working. The bad imitation won't even apear on the bluetooth list, it's virtually impossible to connect. The good imitation can be used. It will connect but will blink all the time and the bt will say is not connected, but I can play Alien Isolation!
However, I have to keep it wired or it will turn off automatically. Maybe with some third-part software will work properly. Also, I must say the bluetooth control of macOS High Sierra is the same crap of all predecessors systems. The panel is to simplistic, does not give any details of devices, does not provide any feedback of tasks, it's unstable and not even my iPhone works right, I gave up using bluetooth mouse.
Hi, I'd like to use my third party USB wireless Playstation 3 controller with my Mac, is this possible? If so, is there any drivers I need? Thanks. Connect PS3 controller to Mac with USB cable. .. Having tried a third party PS3 compatible USB type controller myself I can say that it works.
I cannot understand why Apple did so lazy job with Bluetooth. You can also take help of google or watch video on youtube to solve your problem. Ignore Learn more.
Instantly share code, notes, and snippets. Code Revisions 25 Stars 91 Forks 5. Embed What would you like to do? Embed Embed this gist in your website. Share Copy sharable link for this gist. Learn more about clone URLs. Download ZIP. How to connect a PS3 controller. Use a USB cable, connect the controller to your new machine you want. Wait just a second until the red light on the controller flashes, unplug the USB cable.
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Turn ON the controller by pressing the PS button. Wait a few seconds. If it asks for Access Code, enter Now connected! Pretty sleek. This comment has been minimized. Sign in to view.
Temporary fix: "Minecraft Windowed Fix" New in 1. Push the PlayStation button in the middle of the controller to turn it on. A PS3 controller does not work on either, either wired or via bluetooth. Where would the controller show on the mac screen. One factory original for 1st gen ps3. I have 2 ps3 controllers. Carol says:.
Copy link Quote reply. Unfortunately this doesn't work for me on The controller does connect but the expected access dialog box never comes up. Thanks for this gist! No luck with me on It never gets detected. I can't get this to work with multiple controllers. Has anyone succeeded with that?
Enjoy using your controller. These instructions work well for me on Update: Happy to report that that post got it working for me!
Run the fi. Rebooted entirely.
Then turned on Bluetooth. Then clicked the P3 button. Howdy folks.
Works right off the bat in Sierra Use controller USB cable and connect to your Mac. Hi, everyone It looks like nobody talks about rumble issue. It is connected easily but no data flow. Also not working on High Sierra : v Doesn't work from PowerPC Leopard Dec 31, AM. Dec 31, AM in response to tazsingh96 In response to tazsingh Make sure that the controller is charged and then connect it to your Mac via the supplied wireless USB dongle. It won't appear on your desktop as an icon - just go ahead and download USB Overdrive and take it from there.
The application is pretty easy to use just takes a few minutes to set up but then you're ready to go. Dec 31, PM. Jul 10, PM in response to tazsingh96 In response to tazsingh Jul 10, PM. Jul 10, PM in response to 2annoying In response to 2annoying. Communities Contact Support. Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate. Browse Search. Ask a question. User profile for user: tazsingh96 tazsingh I'm running the controller on a MBPr 13". Any questions or probelms, please shout. Thanks Taz. More Less.
All replies Drop Down menu. Loading page content. User profile for user: TroyGespegewagi TroyGespegewagi. Dec 30, PM in response to tazsingh96 In response to tazsingh96 Ok - so how do you get the controller paired? It works very easily by allowing you to bind key strokes to any of the buttons or joysticks in the controller " Have you downloaded USB Overdrive?