Instruction Manual for DualShock 3 (PS3) Wireless Controller

Android

  • *     required system: Android 4.0 or above
  • *     OTG support is required on your Android device
  • *     Rumble, motion control, player indicator are not supported

  • 1.     Visit https://support.8bitdo.com/receiver-usb-adapter-tools-for-ps3.html to download and run PS3 pairing tool.
  • 2.     Plug the adapter into your PC and connect your DualShock 3 to PC via USB.
  • 3.     Once the adapter and DualShock 3 are both connected, click "Pair" button in the software.
  • 4.     Once pairing is complete, insert the adapter into your Android device. (No need to press pair button).
  • 5.     Disconnect DualShock 3 from PC, then press   PS  button to connect.
  • *     Controller will auto reconnect with the press of  PS  once it has been paired.

Button mapping (Android Controller)

macOS

  • *     required system: OS Yosemite (10.10) or above
  • *     Rumble, motion control, player indicator are not supported

  • 1.     Visit https://support.8bitdo.com/receiver-usb-adapter-tools-for-ps3.html to download and run PS3 pairing tool.
  • 2.     Plug the adapter into your PC and connect your DualShock 3 to PC via USB.
  • 3.     Once the adapter and DualShock 3 are both connected, click "Pair" button in the software.
  • 4.     Once pairing is complete, insert the adapter into your macOS device. (No need to press pair button).
  • 5.     Disconnect DualShock 3 from PC, then press PS button to connect.
  • *     Controller will auto reconnect with the press of  PS  once it has been paired.

Button mapping (MFi Controller)

PlayStation Classic

  • *     Rumble, motion control, player indicator are not supported

  • 1.     Visit https://support.8bitdo.com/receiver-usb-adapter-tools-for-ps3.html to download and run PS3 pairing tool.
  • 2.     Plug the adapter into your PC and connect your DualShock 3 to PC via USB.
  • 3.     Once the adapter and DualShock 3 are both connected, click "Pair" button in the software.
  • 4.     Once pairing is complete, insert the adapter into your PS Classic. (No need to press pair button).
  • 5.     Disconnect DualShock 3 from PC, then press PS button to connect.
  • *     Controller will auto reconnect with the press of  PS  once it has been paired.

Button mapping (PS Classic Controller)

Mega Drive mini / Genesis mini

  • *      Rumble, motion control, player indicator are not supported

  • 1.     Visit https://support.8bitdo.com/receiver-usb-adapter-tools-for-ps3.html to download and run PS3 pairing tool.
  • 2.     Plug the adapter into your PC and connect your DualShock 3 to PC via USB.
  • 3.     Once the adapter and DualShock 3 are both connected, click "Pair" button in the software.
  • 4.     Once pairing is complete, insert the adapter into your MD mini. (No need to press pair button).
  • 5.     Disconnect DualShock 3 from PC, then press PS button to connect.
  • *     Controller will auto reconnect with the press of  PS  once it has been paired.

Button mapping (MD mini Controller)

FAQ

    Manual setting
  • Press the button combos below for 3 seconds to enter manual setting(LED will blink twice),USB Wireless Adapter 2 will not switch mode automatically.

  •     SELECT + UP  = Xinput mode
  •     SELECT + LEFT  = Dinput mode
  •     SELECT + RIGHT  = Mac mode
  •     SELECT + DOWN  = PSC mode
  •     SELECT + L1  = Switch mode
  •     SELECT + UP + LEFT  = MD mode

  • * Automatic mode switch supports Windows and Switch only. Press the button combos to switch other modes.
  • * Press pair button on the USB Wireless Adapter 2 till LED turns off to cancel manual setting(controller needs to be re-paired)
    How do I connect DualShock 3 to PS3 after pairing with the USB Wireless Adapter 2?
  • Turn off your DualShock 3, connect it to your PS3 console via USB cable, press PS button to connect.