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Pairing PS3 Controller To Yosemite? (Bluetooth)

bluetooth ps3 controller help

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#1 theblanksign



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Posted 13 September 2015 - 01:08 AM


I just recently got a Mac Book Pro Retina, and I downloaded Dolphin emulator and would like to use my two playstation controllers.

I found a way involving editing the Bluetooth.Plist, but that only works with one controller for me, and it takes about 5 minutes every time I want to turn on the controller.

Could anyone help me with an easier way?

Note: One is listed as Playstation Controller PANHAI

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 03:00 AM

(Oops – totally forgot I wanted to answer to this…)

Are we talking about an original Dualshock PS 3 controller? If so, you should be able to pair it without jumping through any extra hoops since it's supported by OS X out of the box. Here's a good description how to make sure it is recognised. (It looks more convoluted than it actually is.)

Third-party PS3 controllers on the other hand can in fact be somewhat tricky.

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