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DualShock 3 Wireless Controller - Connecting to an Xbox 360

Without a USB Hub

 
Without a USB Hub
 
1
Set Output Protocol
 
 
Follow the instructions here to correctly connect your CronusMAX PLUS to a PC via the PC PROG port using the supplied Mini-USB Cable.
 
Load Cronus PRO and go to Tools > Options > Device
 
 
Set the Output Protocol to XB360.
 
You can also enable Automatic DualShock 3 Bluetooth pairing if you wish.
 
The recommended Speed Up Settings when using a DualShock 3 Controller with a Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter are as above - you can choose to tweak with them if you have any issues. If you have a slower Bluetooth adapter or experience any issues with rumble then you should try different 'Rumble Over Bluetooth' speed settings. You have the alternative options of Flow Control+, Flow Control and Disabled.
 
You can now close the Options window.
 
2
Pair your DualShock 3 Controller with the CronusMAX PLUS
 
In Cronus PRO, go to Tools > DS3/SixAxis Pairing
 
 
3
Connect your Bluetooth USB adapter to the CronusMAX PLUS
 
 
 
Connect your Bluetooth USB adapter into the Input Port of the CronusMAX PLUS.
 
If you need to purchase a good quality Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter, our store supplies them at discounted rates - click here.
 
Step 1 of the DS3/SiXAxis Bluetooth Pairing Wizard will appear. Click Next to continue once the Bluetooth USB Adapter is connected to the CronusMAX PLUS.
 
 
4
Connect your DualShock 3 Controller to the CronusMAX PLUS
 
Step 2 of the DS3/SiXAxis Bluetooth Pairing Wizard will appear. This stores the details of your Bluetooth USB Adapter.
 
Disconnect the Bluetooth USB Adapter from the CronusMAX PLUS and using a Mini USB Cable, connect your DualShock 3 controller to the CronusMAX PLUS then click Next.
 
 
5
Pairing Complete
 
The CronusMAX PLUS has now paired your DualShock 3 controller with your Bluetooth USB Adapter.
 
 
Disconnect your DualShock 3 Controller from the CronusMAX PLUS and unplug the Mini-USB Cable from it. You can also disconnect the CronusMAX PLUS from your PC.
 
TIP
If your DualShock 3 remains powered (The player LED's are lit or flashing), press and hold the PS button on the controller for 30 seconds or until the LED's turn off.

 
6
Connect the CronusMAX PLUS to your Xbox 360
 
 
Connect the CronusMAX PLUS into one of your Xbox 360 USB ports via it's Output Port.
 
 
  
The CronusMAX PLUS LED Display will now show the Authentication 'AU' Animation.
 
7
Connect your Xbox 360 Controller to the CronusMAX PLUS
 
 
Connect your wired Xbox 360 Controller into the Input Port of the CronusMAX PLUS.
 
  
After a couple of seconds the display on the CronusMAX LED will go from the Authentication 'AU' Animation to 0 (or a number if slot recall is enabled and a script was previously loaded). If the Display does not change from showing AU, check the List of Compatible Controllers to make sure your Xbox 360 Wired Controller is valid for Authentication.
 
WARNING
If the LED on the CronusMAX PLUS does not change from AU to a number then the authorization controller is not authenticating. 9/10 we find that this means the Xbox 360 Wired Controller is not compatible for authentication purposes, you should try another one. Also make sure the controller is powered on of course - that's a rookie mistake.

8
Disconnect the Xbox 360 controller from the CronusMAX PLUS
 
   Once the display on the CronusMAX PLUS shows a number, disconnect your Wired Xbox 360 controller from the CronusMAX PLUS.
 
  
The CronusMAX PLUS LED Display will now show the spinning Standby animation.
 
9
Connect your Bluetooth USB adapter to the CronusMAX PLUS
 
 
 
Connect your Bluetooth USB adapter back into the Input Port of the CronusMAX PLUS.
 
 
10
Turn your DualShock 3 Controller on
 
Press the PS button on your DualShock 3 controller to turn it on.
 
 
11
Ready to Use
 
  
After a couple of seconds the display on the CronusMAX LED will go from the spinning Standby Animation to 0 (or a number if slot recall is enabled and a script was previously loaded) - indicating that the controllers are authorized and you're ready to play. At this point you can use your controller through the CronusMAX PLUS and also load any scripts or GamePacks. It's that simple!
 
BLUETOOTH LAG?
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi devices use the same radio frequencies to communicate, they often interfere with one another and are prone to interference from other devices operating on the same frequencies. If you are experiencing lag with your wireless controller, even though you have tried different Speed Up Settings in the Device Options panel, there is a good chance you have a WiFi Router that is causing interference. We have found that routers such as Apple's Airport Express have this problem and you should make sure that the router is not in close proximity to your CronusMAX/Bluetooth Adapter. You should also try changing the WiFi Router Channel to optimize your wireless signal. Click Here for more information on how to do that.

We also recommend that you Click Here to check out an article that looks at the effects of such interference, what causes it and how to reduce it in a home or office environment.