PS3 Third Party “P3” Controller

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Root the Ouya – A step by step with downloads in one place.

Initially I thought this was covered very well that my input was simply not necessary. However the issue with website and especially forums is as they get older they tend to get harder to read. Links break down and information starts to become old. I have a few articles on my blog here that I’ve had to update from time to time. To be honest the SuperUser (root) option feels like it should be in the Manage > System menu of the Ouya. After-all, Ouya was touted as being %100 hack-able. So why jump through all of the hoops of websites to do it?

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Ouya Support – PS3 – P3 Controllers

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The solution you described for bluetooth pairing does not work on PS3 and P3 controllers!

P3 controllers pictures.PS3 and the third party “P3” controllers operate a little differently when it comes to their blue-tooth enabling. The first thing you have to do with that model of controller that you hard-wire it into your Ouya (by “hard-wiring” I mean using your USB charging cable that you normally have hooked to your PS3 and hook it from your Joystick to the Ouyas USB Port). By hard-wiring it it breaks any pairing with another PS3 that could be in your house or perhaps a PS3 that is long since separated from the controller as you may have bought this online somewhere.

Note: Upon plugging the PS3 controllers into your Ouya, the Ouya will respectively disable the Bluetooth service on the console and you will loose connectivity with your Ouya Controller.. This is perfectly normal!  Just make sure that you can navigate around the menus with the wired connection.

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