Questions tagged [ps3]

PS3 is an abbreviation for PlayStation 3.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
921 views

Is it possible to format a 16 TB external hard drive in the file system FAT32?

I've been trying to format a 16TB external hard drive in the file system FAT32 so that it would work on a PS3 and I quickly realised that windows won't allow me to format the drive completely. I ...
Playdoh Legs's user avatar
-2 votes
1 answer
613 views

Why doesn't a Playstation 3 controller work out of the box as a USB HID device?

I want to use a website that uses the Gamepad API (see https://gamepad-tester.com for instance). This website works well with a wired PS3 controller on Chrome on macOS. However when I plug the ...
rgov's user avatar
  • 609
1 vote
0 answers
259 views

Sixaxis Controller with Lubuntu issues

I am trying to build a handheld/stationary retro console with support for PS3 controllers. The platform is an atomic pi with Intel Atom CPU which does a descent job on emulating up to PSP games. Due ...
blender's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is a good PS3 and Xbox 360 emulator for Windows? [closed]

I am looking for a PS3 emulator for PC, as well as an Xbox 360 emulator. I currently have a first generation PS3 that is falling apart, and a first generation Xbox 360 that somehow still works... I ...
George's user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
2 answers
7k views

My ISP just told me I have a "NAT public IP address" and not "Dynamic public.." ... Is this even legal?

I can't use my PS3 and I can't port forward, and the customer support just confirmed that their DHCP server is actually giving me an address 10 other people are using (NAT). They said they have too ...
Luka Milosevic's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
458 views

Display my ps3 on my Laptop Screen

I want to connect my PS3 to my Laptop Screen Display, with a HDMI Cable, I want it only with HDMI or only AV I don't have anything else, and could you please explane it quite clear as I am not that a ...
A.D.'s user avatar
  • 243
1 vote
1 answer
306 views

PS3 Ideal NAT Type

On the "Internet Connection Test" on my PlayStation 3, it lists my "NAT Type" as "Type 2." What is the ideal NAT Type and how does the NAT Type affect my games and streaming media?
i_am_root's user avatar
  • 323
0 votes
0 answers
127 views

Share 1 hdd to PC and PS3

I have HDD connected to PS3 via USB. Is there any device to allow connecting this HDD to computer also? My goal is to have this HDD connected to both PS3 and PC and then on PC there supposed to be ...
Dmitrij Kultasev's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
2k views

PS3 Media server Lag

I'm running the PS3 Media Server(1.90.1) on Windows 8.1 Wired/Wifi but I have some problem when I want to share 1080p(MKV) Movies. The film is lagging when I want to see the movie. I have a “good” pc (...
Ákos Rittgasszer's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
220 views

Cant access PS3 FTP via LAN through router

I can't access the FTP server on my PS3 through LAN from my PC (PC - Router - PS3). WiFi FTP access works fine. The router is a TP-LINK TL-WR740N running on dd-wrt. Setting up port forwarding and ...
Mark Zang's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
4k views

Can SATA III drives work on a PS3?

Given that SATA III is backwards compatible and also given that I cannot find a SATA II HDD to buy can I connect a SATA III HDD on my PS3?
John Demetriou's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
48k views

How to completely remove a game controller driver?

Ages ago I plugged a fake PS3 controller which installed a Plug-And-Play driver labeled as "PLAYSTATION(R)3Conteroller", yup, including the typo. Now whenever I connect an original controller this ...
Gabriel's user avatar
  • 2,930
2 votes
2 answers
15k views

Is it possible to encode subtitles into a MP4 file for use on a PS3?

What's the correct or most up-to-date way of doing this? What program do I use? I want to watch a MP4 on my PS3 with subtitles 'hardcoded', because the PS3 doesn't recognize srt files.
warsong's user avatar
  • 525
0 votes
0 answers
155 views

My PS3 IP address changed again?

Alright so 11 days ago when i got back from work after 9pm I saw that my ps3 IP address the same one I had for two years had changed. I was able to go online but when I did a connection test it ...
Ron Crafton's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to set up PS3 Media Server to stream AceStream to PlayStation?

I've been hunting around in net for weeks and trying no end of different setups and I feel like I’m going in circles. I want to watch some live streams from AceStream on my PlayStation 3. I have ...
David's user avatar
  • 557
0 votes
1 answer
458 views

Make screen capture of PS3 connected to my monitor

When I change the input mode of my monitor to the PlayStation 3 (HDMI) and click Fn + Print Screen on my keyboard it takes a screenshot of my desktop computer instead of the game I'm playing. Does ...
user3235054's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
3k views

Monitor and speaker setup for Playstation 3

I have ordered a PS3 super slim 500GB console, and I plan on connecting it to my PC's monitor and speakers. The monitor I have is the Acer S221HQBD, which does not have an HDMI port. So I would ...
Dot NET's user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
1 answer
12k views

How to use external speakers with hdmi cable [closed]

I have conected my ps3 to a pc monitor that has a hdmi cable input. However, the monitor doesn't have built in speakers, so I can't get any audio. I want to know if there's another way to get audio ...
Victor Barrera's user avatar
-1 votes
2 answers
9k views

Connecting headphones to TV to hear sound from PS3 [closed]

I am seeking information regarding whether this is possible. Here is the current set-up: Sony TV (I will get info regarding model) connected to PS3 via HDMI. Sony TV has a headphone jack. What I ...
arin's user avatar
  • 143
0 votes
1 answer
391 views

PS3 Audio Output

I have a PS3 connected to a computer led monitor which has no sound output so I have an Logitech 2.1 audio system connected to that monitor. I want to connect the sound sytem to the PS3 but the cable ...
Joe Berry's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
5k views

SSD that doesn't need to utilize OS TRIM support to minimize degredation?

There has been a lot of development towards improving TRIM integration for OS's but I am in need of a solution to SSD integrated TRIM. I've looked through pages of SSD's on newegg.com and some ...
Enigma's user avatar
  • 3,401
7 votes
1 answer
1k views

Sharing transparently proxied Internet connection with PS3

I am trying to play a Japanese karaoke game on a PS3 but the latency is just horrendous and downloading songs takes forever. One recommendation I got was to turn my laptop into a SOCKS proxy by ...
paob's user avatar
  • 71
4 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to set up a static route to allow PS Vita remote play to PS3 through a second router?

I'm trying to get my PS Vita to connect to my PS3 through my home network rather than the PS3's wireless access point (mainly because of the PS3's weak signal). My Mac (OS X 10.8.2) is sharing its ...
SOBA's user avatar
  • 41
1 vote
1 answer
526 views

Can I stream music/video from Internet or NAS to PS3

I have a Western Digital MyBook World NAS drive, and I am thinking about getting a PS3, so that I only need one unit to play games, blu-ray, and streaming media. Questions: Can I stream media from ...
Matthew Layton's user avatar
6 votes
2 answers
28k views

Getting "Play To" working on Windows 8 and a Playstation 3

On Windows 8, "Play To" functionality has been integrated into Windows Explorer; However, as you can see, "Play To" is disabled; and I don't know why. When I hover over the option, I get no ...
Matt's user avatar
  • 206
6 votes
3 answers
13k views

Windows 8 isn't detecting PS3 eye

I have the PS3 Eye web cam installed with drivers from Code Laboratories, which comes with a test program. When I open the test program it shows a clear picture from the webcam. Every other program ...
jonfriesen's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
325 views

Acer Aspire P236HL, DVI-D to HDMI female

I bought an adapter that adapts HDMI to DVI. I connected my PS3's HDMI output to it and connected the DVI side to my acer monitor. This fails to work, even after I reset the video controls on my ...
anup sohal's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
314 views

Any (Flash?) website to execute a single ping (from PS3 web browser)? [closed]

I'm trying to do some diagnostics on my PS3's wireless network adapter, but it doesn't seem to have a command prompt or anything from which I can execute a ping. So, I'm looking for a website with a ...
Jeremy's user avatar
  • 3
1 vote
1 answer
4k views

Error installing Sony Remote Play

I'm trying to install Remote Play software to connect my laptop to my PS3. I've found a guide with instructions which seem to be in fairly wide use (found similar walk-throughs on numerous other ...
Iszi's user avatar
  • 13.8k
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

My BT Branded 2-Wire HGV2700 aka BT2700HGV fails to download large files (gets stuck) from the playstation store when using my playstation 3

My BT Branded 2-Wire HGV2700 aka "2701HGV" fails to download large files from the playstation store when using my playstation 3 How can I fix this... Hardware Version: 2701-100589-005 Firmware ...
acheo's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
0 answers
503 views

PS3 / TP link gigbit switch and sitecom 500 mbps homeplug powerline adaptors

I wonder if someone could help me - give me some pointers. I get very poor wireless reception in the room i use for my office / ps3 gaming room. I have a tp link 300 mbps wireless modem router ...
Andy's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
0 answers
221 views

Create bluetooth device

Can I use my bluetooth enabled laptop to create bluetooth keyboards or other devices? ps: I would like to use my laptop keyboard on my PS3
Eduardo's user avatar
  • 393
0 votes
0 answers
322 views

ps3mediaserver: Network error when seeking 720p or greater video

For three years there's been a known issue in ps3mediaserver. Seeking, or trying to use the go to feature, on a video that has a vertical resolution of 720 or greater (i.e. hi-def) causes an error: ...
Ian Boyd's user avatar
  • 22.2k
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Access Windows 7 Shared folders on PS3

I have a Windows 7 computer with few shared partitions to anyone without password requirements. Other computers and devices (such as WDTV) can access the shared partitions without problems. PS3 on ...
user68740's user avatar
  • 279
1 vote
2 answers
9k views

Can I plug an Ethernet Cable from my PS3 to a MacBook Pro, and share its Internet?

The WiFi adapter on my PS3 is really bad. I'm with a Mac here, Is it possible to plug an Ethernet cable from the PS3 to the Mac, and share the internet connection? So, I would "fool" the PS3, ...
Somebody still uses you MS-DOS's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Sharing an internet connection two times (ad-hoc + second network card sharing)

First, here's my setup : I have a computer with 1 WiFi network card and 2 ethernet network card. My internet connection is received by one of my ethernet network card. I've been temporary sharing it ...
Tommy B.'s user avatar
  • 2,599
1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Decrease ping for my PS3

Is there a way to decrease the ping on my PS3, or is the latency as good as it will get? In my house there are four computers and my PS3. At any given time three of those are on and connected to the ...
insane we trust's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
6k views

Error Streaming Movies to PS3 (From Windows 7)

I have been streaming downloaded movies to PS3 for a while now but suddenly the new movies that I downloaded don't work. It comes up with an error that reads "Media Server Error: A network error has ...
Paul's user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
1 answer
288 views

PS3 through line in?

I'm looking for a way to chat through LAN (via PC) while playing PS3. Would it be possible to run my PS3's sound through my desktop's "line in" and somehow (if possible) mixing it with my normal PC ...
h20's user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is it possible to connect PC and PS3 together using BlueTooth?

I just bought a PS3. I don't have WIFI at home, however, my computer has BlueTooth. I was wondering, is it possible to connect the computer with the PS3 using BlueTooth? Then I could just have my ...
RoboShop's user avatar
  • 3,576
2 votes
1 answer
728 views

Switched to new router and now experiencing lag?

I switched from a dynex-802.11b/g to a Netgear-802.11b/g/n just yesterday. My router is down stairs because my phoneline upstairs is retarded....but my PS3 is still upstairs (SOCOM: Confrontation is ...
Mr_CryptoPrime's user avatar
6 votes
1 answer
2k views

Control media on PlayStation 3 from a PC?

I have the following: PC PlayStation 3 hooked up to a receiver and speakers Currently I can set up a media server on my PC and choose songs on the PS3 to play. However, I'd like to be able to ...
bob's user avatar
  • 61
2 votes
3 answers
1k views

convert HD (1080p) mov files to mpg or others

I want to convert a HD MOV file in a format that is playable on the PS3. I tried different tools but none of them worked correctly. after converting the resolution is awful or the conversion stopped ...
juergen d's user avatar
  • 441
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

computer plays movie fine but ps3 plays it with no sound?

i have a movie that plays fine on my computer but when i copy it to an SD card and play it in my PS3 it has no sound. the audio format is mpeg layer-3 bit rate is 128 frame rate is 25frames/ second ...
kacalapy's user avatar
  • 595
2 votes
2 answers
12k views

How to play a DVD from a different region on the PS3? [closed]

I'm trying to play a region 4 DVD on a region 1 PS3 and, predictably, it refuses to play it with a message like "The DVD is from a different region". Is there any way to change that and play DVDs from ...
Ither's user avatar
  • 370
0 votes
1 answer
547 views

Sony Playstation 3 PS3 Won't see Media Server

I'm kind of lost, not really sure what to do so if anyone can input me on this I'd highly appreciate it. (I'm getting to the point where I'm about to do something stupid). I recently purchased a new ...
alexus's user avatar
  • 2,894
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Capture network traffic from Playstation

I want to capture network traffic from my playstation. It is connected to my wireless network. For some reason Ethereal (now WireShark) isn't letting my use my wireless card to see traffic. Is it a ...
Jason's user avatar
  • 199
1 vote
2 answers
372 views

Connecting PS3 and PC to one gateway

I have a VersaLink 7500 Gateway with multiple ethernet ports. Can I simply connect both my PC and PS3 using seperate ethernet cables or can this cause damage to the gateway? I've been having trouble ...
Ryno's user avatar
  • 31
6 votes
5 answers
3k views

Why can't I ping my PS3 Using a wired connection?

PS3 is using the inbuilt wireless network adapter (I cannot change this) When I try to ping the PS3 from ANY computer which is on a wired ethernet connection, I get Request Timed Out errors. ...
Antonym's user avatar
  • 129
2 votes
1 answer
405 views

HDTV as wireless monitor?

I vaguely remember hearing of some solution that would allow you to use an HDTV as an additional wireless monitor for your computer. It would work exactly like an extra monitor connected to the ...
lkj's user avatar
  • 21