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Hey guys been busy messing about with my new PS3 controller. Got some LED's and clear buttons.

So far I have added an old PS button from a 1st gen Sixaxis (as it is clear) and a blue LED behind it. Also did the player 1234 buttons with blue LED's and added the clear blue buttons.

Looking good so far but I'm still planning on adding more LED's behind the D Pad and the Button pad and maybe the L and R buttons if it all goes to plan.

Here's some pics from what ive done so far.

I have learned alot since starting this so any questions just ask!

Standard PS button 2nd Gen DualShock 3
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Standard PS button 2nd Gen DualShock 3 and clear blue buttons
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1234 Blue LED's
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New PS button and brighter LED
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LED's in the joy sticks now smile.gif
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If anyone wants me to make them one or need's and help just ask! Also I can do Xbox 360 controllers and various other things.
Edited by JMT668 - 1/15/11 at 10:59am
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post #2 of 17
I can't say I like it, but good job at any rate. Perhaps the pics just dont do it justice (really hoping so cause thats a lot of work)
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Yeah the pics aint great. Used my phone. Will try and take some better ones tonight of the other mods I did.
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If you dont mind me asking where did you get a hold of the clear buttons. I been looking all over the place and I can't find it
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Yeah there really hard to find. I got mine of ebay but they cost quite alot about £20 I think. I'm going to try and put LED's behind them at some point.
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nice stuff smile.gif what do you use to open up the controller?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JMT668;11910238 
Yeah the pics aint great. Used my phone. Will try and take some better ones tonight of the other mods I did.

Have you noticed much difference in your battery life?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blackbuilder;11942491 
nice stuff smile.gif what do you use to open up the controller?

You just undo all 5 screws and then pull gently between the 2 joysticks and it opens up easy.
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Have you noticed much difference in your battery life?

I havent noticed any at all TBH. LED's dont use much power at all.
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