How do I sync my guitar to my ps3?

Asked By: Mac Jilyuk | Last Updated: 27th February, 2020
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Syncing Your Guitar
Most wireless guitars for PS3 feature two buttons needed for syncing: A sync mode button located on the USB dongle, and the PS button on the guitar itself. First, you need to connect the dongle to an available USB port, then press the sync button until it enters connection mode.

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Also asked, how do you sync a Guitar Hero guitar to PlayStation 3?

Hit the sync button (the button next to the USB ports) on the console.

PlayStation 3

  1. Connect the wireless dongle to one of the USB ports on the front of your PlayStation 3 system.
  2. Check your guitar and dongle for a red indicator light.
  3. Press in the PS button on the guitar.

Similarly, do you need a dongle for Guitar Hero ps3? Any PS3 Guitar Hero dongle does not necessarily work with all Guitar Hero controllers. You will need to make sure that the dongle is for the same version of Guitar Hero as the controller. However, if the dongle is one of the guitar pick-shaped dongles, then it is a PS3 Guitar Hero Les Paul dongle.

Similarly one may ask, why won't my ps3 Guitar connect?

Replace the batteries in the PS3 wireless guitar controller. A guitar connection issue may occur if the batteries are nearly drained. Turn the guitar controller power switch to the “On” position on the back. Plug the wireless guitar dongle into the USB port on the PS3.

How do I connect my wireless Guitar Hero controller to my ps3?

The best way to Connect Wireless PS3 Guitar Hero Controllers

  1. Insert the wireless dongle into an empty USB port for the front of your PS3.
  2. Check to make certain the red indicator lights on the dongle as well as the guitar are on and solid.
  3. Press your little friend button about the front on the dongle when the light is flashing or you cannot on in the least.

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Why is my guitar hero controller not working?

Power down your Guitar Hero Live controller and console. Remove your USB receiver from your console. Replace your USB receiver in your console and power it back up. Turn on your Guitar Hero Live controller and re-sync it with your game.

How do you download songs on guitar hero 3?

Answers. go to the Playstation Store then go to Add-Ons. After that go to Disc Based Game Add-ons and chose Guitar Hero 3 in the list of games. After that you will get a list of songs you can download.

How do I connect my ps3 guitar to my computer?

PlayStation®3 Rock Band Fender® Stratocaster® Guitar Controller
  1. Plug your guitar controller dongle into a USB port on your computer.
  2. On your guitar controller, press the sync button so it begins searching.
  3. Press the sync button on the dongle so it begins searching.

Can ps2 guitar work on ps3?

Apparently, you shrug and use the guitar on the PS3, as it will be compatible with either the PS2 or PS3 version of the game. Since the drum and microphone use the same USB interface, it's assumed they'll work in the same way. Another reason to buy the PS2 version -- it comes with a USB hub.

How do you connect a guitar to a PlayStation 2?


Firmly plug your wireless receiver into the first controller port on your PS2, and turn on the console. Press the red fret button on your guitar to turn it on; then press and hold the button on the wireless receiver for a few seconds. Press the red button on the guitar again to sync it.

Why is my guitar hero guitar blinking?

Blinking lights on the “Rock Band” guitar controller indicates it is having an issue connecting the console. This problem can be fixed by re-syncing the controller and guitar together. The steps for doing this are almost identical for the PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 versions.

What is a dongle for Guitar Hero?

This PS4 Guitar Hero Live Dongle acts as a replacement wireless guitar receiver for the Sony PlayStation 4 system. The receiver only works with Guitar Hero Live controllers for the PS4 and will not work with Rock Band or any other guitars.

Are all Guitar Hero guitars compatible?

The Guitar Hero III Gibson Les Paul and the original Gibson X-plorer from Guitar Hero II will both work as lead or bass guitars in Rock Band on the Xbox 360. The Rock Band Fender Stratocaster will not work with Guitar Hero II or Guitar Hero III.

How do you fix a rock band guitar that won't turn on?

Try turning off the switch on the back of the guitar and unplugging the dongle. Then plug in the dongle, turn on the switch on the back of the guitar, and if it still isn't on, push the little white button near the PS button to synch up with the dongle.

What is a dongle for a computer?


A dongle is a small device, typically about the size of a flash drive, that plugs in to a computer. Some dongles act as security keys while others serve as adapters. While early dongles connected to parallel ports on PCs and ADB ports on Macs, modern versions typically connect to a USB port.

How do you open a Guitar Hero guitar?

Detach the neck, and unlock the faceplate. The switch for unlocking the faceplate is on the back of the guitar, near the bottom. Once it is unlocked, feel free to remove it. There will be 10 visible screws on the guitar once the face has been removed.

Do you need two dongles for two guitars?

Two dongles and two guitar controllers are required for local multiplayer. Other active USB devices may cause interference.

Does a ps2 guitar work for ps3?

If you have a guitar made for ps2 you can buy the GH3 for PS3 game disc and use this adapter to make your guitar controller work. It was not designed to be used to play old ps2 games on your PS3 and can not be used in that manner.

Can I use a ps3 guitar on my ps4?

On the PS3, the wireless guitars and drums connected wirelessly to a dongle, which plugged into the PS3. Those instruments still work on RB4 on the PS4, using those dongles. To use those, you have to buy a new legacy wireless adapter, which can connect up to three* instruments.

How do you connect a guitar hero dongle?


Connect the wireless dongle to one of the USB ports on the front of your PlayStation 3 system. Check your guitar and dongle for a red indicator light.

Xbox 360
  1. Press the sync button on the bottom of the guitar.
  2. Hit the sync button (the button next to the USB ports) on the console.

Does Guitar Hero live dongle work with other guitars ps3?

Will the Live dongle work for the older guitars? No. The Live guitar and dongle are only for Live. They're completely separate from any past titles.

Are the guitar hero live guitars universal?

The guitars are universal, they'll work on any platform. The USB dongles though, are console specific. So in layman's terms, you will need another PS4 dongle in order for your guitar to work with it.