How to Convert a PS2 Dual Shock to a PC USB

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How to Convert a PS2 Dual Shock to a PC USB
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The Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a sixth generation home gaming system that makes use of a special PS2 controller that allows the player to play all of the console's games. If you wish to connect your PS2 controller to a personal computer, you must convert the signal from your PS2 controller into a USB signal. As long as you have the proper cable adaptor, you can do this easily.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • PS2 controller adaptor (for USB)

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Connect your PS2 controller's connector to the controller port on your PS2 controller adaptor.

  2. 2

    Connect the USB end of this adaptor to an available USB port on your PC.

  3. 3

    Click the hardware bubble that appears on your desktop when the computer recognises the controller. This will open the "Add Hardware Wizard."

  4. 4

    Select the "Next" button in the Add Hardware Wizard. The computer will now adjust itself to accept your PS2 controller.

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