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Repair and support for the controllers that shipped with the PS3. Released in November 2007 (Japan only) and 2008 (other countries), the six-axis lithium battery powered controller (CECHZC2) is straightforward to repair.

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Why is 4 red lights blinking?

I recently took apart my DS3 and put it back together, ever since then I have received 4 flashing red lights everytime i plug it in. It does not give off any lights when unplugged

Edit: I have used the reset button and switched batteries.

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Sounds like the board isn't connected to the battery properly and isn't charging. Open it up and check all the connections.

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Hey and thanks for answering! Shouldn't the controller work with unplugged battery whilst connected with usb?

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@thimstr I don't think so. Usb is purely for charging and not actual power.

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@strongbow Well, I switched with a brand new battery yesterday and I got the exact same results, sorry for not providing this info firsthand.

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@thimstr obviously the battery is connected. Have you tested voltage to the battery connector with a multimeter with the cable connected? Check the voltage on the new battery too.

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@strongbow Thanks for the suggestion, I would have to bring home a multimeter from work, is there anything else I could check in the meanwhile?

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