These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
If you are having trouble, please refer to the PS3 Wireless Afterglow Controller Troubleshooting.
Background and Identification ¶
The PS3 Wireless Afterglow Controller was released in 2014 and was the first wireless PS3 controller from Afterglow. The Afterglow controller series also comes in a wired version for the PlayStation 3 and a wired version for the Xbox One.
The PS3 Wireless Afterglow controller comes in three colors: green, blue and red. The controller features a 2.4GHz wireless link via the included dongle, a rechargeable battery that can last for up to 10 hours of play, and 3 lighting modes (On, Off, Pulse). Upon purchase the controller comes with a USB cord for charging and a dongle to connect the controller to the PlayStation.