Bluetooth PS3 controller works in Mame but not NES/Atari

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    Hey all,

    I’m having a problem where I can’t get NES and Atari to recognize my bluetooth connected PS3 controller. I set up BT using the info here:

    It works great in the main menu’s and when playing Mame games but when I try to use it with NES / Atari it does nothing whatsoever. If I plug in the controller with USB it works in all the emulators, not just Mame. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can fix this?

    Thanks in advance!



    Looks like I fixed it. I guess the controller binds are different for bluetooth.

    Added the following to

    input_device = “Sony Computer Entertainment Wireless Controller”
    input_driver = “udev”
    input_enable_hotkey_btn = “0″
    input_b_btn = “14”
    input_y_btn = “15”
    input_select_btn = “0”
    input_start_btn = “3”
    input_up_btn = “4”
    input_down_btn = “6”
    input_left_btn = “7”
    input_right_btn = “5”
    input_a_btn = “13”
    input_exit_emulator_btn = “3”
    input_menu_toggle_btn = “12”

    all the buttons now work in nes, and I can exit games by hitting select+start or bring up the retroarch menu with select+triangle

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