[WINDOWS] HOW-TO get Sony PS3 Bluetooth Remote Control working using EventGhost - Printable Version
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- dr.Evol - 2009-07-09 14:57
Power saving? To support wake up from sleep with the BD remote?
- uncola - 2009-07-10 11:34
no, power saving as in the remote going into lower power sniff mode. otherwise it eats batteries
- dr.Evol - 2009-07-11 15:47
Uncola, thanks for info, I didnt know that! I will try to install the latest widcomm stack and see if it works..
- OblivionLord - 2009-07-16 05:17
Ok 2 questions here...
Im on windows 7 build 7600.
i paired the remote with the bluetooth doggle and when i right click on the device in the bluetooth window and goto services... nothing is in the box. Traditionaly you have to select HID keys but now there is nothing in the window.
Second question is when I run Eventghost and add the PS3 plugin, it only gives me the option to select the old 3.0.0 version of it even though I have the newer 3.0.1 in the directory in the plugins folder.
How do you select the newer plugin when it only shows the old plugin?
- uncola - 2009-07-16 06:42
there should be stuff listed in services.. I don't think your remote is properly paired if there's nothing there...
what bluetooth stack are you using? try updating to the widcomm I linked earlier in the thread.
also I think the plugin that comes with eventghost is the newest even though it only says 3.0
- OblivionLord - 2009-07-16 06:44
i asked someone else that was in win7 using the same remote that has it working in eventhghost and they also say nothing is shown in services when you look in properties.
- OblivionLord - 2009-07-16 07:45
heres the latest updated from me..
I have 3 BT doggles...
Pairing using the Kensington and Mogo do absolutly nothing in Win7. In Vista it recognizes it just fine.
The Rocketfish pairs fine in Win7 however I have 2 problems.
If I use the default BT Driver in Win7 then it pairs, but Eventghost doesnt see it in the ps3 plugin.
If I use the Rocketfish driver or a newer driver in general then Eventghost sees the Broadcom BlueTooth Remote.
The only issue at that point is that even though I selected the Broadcom remote in the PS3 plugin... I can press the buttons on the remote and nothing happens as in no actions at all. When I am pressing the buttons, the bluetooth doggle itself blinks acknowledging that it is recognizing the buttons pressed.
Perhaps these 3 doggles just don't cut it for quality eh?
BTW I used 2 versions of Eventghost.. _0.3.7.r1076 and 0.3.6.1487.
What is a good reputable doggle that is a for sure in Windows 7?
- uncola - 2009-07-16 12:39
might be an obvious question, but did you map any of the buttons in eventghost? you can try loading my events.. I posted my script in an earlier post
edit: also, I am in win7 64 rc and when the remote is correctly paired, it shows the services.. you might have to press ab utton on the remote to wake it up. I'm using an msi star key 2.0 100m usb dongle.. with the newest broadcom/widcomm update
- OblivionLord - 2009-07-16 15:05
Im using the mapped buttons from the profile ive been using for awhile. The only different thing in all this is the compatibility of these damn doggles in Win7 vs Vista since 2 of the ones I listed won't even pair themselves at all with the remote and the Rocketfish will but, it doesnt show any services for the remote when I right click on the remote. Yes I am using the latest broadcom/widcomm update since all three so happen to use 'Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator' which shows in the device manager under Bluetooth Radios.
There is also the issue of how to get Eventghost to recognize the newer PS3 plugins since it will only show 3.0.0 and nothing newer even though i overwritten the ps3 plugin with the newer one. How do I get EG to recognize the newer PS3 plugin?
- TREX6662k5 - 2009-07-16 17:57
Last time I checked, the latest broadcom stack was missing the widcomm SDK. Eventghost will also display an error regarding the driver complaining about this too.
It will work, but it won't park or sniff.