Picture of PS3 Wireless Guitar Hero Controller
Take one SIXAXIS controller and one SG guitar controller and slap them together to play Guitar Hero 1 on the PS3! *Be aware this ONLY works on Guitar hero 1... if someone knows how to use a controller with guitar hero 2 I can modify this guide but holding the left d-pad only works on 1*

Step 1: Symphony of Destruction

Picture of Symphony of Destruction
This is the step where you have to break stuff.
First open the guitar and cut the controller wire off the board.
Then cut the traces to all the switches. (Fret buttons, Strum Switch, Start/Select)
Next open the SIXAXIS and cut the body so that the flat part where the start and select buttons are.
Last cut the guitar body where you want to put the controller.
I positioned it so I can charge and see the controller number above the strap.
symphony of destruction? megadeth megadeth aguante megadeth. nice, made me want to read on
Cabanon6 years ago
I play GH1-2-80s with my sixaxis controller on my PS3 (60gb model). why the heck it wouldnt work this way ? im desperate to find something like that.
on the newer models they took the backwards compatibility out
agdollison7 years ago
do you have the phat psp or slim
i dont actually think hes talking about psps...
razzmire A.C.E.6 years ago
i think agdollison typoed
soullesskid6 years ago
do hammer on and pull offs work with this mod?
matt3607 years ago
(the red ones)
matt3607 years ago
what sort of wire's did you use right here?
ive played GH2 with a controller before but it was on ps2. you would think it would work on a ps2 because of the backwards compatibility.
Coltz-One7 years ago
awesome job +ed
carpespasm7 years ago
would you please list more detailed instructions on which traces go from the GH controller go to which traces on the PS3 controller?
Lilica8 years ago
The problem wth Guitar Hero 2 (and Encore the 80s) is that the GH2 only recognizes PS1 controllers. GH1 accepts PS2 style guitars as well. I do not know if you can use PS1 controllers on PS3 (I'd never used one), but there's a path that you can apply on a ISO image from GH2 that allow you to use PS2 controller based Guitars on GH2. Look for "GH2" PPL patch on edonkey or bittorrent.
spamman8 years ago
I'd love to see this mod done with a logitech wireless controller for the ps2. That way I can make my wired controller wireless. How can I figure the pinout inside the logitech controller?
js3kgt (author)  spamman8 years ago
Follow the traces from the buttons onto the logitech board and use my pinout for the guitar buttons. - ellis90009 - when you hold the left d-pad it tells "guitar hero 1" that the guitar is plugged in. The buttons are different for the guitar then the controller.
spamman js3kgt8 years ago
I just tried.... it's too complicated for me. :D At least right now, it's late.
ellis900098 years ago
what are you talking about when you say "the left d-pad only works on 1" as far as i knew the controller setup for the two games were the same i just played two with the controller after i read this and it worked just the same
Crash21088 years ago
Stolen without source.
js3kgt (author)  Crash21088 years ago
Stolen from where?
weebl8 years ago
how the hell can you afford to be modding a 700 game system already?
Robmanzzz weebl8 years ago
the sixaxes is just around 60 bucks and a guitar hero pack is 70. Still alot of money, but it is a useful mod!