Sony SIXAXIS Wireless Controller for the PS3

Revealed at E3 2006, the PlayStation SIXAXIS was Sony's next-generation controller for its next-generation console. It featured motion sensing technology and the same tried-and-true design of PlayStation controllers past, though the SIXAXIS left rumble out of the gamepad.

  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Nov. 11, 2006

Basic Specs

Form factor Gamepad
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Controls D-Pad, Shoulder buttons
Analog stick(s) 2
Connection type Wired, Wireless

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias SIXAXIS Wireless Controller, SCPH-98040/CECHZC1
Hardware
Color Black
Form factor Gamepad
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Input
Controls D-Pad, Shoulder buttons
Analog stick(s) 2
Connectivity
Connection type Wired, Wireless
Wired port USB
Wireless connectivity Bluetooth
Battery
Removable Yes
Battery type Proprietary
Quoted use time 30 hr
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