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7.7 out of 10

Sony PS3 Wireless Keypad

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Overall 4

didnt care for it

timothy dickens, Amazon
13 January 2013
  • Summary: i bought this because of the price but i didnt care for it some of the buttons didnt even work i used it for 5 minutes and took it off and pitched it up on a shelf
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Overall 4

Save the Grief; Buy the Sony Keypad

J. Stern "Miss Teacher Lady", Amazon
16 January 2011
  • Summary: I love playing around on Playstation Home. The onscreen keyboard interface takes me a long time to type out simple messages. Because of that, I decided to purchase a keypad. The $40 for Sony's keypad seemed a bit steep, so I purchased this brand instead. Boy do I regret that decision. After reading these reviews, I faithfully charged up the keypad for a full 24 hours so that I wouldn't have any problems. Well...
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Overall 4

"UNHAPPY, could of been better"

GojuBill, CNET
24 January 2009
  • Pros: easier to type then hunting for letters/numbers on PS3 screen, one button push to inbox, one button push to friends list
  • Cons: NO back lighting is a HUGE problem, keys dont stick out far enough for me to know what i'm typing without looking, kind of awkward to move from handle to keypad
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Overall 4
Value for money 2
Durability 6
Looks 2

Microsoft did a better job.

NotMyToot..., Ciao
9 February 2013
  • Excerpt: "The keypad attaches to the Sixaxis or Dualshock PS3 controllers and allows you to use all of the buttons on the controller whilst having the extra buttons of a standard keyboard. This makes it particularly important in social games or in applications such as PS Home. The keypad attaches so that the keyboard is above the controllers buttons. This means that it is not actually in reach of your thumbs and to use the buttons your must actually move ...
  • Pros: Less bulky than a standard keyboard
  • Cons: Bad positioning, doesn't hold a charge, small keys, non - existent trackpad feature
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Overall 3

User Review

ps3ftw, CNET
7 October 2009
  • Summary: Terrible accessory. Check out http://www.rgbfilter.com/?p=262 for a less biased review.
  • Pros: Glide Point track pad is an interesting innovation.
  • Cons: Far from the intuitive, ergonomic solution offered by the 360 Chatpad. You're better off getting a wireless keyboard.
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