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PS3 FragFX Controller

by SplitFish Gameware
PlayStation 3
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (262 customer reviews)

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  • Wireless Controller for PS3, PC and MAC
  • 2 AA batteries only (not included)
  • more than 50 hours gameplay
  • brand new wireless technology
  • pixel precise performance
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PS3 FragFX v.2 Controller with Mouse Pad PS3 FragFX v.2 Controller with Mouse Pad 3.2 out of 5 stars (73)
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Product Details

  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000S14FNO
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 13 x 9 inches ; 3.5 ounces
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: August 1, 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (262 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #29,558 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here

Product Description

The fragFX is the perfect controller to help the lifelong mouse-clicking computer gamer get the same ease of use from a console. It gives you that same PC style gameplay on the PS3 and doubles as an optimized mouse for PS Home and web navigation. The fragFX was designed for all game styles, but it's optimal for 1st and 3rd person shooter games - fragging will never be the same . No game internal mouse support is needed; fragFX works with all games. Full six-axis motion control Swappable analog stick and mouse Firmware upgradeable (via computer) Programmable buttons (via computer) Playstation 1, 2 and 3 game support Adjustable sensitivity (Mouse sensitivity) Sony PS Home and "web navigation" support Frag button (Slows down targeting movement for better aim accuracy.) Programmable motion feature (Port a repetitive button function to a motion command, like gun reload)

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126 of 130 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars (Video and gameplay) Great product with minor flaws February 13, 2008
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Length: 9:26 Mins
Over all I found the frag fx to be an excellent controller, and is worth the price if you want to use a mouse while gaming on your playstation 3.

Pros: Helps increase accuracy(unless you are bad at video games, nothing will help then); Increases turning speed significantly; Buttons are remapable; Motion sensitivity is remapable; L3 and R3 are hot swappable

Cons: Mouse pad is terrible(can use it in lap, or on a table); D-pad is terrible in every way, its position is wrong and it miss hits directions

Over all I think the frag fx is a good product, even with its few flaws. The mouse and nunchuk work great so long as you read the manual and set it up properly.
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33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The mouse is only 1/2 of the story October 24, 2007
By oHPaQue
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
When I first saw it, I thought, "Well, it's about time!" So I ordered this from Amazon and just got done playing Resistance again with it...

I don't play online so I am not going to give this great product a negative review so no one else would have the same advantage. :)

And no, it's not 100% like having a KB/Mouse setup, Some things about it are better, some worse, but overall, I find it to be better than playing FPS on a console with any controllers or even a PC using KB/Mouse.

1) Mouse aiming is say about 90% as good/accurate as on a PC, but 200% better than Sixaxis.
2) Unless there's a 7 button PC mouse I don't know about, having 4 additional button on the mouse is a plus.
3) Left analog stick for movement is superior than using KB.

As I have read somewhere, the aiming and moving can get jerky, but to me, it's no worse than when I tried to play the original Half Life on a PC with less than the most expensive graphics card back when (cost me $300 to upgrade). The accuracy I've gained far outweighs anything negative about this product, which is very few.

There's one minor problem with my middle mouse button (R3), however. When I press it to zoom in or out, it fires one or two shots which would alert the enemies. So I reassigned R3 to reload and problem solved. It still fires one or two shots but no biggie. The configuration software thinks I'm pressing R1 when I press R3.

I placed a call to their technical support, and after 3-4 rings, the CEO of the company answered! I told him what a great product I thought this is and brought up the minor issue of the middle mouse button. He suggested I send email to tech support and said that if the firmware upgrade didn't fix the problem, he'd personally ship me a new one tomorrow.
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25 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Controller if you READ THE MANUAL January 6, 2008
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I purchased the FragFX despite many negative reviews here. Somewhat skeptical, I thoroughly read the website and the manual and proceeded to proceed.

Firstly I will say I think this controller is fantastic! Cod4, R6, RFoM, Ut3 (especially ut3, I'll explain later). There are some things you should know to get optimum use.

People who have stated the controller is jerky did not read the manual. You need to adjust the game's sensitivity to max (or slightly below) before adjusting the sensitivity on the controller. If you use low or medium sensitivity in the game, it will be VERY jerky and act like it has a lot of acceleration. Simply read the manual as this is explained!!

Those who claim the buttons are hard to press did not read the website or manual. You can change the sensitivity of all the buttons on your Windows XP computer. Min and Max Levels for each button are available. You can make a button respond very easily (I'm talking super turbo desert eagle here) or make it very difficult to mis-press (grenades!! AHHH). Simply goto the website and download the configuration software to get your controller set how you want.

Next... Those who complain the button layout is hard to use suffer from the same fate as those above. The same program that allows you to change sensitivity of buttons lets you remap your buttons! Hate using Square to reload in Cod4? Just set it to a trigger. Want reload to be shaking the nunchuck? No problem! You can switch the sticks, switch the stick clicks, anything you want. It is fully customizable. JUST RTFM!!

The Sixaxis support is very good. You can change the sensitivity of the accelerometers, as well as changing the default plane. So if you rest your hand sideways, the game will recognize that as the 'zero' point.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
If someone plugs it in without reading how to properly set it up that will cause 100% of the issues that all those nOObs that wrote negative reviews reported. I know this because I did too...BUT, I'm not a nOOb that immediately jumped online and started firing off ignorant comments, rather I read the instructions and made the game adjustments recommended and BAM! ( as Emeril says ) all the "lag" and miscalibration went away and I immediately went on massive, record breaking, kill streaks on Unreal. ANOTHER THING! I read a review from another nOOb that said,"The first thing I did was go to the browser..." THIS control is for GAMES not browsing, that's what the Mediaboard and other keyboards and mice are for...I have noticed that the sensitivity levels I have configured for the games presents a problem when going back to the online mode, but who cares, I have a Mediaboard and before that I used other devices for web browsing. I purchased this VERY REASONABLY PRICED controller to kick serious butt on FPS games and to that end it delivers WAY ABOVE EXPECTATION! Anyone who says otherwise has either:

1. Not properly configured this VERY customizable & configurable device.
2. Never used a Mouse & Keyboard on PC platform and is a complete nOOb with that scheme anyway.
3. Not taken the, maybe, 10 minutes it takes ( after proper configuration ) to get used to the feel needed to use it.

Mostly, I believe the negative reviews are just a classic case of plugging it in right out of the box, maybe turning the sensitivity dial on the side a little, and saying, "Duh...This don't work!" and writing a pouty lip review.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Item received in good condition and worked as promised
Published 3 months ago by Carey Eidlitz
4.0 out of 5 stars works nicely
Only bad side about the product is that it takes a little time to get used to the chuck and there is a small lag in the smoothness of the movement in some of the games. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Lionel Manjarres
2.0 out of 5 stars not worth it
ive been a cs player(i know how a mouse must feel) for years and i bought ps3 and battlefield 3. this works horribad for bf3, terrible staircasing. Read more
Published 14 months ago by ricardo valle
3.0 out of 5 stars Good concept, bad software.
Wasn't very accurate, nothing like shooting mouse and keyboard on PC. The view always skipped a few degrees more than you turned.
However, the design is very comfortable. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Lizardman
5.0 out of 5 stars Great on PS3. How about PS4?
It works really good on PS3. Does it work on PS4? If anyone knows, it would be great if they share. I will be trying later on.
Published 16 months ago by Oz
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome
I bought this to use for me PS3 cause I came from a PC so I'm used to mouse and keyboard. For those of you that come from PC then go to console you know how hard it is to use the... Read more
Published 16 months ago by Isaac
2.0 out of 5 stars Not very useful at all.
Won't help your game out much as it has too low of a DPI. Feels extremely cheap too. Meh meh.
Published 17 months ago by Peter Arseneault
3.0 out of 5 stars ok at best
I read all the reviews that I could about this product before hand and knew I was taking my chances. Read more
Published 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars GRANDSON RAVES TO GRANNY
Published 22 months ago by Walker
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for me
I am a 60 year old gamer. Started playing on PC with a mouse. I mainly play online multiplayer FPS games. Read more
Published 23 months ago by Lees Summit
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