How you use you old Playstation 1 / PSone, PS2 or XBOX controllers on your PC or laptop
Playstation 1 / PS1 / PSone and Playstation 2 (PS2) ControllersMany of us ended up getting or being given a Playstation - it is the most successful console of modern times. Now alot of them have been put in the attic, under beds and on top of wardrobes. But no fear you can use the controller, joystick or steering wheel on your pc to play your PC games with! Why buy an expensive PC games control pad or steering wheel when you have a perfectly good one already!
All you need is a Playstation to USB adapter like this:
They are less than £3 delivered!(correct at time of writing this). You should be able to find them on ebay here: Dual Playstation USB Adapter You just connect up to 2 (for two player) of your playstation controllers and plug the USB into your PC - its plug and play and windows installs it in seconds. Then you can go to the Control panel and Games Controllers and configure and test all the buttons. You can even use your PS1 or 2 wireless controllers - just plug in the receiver and play wire free!