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Do Guitar Hero peripherals work with Rock Band and vice versa?

Subject pretty much says it all. I've got PS3 + Rock Band, and would like to use Guitar-hero controllers. Are there adapters? Can I hack them, somehow?

Similarly, can I make my own controllers? Are there sites with good DIY instructions? By "make", I mean from scratch; I think I can figure out "buy a guitar, take it apart, put the bits into different plastics..."

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marked as duplicate by tzenes, Kevin Y, alexanderpas, C. Ross, jmfsg Aug 10 '10 at 14:14

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Awww, that other question was a duplicate of this one, asked a month later! ;) –  Olie Jun 12 '11 at 1:37

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Most work ... but not all.

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What would you need an adapter for? If the Guitar Hero controllers are designed for the PS3, just plug them in and use them in Rock Band.

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I use Guitar Hero controllers for Rock Band all the time-no adapter needed. –  averyzoe Jul 8 '10 at 22:33

Your Guitar Hero guitar controllers should work with Rock Band, as I do this all the time. You will require a software update for this to work. If your PS3 is connected to the Internet, you should be prompted for this the first time you play Rock Band.

I can't personally vouch for the other Guitar Hero peripherals, as I've not tried them, but they are supposed to be compatible.

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