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It's the other R button: clicking the right control stick into the controller.
You can not simply replace a PlayStation 2 controller connection with a USB connection, and expect it to work. The immediate clue is in the wires. Not only do the data lines mis-match, but the power line for the controller uses 3.3 volts, and USB supplies 5 volts. Simply connecting the controller to a powered USB slot could cause unsalvageable damage. ...
Yes, it is possible to use a DualShock 4 on a PS3. You can plug it in directly to the USB port by default, but if your PS3 has the correct system firmware, it can be used wirelessly as well. There are a few features and games that aren't 100% compatible, the instructions for connecting the controller to the console and the compatibiliy list is in this ...
Directly interfacing a PlayStation 2 controller to USB is a losing proposition. The protocols and hardware are not at all compatible. You're in for way too much work, risk, and pain. You can, however, buy a cheap adapter for just a couple of bucks. These tend to be cheap both in terms of cost and in terms of reliability, so I suggest buying someplace ...
It would be 8 if you were using Multitaps because each Multitap can use 4 controllers. If you weren't using Multitaps it would only be 2.
Hold the PS-button and Share-button simultanously for some seconds while the PS4 is turned on. This will reset all connections of the controller and searches for a new one. If this doesn't help, try different USB-cables after resetting. If that also doesnt work, your controller is probably damaged.
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