Ben heck mods PS4 controller for single-handed use
Ben Heck, the modding king is back in the limelight with his newest creation, a single handed PlayStation 4 controller for the disabled. The controller has been build due to numerous requests from his followers to make one just like the single handed wireless Xbox 360 controller. Ben calls it the Accessibility Controller for PS4 as all the left hand buttons have been moved to the right hand side to make everything in accessible quarters for one handed use. When compared to Xbox 360 controller, the PS4 controller has a little cramped space when it comes to placing the buttons and that is why Ben had to make use of 3D printing technology for making custom parts which hold the gaming console buttons in their new position. The D Pad has been placed right under the right controller stick in such a way that it is comfortable distance away from the right controller stick. The left trigger button and left bumper buttons have also been placed in such a way that they can be accessed with a single hand. In the video below Ben explains how he went about modding the original PS4 controller so that it could be operated with single hand. He made the controller right handed because most of the people use their right hand, but if you want to make it left handed it can also be done.
UPDATE: Element 14 worked together with Ben Heck in this project and when completed the PS4 controller was donated to the Able Gamers Foundation, a charity aimed at making video games more accessible for those with disabilities.