June Learn how and when to remove this template message. In games that support it, the shift button doubles the functionality of your buttons, hat switch, throttle wheel, trigger, and handle movements. Content that is unrelated, especially unoriginal, low-effort, or low-quality including, but not limited to: Fun as hell to use as a kid. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The only thing I do not like about them is that there seem to be no games around that have proper force-feedback. Celebrities are the exception, as long as you respect rule 1.

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For warranty information about this product, please click here. Modern joysticks use analog potentiometerswhich move a physical conducting rod along a resistive surface to create variable electrical resistance. Features also include a digital-optical camera built into Force Feedback Pro, providing pinpoint accuracy, optimal miccrosoft, and no drift.

This model, no longer produced, is used by many flight forec to train student pilots. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now.

The headset, along with the system speakers, plugged into the puck, where a switch could be used to set whether sound would be output from the speakers or the headset. Microsoft also gave the rest of the Precision Pro a more rounded design, replacing the rectangular base buttons with more rounded versions at the top of the base, the slider-based throttle with a wheel-based throttle, and the base itself was made more rounded.


Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. OP, you probably know about flight sims more than me fotce I’ll just say that was a great stick for it’s time and what it was retailing for, intended for arcade or some simcade titles. It was the first wheel controller to contain force feedback.

Archived from the original on 14 July The line was first launched in There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Just need an Arduino-like device and some soldering: See questions and answers. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. As of OctoberMicrosoft no longer offers any gaming mice or keyboards siedwinder the US.

The 3D Pro had a unique feature in that it could fall-back to an ‘analog emulation’ mode, where it could emulate either a CH Flightstick Pro or a Microsodt FCS Selectable by a switch on the basein environments where the digital mode would not work.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The revised joystick still featured a gameport connector but had additional circuitry for interfacing with Mucrosoft, and was bundled with a USB converter a DIY converter project exists.


Be advised that this specific version of the Sidewinder uses a “gameport” type plug, not USB. Only one entry per user to any giveaway unless otherwise stated by the giveaway poster.

He used to put a piece of tape on that infrared sensor to have the joystick always on. Users giving away physical items must provide photo proof of ownership including their username and date in the giveaway thread. As the PC joystick port is input-only, the only way for data to be sent to the joystick to trigger force feedback events is sidewijder use the MIDI capabilities of the port.

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It was shaped like a hockey puck, with four channel buttons that allowed the user to speak to individual teammates. Please contact the moderators of this subreddit if you have any questions or concerns.

Consider PMs as a safer way to hand out keys. I mean I’m gonna have to agree to disagree.

However, after research on the item, I confirmed that there is no “pro” version of the force feddback 2. I thought this item would have come with the ac power cord. See details for description of any imperfections.