Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. How satisfied are you with this reply? Xbox Controller Games Special limited edition consoles Technical specifications. In comparison with the earlier X6, anti-ghosting technology was added. The Dual Strike attempted to blend both mouse and gamepad functions into a single unit. Three buttons are located near the thumb in an arc.

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Retrieved September 30, Software was included for the device to provide hotkeys for a number of then popular games. Thanks for marking this as the answer.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It features up to 30 programmable macro keys, volume control, media control, a detachable numpad and backlighting. Qheel original gameport version had a pass-through, so additional joypads or joysticks could be used without unplugging the SideWinder, and also allowed the connection of up to four SideWinder gamepads working simultaneously.

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More items related to this product. However, on later operating systems the digital mode would be less and less reliable, and on modern PCs most 3D Pro owners can only run in analog mode.

Since the release of the Force Feedback 2, the stick has garnered a reputation of reliability and resiliency, many Force Feedback 2 sticks are still in use currently. Game must also support FFB. Most of the users report states that most of the essential tweaks are within the in-game settings menu.


Archived from the original on 8 February Linux treats this device as a joystick with all 3 axis and 12 plus 3 buttons and can be used as one or using various applets can be used as a “joystick action to key press” device e. By going with a geometric design however, it meant the 3D Pro lacked an effective adherence ergonomic principles, making it unsuitable for long gaming sessions for some users.

The Microsoft SideWinder’s button layout is very similar to that of the Sega Saturn controller, which was released over the same time period. To provide power for the puck LEDs and drive the voice command and channel functions, a USB connection was also required.

Skip to main content. Support for this joystick was dropped with the advent of Windows XP.

Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Racing Wheel & Pedals

It was a simple two button, three axis joystick. There is a bug in the Windows 8 joystick control panel which causes the joystick to be reported as non-functional.

It also comes with a complete black design with red “LED Jets” on the back to make it stand out from the original and better fit the X6 keyboard. In reply to Josh-H’s post on October 25, The control pad had a total of ten digital fire buttons: Thanks to the timing of the launch of the Precision Pro to coincide with the widespread launch of USB along the ergonomic corrections and rarity of the static charge problem, the Precision Pro saw a much higher sales volume and review scores than the earlier 3D Pro.

The SideWinder family of products was discontinued by Microsoft inciting poor sales. However, with the widespread introduction of USB in consumer computers shortly after the Precision Pro was released, Microsoft soon re-released the joystick in a USB-compatible form joysticks labeled as Part No. I have the same question Video game controllers Microsoft hardware.


Games such as Motocross Madness which was bundled with and designed for the controller profited from this physical interaction. This item doesn’t belong on this page.

Microsoft SideWinder Precision Racing Wheel – Overview – CNET

For its electronics, the Precision Pro featured a refined hybrid system, resolving some of the hardware compatibility issues with the 3D Pro.

Most of them are malware. PanaVise PortaGrip car mount keeps a fierce grip on phones With its thick plastic arms and strongly engineered hinges, the PortaGrip car mount won’t be easily dislodged from a windshield or broken in the automotive environment. Please i hope someone answer me. The 3D Pro sdewinder 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 Thrustmaster FCS Selectable by a switch on the basein environments where the digital mode would not work.

For example, one application developed at Carnegie Mellon used the device as a peripheral for navigating massive social network maps. Microsoft Xbox One Racing Wheels.