The control pad had a total of ten digital fire buttons: The sensor turns on feedback when it detects a hand is holding the stick. The PCBs push against the plastic to hold it in place. Download Alexa for your Windows 10 PC for free. These suffer from physical dirt and degradation, as well as signal noise, where even if you hold the stick perfectly still, the raw data being sent to the PC is jumping around slightly, and has to be filtered to be usable, creating a tiny amount of lag on the input. 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. I still have mine left and I use it from time to time.

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Freespace 2 keyboard only. You can post about your channel or project, but don’t make it a requirement to visit, comment or subscribe to an external place to enter a giveaway or to increase the likelihood of winning. Last modern one was the Logitech G, I think. For the PSP stick, I’ve wired it into 2 of the analog inputs on the teensy. Luckily some folks at descentbb. Or go to a local community college or a makerspace and see if you can get access?

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I’d list it on eBay as you could still make a few quid on it and then just buy a FF2 instead as they’ll work out of the box via USB on Windows 7 and 8.

The Force Feedback motors are dead, everything else still works. One of the main ideas in the Force Feedback 2 was the removal of the power brick. Which is just as well, since it makes it easy to pop the whole thing out.

Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback 2 Pro Gameport Game Controller

Next I tried carving different pieces of plastic from my junk pileand even a piece of stripboard but none I thought were suitable.

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It’s microwoft a try. The control pad had a total of ten digital fire buttons: These are pictures of the wheel and pedals, along with the connection cord. Compared to the Force Feedback Pro and the Precision 2, nothing new was added to the Force Feedback 2 that wasn’t added to the Precision 2, in fact the shift button was taken away.

No conditional I will only giveaway if giveaways. That’s 12v power and GND for the force feedback system, the barrel connector broke off years ago, and the power brick that came with the stick got lost sometime ago. Sun Mar 27, 3: Rule 4 Screenshots of Reddit, Facebook, Youtube, and other site’s comments should nicrosoft the usernames blacked out including yours.


This time it works, all 4 directions and center-push.

Rule 1 Harassment sidewineer others is strictly forbidden. I own 6 limited edition controllers and a elite controller that I rotate through on Xbox and PC use. Yours came from a Precision Pro? Flying Sim and Fighter Pilot games are what it was built for and it works flawlessly, even for its age. It features a total of 6 programmable command buttons, 2 zoom buttons, 3 shift buttons, a macro record button and a 3-point configuration switch.

The whole reason I made this post was to point out that this joystick doesn’t use analog potentiometers, it uses digital encoders. It could also be set to communicate with the entire team, or globally to all corce.

Have one to sell? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Sure, pedals are cool when you are planning to turn around your helicopter or whatever in 5 seconds or you want “immersion”.

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Towards the top, is the image sensor. Get to Know Us. It’s still an additional button, and keeps dirt out of the grip.

The design incorporated a number of advanced features including adjustable weights, programmable macro mode, on- the- fly DPI change, and a built-in LCD display, the first ever found in a mouse.

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