Here it is inside the base. For an in-depth explanation of our rules don’t forget to check our rules wiki page. Login to reply to this thread. Video gaming products by Microsoft. Nor did it start as one. The main features dropped were Z-axis control and the 8-way hat switch. Drill or dremel for a hole– if you don’t own one and don’t want to buy one, see if you can borrow one?

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The code, as I downloaded it, already had an “spare” 4 analog axes, apart from the existing ones.

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Mon Jan 16, 7: I would like to see iot working with force feeedback in Win7 x I have one too. So no, you didn’t make a poor choice.

Mine doesn’t have those. 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.

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The Strategic Commander is a highly ergonomic device, and resembles a large mouse in shape, contoured for the left hand. It’s going to be easy to feedbsck though, I could just go to any number of console repair shops and buy one of their spare PSP sticks. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Microsoft has not released the hardware specifications so that an open source driver could be developed.


Along with this keyboard a new forve was released dubbed the SideWinder X5. But, the biggest reason why it got neglected was the fact that Windows XP did not have drivers for this. The 5th base button is supposedly a “shift” button to double the number of buttons, but in the code it acted as button 9. It’s not perfectly round, but it’s close enough, and the buttons will cover up the imperfections.

The original Microsoft SideWinder gamepad had a digital directional pad, six fire buttons, two trigger buttons, and a “Mode” and “Start” button. The only moving parts were mechanical on the throttle and joystick pivots which gave this joystick virtually unlimited lifetime.

However, due to a flaw in the design of the Precision Pro, in rare cases the stick microsogt build up a static charge in its electronics and require either a complex process to discharge that was not always successful, or simply sodewinder to stay unpowered for a number of hours to slowly discharge on its own. Sideainder blame Microsoft for not making Windows work with this. As a piece of technology, it was kind of special.

I have one of those too!

Microsoft SideWinder – Wikipedia

Due to the inclusion of the motors, the Force Feedback Pro was significantly larger and heavier than the Precision Pro, making it easy to differentiate between the two. These suffer from physical dirt and degradation, as well as signal forrce, 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 foorce, creating a tiny amount of lag on the input.


Sat Apr 23, 2: Want prt add to the discussion? Sugru sticks permanently to lots of stuff like ceramics, glass, metal, wood, and most plastics and fabrics. In the end, the 5-way held in place, all four directions click nicely.

Thread Tools Show Printable Version. The first 8 buttons become when shifted. I mean I’m gonna have to agree to disagree.

You can be banned if you conduct yourself like that here. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Because something called durabilitythese digital encoders could last a lot in fact, most of the Force Feedback Pros out there still work properly while the potentiometers probably will not last more than 5 years. So I ffedback 3 again, this time paying better attention to which wires should be connected to which pins.

Ars Legatus Legionis et Sideqinder.