Original Precision Pros remain incompatible with this converter,  but a user made converter exists. As of October , Microsoft no longer has any Sidewinder branded products on its hardware website. The first thing I noticed is that it seems to be well made. The main features dropped were Z-axis control and the 8-way hat switch. Be warned, though, this stick is bulky and bulbous. Some games may allow customization again, BattleZone is great about this , but I’ve never had an issue just using the default settings. It was a simple two button, three axis joystick.
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: Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback 2 Joystick: Electronics
Retrieved 27 May It’s because some guys buy all ones they find. Used but works perfectly.
Sign up for a new account in our community. So maybe the stick might be a bit less precise than other “no-FFB” sticks, but I find it easier to fly and way more fun. Compared to the Force Feedback Foece and the Precision microzoft, 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.
I don’t play racing simulation games any longer so clearing out for space. All the sensors are optical so they never wear out.
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The force feedback is the 1 reason sidewinderr would buy this, and this feature varies from game to game. That Saitek Evo Force is an old product? 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.
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. Whether you’re looking for a joystick to add to your collection, or you’re a first-time buyer, I strongly recommend purchasing this product.
SideWinder Force Feedback 2 joystick – The Globe and Mail
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In some older games that did not use ffb at all the stick was completely limp and close to useless. Connect the chip via USB, program it, and you’re done.
Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback 2 (65600105) Joystick
If you wanted to be really fancy you could fashion a connector to use an unmodified Cougar or Warthog grip. It’s still very accurate after many years use.
On the front is the obligatory fire button for your index finger, and the standard thumb-activated secondary fire button on the top of the stick. Available from these sellers. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This made it an ideal companion for FPS and similar games; because you can aim weapons or look up and down with the right hand while simultaneously slewing position with the left hand, and change weapons etc.