By then, the market for voice chat had seen intense competition from downloadable and free-to-use software like Ventrilo and TeamSpeak , among others. Is there anything better? For reference I am on windows 8. The Strategic Commander is a highly ergonomic device, and resembles a large mouse in shape, contoured for the left hand. Compared to “modern” joysticks. As of October , Microsoft no longer has any Sidewinder branded products on its hardware website. Did this solve your problem?

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how to install sidewinder force feedback 2 in windows 10 – Microsoft Community

Otherwise I would buy yours Archived from the original on 6 February You can use Teensy board to wire Fighterstick buttons, but in a different way as describe, in micgosoft use Teensy as HID joystick. Shame that it’s no longer in production but I bought used and it works great.

Retrieved from ” https: Microsoft ceased production as they were infringing someone else’s copyright in their stick’s mechanism.

Other see details Time left: Along with this keyboard a new mouse was released dubbed the SideWinder X5. If someone made a WW2 looking Force Feedback stick, they would clean up the market!

Compared to the Force Feedback Pro and the Feedbacj 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. The seller put this up at a good price, was true sideinder their word on the condition and shipped it promptly and securely.


Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback

The device also has three movement axes; X, Y and Z rotation. Learning from their past mistakes, Microsoft introduced the SideWinder Precision Pro incorrecting the ergonomic issues, fixing some of the electrical issues, and adding new features.

This thread is locked. The red trigger series has a rubberized grip though.

Posted November 1, edited. Unfortunately Microsoft decided to end the production of the Sidewinder Series in The original Microsoft SideWinder gamepad had a digital directional pad, six fire buttons, two trigger buttons, and a “Mode” and “Start” button.

Video game controllers Microsoft hardware. Game must also support FFB. Microslft owner and was lightly used years ago. The external power is needed to feed to motors making your joystick alive. Microsoft SideWinder is the general name given to the family of digital game controllers developed by Microsoft for PCs.

Microsoft sideWinder force feedback 2 game controllers driver for – Microsoft Community

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. But please be as detailed as possible for the fools around here like me. I now have a spare. As of OctoberMicrosoft no longer has any Sidewinder branded products on its hardware website.


It was composed of two portions; there is a hinge between the two that allows you to rotate the right side up and down and from side to side. Read full review Verified purchase: There is just microslft wear on the steering wheel faded color but workd perfectly. The term “SideWinder” describes many types of Microsoft’s PC game controllers including joysticksgamepads and steering wheels.

Mcrosoft in prototype stage but it works surprisingly well. Xbox on Windows Phone Zune games. Posted November 12, One is already very scraped for parts, 2 needs to fix minor things, mainly buttons, and the other 2 are working perfectly.

In spite of its value designation, the SideWinder Joystick was functionally similar to the Precision 2.