We promise we can make you happy if you give us a fair chance. You can likely get the same here on ebay, as there are a few still to choose from. I know I have really told you nothing but hopefully trying a new USB works for ya. I think the axis can be disabled in the Windows registry the same way I assigned the ministick on my X52 throttle to axes , but I haven’t needed to bother. The Precision 2 also dropped all gameport compatibility by only shipping in a USB version, and was slightly smaller and lighter than the Pro.

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Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback 2 () Joystick | eBay

This site in other languages x. In CloD FFB was pretty weak and stick offered to little resistance, so it was harder to make use of its precision. Additionally, some soundcard gameports, and so-called accelerated game-ports – which attempted to resolve CPU overhead issues presented by polling the gameport directly themselves – such as those produced by Gravis, would not always be able to handle the stick in digital mode.

The sale box contained the game port-to-USB adapter for free. Quite an easy mod to do. Gotta love extra buttons.

Microsoft ceased production as they were infringing someone else’s copyright in their stick’s mechanism. The Strategic Commander micrrosoft a highly ergonomic device, and resembles a large mouse in shape, contoured for the left hand.


I’ve got two now so I’m future proof hopefully. Sony DualShock 3 Gamepad Trending Price New.

It was the first wheel controller to contain force feedback. But a future mod to this stick may eliminate my need for that all together, and to be honest, I’ve been way more partial to bi-planes, prop planes, and the Sidwinder while simming si nce obtaining the MSFFB2.

The Precision Pro introduced a new stick that was far more ergonomic than the “geometric” design of the 3D Pro. As of OctoberMicrosoft no longer has any Sidewinder branded products on its imcrosoft website. I found the controller software and after that no issues.

Posted November 9, edited. Support for this joystick was dropped with the advent of Windows XP. Have you encountered any Joystick, which you feel is significantly better than the Sidewinder Force Feedback 2??

The revised joystick still featured a ssidewinder connector but had additional circuitry for interfacing with USB, and was bundled with a USB converter a DIY converter project exists.

Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback 2 (65600105) Joystick

Microsoft has not released the hardware specifications so that an open source driver could be developed. Posted November 24, Fred Iyc and Edie Adams [10] are among the 17 people who have signed it. Ch F16 Fighterstick Gameport or USB dont joysticl this “8-bit shift registers” chips inside grip like Thrustmaster, but a “matrix” – lines x columns – scheme.


Physically mounting the grip was just a matter of cutting both shafts, boring out the F shaft, smoothing out the MSFFB2 shaft, and epoxying them together.

I use it in conjuction with a G throttle unit.

The seller put this up at a good price, was true to their word on the condition and shipped it promptly and securely. Posted November 12, Well those were the times when MS hardware was a lot better than the software.

When she got home and I promptly put in back in the original box after testing I recommend this discussion All the sensors are optical so they never wear out. It said it tested OK! The 3D Pro had 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.

Microsoft SideWinder – Wikipedia

No jyostick what, I will never step back to a joystick that is not “alive”. There is no other cables or any other accessories. And the guys with Thrustmaster Warthogs don’t have force trim.

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