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Sana_HvJ
06-05-2004, 04:02 PM
I'm currently using a Logitech Wingman Force 3D Force Feedback but i'm very unpleased with it.

It has very low accuracy on all axis especially the Z-axis (you can rotate the stick for ruder control). The z-axis is bouncing around -100% and +35% even if you just move it a very little bit in x or y direction making your crosshair to dance around your target. So I even had to disable the Z-axis and now I use keyboard control for ruder.
As i'm going to get myself a new PC soon (Athlon64, a gig of ram, Radeon 9800 graphic(or better)) i'm also looking for a new joystick.

Any ideas which one to buy?

Sana_HvJ
06-05-2004, 04:02 PM
I'm currently using a Logitech Wingman Force 3D Force Feedback but i'm very unpleased with it.

It has very low accuracy on all axis especially the Z-axis (you can rotate the stick for ruder control). The z-axis is bouncing around -100% and +35% even if you just move it a very little bit in x or y direction making your crosshair to dance around your target. So I even had to disable the Z-axis and now I use keyboard control for ruder.
As i'm going to get myself a new PC soon (Athlon64, a gig of ram, Radeon 9800 graphic(or better)) i'm also looking for a new joystick.

Any ideas which one to buy?

Bearcat99
06-05-2004, 09:26 PM
Most bang for buck.. http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/images/page_graphics/thumbs/x45.gif

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USE THAT X45 STICK AS A BUTTON BAY!

LW_Icarus
06-05-2004, 10:48 PM
Saitek x-45 is hands down the best stick for the money.

stay away from logitech. just my experiences, but theyve not been very good. my cyborg 3d was great but twist rudder caused me problems.

had the x45 about 7 months now, and have no complaints

Sana_HvJ
06-05-2004, 10:53 PM
thx guys,

100% (2 of 2) vote for x45 will be enough for me