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Haigotron
10-08-2007, 10:33 AM
I wonder if anyone got this product yet, and what are your thoughts on it? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/prod/quad.htm

I am looking into buying it, but alas, Canada is a little behind for online purchases, and no retail seems to have it yet!

TgD Thunderbolt56
10-08-2007, 10:42 AM
The two people I know that have gotten the Saitek Throttle quadrant absolutely love it. I have a CH TQ and after using one, I wouldn't want to do without it (but the same can be said for TIR and the rest of my CH controllers)


TB

Skunk_438RCAF
10-08-2007, 11:02 AM
Has your X45 gone bad or what?

Haigotron
10-08-2007, 12:24 PM
my x45 makes that grincing noise, but a little vacuuming cured it http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

as for the quadrant I wanted to add flaps/prop pitch/radiator onto sliders and I think the compactness + saitek fidelity is attracting me to it!

yours?

JG52Uther
10-08-2007, 01:06 PM
It does look good..........

AKA_TAGERT
10-08-2007, 01:13 PM
Originally posted by Haigotron:
I wonder if anyone got this product yet, and what are your thoughts on it? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/prod/quad.htm

I am looking into buying it, but alas, Canada is a little behind for online purchases, and no retail seems to have it yet! I ordered one.. it should be here next week

BSS_AIJO
10-08-2007, 02:04 PM
ok,


I have had mine for a bit now, and I have to say I love it.

It goes very nicely with my x52, and now I have better cem controls

Being able to reach up and manage the prop pitch with a lever is a heck of a lot nicer than buttons.

only problem is that the current saitek manager for it is pretty much crappy beta.

I am running with the old x52 pro manager and not running a full profile for the quad.

I am looking forward to that though.

BSS_AIJO

Skunk_438RCAF
10-08-2007, 06:22 PM
Originally posted by Haigotron:
yours?

Turned into a button console. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Haigotron
10-09-2007, 08:15 AM
skunk: je sais, je sais http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif always up to something...

BSS: if you don't use the manager, does the game recognize it as a HOTAS system seperate from your x52?

Skunk_438RCAF
10-09-2007, 08:24 AM
In theory it should. I bought Saitek rudder pedals when I still used my x45, and thought I needed to install drivers, so I popped in the pedal's CD. It wanted to uninstall the software I was using for my X45. So I said screw it and tried them in game anyway. The game recognized all axii no problem.

So if the quad is just a bunch of axii as well, you shouldnt have any problem using it along with your x45.