The puck also had its own volume control. From Microsoft Game Studios: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The original Microsoft SideWinder gamepad had a digital directional pad, six fire buttons, two trigger buttons, and a “Mode” and “Start” button. On the upper section, the programmable buttons mentioned above are located near the tips of the index, middle and ring fingers for quick access.

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Thanks to the timing of the launch of the Precision Pro to coincide with the widespread launch of USB along the ergonomic corrections and rarity of the static charge problem, the Precision Pro saw a much higher sales volume and review scores than the earlier 3D Pro. The control pad had a total of ten digital fire buttons: How satisfied are you with this response? As of OctoberMicrosoft no longer offers any gaming mice or keyboards in the US.

From Microsoft Game Studios: Can an adapter be used along with the download provided on this web site to convert the 15 pin connectoer to a USB connector or the sound card connector? Compared to the Precision Pro, the Precision 2 dropped the Pro’s shift button, replaced the throttle wheel with a more traditional lever, and rearranged the face buttons on the stick into a symmetric design.


In comparison with the earlier X6, anti-ghosting technology was added. Feel the action with Impulse Triggers.

Reply to this review Read replies 2. Show only see all. There is no support for Force-feedback at this time. Flaming or offending other users.

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As such there are no drivers available for this product. Login or create an account to post a review. The Game Voice is an early voice chat device. Was this review helpful? Sidewimder This won’t install on Vista, so not much use to me is it!?

The puck also had its own volume control.

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A neighbour gave me this joystick today and I am kind of into the novelty of it. 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. Compared to the Force Feedback Pro and the Precision 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.

Along with this keyboard a new mouse was released dubbed the SideWinder X5.

Used- Very Good Condition! Without the adapter, the controller’s cable ended in a game port plug. All I can say is: Microsoft Xbox JR Gamepad Usually, Windows will find and automatically install the necessary drivers when you plug your game controller into your computer.


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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 Joystifk or a Thrustmaster FCS Selectable by a switch on the basein environments where the digital mode would not work. Black Microsoft Xbox Gamepads.

Due to the inclusion of the motors, the Force Feedback Pro was significantly larger and heavier than the Precision Pro, making it easy to differentiate between the two. The revised joystick still featured a gameport connector but had additional circuitry for interfacing with USB, and was bundled with a USB converter a DIY converter project exists.

And I have included instructions on how to easily get it working on windows Sorry this didn’t help. Retrieved from ” https: