As the PC joystick port is input-only, the only way for data to be sent to the joystick to trigger force feedback events is to use the MIDI capabilities of the port. Norm Does it give options in game for keyboard or controller also can you see the joystick in the options in game to enable or customise? Archived from the original on 8 February Xbox on Windows Phone Zune games. Microsoft Bluetooth Video Game Controllers.

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Microsoft SideWinder Precision Pro (32600105) Video Games Controller

This made microsoft sidewinder pro an ideal companion for FPS and similar games; because you can aim weapons or look up and down with the right hand while simultaneously slewing position with the left hand, and change weapons etc. I went to Settings, type Controllers. Sign In Register now! 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.

You can set microsoft sidewinder pro for previous versions if it worked then.

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The X5 has a more basic function set than its predecessor but was well received because of its lower price. There are times you strive for greatness, to reach lofty goals and accomplish.

On the upper section, the programmable buttons mentioned above are located near the tips of the index, middle and ring fingers for quick access. Its shape is the same as the original microsoft sidewinder pro without the LCD, weight adjusting and metal side buttons.


Archived from the original on 14 July microsoft sidewinder pro 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 term “SideWinder” describes many types of Microsoft’s PC game controllers including joysticksgamepads and steering wheels.

Unsourced sidewinxer may be challenged and removed. As of OctoberMicrosoft no longer has any Sidewinder branded products on its microsoft sidewinder pro website. I know I have really told you nothing but microsoft sidewinder pro trying a new USB works for ya. The Microsoft SideWinder’s button layout is very similar to that of the Sega Saturn controller, which was released over the same time period.

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This item doesn’t belong on this page. It was the first wheel controller to contain force feedback.

This controller looks like it was never used Microsoft SideWinder Precision Pro is an ultimate microsoft sidewinder pro Take advantage of the breakthrough Shift button to double the functionality of eight programmable buttons.

Sidewinder Precision Pro was listed. This joystick came in two varieties: In addition it had two additional dials on the base for adjustment of the stick itself, one above stick and the other to microsoft sidewinder pro right of the stick.

The microsoft sidewinder pro location of the input. I have experienced devices working ;ro some USB and not on others. In digital mode, the D-pad controlled the x- and y-axis like a traditional digital control pad therefore, there was no hat switch function in digital mode.


For microsoft sidewinder pro electronics, the Precision Pro featured a refined hybrid system, resolving some of the hardware compatibility issues with the 3D Pro.

One of the main ideas in the Force Feedback 2 was the removal of the power brick. Sivewinder comparison with the earlier X6, anti-ghosting technology was added.

Compared to the Force Feedback Pro and the Precision 2, nothing new was sidedinder to the Force Feedback 2 that wasn’t microsoft sidewinder pro to the Precision 2, in fact the shift button was taken away.

Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Pro (with USB adapter)

I’ve forgotten my password Password. We have ratings, but no written reviews for this, yet. Retrieved 27 May PyroJockey Backer posts Joined: The joystick was widely praised in its inception and was one of the few joysticks with multiple buttons that did not require a keyboard pass-through. Linux treats this microsoft sidewinder pro as a joystick with all 3 axis and 12 plus 3 buttons and can be used as one or using various applets can microsoft sidewinder pro used as a “joystick action to key press” device e.