I downloaded the 3. Designed as a gaming-neutral joystick, rather than a specialized joystick for use with realistic combat flight simulators, the 3D Pro was built with a functional, but low-key geometric design. My thumb gets tired after 2 hours. Add to watch list. The term “SideWinder” describes many types of Microsoft’s PC game controllers including joysticks , gamepads and steering wheels. Software was included for the device to provide hotkeys for a number of then popular games. The only drawback is the tilted D-PAD tilted by about 10 degrees which makes some games harder, like fighting games.

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sieewinder Reply to this review Read replies 2. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Skip to main content. Microsoft discontinued the product in If you plan on playing console ports, especially playstation games, you will need to use the keyboard as well. See details for description of any imperfections. You may also like. Video game controllers Microsoft hardware.

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Microsoft Sidewinder Plug & Play USB Gamepad

View or edit your browsing history. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. The joystick’s popularity has created a small die-hard following, with many people still holding onto them despite their age.

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A neighbour gave me this joystick today and I am kind of into the novelty of it. However, due to a flaw in the design of the Precision Pro, in sodewinder cases the stick would build up a static charge in its electronics and require either a complex process to discharge that was not always successful, or simply needed to stay unpowered for a paly of hours to slowly discharge on its own.

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The device also has three movement axes; X, Y and Z rotation. PROS- – still the best feeling pad in the industry – for many full-sized Americans, this gamepad is heaven on your hands.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Still use it with an old gaming laptop I kept for playing roms and old PC games since none of them work on windows One major problem with it is there is no clear orientation of the directional pad.

Microsoft SideWinder

Pros None Cons Didint work Using the Precision 2 design once again, Microsoft introduced a value-oriented SideWinder joystick, simply called the SideWinder Joystick. There are four main buttons this time around, with two triggers and the standard Microsoft style D pad.

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The Freestyle Pro, released inwas a unique gamepad, as the up-down-left-right directions in analogue mode were controlled by the physical movement of the controller, more precisely by the absolute pitch and roll position of the pad.

Cons It doesn’t work on XP Home edition.

Microsoft SideWinder Plug & Play Game Pad Controller USB Connection X | eBay

Bought this controller ages ago back sdewinder it was still an item found in stores. Built on the design of the Precision Pro, the Force Feedback Pro differed only game;ad the inclusion of motors for the force feedback effects, and the lack of USB compatibility. Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge.

Anyone else a little bitter about the whole “Plug and Play” fiasco? Sounds like a good solution but need more details of “how to do it” which an absolute novice would find easy to understand.

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