Logitech G X56 H.O.T.A.S Throttle and Joystick Flight Simulator Game Controller, 6 Dregrees of Freedom, 4 Spring Options, +189 Programmable Controls, RGB Lighting, 2x USB, PC - Black
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Sure it's not as highly modular as some, but this is a really professional-feeling yoke. For half a grand, this is a super-premium price, but there's hardly a thing about this yoke that feels out of place. It's honestly no wonder Boeing wanted their name on it. For Logitech X56, the flight training and control binding took around three hours; time well spent, and we’d recommend that new X-56 users, especially those unfamiliar with HOTAS setups in general, do the same. it may be a good idea to monitor the 5v rail in bios for volts drop or spikes if happerning across multiple titles (ideally should be smooth)
Giving military-grade precision to flight and space sims, its HOTAS configuration software allows 189 programmable controls for you to: Take to the skies and experience the joy of flight in the next generation of Microsoft Flight Simulator, at its best on Logitech G flight equipment. Travel the world in amazing detail with over 37 thousand airports, 2 million cities, 1.5 billion buildings, real mountains, roads, trees, rivers, animals, traffic, and more. Test your piloting skills against the challenges of night flying, real-time atmospheric simulation, and live weather in a dynamic and living world.
The key elements are there. The detachable throttle is probably the neatest feature: given that you're going to need easy access to your keyboard for its extra buttons, being able to split these components around it is a definite advantage. Whether you're in the heat of a dog fight or about to drop the landing gear in the space station, X56 supplies the heroic environment you need for the best experience. Edit the full-spectrum RGB lighting to your liking with feature-rich software. Not only is an advanced H. O. T. A. S like X56 mirroring what you see on screen in the latest games, the controls are also confidently in your hands. This, as well as the immense number and sensitivity of controls, make X56 ideal for head-mounted displays (HMD) and VR gaming. Put on a headset and grab onto X56 for endless adventure.
Logitech X56 has two rotary knobs on the throttle’s base that, like its dials, can be mapped to anything. However, we couldn’t find any real benefit in doing so. Depending on if you are looking to buy a HOTAS as a flight student and would like to accomplish some chair flying between flights or if you are a serious gamer looking to simulate combat, the right HOTAS for you will depend on the capabilities of that device. The more complex aircraft you plan to fly with the HOTAS the more programmable features and precision you will need. Buttons Looks great, thats all it has going for it. Hat switches and other knobs are sloppy, location of certain buttons could be better, The X52 Pro , on the other hand is excellent in all respects . all knobs and hat switches are constructed very well and in much better user friendly locations.
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