Racing Wheel and Joysticks

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Well the market for steering wheels and joysticks for the PC has pretty much collapsed. Most folks are using consoles for games like this. I tried to resurrect an old Microsoft Wheel and Joystick, but they use the old analog input with the DB-15 plug. It costs $25 to get a DB-15 Game Port to USB adapter, so really not worth it. But google:”game port to usb adapter” has some listing like from “USB-Port”:http://www.usb-port.com/converters.html

If you choose to junk it and still want to play flight simulators and racing simulators, the choices are pretty few and pretty expensive. Logitech probably makes the most reasonable versions. Like the “Logitech MOMO Racing Wheel”:http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1869321,00.asp which is old but has gotten good reviews. Costs about $90 according to “pricegrabber”:http://computers.pricegrabber.com/joysticks-gamepads/m/634610/. It is force feedback so it pushes back when you are steering which is pretty cool.

For joysticks, it is much the same. Not too much innovation. Again, the “Logitech Force 3D Pro”:http://www.thetechlounge.com/article/266/Logitech+Force+3D+Pro+Joystick/ seems like a decent midrange priced product.

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