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Rumor: Fanatec ClubSport pedals v3 on the way?

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Kjell Eilertsen, Jun 9, 2015.

  1. Kjell Eilertsen

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  2. Brian McManus

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    they should make something abit more up the scale,
    They might be a reliable upgradge to the v2.
    But they need to get rid of those cheap sensors.
     
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  3. Raikku

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    Why ppl keep on saying that CSP's are unreliable? I've used v1's about 3 years and there has never been any problems with them. Sensors work an everything else.
     
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  4. Blkout

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    Because they are. Lucky you.
     
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  5. razorseal

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    What did you end up doing. Didn't u get some CSP elites? Still using them?
     
  6. Blkout

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    I use CSR Elites which are VERY reliable in comparison to the CSP's. I've had my CSR Elites almost a year now without any issues.
     
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  7. razorseal

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    Good to hear!
     
  8. Brian McManus

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    Iv have four throttle sensors and a load sensor in the last three years,
    But no problems this year atall
     
  9. Ilias Axarlis

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    im ok with the v2s for 2 years now.
     
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  10. Eric Rowland

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    My V2's worked fine for 2 years then the clutch sensor went bad. As soon as I replaced that, the brake pedal quit working. I replaced the load cell and the brake still didn't work. I have now ordered a new pcb for the pedals, so we'll see if that resolves things. That's three weeks and $100 bucks out the window...
    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Flying Kefran

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    They look nice !

     
  12. Mircea Rad

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    Yes, they look good, but I'm not sure if it's worth it to upgrade from V2. Maybe if they would offer an upgrade pack. I'm wondering if the new pedal style fits the V2 pedals and can be purchased separately.

    About the problems with the quality of Fanatec products, it's true for some people they tend to break more often than for others, but from my experience their after sales support is excellent. I only had one issue with the V2 pedals, sent it to Germany for service (they refunded the shipment cost) and got it back fixed within 2 weeks.
     
  13. Kjell Eilertsen

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    Looks interesting, the brake pedal on my CSR Elites stopped working yesterday, I suspect a dead loadcell (it's been 2 and a half years after all) so I will prob just replace it for cheap, but the pedals have developed some squeak and noise over the years so I'm considering a upgrade.
    But Fanatec hasn't released that video officially yet, how do we know it's real? It does look real though.
     
  14. Mircea Rad

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    It's on their Facebook page, so it's official. They have been teasing for the last couple of days with pictures, same as with the V2 wheel base.
     
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  15. Kjell Eilertsen

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    Ahh... stupid me for thinking they would release it on their own website/blog before Facebook.... I guess it's part of the new times... friggin social network generation.... :p
     
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  16. HoiHman

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    @Mircea Rad It's has been confirmed that there will be no upgrade pakkage for the CSPv2

    I bought my CSPv2 almost 3 years ago and they have been working flawless since the day i got them. The extra damper kit looks very intresting
     
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  17. Flying Kefran

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    Now I am hesitating !
    If Heusinkveld pedals had been in stock, I would have already ordered a Pro set... but the ps4/XOne compability of those CSP V3 pedals is a significant advantage.
     
  18. Kjell Eilertsen

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    That's quite a significant jump in price too tough. If I didn't have to pay import taxes I would for sure get a set of Protosimtech pedals, they look like a steal for the price asked! But with taxes and transport, plus having to deal with US only support and warranty makes these v3 puppies quite interesting to me.
    To bad they don't seem to come with an optional inversion kit like the CSR elites. :(
     
  19. Blkout

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    I think its wonderful that there's a handful of people in the world that have working CSP v2's, congrats to the few of you. The rest of the world seems to have serious reliability issues with them, hence the reason I'm sure that the v3's are being released. Thomas even said on the Fanatec blog that they've been improved for reliability so you lucky few people in the world can keep drinking from the river of denial all you want but it doesn't change the fact that the overall reliability of the v2 pedals are far less than even Fanatec is willing to accept. All of the improvements in the Fanatec CSW v2 likely wouldn't exist right now had the v1 been more reliable but thankfully they got tired of fixing the CSW v1 so they went back to the drawing board. I suspect the CSP v3's will have improved reliability also which is good for the consumer.
     
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  20. Blkout

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    I agree. I've had great repair support from Fanatec. I can't complain about that.


    I don't know if there's any official photos of the new pedals but they absolutely do exist. People have already asked Thomas directly if the v2 pedals they have on order will be upgraded to the v3 pedals or if they should cancel their order and order the V3's when they're available and Thomas replied that all existing orders will be automatically upgraded to the newest version.