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Thrustmaster new update V49 available

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by jimortality, Jun 19, 2015.

  1. jimortality

    jimortality
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    You're welcome.
     
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  2. jimortality

    jimortality
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    No problem thanks for posting it Jim
     
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  3. Frank

    Frank
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    Thanks Jim.
     
  4. jimortality

    jimortality
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    Thanks Frank, I feel better now lol
     
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  5. Andy Jackson

    Andy Jackson
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    Does it improve anything?

    ps, Jim..............Thanks.
     
  6. jimortality

    jimortality
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    I don't know, I've got ffb overload from the last few weeks and I don't know what's happening anymore lol
     
  7. Frank

    Frank
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    I am running Windows 10, for me it fixed calibration. Before this update I had to restart my PC a few times before it centered :).
     
  8. Andy Jackson

    Andy Jackson
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    Hi Frank. It changes nothing for t500 users on windows 7 and 8. So its only good for win 10 users and TX owners.

    Cheers
    Andy
     
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  9. jimortality

    jimortality
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    Yes, it's made my wheel a lot smoother in project cars.
     
  10. Jake Fangio

    Jake Fangio
    Please don't rain pleeaassee don't rain

    I owned a T300 a couple of months back,and it started doing this weird calibration thing.I sent it back and got my money back.I'm hoping some sort of update will address the issue,as it seemed to be a software glitch.I miss that bloody wheel now and wish i'd got a replacement,I think I overeacted a little bit.My DFGT is still going strong,but iv'e lost three teeth as it rattles like a b,stard.:D
     
  11. jimortality

    jimortality
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    What kind of weird calibration?
     
  12. Jake Fangio

    Jake Fangio
    Please don't rain pleeaassee don't rain

    There's some vids on YouTube. Slamming from left to right over and over again.I was so pissed off I just got my money back.
     
  13. Jake Fangio

    Jake Fangio
    Please don't rain pleeaassee don't rain

    I'd only had the wheel for three weeks,so don't worry if you've had yours for awhile.it will be fine.I read the reviews on it on Amazon after I got rid!,nearly all were ok but the one that works with the xbone had some failures.People were sending it back,but getting another dodgy wheel as a replacement.I did't want to get on that merry go round,so I got my money back and dusted off old faithful.Mine was the RS version and not the xbone ,and the rs's don't seem to fail as much.I'm now regretting my impatience and may have to get one again.I don't want a T500 as the paddles are not connected to the wheel,and they are still expensive even second hand.
     
  14. jimortality

    jimortality
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    I have the TX anyway but I've always had the quite forced calibration when starting my pc which according to TM, is quite normal.
     
  15. Jake Fangio

    Jake Fangio
    Please don't rain pleeaassee don't rain

    This was a never ending calibration,that was almost ripping the wheel off my rig.I'll say this though,the motors are dam strong!.
     
  16. Get back on the saddle. I bought a used TX early when they where still failing and it has been flawless!

    Maybe it was just the firmware update you needed to apply before connecting dunno or there was some random manufacturing error who knows.

    As for T500RS static paddles if you get rims with their own paddle you don´t have to use them. I really liked them though as it allow you to use your own wheels without a separate shifter and it don´t take long to adjust to them. Sometimes it´s a plus because you know downshift is always on the left side. If you had a crash and the paddles follow the wheel often you go to upshift instead of downshift :D
     
  17. Jake Fangio

    Jake Fangio
    Please don't rain pleeaassee don't rain

    Believe me mate,I tried everything you could possibly imagine to get the thing working.It was a dud end of story.As for the T500 and buying a new rim for it,I'm not made of money.I will be getting one again,but not until September.