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This is our review of the well-built and cost effective Aiologs Sim Sequential Shifter.

In our pursuit of immersion in the world of sim racing, a sequential shifter can be a comparatively simple and inexpensive step forward. Many open wheel and GT race cars have utilized sequential stick shifters, including the GT1 class that is well loved in the world of sim racing.

Aiologs’ sequential stick offering, features an all-metal design, USB plug and play compatibility for your PC, and mounting options for both aluminium extrusion rigs and tables ; the table clamp also allows for fitment to many other rig styles. The travel of the stick offers non-linear resistance, and shifter offers a satisfying mechanical clunk when the (virtual) gear is engaged.

The Sim Sequential Shifter is compact compared to some competitors’ products, with the base occupying a footprint of just 64mm wide and 115mm deep. This base can be mounted to your extrusion rig from just about any angle. For those playing at a desk or on a rig that offers a shifter mounting plate, the included table clamp can accommodate table thicknesses up to 30mm officially, though as you’ll see in my video review below, that number is likely underselling what the clamp could actually accept.

The shifter arm is close in length to what you might be used to from your H-pattern shifter, and measures 121mm from the top of the base to the tip of the shift knob. This gives the shifter an overall height of 175mm. Peak resistance from the shifter arm comes is close to the centre position, at which point the shifter offers about 3kg of resistance. Nearer to the full extent of the shifter travel, the resistance is about 2kg. This makes the throw feel satisfying without wearing your arm out.

The price for the Aiologs Sequential Shifter is $180 USD. Included in this price is the base, a 1.5m USB cable, shifter arm, shifter knob, table clamp, mounting plate, Allen keys, and the instruction manual. An extended arm is offered when you check out for an extra ~$10 USD.

My full review is in the video above, but here is a high-level breakdown of what I liked and didn’t like about the Aiologs Sim Sequential Shifter.

Pro's
  • Solid all-metal design
  • Satisfying level travel and engaging clunk
  • Fantastic build quality
  • Multiple mounting options
Con's
  • Short shifter throw (highly recommend spending the additional $10 USD)
  • Shifter knob slowly unscrews under use
  • Long and awkward USB connection
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Pros: Great price, very well made.
Cons: Shipping took just under three months to USA. However, the time frame was as promised by the seller. It is just a long process through customs and long shipping backlogs.
This is a very well made kit that deserves kudos for price and value.

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Have shifter and handbrake since around 12 month. Absolute high end hardware built for eternity. Never had problems so far. Product came from Russia. Inform yourself about custom fees. The owner is responding very fast if you have questions. He is a nice guy. Would definitely buy it again.
 

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i do own this since the very first releases - so literally i have the first one and further ones, including upgrades sent me by Aiologs. Thing is, for me it's better feeling than HE sq shifter so i settled with aiologs one for long now
 

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I am highly satisfied with my purchase. The price is very reasonable and I believe this unit will last a long time without problems. I did purchase a longer handle and I find the longer length adds just a bit more length to shifting. I could not be a happier customer.
 
Negative points are not negative points for me. I love mine. It's a real master piece. Very great quality at an unbeatable price, compared to others.

Thanks Dmitry
 
i do own this since the very first releases - so literally i have the first one and further ones, including upgrades sent me by Aiologs. Thing is, for me it's better feeling than HE sq shifter so i settled with aiologs one for long now
Did you know. you can leave your own review on this product, or any for that matter. At the top there is a button "submit your review" Leave your star rating and your thoughts for others looking at handbrakes.
 
Not a Joke !
Fanatec does the job excellent !
No need for this !
Paid shills are probably not allowed on this website.

It's even sadder if you aren't; it means you're contributing to the destruction of the sim hardware market for free and not even being paid.
 
Personally I want a better H pattern shifter than my TH8A, so the Aiologs shifter isn't on my list. If I were looking for a dedicated sequential, this is the shifter I would get. But I have limited space and would prefer a shifter that can pull double duty in both H pattern and sequential.
 
To use this I would need some kind of adapter cable to connect it to Fanatec base, cause I have to use it on consoles too. And I have my recent/old Frex Shift+ connected that way to F-base.
 
Paid shills are probably not allowed on this website.

It's even sadder if you aren't; it means you're contributing to the destruction of the sim hardware market for free and not even being paid.
Everyone is entitled to an opinion !
I disagree 100%
Fanatec makes great products IMHO !
You should try them instead of being sad and bitter !
 

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