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Fanatec CSL Pedals

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The CSL Pedals are solidly built from steel. Precise and durable sensors allow you to stay in control with smooth throttle and brake inputs.

Buy now from Fanatec.com for EUR 79,95

Features
  • Two-pedal set (throttle and brake), upgradeable to three pedals
  • All-metal construction (excluding pedal faces). Pedals are made from heavy steel, which helps to prevent the set from sliding on the floor (if not hard-mounted to a rig)
  • Optional anodised aluminium pedal plates
  • Contactless Hall sensors (12-bit) on both brake and throttle for high precision and durability
  • Brake pedal spring is stiffer than throttle pedal spring, PU foam damper adds additional resistance for progressive braking feel
  • Upgrade to a three-pedal configuration with Clutch Kit or Load Cell Kit
    • CSL Pedals Clutch Kit provides a third pedal for the lowest price
    • CSL Pedals Load Cell Kit also provides a third pedal, and upgrades the brake and electronics
  • Pedal position can be adjusted sideways along heel rest
  • Height-adjustable pedal faces
  • Modular design means inverted mounting to a rig is possible
  • Vertical rear plates allow pedals to be easily braced against a wall or other vertical surface
  • Pearl chrome plating on pedal bases and arms
  • Black powder coating on heel rest
  • Pedals connect directly to all compatible Fanatec Wheel Bases
Compatibility
Peripherals
Compatible with:
  • All CSL Elite Wheel Bases
  • CSL DD Wheel Base
  • All ClubSport Wheel Bases
  • All Podium Wheel Bases
  • ClubSport USB Adapter
  • CSL Pedals Clutch Kit
  • CSL Pedals Load Cell Kit
A wheel base firmware update may be necessary to ensure best performance. Firmware from Fanatec Driver 402 or higher is recommended. To ensure compatibility with the ClubSport USB Adapter, please use this driver.

Platforms
  • PC: The CSL Pedals package does not come with a USB connector and must be connected directly to a compatible Fanatec Wheel Base. To operate as a standalone input device, use the ClubSport USB Adapter (available separately) or the CSL Pedals Load Cell Kit (coming soon). The Load Cell Kit adds a USB connector.
  • Consoles: This pedal set can be used on gaming consoles, if connected through a Fanatec Wheel Base / Racing Wheel. Check the Fanatec product page for relevant information on how the pedals connect to your console. It will not work on consoles if connected with the ClubSport USB Adapter.

Latest reviews

The CSL Pedals are another attempt by Fanatec to bring build quality and features that sim racers associate with high-end, professional-grade racing hardware to the masses at an affordable price. After their success in bringing Direct Drive technology to the mainstream via the CSL DD, consumers can now have an all-metal pedal set with a load cell brake pedal for a reasonable price.

While the CSL DD’s features relative to its price make it an outlier, the CSL Pedals including the Load Cell kit does have competition. Based on my experiences with entry to mid-tier pedals, the CSLs hold a distinct advantage in build quality, and they are the best pedals I’ve used at this price point.

Without the Load Cell Kit, the $80 / €80 asking price makes the CSL Pedals stand out in the sim hardware market. Add-on pedal sets under $100 / €100 are exceedingly rare, and there are none that I’ve come across that feature construction as robust as the CSL Pedals. The in-game feel of the pedals isn’t as head and shoulders above the competition in this price sector as the build quality, but it is more than adequate and should meet the needs of most sim racers.

Other than some frustrations with mounting them to my rig, I have thoroughly enjoyed my time with the CSL Pedals so far, and I strongly recommend them to anyone shopping for a set of pedals in this price range.

Read the full review of the CSL Pedals with Load Cell Kit here

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