Logitech Wheel ( G25 ) self Calibrating off / not Centre

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Dave Flower, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Dave Flower

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    Thought I would make a thread for this in the hope that someone having the same problem and tearing their hair out finds the way I solved this useful/works for them.

    The problem - My G25 stopped centering it suddenly was 10 - 15 degrees out -and whatever I did - unplug, reboots changing Logitech Profiles - nothing would work.

    Solution (for me at least) - using windows 'Programs and Features' I UNINSTALLED the Logitech Gaming Software (v 5.10 in my case). No reboot needed - I then went to 'Game Controllers' where my G25 is listed (highlight G25 if you have multiple controllers) Click Properties - Then the Settings tab - then Calibrate - This then takes you through windows own calibration for the wheel - which allows you to set the wheel at the centre. Apply.

    I then tested the wheel in the same game that had caused me problems to make sure it really was centered (Although I'm now sure I could have missed this step out). I then closed the game again and re-installed the Logitech Gaming Software (all my profiles were still there after reinstalling) - and it all worked properly.

    Hope this post stops someone going nuts and tearing their hair out like I almost did over this issue !
     
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  2. Warren Dawes

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    Yep, I started getting the same problem with my G25 after I installed the latest version of the Logitech software. Maybe it's designed for the G27 and doesn't work as well for the older G25.
    I'm planning on going back to an older version of the software.
     
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  3. Hiroshi Awazu

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    I just tried this for my G25 and it worked! my wheel was only off by less than five degrees but still enough too irritate me :roflmao:

    Thanks for posting this Dave :thumbsup:
     
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  4. Knut Omdal Tveito

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    Good job Dave, thanks for posting:thumbsup:
     
  5. Warren Dawes

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    Another easy solution I have found is to disconnect the USB plug of the G25 to the PC, and re-connect it again. Most times it re-centres again.
     
  6. Knut Omdal Tveito

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    I think Dave tried that last night but didn't help. But IIRC if you plug it into the same USB port you were using, it will keep the old calibration settings. But if you switch USB port it should reset the calibration settings.
     
  7. Warren Dawes

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    Nope, for me it usually works simply by re-plugging it back into the same USB slot. :confused:
     
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  8. Knut Omdal Tveito

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    OK good to know. Maybe that was just for G27?
     
  9. horskky

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    To reply on an seriously old thread =)

    I just recently experienced this issue. Last I played AC was 2 years ago on win7 without any hiccups or problems.

    Ive now upgraded to win10 and the gaming Logitech controller software 5.10 and started experiencing this issue. Ive followed everything here and its almost working, only difference I cant use the software 5.10, it just off centers my wheel 5-10 degrees every time I reinstall if after uninstall and recalibration in win10. So I skipped the gaming software and its working perfectly. I was worried about wheel specific settings with springs, damper and degrees of rotation, settings are saved even when uninstalled *relief* Only thing I did afterwards was the Lut gen cause it didnt feel right with ffb near center.

    Do any of you know any prior 5.10 logitech gaming controller software working on win10?

    Its really an old wheel, but has served me well and still do =)
     
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