Opinions on what this may be?

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Christian Casey, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. Christian Casey

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    Any hardware techs out there that can identify this? Something being machined? A Jig?
     
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  2. Rupe Wilson

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  3. Christian Casey

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    Ok, they posted a picture of the tooling machine that they are going to use....next will be an aluminium billet...;)
     
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  4. SteffenLS

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    Start to save up money for the ultra precise "in not near future coming" high end base unit :D:whistling:
     
  5. robot-systematic

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    Fanatec stated on Facebook that the product will be available right away. Hopefully it's a servo wheelbase. :)
     
  6. Brian McManus

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    I hope it is a servo setup !!
    Time to start saving.
     
  7. Christian Casey

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    A consumer grade servo base would be great, could come in the $1000-$1500 price point. Would be compatible with the UVH I expect.

    Could be a new belt system, console support is unlikely unless something major has changed, my bet is CSWBv2, CSPv3, or even an F1 wheel.
     
  8. robot-systematic

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    Probably a Servo Wheelbase. :)
     
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  9. Christian Casey

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    lol, +1
     
  10. Bram Hengeveld

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    Probably a marketing campaign and you are all falling for it :)
     
  11. Christian Casey

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    Falling for what tho? ;) It has to be a wheel, granted, I'm sure the driving force GT states "Power. A lot."
    But as Fanatec power baseline is the CSWB it begs an interesting question.
    I hope it's not a precise, smooth, rock solid, powerful IPhone holder....:)
     
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  12. Brian McManus

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    Its what we thought all along :)
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  13. Christian Casey

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    What about the IPhone holder?:D
     
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  14. Kjell Eilertsen

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    Oh noes, my plans for my future rig is about to get a lot more expensive methinks.... :cautious:
     
  15. Brian McManus

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    Unless the iphone holder is motorised :roflmao:
     
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  16. Christian Casey

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    A servo system which uses a quick release Iphone holder for the wheel, utilising Apples fantastic gyroscope for steering input.....hiring Fanatec? Plenty more great ideas where that came from. ;)
     
  17. Brian McManus

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    New update today
    Next gen?
    I hope it is not a ps4 or xbone wheel:cautious:
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  18. Kjell Eilertsen

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    Why not? Would having support for console as well as PC ruin the wheel for you in any way?
     
  19. Brian McManus

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    If it was a servo wheel base i wouldnt understand why it would be compatible with xbox and ps4.
    You would not get the best out wheel base on a console.
    I was thinking it would be somthing hi-end like acc force setup.
    Which is purely pc based.
    But we will see what happens:p
     
  20. Frederic Schornstein

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    I don't care for console support either, but you won't believe how many CSW owners use it on a console, which for me is a waste of it's potential, but a lot of customers like it.
    A lot of people think it is only a motor upgrade for the CSW we will see. I hope for direct drive, but I am not sure.