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  1. Audio Related

    This is the section to discuss all audio equipment used for sim racing. Please keep it constructive.

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  2. General Hardware Questions

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  3. Motion Hardware and Software Discussion

    This section is designated for discussing motion hardware and software whether it's DIY or companies that provide motion products.

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  4. PC (Personal Computer) Gaming System

    This is the place to discuss how to build a custom PC or where to purchase one for your sim racing needs.

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  5. Peripherals

    The place to discuss peripherals for sim racing. Like the Rev Burner, Button boxes, or DIY projects.

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  6. Playstation Discussion

    Discuss hardware or software for any of the Playstation systems here. PS1, 2, 3 or 4

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  7. Sim Vibe Hardware and Software Discussion

    This section is used to discuss Sim Vibe hardware and Software setup. Share your profiles, ask questions on setup techniques, etc.

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  8. Video Related

    This is the section to discuss setting up triple screens with either ATI or NVidia products. Please keep it constructive.

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  9. Virtual Reality

    The place to discuss anything related to Virtual Reality otherwise known as VR. Discuss the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, settings, game compatibility and more !

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  10. XBox Discussion

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    • Hello to all, Just for your info, the Sim Lab P1X has already been ordered, together with the Logitech Z906 for the sound setup, so please take as given the following gear: Visuals: I will test both triple Benq or single projector, and choose what works for me best. Chassis: Sim Lab P1-X sim racing chassis - Wheeldeck, Black, plus accessories Sound: Logitech Surround Sound Speaker System Z906   I would appreciate your opinion to choose one of the following scenarios, of course any other option will be taken serious under consideration: 1. Medium budget racing rig Motor wheel: Fanatec Podium DD2 Steering Wheel: Fanatec Podium Steering Wheel Porsche 911 GT3 R Suede Pedals: Fanatec ClubSport Pedals V3 Shifter: Fanatec ClubSport Shifter SQ V 1.5 Handbrake: Fanatec ClubSport Handbrake V1.5  2. High end racing rig  Motor wheel: SIMUCUBE 2 Ultimate Steering Wheel: Ascher SRB GT3 Wheel Pedals: Heusinkveld Sim Pedals Sprint Shifter: Heusinkveld Sim Shifter Sequential Handbrake: Heusinkveld Sim Handbrake   Thank you in advance, I really appreciate it...... please be so kind to comment.
    • Thanks for checking in. Yes, you are correct, only the 8020 parts.
    • Will you take $800 for the pedals
    • Got it! Thanks for the input Yes, I am a DIY guy, but I’ve been there, done that. To be honest, I would like to follow the PnP way....
    • I wrote in greater detail, but here's a synopsis; You are fortunate there are several good direct drive options on the market; it just depends on how much work you want to put in to get them running. Fanatec Podium series is pretty much plug and play. Others have recommended leaving your options open for motion. If you are a DIY guy, look up the open source SFX-100 motion system. Very affordable and many builders can offer advice. Biggest investment in addition to the actuators and aluminum profiles is a 3D printer to create components or paying to have them printed. Also, look into tactile which goes a long way to increasing the pleasure of the sim racing experience. Search online for the extensive Tactile Immersion thread on this by RaceDepartment contributor Mr. Latte and others. Good luck with your search, Chris
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