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Has anyone tried the Perfect Pedal. It uses liquid to create pressure to simulate a typical road car brake pedal?

Maybe Inside Sim Racing tv will try it someday?

http://perfectpedal.com/whispepe.html

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Also, I dunno if anyone saw SimSport.com but they make a trick pedal setup to replicate the GrandAm RX-8 arrangement

http://sim-sport.net/speedsource_controls.html

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Just took a look at this, makes sense too.

Would be cool to see this on a ISRT review, let Darin and Shawn put it through their tests and see how it stacks up with the other stuff out there.

The price tag is pretty hefty though.

Thanks for sharing the link.

Take care

Regards: >>>> Jack <<<<

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i was actually thinking about this today while day dreaming .... since the pedals on my g25 are wearing out... how to design a better pedal set from scratch myself.... the liquid thing came to mind for the pedals but.

but $250 bucks for what amounts to a MOD of just one of the g27's pedals? .... what the....

common! ..... I don't know where these companies get their price points.... and the markup on Sim Equipment is ridiculous

look at how overpriced the play-seats are for simply a brand tag.......

and at best buy a G27 is 350 bucks!! ... its only $260 USD online ....how can they justify that kind of markup for a logitech product? ... I wonder what the wholesale price logitech gives to retailers for their stuff

in order for Sim Racing to grow I believe we're going to have to have lower priced equipment....

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Agreed. As far as I'm concerned, the G27 shouldn't be much more than $200.00 since it's mass produced by a rather large company. Call it greed if you wish.

As for the fancy hydraulic pedal mentioned above and other mods for sim racing stuff, the high prices are due to being small outfits that make these in small batches or are backyard garage based outfits. $250.00 for one pedal is awfully expensive, but I'm sure those who can afford it and want it will get it, another product for the well off and not the masses. The prices going up as Sim racing gets more popular is pretty common place, anytime a hobby starts getting popular, the product manufacturers will up their prices since they know they can get more for the stuff, there again, the greed factor hard at work. There are a few exceptions that try to offer decent products at reasonable prices, this is where the slogan "Buyer beware" comes in. Do your research before spending your hard earned cash.

Take care

Regards: >>>> Jack <<<<

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It looks awesome, but you have to wonder how well any of the sims out there interpret the pressure sensor data, since I guess most have been designed with a motion sensor in mind. It would be cool to see a demo of some of this high end stuff in action.

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I emailed Perfect Pedal to see if they would let a 3rd party test it (Inside Sim racing) but it did not seem like they were willing to.

Maybe next time...

Hopefully some will try it and let us know

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I emailed Perfect Pedal to see if they would let a 3rd party test it (Inside Sim racing) but it did not seem like they were willing to.

Maybe next time...

Hopefully some will try it and let us know

We'd love to try them too !

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If I made them and thought they were awesome, I would rip Darin and shawns arm off to get them on the show. Any company would surely want fee airtime for their product.

A good review on the show would do a products rep a massive boost.

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If I made them and thought they were awesome, I would rip Darin and shawns arm off to get them on the show. Any company would surely want fee airtime for their product.

A good review on the show would do a products rep a massive boost.

Agreed Papa, any product that isn't willing to be publicly reviewed cannot be taken seriously especially at the price of these things, they'll need all the help they can get to convince people to pay that much. Being submitted for review by Darin and Shawn would prove they have faith in their product and depending on the product review outcome, their sales could soar. Not that I would buy these anyways, but right now, I wouldn't touch them with a 10 foot pole since they are unproven.

Take care

Regards: >>>> Jack <<<<

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Small runs cost a lot. Only making a hundred thousand of something like that makes it affordable for guys like us. Boutique electronics won't be ever be affordable as these guys have to amortize their development and set up costs over a small run. Now if they had any idea how to market they would be all over this site. Then they could sell a bunch and bring their price down. This site is the center of the English speaking Sim world.

That these guys are not advertising on SRT shows they are idiots. This is where it is happening. And secondly if they don't submit a pedal to SRT for review they are idiots and do not know their marketplace at all. Unbelievable.

Great idea and nice execution though. Looks very tasty. The output would be an analog voltage probably 0-5 volts like the standard pedal would output.... so the Sims would see no difference in the pedal information. It would just feel different to your foot.

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We have a perfect pedal on the way for testing. I spoke with Gary at perfect pedal about how it works. After talking with him I am even more eager to try this pedal out. Sure it is nearly the cost of the g25 or g27 but it is working on teh biggest area of concern for me about most wheels and that is the brake pedal.

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I've read someone online that claimed they can crush the load cell in their CSP and had to be replaced. So be careful not to apply too much pressure to a load cell. (he probably slam on the brake very hard) Since perfect pedals uses fluid it will probably take more of a beating than other load cells. As soon as ISR review this and say it worth the money I'm planning to buy it. As I wrote before I prefer G27 pedals over CSP when it come to comfort.

When you review it please see how well it works on PS3 as well especially GT5.

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