ApocalypseDooms Replied on August 21, There is no support for Force-feedback at this time. This sucker promises to be plug and play but doesn’t even come with a disk with drivers. Learning from their past mistakes, Microsoft introduced the SideWinder Precision Pro in , correcting the ergonomic issues, fixing some of the electrical issues, and adding new features. The Dual Strike attempted to blend both mouse and gamepad functions into a single unit. BossDweeb Replied on November 3, It used a gameport connector to interface with the computer.

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Software was included for the device to provide hotkeys for a number of then popular games.

The first one being that they wanted to be able to make the controller USB compatible. Signatures can be seen inside ssidewinder joystick, on the base coverplate.

Microsoft SideWinder (C8400004) Gamepad

You may also like. Retrieved 19 October Don’t think you will find Win7 drivers for anything that uses gameport. There is a bug in the Windows 8 joystick control panel which causes the joystick to be reported as non-functional.

If you are using a sound card gameport the mfg of the sound card would be responsible for keeping up to date with game port drivers for Win7, as they would with the audio drivers for that card.


Gamepqd Created on August 23, There is no support for Force-feedback at this time.

Microsoft Sidewinder Gamepad Gameport or USB

In reply to Abdul S’s post on August 24, Tell us about your experience with our site. It was shaped like a hockey puck, with four channel buttons that allowed the user to speak to individual teammates. Its shape is the same as the original but without the LCD, weight adjusting and metal side buttons. Microsovt to ensure lightning-fast responses in all kinds of fighting, sports, racing, and arcade-style games.

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The SideWinder provides total control and peak performance for a wide variety of games. One of the main ideas micgosoft the Force Feedback 2 was the removal of the power brick. Microsoft discontinued the product in The Precision Pro introduced a new stick that was far more ergonomic than the “geometric” design of the 3D Pro.

The basis of Microsoft’s last generation of SideWinder joysticks, the Precision udb design was a further refinement of the previous Precision Pro. Due to some popular demand and even more criticism over some of their newer sidrwinder designs, Microsoft decided that it was about time to bring back the big guns in the gamepad market for them with their classic SideWinder Game Pad shape and design.

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The Strategic Commander is a highly ergonomic device, and resembles a large mouse in shape, contoured for the left hand.

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Microsoft SideWinder C Gamepad. Retrieved 5 August The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. The puck also had its own volume control. Show More Show Less. We have ratings, but no written reviews for this, yet.

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Support for this joystick was dropped with the advent of Windows XP. Compared to the Force Feedback Pro and the Precision 2, nothing new was added to the Force Feedback 2 that wasn’t added to the Precision 2, in fact the shift button was taken away. The layout is still the same with the same beautiful design for maximum comfort and efficiency.

See all 17 pre-owned listings. I have the same question How satisfied are you with this reply? It featured a trigger button, a thumb sideqinder and a throttle wheel on left side of the base.