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Product: Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Racing Wheel
Company: Microsoft
Estimated Street Price: $79.95/£50
Review By: Byron Hinson

The Features

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Installation
3: Racing Wheel Design
4: Game Trials
5: Settings
6: Conclusion

The SideWinder Precision Racing Wheel is a complete driving system including a compact, yet rugged state-of-the-art PC steering wheel that includes an easy-to-release clamp for quick attaching and removing, sturdy non-slip pedals, and 8 buttons, including 2 shifters/triggers, you can program and customize with SideWinder Game Controller software.

Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Racing Wheel Features:

  • Precision driving experience - Designed with potentiometers, the SideWinder Wheel offers precision handling for the performance that racing fanatics demand.
  • Quality and comfort - Professional styling for the wheel and pedals means quality, comfort, and control.
  • Program and customize - SideWinder Game Controller software enables you to fine-tune the set up of your wheel for your own driving preferences, improving your chances of victory. And with eight programmable buttons, you can control the competition!
  • Realistic, rugged and durable styling The wheel’s compact, sleek design provides high quality and long-lasting durability with precise performance.
  • Customizability with profiling software SideWinder Game Controller Software allows you to create profiles for each game you drive. Profiles customize how you use your wheel, mapping actions or keyboard commands to the 8 buttons (including 2 trigger/shifter buttons) on the wheel. Profiles of your favorite games are included, and you can share your profiles with your friends!
  • 8 Programmable buttons Eight programmable buttons including two shifters/triggers for use in a variety of game play scenarios.
  • Easy-to-release wheel clamp Our powerful, stable clamp system uses a single bolt to easily attach to the your desk. Once the bolt is adjusted to your desk’s thickness, the clamp allows you to easily lock/remove the wheel.
  • Sturdy, anti-slip pedals Anti-slip pedals designed for use with one or both feet – these pedals fit up to a size 13-foot.
  • One year warranty You can rely on the high quality of SideWinder products as we back them with a one year warranty.
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