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Mon fils se faisait une joie de recevoir le volant pour jouer sur sa console XBox mais il a vite déchanté... Après avoir installé le volant et branché tous les câbles comme prévu et après avoir suivi toutes les explications données dans une vidéo trouvée sur le net, le produit ne fonctionne pas, quelque soit le jeu sélectionné. Impossible de tourner le volant de droite à gauche et vice-versa. Les autres boutons fonctionnaient avec les jeux mais impossible à manoeuvrer. Têtu et obstiné, il n'a pas voulu renvoyer le produit le jour même afin de trouver la solution au problème. Finalement, après avoir cherché toutes les solutions, sans succès, il a décidé de dévisser le boîtier. Constatations : le fil rouge n'était pas branché, et en effleurant ce fil, le fil jaune et le fil noir se sont également dessoudés. Opération maintenance pour réparer l'article : nouvelles soudures sur les 3 fils concernés et cette fois des soudures françaises, bien faites et bien fixées. Quelques minutes plus tard, nouveau test du volant et miracle tout fonctionne parfaitement, le volant est enfin utilisable. Mon fils a retrouvé le sourire et joue avec bonheur aux courses de voitures !!! J'aimerais tout de même qu'Amazon fasse un geste commercial puisque nous n'avons pas renvoyé le produit et avons donc évité la destruction d'un article qui était facilement réparable. Un geste pour la planète ! Je recommande ce produit, le volant est agréable en main, avec les palettes de commandes de vitesse au volant. Le support des pédales est agréable, seul les pédales sont un peu dures à appuyer. Attention aux soudures !!!
Whilst this Thrustmaster Ferrari 458 Spider Racing Wheel was advertised as being XBOX one compatible, it did not have a USB connector, therefore this could not be connected to my XBOX one. The connector was a round connector with a pin in the center, clearly not XBOX one compatible. There were NO instructions included with the Steering wheel, so even if I could have connected it, I would have not had a clue how to set it up. Beware, other reviwers claim to have also received the steering wheel with a round pin connector.
First the good; it looks great, is responsive and really improved the experience of any driving game (normally F1-2020 and Forza Horizon).......when it worked....
Now the bad; after 3 months, without any previous degradation in performance, the wheel developed a 'twitch' where it became unable to hold the car in a straight line. Online support did proffer some advice, but this did not resolve the issue. Amazon to their credit were great and and replaced the wheel with no problems.
The replacement worked fine for.....you've guessed it.....3 months when the same problem has arisen, only this time I have returned the wheel for a refund rather than a replacement as this problem is too much of a coincidence to risk getting the same type of wheel again.
my son was so happy to get this 4 his birthday...but unfortunately after using it a few times the wheel becomes loose and the calibration needs resetting.. when you drive it pulls to the left going all twitchy and basically making f1 awful to play and that's the only game he bought the wheel for.
do yourself a favour save the extra money and get the logitech 920 cos this was a waste of money in my opinion...
This is a well made and robust item that my grandson saved his pocket money for. The the product instructions that come with it are pretty rubbish but we found a lot of help on youtube. (Even those can be unnecessarily complicated though). This is pretty much a plug and play item that an 11yr old and 8yr old soon got to grips with, navigating their own way through the controls and the game menus. If it is bought for somebody who has only just got their first console and is not fully familiar with the XBOX 1 controls it would be more complicated to navigate around game menus to begin with but, for some who has been using one for a while, it is a breeze.
I was a bit worried after reading some of the reviews that I could have a nightmare trying to configure the wheel. The instructions really arent very good and I did end up watching a couple of youtube videos but once i figured it out, it wasn't too bad. Once operational, it works really well, has a good feel and you don't really notice the lack of force feedback. I did however do something rather silly. A bolt comes with the unit which goes into the underside of the wheel base to clamp it down. The stand that I bought didn't need this to be used, but to keep it safe I thought I would screw it in place. However, i wound it in too far. I didn't know this, but the wheel would not work properly. It would only turn in one direction and with some delay. I took the unit apart and realised that the bolt had gone in too far and dislodged the sensor inside which picks up the rotation of the wheel. I was then able to fix this and put it back together. Then worked perfectly.
This came super quick even with the “virus” craziness going on!! Got as a b/day pressie for my Forza mad 11yr old...he loves it!! Many happy Xbox hours connecting with friends in these weird times, Wheel needs to be mounted to a desk Works so easily plug in and go he done it all himself! Awesome but of kit...so much so his friend has now ordered one too!! 👍🏻
Main issue we had, was that as a Christmas present, my son tried to set it up. Found it to work, except for steering. A little look on these reviews, plus the Forza and Thrustmaster sites, we considered that the fixing bolt had interrupted the link between the potentiometer and the steering column (heavy handed child). Took it to bits to find that to be the case. Fortunately no real damage - and some work with the screws and 3-layer bracket holding it all in, allowed us to repair it easily. Once running we found that we could only steer to the right. In this case however, it was just the steering-wheel settings in the Forza game where 'A' had been incorrectly mapped on the Xbox One for left, instead of 'LS'. Unit is now up and running with a happy kid. We'll see how long it lasts.
I was a little dubious given the price and some previous comments, but it's lockdown and I'm bored but reluctant to spend a lot of money on one of the fancy wheels available so went for this one. Very surprised that it's as good as it is for the money, worked fine for me straight out of the box and makes racing games so much better. Given some of the other reviews I was expecting it to be a hassle to set up but I had no issues with it at all, simply pluged the pedals into the steering wheel, wheel into Xbox and then switch on and away you go
Let me just start by saying this is absolutely brilliant, and now I really enjoy playing racing games because this has made it so fun, •It has a comfortable, rubber grip •It has Multiple sensitivity settings •The clamp works perfectly •the pedals sometimes slip, but only when your pushing the break, but not that much of a problem