Final sale no retune. Click on properties to test and you can calibrate and enjoy WW2 fighters once more.. The main features dropped were Z-axis control and the 8-way hat switch. The Precision Pro introduced a new stick that was far more ergonomic than the “geometric” design of the 3D Pro. In addition it had two additional dials on the base for adjustment of the stick itself, one above stick and the other to the right of the stick. Not sure all makes or models this might work with. Video game controllers Microsoft hardware.

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It has an upper preciison attached to a base. The overall size and weight difference was not so great with the use of smaller motors. We promise we can make you happy if you give us a fair chance.

The Precision 2 also dropped all gameport compatibility by only shipping in a USB version, and was slightly smaller and lighter than the Pro. Item has been tested and cleaned and is in great working order. It said it tested OK!

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Great hey till you run into this: I recommend this discussion Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 Refine Results. The term “SideWinder” describes many types of Microsoft’s PC game controllers including joysticksgamepads and steering wheels.


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Great condition and fully operational. As Microsoft’s first SideWinder joystick, the 3D Pro was responsible for setting the overall design as seen in all of Microsoft’s future joysticks.

It features a total of 6 programmable command buttons, 2 zoom buttons, 3 shift buttons, a macro record button and a 3-point configuration switch.

By going with a geometric design pgecision, it meant the 3D Pro lacked an effective adherence ergonomic principles, precisiln it unsuitable for long gaming sessions for some users.

The stick was especially popular with MechWarrior and Descent players as it was one of the few multi-button joysticks supported by the games natively. The USB works on other things for some reason it puts the driver for the controller on 1 USB and not the other which means it is a software issue. The joystick’s popularity has created a small die-hard following, with many people still holding onto them despite their age.

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Three buttons are located near the thumb in an arc. In addition it had two additional dials on the base for adjustment of the stick itself, one above stick and the other to the right of the stick. Additionally, some soundcard gameports, and so-called accelerated game-ports – which attempted to precisipn CPU overhead issues presented by polling the gameport directly themselves microosft such as those produced by Gravis, would not always be able to handle the stick in digital mode.


I have been a vegan microsift Retrieved 5 August This MicroSoft Sidewinder Precision 2 joystick has been tested with Windows 7 and is fully functional. It featured a trigger button, a thumb button and a throttle wheel on left side of the base.

June Learn how and when to remove this template message. The left side of the controller features an eight-direction d-pad which function varies depending on which mode the controller is on.

Microsoft sidewinder precision 2 joystick part no. The buttons are also programmable, allowing the device to be used with other games and applications. The SideWinder Standard joystick was a more precjsion joystick released around the same time as the 3D Pro. In reply to JordanGlad’s post on July 23, It was a simple two button, three axis joystick.

Thanks for the reply! The Dual Strike, which debuted inwas Microsoft’s second notable venture into strange gamepad designs, following the Freestyle Pro. I also had issues with the controller crashing when I tried to calibrate it.