Fanatec CSW V2 Base – First Reviews Coming In

04 Sep 2014

A few days ago, Fanatec announced the servo-powered successor to their highly successful ClubSport wheel base and first sim racing hardware experts have received their examples for review.

Below are videos from Shaun Cole’s The SimPit & The Sim Racing Garage that show the new wheel in action!

The new Clubsport Wheel Base will sell for 499,95 Euros/Dollars during the pre-order phase and 599,95 Euros/Dollars once the product hits the market. To handle the expected demand, Fanatec has put an invite system in place, more info can on the new wheel can be found in the Fanatec webshop!

Features

  • Choose from a growing selection of very realistic steering wheels in many different styles
  • Quick release system to allow the easy exchange of steering wheels within seconds during gameplay
  • Wheel base made of CNC machined aluminum parts with anodized finish
  • Rock solid: Product weight 4200 g, product dimensions (l x w x h) 210 mm x 295 mm x 150 mm
  • DirectSensor™ technology: The sensor is mounted directly on the steering axis to avoid interference and performance issues that are inherent in belt and gear drives that have motor mounted sensor systems
  • DUAL HALL technology: One Sensor is mounted on the motor and a second one on the axis. It can hardly get more precise than this.
  • Ultra strong brushless servo motor plus two vibration motors in the steering wheel (depending on the model)
  • New cooling system with big fans (also on the backside) and a huge heat sink
  • Revised belt drive mechanism that’s made completely of metal and uses high quality ball bearings and European belts to deliver the smoothest, most precise force feedback possible.
  • Belt tension has been increased to avoid any slip and bearings have been added or increased to minimize the drag
  • Mount for ClubSport Static Shifter Paddles and other optional accessories

  • Firmware can be updated with new features
  • 900° of rotation which can be reduced in the Tuning menu of the attached ClubSport Steering Wheel
  • Fast 500 Hz USB update rate
  • Connection for two external shifters (e.g. H-pattern and sequential) in parallel​
  • Mount for ClubSport Static Shifter Paddles and other optional accessories
  • Firmware can be updated with new features
  • 900° of rotation which can be reduced in the Tuning menu of the attached ClubSport Steering Wheel
  • Fast 500 Hz USB update rate
  • Connection for two external shifters (e.g. H-pattern and sequential) in parallel​

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