Force feedback yoke

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Force feedback yoke

Post by Richy2237 » Fri Apr 29, 2005 9:12 pm

Anyone know of such a product. Any ideas why CH has not come out with FFB on their yokes? It would complete the package in my opinion..Just a thought.. Commments?

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FFB uses motors...

Post by groundsquirrel » Sat Apr 30, 2005 12:33 am

FFB anything uses motors and also puts wear and tear on the device. It was probably considered and dropped for reliability and warranty reasons. Why dont you wander on over to CH Products and ask them directly then report back to us on your findings as a service to the entire Surclaro community. I am sure simming minds want to know :D .
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Post by Pilotwannabe » Sat Apr 30, 2005 1:24 am

A force feedback yoke would not be a complete package unless you had force feedback rudder pedals, no?

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Post by Exxman » Sat Apr 30, 2005 1:44 am

Skipperdan's the Man to approach for this hardware. He should be along shortly...

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Post by Richy2237 » Sat Apr 30, 2005 1:59 am

GS, I did send an email to CH and will post their reply as soon as I receive it from them.

I do use rudder pedals, the ones that came with my MOMO steering wheel. I dont know, had a ffb joystick before the yoke and I thought it added something to the experience.

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Post by Richy2237 » Mon May 02, 2005 5:08 pm

FYI....reply from CH.

Dear Rick,

Thank you for your email. Unfortunately, CH Products will not develop any force feedback controllers in the future.


Best regards,
Debby McDowell
Director of Sales & Marketing
Retail Gaming Division

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Post by Mythrilfan » Mon May 02, 2005 5:18 pm

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Not that I am demanding...

Post by groundsquirrel » Tue May 03, 2005 12:05 am

Not that I am demanding, but a brief explanation of their marketing logic or a few of the design protests to that decision would have been enlightening. Oh well, a niche market for those who are interested.
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Post by a_seebooa » Tue Dec 20, 2005 11:05 am

Hello everybody,

My name is Asveen Seebooa and I am an undergraduate mechanical engineering student. I am trying to develop a new flight control wheel (yoke) for my final year project and I wish to do a survey with all those who are flight sim fanatics…

Please take your time:


1 What is your age?

2 Apart from flight simulation, do you play any other games as frequently?

3 What rating would you give yourself as a flight sim pilot?

A Novice
B Expert
C Professional

4 What platform and simulator do you use? (E.g. PC + Microsoft Flight Sim)

5 Do you have any flight control hardware?

6 If “Yes”, what are they? (E.g. Logitech Force 3D, CH Yoke, Sidewinder Joystick etc.)

7 If “No”, what flight control hardware would you prefer to buy in the near future?

8 What is your preferred way of shopping for flight simulation accessories? (E.g. E-bay, Manufacturer’s website, etc.)

9 If you had to purchase one of the following, which one would you go for:

A Flight Sim Yoke USB from CH Products - $149.95
(Please refer - http://www.flyelite.com/hardware.php?product_id=26)

B Elite Mooney Yoke USB - $520
(Please refer - http://www.flyelite.com/hardware.php?product_id=22)

C ELITE Pro Panel SE Flight Console USB - $1,195
(Please refer - http://www.flyelite.com/hardware.php?product_id=12)

D ELITE Pro Panel II Flight Console USB - $2,195
(Please refer - http://www.flyelite.com/hardware.php?product_id=11)

10 What do you believe would take home based flight simulation to the next level? (Visual sense or sense of feel?)


Thank you very much for your time :)

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Re: Research Stats - Please Have a look!!!

Post by Mythrilfan » Tue Dec 20, 2005 5:59 pm

1) 16

2) Absolutely!

3) Few choices, but rather a "B" than "A".

4) Well, MFS9 lol and Falcon 4.0 Allied Force at the moment.

5) Yup

6) Logitech Extreme 3D Pro.

7) -

8) Some kind of shop, a physical one.

9) A of course, because of the price (which is still too much for me. these guys should be competed with!)


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Post by skipperdan » Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:37 pm

Several years ago, I purchased a Force-Feedback joystick. I tried it for about two or three days and returned it to the store because the sucker would not stop vibrating. Even if I wanted to grab a glass of milk and a bite of cookie, the sucker kept going and going and going.

I agree that a force feedback yoke would be a great idea. Perhaps they will be out someday.

While you are holding your breath, you may wish to consider what I just bought last Saturday. This Butt Kicker makes the whole chair vibrate (connected to the Center/Subwoofer port in the back of your computer). It works best in Cockpit or Virtual Cockpit mode. There is very little base sounds in the Spot Plane view. At least now, I can drink my milk and eat cookies (however I have to be extra careful with the crumbs because the vibrating chair tends to shake them all over the room). 8) 8)

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hey skipp

Post by Skycap » Wed Dec 21, 2005 8:17 am

wow skipp can u get that for me for Christmas lol NO SERIOUSLY


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CH FFB Controllers

Post by ishy1961 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:07 pm

Ch made a FFB controller several years ago, but had trouble producing drivers when 98 went to 200 then XP as the controllers, were analog. when directx went through their rapid growth from 3 to v 9 C H dropped the serial port versions of all their stuff.

I loved that stick coupled with a pro throttle it was bulletproof, but it did generate alot of heat.

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Post by Cat1 » Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:01 am

First... Welcome aboard SurClaro.com

Now the teeth, posting in a three year old topic about serial based controllers that by most practical applications are far beyond obsolete is not the best introduction you could make.
Not trying to put you off, yes your posts matter. Take some time, look around a bit, I know you have things to offer better than this post.
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Post by groundsquirrel » Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:59 am

But....were you any less relevant when you were three years old? I still have my Wingman Force 3D, I have it wrapped up now cause it's still in perfect working order. I do not have the force presently due to the presence of a two year old. Believe it or not, Mr. Saitek twenty dollar special is proving amazingly resilient to physical abuse and dust. Furthermore, dead threads sometimes produce some real jewels. Now, as stated above we are not about harvesting corpses, but I personally wouldnt want to put you off for a common flub. btw.....I wonder what is the world's record for oldest thread revived on accident?
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Post by rd » Fri Apr 10, 2009 5:02 am

I'm wondering how long it took our new guy to find the thread???

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Re: Force feedback yoke

Post by kmheenan » Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:55 am

Force Feedback yokes can be purchased from Flight Link. They cost approx $720.00 US for the base model to around $2000.00 for a model with most light plane controls.

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Re: Force feedback yoke

Post by kmheenan » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:30 am

Richy
I made an incorrect post. The Flight link yoke is not forcefeedback. However, Flight Illusion is the company that makes a forcefeedback yoke. It is only a couple of months old and I think it is very expensive. The website is flightillusion.com.

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Re: Force feedback yoke

Post by hungo » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:19 am

I am toying with the idea of FFB on controls at the moment ,I will keep you in the loop on my progress

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Re: Force feedback yoke

Post by Smeatelam » Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:27 am

good!

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