Saitek VS CH???? HELP!!!!!!

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Saitek VS CH???? HELP!!!!!!

Post by Behrentzs » Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:38 am

Hi guys!

The christmas is near, and the wishlist has to be wroted, lol :D

Ok, here we go:

I don't have any rudder pedals, and now it's time to get.

Should I choose:

¤ Saitek PRO Flight Rudder Pedals

or

¤ CH Products PRO Pedals USB.
????

Which one it best???

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Post by skipperdan » Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:46 pm

Both companies are excellent. You can not go wrong with either company.

You are asking us about "Rudder Pedals". However, you make no mention about a "Yoke". Are we to assume that you already have a Yoke? If you do not have a yoke, what do you plan to use instead?

I have the Saitek EVO Joystick and I am using the CH Products Yoke/Rubber Pedals (Gameport). If I ever upgrade to another computer, I will probably be forced to purchase a Yoke and Rudder Pedals that connect to USB because the Gameport will probably not be supported.8) 8)
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Post by Behrentzs » Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:54 pm

Hi Skipper :D

Yeah lol, sorry. I have both a CH Products USB Yoke and a Saitek Cyborg Evo Force joystick. So I just need the rudder pedals, and then my "Cocpit" are set up :wink:

I do like the CH design best, but I have heard someone say that the Saitek pedals was better than the CH? So I'm just wondering which one would be the best?

(Yeah, KNOW that the Saitek Evo has a twist-indbuilt-rudder-thing, but I want PEDALS :twisted: )

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Post by King OF air350 » Tue Nov 21, 2006 2:27 am

like the skipper said, you cant go wrong with either brand. I have a saitek (joystick) and my grandfather's friend (a long time cessna pilot) has a CH yoke, and we both love them dearly.

This brings me to a question. Do rudder petals (from CH or other popular types) have breaks on them like real aircraft?

I really didnt want to create a new thread for this- forgive me if i am wrong. :(

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Post by skipperdan » Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:22 am

I am using the "Gameport" version of the CH Products Rudder Pedals.
They do not have brakes like real aircraft. Instead, I have one of my yoke buttons programmed for the brakes.

The USB version of the CH Products Rudder Pedals to have "toe-brakes" just like real aircraft. 8) 8)
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...Attended two day class conducted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
...Completed training for Flight Line Marshall, Flight Release Officer, and Mission Radio Operator.

You should visit your local Civil Air Patrol Squadron and complete an application for membership.
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Please watch this video that my son made of a Discovery Flight from Albert Whitted Airport (my home base). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EMUg1jiCss
.
Please check out scenery that I helped develop for Albert Whitted Airport http://www.surclaro.com/download.php?query=KSPG&op=search&cid=
.
Check out this article in Air and Space Magazine concerning Albert Whitted Airport:
http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/The-Airport-That-Wouldnt-Die.html

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