Logitech G27 and TrackIR

g27 Racing Wheel Glamour Image LG

I recently pulled the trigger on a new Logitech G27 racing wheel and TrackIR setup to enhance my all-around game play.  While I realize only a few days ago I blogged about and discussed the possibility of ordering the new Saitek Farming Simulator Hardware, I thought about it….I thought about it some more and in the mean time I also started to really enjoy Euro Truck Simulator 2 (and am looking forward to the release of American Truck Simulator) so I believe my best interest is served in going with the Logitech G27 which can be used for multiple game titles.  The Saitek Farming Sim hardware only will function with Farming Simulator.

 

 

TrackIR 5

 

In addition to the G27 steering wheel setup, I also purchased a TrackIR.  To be honest I’ve never really felt the need to purchase the TrackIR head tracking hardware.  While I’ve played FSX/P3D extensively over the years, I could always get by using they top-hat button on my yoke to move my camera view around the virtual cockpit.  I figured that was good enough.  However, as I spend more time playing ETS2 and look forward to ATS, I figure it is time I give the TrackIR a try. 

 

 

Both the Logitech G27 and TrackIR will arrive sometime tomorrow.  I will most likely get the G27 setup first and see how that goes.  Once I get it configured to work with ETS2 and Farming Simulator 2015, I’ll proceed to setting up the TrackIR for ETS2.  While there is a mod available which allows for TrackIR to function with Farming Simulator 2015, I am not sure I’ll even try it.  While I have no issue driving a truck in ETS2 from inside the cab (first person view) I can’t for the life of me do it in FS2015.  I blame it on the poor mirror setup in FS2015.  They really need to work on that.

Anyway…I’ll be sure to return to my blog site and tell you all about my experiences (good/bad and in-between) with my new toys. 

Until next time…

Happy Simming!!!

JT


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