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#1 martiniboss

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 09:59 PM

my wheel is finally dead so i will get a dfgt soon so now i can have some time to make my rig and one of the thing i want is an e-brake and the most easy way to do it is using a joystickso i have one single question...
does a joystick works as an axis or as a button?

#2 Mathoune

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Posted 30 August 2011 - 12:28 AM

Hi, I think it depends on the game and the platform you race, for exemple into my DIRT3 PS3 version, I can configure my Fanatec GT2 sequential shifter as the handbreak, but in the Xbox version, you can't attribute different fonction to the paddle shifter and the manual one

#3 Sickstellwagen

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Posted 30 August 2011 - 01:59 PM

Im Pretty sure joysticks ( i believe you mean something like a flight stick) works as an axis.

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#4 nikolas4g63

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:03 AM

Its a Joystick so yes its an AXIS 100%

#5 Stu81

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:26 PM

I use a flight stick for a hand brake in lfs.
You have to add an axis to the hand brake in lfs settings but will only work if you half calibrate that axis.
I just calibrated it by pulling it down and without pushing it up. I have to be careful ingame not to push the joystick up as it auto calibrates again as its a new axis and then my hand brake is stuck on forcing me to recalibrate :roll:




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