Category Archives: Hardware

Logitech Shifter USB

Leo Bodnar Logitech Shifter USB Interface Review By The SRG

Barry Rowland of the Sim Racing Garage reviews the Leo Bodnar Logitech Shifter USB Interface. The Bodnar Logitech Shifter USB Interface Turns your Logitech G25, G27 and G29 (Driving Force) shifter into a stand-alone device, so you can use it with other wheels on the market. All the button functions of the shifter are retained and the gear positions can be calibrated in the supplied software. The interface connects directly to a PC USB port with a standard USB A-B cable Read More...
Fanatec Mclaren GT3

Fanatec McLaren GT3 Wheel In Mixed Reality

Marcel Pfister produced a new video in his Mixed Reality VR Series, taking a first look at the McLaren GT3 wheel rim by Fanatec. Marcel introduces the new wheel and takes it for a test drive around the Australian Bathurst Mount Panorama circuit. Marcel Pfister creatively uses his Oculus Rift VR headset and a green screen to blend in the virtual with the real world, resulting in some rather spectacular videos. When Marcel published his first video, it became an Read More...
Logitech G29

Logitech G29 Review By The Sim Racing Garage

Barry Rowland of the Sim Racing Garage has shifted his review channel in second gear. Barry used to focus on exclusive high-end sim racing gear, but lately also reviews sim hardware products aimed at the lower end of the market. In his latest review, Barry takes a closer look at entree-level Logitech G29 which is suitable for use with the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC. While the G29 offers only minor improvements over the famous Logitech G27, this little Read More...
Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter

im Racing Garage – Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter Review

Sim Racing Garage – Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter Review Barry Rowland of the Sim Racing Garage conducts an in-depth review of the Fanatec Club Sport 1.5 Shifter. As usual, Barry carefully evaluates the build quality, features, mounting options, and performs a hands-on test before sharing his final thoughts on the product. The Fanatec ClubSport Shifter SQ is produced for use with all Fanatec branded steering wheels and has to be connected directly to the Fanatec wheel. That said,  Fanatec Clubsport Shifter SQ can also be used with Read More...
Thrustmaster Handbrake

Thrustmaster Now Makes a Handbrake for Your Sim-Racing Rig

Sim racing is better than ever, and that’s thanks in part to new hardware that makes games like iRacing and Assetto Corsa feel more life-like. Thrustmaster and Sparco just launched a handbrake for PC racing games that’s designed specifically for rally and drift simulators. The Thrustmaster TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod—that’s its full name—is available now for $320, and promises totally realistic feel. You can adjust the handbrake to be angled like it would be in a road car, or totally Read More...