During Logi Play, the model’s new occasion for avid gamers to get pleasure from, introduced G Cloud Gaming, Logitech unveiled the G Pro Racing Wheel, the model’s first steering wheel concentrating on essentially the most skilled racing simulation phase by adopting a direct drive engine. Bringing a refined look in comparison with the G9xx line, the launch attracts consideration to its modularity, permitting for larger accessibility.
One of the highlights of the occasion, the Pro Racing Wheel guarantees to be a strong alternative for professionals and simulation fans alike, attempting to deliver this concept ahead at first contact by bringing a extra premium look than the model’s different fashions. That mentioned, the datasheet helps the promise of a extra advanced than hottest steering wheel, together with the usage of a direct drive engine.
Direct drive flywheels stand out for his or her promise of larger dissipation because of extra highly effective suggestions, the results of a direct connection to the engine — right here considerably bigger — quite than utilizing gears or wheels to transmit energy. With 11 Nm (Newton-meter) of torque, the Logitech Launch is positioned as a mid-range possibility towards equipment from manufacturers like Thrustmaster and Fanatec.
The know-how is additional built-in with the corporate’s TRUEFORCE function, which can generate extra suggestions to extra faithfully characterize street situations, automobile engine vibrations and different situations. Performance won’t be the one spotlight of the accent: the innovation consists of robust modularity, for instance, for larger sturdiness, brings a system of magnetic becoming pedals within the rear with Hall impact sensors (which use magnets for actuation).
Although designed to characterize skilled use, the system additionally contributes to a extra accessible expertise as it’s configurable, permitting gear shifting to get replaced by acceleration and braking or every other mixture of instructions that make the consumer’s life simpler.
To complement the Pro Racing Wheel expertise, Logitech has additionally introduced new Pro Racing Pedals, which enhance the wheel by embedding advanced options and modularity.
The pedals have weight cells that report the utilized power and assist develop muscle reminiscence, embrace a Hall impact sensor for higher sturdiness, detachable components adapt to the consumer’s wants and permit changes in actuation power and depth.
Price and availability
The Logitech G Pro Racing Wheel and Pro Racing Pedals hit the worldwide market in September with MSRPs of $999 (~R$5,120) and $349 (~R$1,790), respectively. There’s no phrase but on availability in Brazil, however each are already listed on the corporate’s nationwide web site and it is solely a matter of time earlier than information is introduced for the nation.
Source: Logitech (1, 2)