Did Thrustmaster go out of business?


In 1990, Thrustmaster was founded in Hillsboro, Oregon, with aid from Norm Winningstad. In computer publications at the start of 1991, the business started to promote the Thrustmaster Weapons Control System. It focused mostly on creating simulated flying controls for IBM Compatible Computers. The business used the HOTAS system for computer flight simulation and based …

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Will Thrustmaster release a direct drive wheel?


It has taken a while for Thrusmaster to release its new PC direct drive wheelbase. Thrustmaster’s maiden foray into the direct drive wheel market was initially scheduled to debut at the end of 2021 when it was first announced last year. Since then, the Fanatec CSL DD, a wheelbase offering smooth and precise direct-drive technology …

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Thrustmaster direct drive release date


Thrustmaster has finally unveiled the T818, its new Direct Drive wheel, after more than a year of anticipation. Following Fanatec’s new GT DD Pro and the Logitech G Pro, it is the third of the three main sim-racing peripheral manufacturers to introduce a Direct Drive wheel in the past 12 months. The T818, however, has …

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Are Thrustmaster wheels direct drive?


The American-French peripheral company has been a leader in the development of belt-driven technology for its sim racing devices, but later this year it will offer a wheelbase that forgoes that design. Direct drive refers to the attachment of the steering shaft to the motor without interference from other components. Thrustmaster previously announced that the …

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Is Thrustmaster making a direct drive?


Thrustmaster is an American-French company that designs, develops, and produces joysticks, game controllers, and steering wheels for PCs and video game consoles. It has licensing agreements with third-party brands like Airbus, Boeing, Ferrari, Gran Turismo, and the U.S. Air Force as well as licensing some products under Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox licenses. The Guillemot …

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