Reviews and Problems with Logitech Cordless Rumblepad 2
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Works in Windows 7 for me
T. J. Green "meateebon", Amazon
21 November 2009
Summary: I just wanted to mention that this controller does, in fact, work perfectly fine in Windows 7, even on 64-bit (which is what I'm running). However, I will say that since I have both a 360 and a PS3, I rarely buy games for my PC that would work well with a controller. But, I have used this with no problems with just about every emulator under the sun, as well with indie games like Cave Story. Also, I've played Lego Star Wars II with it as well, and it works beautifully.
Summary: Another product that shows why Logitech is so popular. It feels solid in every way and I'm sure it will provide good service for a long time. So why only 4 starts? Setup gave me some troubles. It froze two different machines during setup of the driver. But after a hard reboot, the driver seemed to be installed and working. Also, the mapping software for mapping Gamepad controls to keyboard/mouse inputs was not the best (or at least didn't work good for me).
Summary: I've had this controller for nearly a year now. It has worked very well with both racing and flight sim games. It is well built and actually feels more solid in my hands than do most game console controllers. Batteries last months, even with heavy use. The only reason not to have all five stars is because I had a small but easily overcome problem with it yesterday. I went to use my controller after a few weeks sitting idol and it would not connect to the computer.
Stirred (control sticks), but not Shaken (vibe motors)
R. Barnett "TechGuru", Amazon
23 February 2006
Summary: I was looking for a good cordless controller by a brand that I know; Logitech caught my eye. Not that there is a lot of competition in the PC cordless joypad controller market. I have experience with them having bought my joystick ('Extreme 3-D Pro, corded) from them. And while not perfect, it is a good stick, but sticks don't always perform well in certain games. The games I had in mind were GTA: San Andreas and Far Cry, and Halo.
Summary: Short and simple review: Pros - Super easy installation, like installing a USB mouse. - Highly customizeable software profiler for any game - Good button feel; 10 usable buttons, not counting the Dpad and vibration and mode buttons. - Comfortable shape (for small hands), not too light, not too heavy - Good wireless range and freedom, wireless module is conveniently small and unassuming.
Excellent controller. Great wireless response. However, short handles...
Kiyo M., Amazon
1 January 2006
Summary: Before purchasing this controller, I have been using the Logitech Wingman RumblePad and Thrustmaster Firestorm Dual Power controllers. And finally, I decided to go wireless. However, not only did the wireless and the brand "Logitech" interest me, but it was the familiar interface to Sony's PlayStation controller. It basically IS a PS controller, but with some minor tweaks. The 8-directional D-Pad feels much better (kind of reminds me of the original NES D-pad).
Summary: Played FIFA 2005 using the brand new controller. Works great! First I installed the driver and software as instructed by the manual. Everything was fine. Then a week later, I removed the batteries. When I replaced the batteries, the calibration of the analog sticks were off. And there's no way to re-calibrate using the driver installed. So, I decided to uninstall the driver and software. Then, I used Windows XP's control panel to calibrate the gamepad.
Black Cat de La Bear "see that dark shape o'r..., Amazon
12 January 2004
Summary: I have had mine for over a year and it still works(no button failure anyway) but it is too small for my hands. If you have large hands and play Return of the King then you'll be sorry, I promise. I have cramps in my thumb-to-index finger tendons and last night my right arm went numb. Find another controller if using extensively. Works better in flight sims where you don't have to have a click-click dexterity fest to beat your foes.(Hmm Richard Garriot said that!
Summary: I love these pads. I've been using them for almost two years and have been happy enough with them to not only recommend them to friends, but I give them as gifts to my gaming nephews. The problem is the sliders come off quite easily. While they snap back on just as easy, I have lost at least two while traveling after they came off in my baggage. I wish logitech would offer replacements by the dozen cheapley.
Summary: Logitech is well known for its Mice, Keyboards, speakers, and now game controllers. its Wingman series is pretty good with joysticks and gamepads. while you can play FPS with this controller (dual analog, one stick for movement and the other for view), it really isn't recommended. if you play sports games, then a gamepad is really needed, but for most games, just save money and keep that keyboard and mouse.