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Saitek X52 Flight Control System

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Reviews and Problems with Saitek X52 Flight Control System

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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

5351, Walmart
24 July 2014
  • Summary: tough to learn to us. many features. no force feedback so joystick is not stable in many situarions
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

5351, Walmart
24 July 2014
  • Summary: tough to learn to us. many features. no force feedback so joystick is not stable in many situarions
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 4
4.0

User Review

Acebuyer, Walmart
6 July 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this item for someone else. Unfortunately, recipient no longer wants this item as he already has one. Nevertheless, the item was delivered in a timely manner in very good condition.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fun, when the cable isn't falling out of the throttle base

Chris, Amazon
13 December 2013
  • Summary: I sure wish they didnt use the outdated s-video connections for the joystick to throttle. the connection is shotty and loose, causing the joystick to lose power intermittently in the middle of a flight. why they didn't use serial or usb connections or hardwire them is beyond me. otherwise, fun flight stick and gets the job done.
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Overall 6
6.0

driver seems to have some problem.

Yehua Lyu, Amazon
13 November 2013
  • Summary: It works fine with the driver on the disk. But it crashes every time when I try to install the new driver downloaded from saitek's website.
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Overall 6
6.0

Comparison to Older Saitek Versions

Roger, Amazon
18 April 2013
  • Summary: I bought this flight stick along with a Saitek Pro Flight Rudder Pedals , as a replacement to my older Saitek X45. Some misfortunes or bugs with previous versions, the Saitek X45 had a very stiff spring within the joystick causing significant problems. Also, the X45 suffered a loose connection on the throttle controller connector to the joystick, and had to resplice the cable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great design, not durable

Michael J. Brown, Amazon
12 March 2012
  • Summary: Nice set up. "Feels" durable and sturdy. No issues with Windows 7. Used on CFS3, IL-46, IL-46 Cliffs of Dover, FSX, DCS Black Shark, Wings over Vietnam and Wings of Prey. No issues on any of these applications. Loved that you can adjust the throttle friction. The durability is my issue with this HOTAS system. The first one I purchased worked for about 3 months. I noticed the lights would flicker on and off on the joystick.
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Overall 6
6.0

Saitek X52 Pro Flight Control System

patbrad, Overstock
1 February 2012
  • Summary: This would make a great unit if only it had complete and accurate instructions, no game presets, no support they wont reply to any questions. The support forum does not allow you to post any new questions as they have closed it down for any new post so if it's about anything new forget it your on your own. I would not buy it again knowing this even thou the unit appears to be fairly well made.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

cables wont work

Walmart
15 June 2010
  • Summary: the joystick is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!when it works. It doesn't do so great with windows 7. Also the cable that plugs the joystick part not the throttle will not plug in.
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Overall 6
6.0

Close to greatness

Kelly C. Vernon, Amazon
1 February 2008
  • Summary: I have had ten different sticks in my 20 years of fighter simulations, mostly sidewinders and logitech sticks, this is my first time going saitek as I had been on the fence with the configuration of the grip and how it fits the hand, so here I am with a saitek x-52 and here is my two cents.
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