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ThrustMaster T-Flight Stick X
8.2 out of 10

ThrustMaster T-Flight Stick X

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Reviews and Problems with ThrustMaster T-Flight Stick X

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Overall 6
6.0

Purchased with throttle

hunter o., Newegg
18 July 2014
  • Summary: I have not tried to preset mapping for the 2 profiles on my stick.
  • Pros: I like the hat button. It is a cheap stick. The stick seems good quality and most of the buttons are pressed easy. Quick plug and play install on Windows 8.
  • Cons: The trigger is a big con to me. It is hard plastic. This means my index finger is pressing on the corner of the trigger for most of my play time. The trigger feels like it should have been a two stage piece but the sensor was a cheaper model and only has one stage of firing. Because of this, I ca...
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Overall 6
6.0

Good price for product

Ken Fry, Amazon
22 January 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Check Before You Leap

Mike F., Newegg
29 November 2013
  • Summary: Because this flight stick (joystick) does NOT include any software please check to make sure that it will work with the program you are interested in. For playing a game such as WoW you will need a Joystick/Gamepad to Keyboard mapping program, such as xPadder.
  • Pros: Large, solid, base. Price. Well respected manufacture
  • Cons: Lacking a Joystick to Keyboard mapping software, button placement
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Overall 6
6.0

Mediocre overall but

J G., Newegg
17 January 2013
  • Summary: Like the promo sez: great starter kit.
  • Pros: Unlike some, mine works BF3 quite well but you may need to get into the BF3 settings profile to more finely tune. Looks good, great price, holding up better (crossing fingers) than a (3x) replaced 3D Pros. Like the throttle placement and its sensitivity great for chopper hovers. Curving base is j...
  • Cons: So far it (me) sucks on jets. Thumb rest not comfortable to me. The bottom mounted stiffness dial worked about 12 hours before it lost its gripping power and now control is considerably more sloppy than I would like. No other sensitivity adjustments, eg, no software support in that area like 3D P...
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Overall 6
6.0

for what its worth

hawkeye64, Amazon
2 December 2012
  • Summary: I bought this stick was in a pinch and on a budget,i honestly am not all that pleased with the button lay out the HAT switch is off set and at least for me feels awkward.The stick is very comfortable very nice grip feel.The buttons on the base a virtually flush with the surface of the base and that...
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Overall 6
6.0

Worth the Value Paid

AMDGuyMichigan, Amazon
22 November 2012
  • Summary: This is by far not a super high quality Joystick but it was worth every penny that I paid for it, which wasn't much. It works with all of the simulator games that I play and has a lot of configurable buttons.
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Overall 6
6.0

Thrustmaster weaknesses

denis, Amazon
27 August 2012
  • Summary: It is very impressive to look at, seems solid and promises a lot. But, after very good simulation for three days, the throttle did not work. Also the flaps was intermittent in their activation.
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Overall 6
6.0

Meh

FlyingV, Amazon
21 April 2012
  • Summary: I guess you get what you pay for. I was hoping to find an alternative to the now discontinued MS Sidewinder sticks I've been using for years. This isn't it. It's not bad for the price but not nearly as precise as the old Sidewinder. The buttons feel cheap and a bit "sticky".
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Overall 6
6.0

We'll see...

Alexander S., Newegg
8 August 2010
  • Summary: We'll see if I just got a dud. Hopefully this isn't indicative of the build quality of all of them. If that's the case, I'll try and get a refund and go with a higher end product. No use in spending less money to get a dysfunctional product. Three stars for now.
  • Pros: Great stick layout, comfortable, inexpensive, easy to setup, accurate when it works.
  • Cons: The Y axis jams periodically and will not stay centered. No matter how many times I calibrate this thing it jumps out of alignment within 1-5 minutes of use. After troubleshooting with it for about a week and making sure it's indeed a hardware issue and not a configuration one I've decided to req...
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Overall 6
6.0

it works

Paul C., Newegg
3 June 2010
  • Summary: the stick controls seem slow and rudder and aileron require more range of motion to engage than I am used to. I can't re configure this to my liking.
  • Pros: it works well and was recognized and configured quickly with win XP
  • Cons: my biggest complaint is the wrist rest is too large and too high off the base
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