Unfortunately, I couldn’t even find that number on Thrustmaster’s site. This, while annoying, isn’t a major problem for me since most games I play can make use of the left analog stick for movement instead of the dpad, but I will continue to look for the solution in any case. It is heavy enough to fill your hands and not rattle, but light enough that it doesn’t cause any fatigue after playing for hours. Sorry to hear that! I have played a few games already and it has performed how I would expect it to. Sycle View Profile View Posts.

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The assembly of the sticks on that pad feels a bit better than on the Xbox controller.

FireStorm Dual Power 3 GamePad

Girestorm believe the instructions firestor install the programming software, Thrustmapper, first, then install the drivers. In my opinion, however, I felt this was the best I could get for the price. If you are using SDL for your controller system.

Please try your search again later. Note that there are many versions of the Firestorm, but I will discuss the models including analog sticks only, as most tend to expect analog stick capabilities in their gamepads.

Firestorm Dual Power 3 PC | Thrustmaster

I have played a few games already and it has performed how I would expect it to. The two analog mini-stick controllers enable players to control movement along four different axes Improved, more responsive 8-way D-pad 12 programmable buttons for better gaming and quicker response time Twin built-in motors for optimized force feedback sensations Rubber-textured gamepad for maximum comfort.


My only gripe with the software so far gameoad that I haven’t found a way to map the simultaneous pressing of two keys to one button. Dec 19, You can edit your question or post anyway. Rather go to Thrustmaster’s website and download the most recent drivers right off the bat. IIRC they use Rewired [guavaman.

We don’t know when or if this item will be back in stock. There is a list of controllers with their bindings on https: Razer SoftMiner lets you gain rewards with your idle PC: The traditional Firestorm came with a directional pad with a flat surface that the thumb could “press.

ThrustMaster FireStorm Dual Power 3 – gamepad – wired

Another feature that adds to one’s ability to grip the controller is the addition of 2 trigger buttons dial the underside of the controller. If done manually, you can actually navigate windows with the controller, but I just don’t see a need to do so.

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Corben shared that list because it contains information about button and axis ordering that could be used to create profiles for input systems like Rewired without having access to the relevant hardware.

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As for the software, it was a bit tricky getting it all to work at first, but it wasn’t impossible. Though I’ve only had mine for a day, I can only assume by the feel of it that if you aren’t an intense gamer that slams the dpad and analog sticks around during play, friestorm controller should last you a while.

Another thing not advertised firesstorm is that the profiles you make for each game can be activated automatically when you start the games.

Video Games by Lori Grunin 10 days ago. Note that my comments are based on the controller’s performance with fully charged batteries and with the controller directly next to gamwpad wireless base. Sony patent suggests next PlayStation controller will have touchscreen We might see a new feature on the next DualShock. Corben View Profile View Posts.

All in all, as I’m not one to vent my frustration on my controllers I point out that it is the 3rd revision of Firestorm Dual Power series because many retailers fail to distinguish one from gamwpad others, and the newest controller is usually going to be the best due to corrections of errors in past versions.