Thrustmaster T500 RS GT5 Wheel

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Better than expected

on 10/18/2012

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Product Overview

The Thrustmaster T500 RS is a 12" diameter racing wheel with all metal realistic pedals on a separate base weighing over 15 pounds. A 'realistic brake mod' is included that you can attach to the brake pedal which shortens the throw of the pedal and contains a metal spring and foam material, making for a more progressive brake resistance when the pedal is depressed similar to a real car. The base can be set up F1 style which is right side up, or it can be used GT style upside down, and all three pedals can be adjusted left, right, up, down or tilted according to your preference. The wheel is solid metal with rubber grip and has 12 buttons on the front, while 7" brushed metal sequential gearshift levers are located on the left and right that are attached to the base. H.E.A.R.T, or HallEffect AccuRate Technology offers 16 bit steering resolution with 65,536 values within the 1080 degree steering radius and won't wear down over time due to it's contactless magnetic sensor. The system is driven by a 150mNm torque, 3000rpm industrial motor which provides Force Feedback using a rigid stopper so the wheel will respond realistically to obstacles and different terrain. The T500 RS was released on January 5th 2011 and so far can only be used with Gran Turismo 5 on PlayStation 3, although the company has made plans to open up compatibility in the near future.

Specifications

Manufacturer Thrustmaster
Mfg Part# 4169056
SKU 219509174
UPC 663296416087
UPC 14 00663296416087
Sales Rank 1928
Features
New H.E.A.R.T HallEffect AccuRate Technology(*) on the wheel Ultra-precise wheel, with 16-bit resolution (65536 values on the steering) Precision that won't decrease over time (contactless magnetic sensor)
Force Feedback with industrial motor (Torque 150mNm, 3000rpm, 65W, 52mm/2) Super-powerful, quick responding Force Feedback mechanism Rigid motorized stopper, no matter what angle of rotation you select
Mechanism with large dual belts (for fluid, smooth action)
Angle of rotation is adjustable up to 1080 (3 full turns) Realistic pedal set
Unique design(*) with your choice of 2 positions: Floor-mounted position (F1-style) Suspended position (GT-style)
100% metal, for optimal stability, weight (more than 15.4lbs) and resistance
3 100% adjustable pedals (adjust the spacing between the pedals as well as the height)
Brake pedal with reinforced and adjustable resistance (includes a removable Realistic Brake mod)
Includes metal footrest with non-slip grating texture

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