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chaikanut
01-06-2005, 02:35 PM
It has been always clear to me (at least for the few months I have the game and the few weeks I have been playing it) that joystick settings are always a compromise; You can have smooth controls only for a short range of the joystick. I had a slightly modified version of olegs settings but I was never satisfied with them since at higher joystick input control was jerky and the airplane was not responsive to sudden changes of the targets flightpath. Today I have tried something different just for a change. I set the initial slider in pitch in the settings menu to 30 (yes, 30!) and had an average increase between the consecutive sliders of 7 (5 in the first 10 in the last) up to 100. To my everlasting surprise control of the aircraft was excellent! It took a few minutes to adjust to the much finer controls but in the end the gunsight felt like an extension of my arm. In addition to that, I no longer have the trimming nightmares I had before. Of course, you now have to be light on the stick all the times but the results are like I said satisfying. Those of you using ''relaxed'' settings should try this, you may be amazed like me.

Bowman_61
01-06-2005, 03:04 PM
I've been trying pitch & roll at these settings for the past few weeks. Yes it does initially take some getting used to, seems to work better.

X=40 42 43 47 52 58 65 74 84 95 0
Y=40 42 43 47 52 58 65 74 84 95 0
Z=0 1 3 6 8 10 12 16 22 28 32

Oldish settings

X=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Y=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Z=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90

Got to work on yaw next

Bowman

JG52Uther
01-06-2005, 03:10 PM
This is a great site to check out for stick settings http://www.airwarfare.com/tech/sticks.htm

MZ6
01-06-2005, 03:20 PM
My best advice is to use default settings 'til you find something you don't like then change it.

chaikanut
01-06-2005, 03:56 PM
To bowman: Do you have a twist stick? If yes, then yaw settings should be just as sensitive as the rest. I started mine at 35.

BaldieJr
01-06-2005, 04:34 PM
It all depends on the stick.

The X45 worked best with default settings (for me).
My home-made stick worked best with every thing turned waaaay down.
The X52 is ultra-sweet with everything cranked up to 100.

Tully__
01-06-2005, 11:15 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by JG52Uther:
This is a great site to check out for stick settings http://www.airwarfare.com/tech/sticks.htm <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

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It's an excellent article. I should know, I wrote it http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

chaikanut
01-07-2005, 01:14 PM
Hello
I was watching a track made by that guy trying to match his online score with Hartmanns. I wasnt impressed by his manoevers and energy retention flying but I found the control he had on his aircraft awesome, it was as if mounted on a platform (those who have seen his tracks know what I am talking about). So, here is a question for you online gurus: how do you do it? Do you use expensive sticks, rudder pedals, different joystick settings or is it experience and a combination of the above?

XyZspineZyX
01-07-2005, 03:37 PM
Try these numbers with an X52...

[rts_joystick]
X=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Y=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Z=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
RZ=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
FF=1
U=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
V=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
1X=0 36 40 44 48 52 56 60 64 69 74 0
1Y=0 36 40 44 48 52 57 63 68 73 76 0
1RZ=0 79 81 83 85 87 89 91 93 94 95 0
1U=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1V=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1X1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1Y1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1RX1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1RZ1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1U1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1V1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1RX=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1Z=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1RY=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0

chaikanut
01-07-2005, 04:32 PM
Thanks for the input Vaqueout. Isnt the lack of full control a problem or is it worthless anyway/ use trim & flaps instead?

mllaneza
01-07-2005, 10:53 PM
I have a Logitech Extreme3D Pro and I'm liking

X=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Y=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Z=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

et al, these are the core of these settings