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HotelBushranger
03-13-2005, 07:41 AM
I've got an Attack 3, basically more and more frequently now, its just....buggerin up. The slider throttle, whilst physically completely down, only goes down to about 50%, at times i cant go up or right, which just cost me a pilot online http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif lol was still fun, got me first kill.

Anyways, is there a way to manually change its sensitivity completely, like with the old Wingman Extreme, or should I be lookin for a new stick? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Cheers all

HotelBushranger
03-13-2005, 07:41 AM
I've got an Attack 3, basically more and more frequently now, its just....buggerin up. The slider throttle, whilst physically completely down, only goes down to about 50%, at times i cant go up or right, which just cost me a pilot online http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif lol was still fun, got me first kill.

Anyways, is there a way to manually change its sensitivity completely, like with the old Wingman Extreme, or should I be lookin for a new stick? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Cheers all

Tully__
03-13-2005, 07:56 AM
In Windows Control Panel Game Controllers utility, check the properties of your joystick to see how it's responding. If the same dodgy behaviour shows up there, you probably need a new stick.

dvergur
03-13-2005, 08:27 PM
Hi HotelBushR.

I have the same flightstick Logithech Attack3, and the same problem. The throttle control has become very inaccurate after less than a years Frequent! use and usually it won´t allow lower throttle setting than 23% at times it will sit at 10-2% but generally it is very inaccurate belov 25%. I manage by hitting the plus/minus key on the numpad in emergencies and when gentle throttle openings are required. The keyboard-numpad throttle keys seem to override the trottle setting on the flightstick until I move the stick-throttle the next time.

...and yes this probably means a new stick or opening of the stick to try and fix the variable resistor that most likely sits inside the shell and conects to the throttle lever on the stick.
I have been able to fix a similar problem with a nice genius stick that I had, but that only prolonged its life 3 or 6 months.
...miss that old Genius stick, had a good feeling about it until it started going bad.

Congrats on your first kill, I am still waiting for my first legitimate kill (one that I survive and/or am able to RTB from http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

The closest I got to a kill, after a long period on HL, was me in a single eng. fighter prolly Ki-84C (can´t remember for sure) where I got head on with a Bf110 not sure If we got any hits to speak of, we collided, I lost one wing, never saw what became of him in all the confusion trying to bail out. This Bf110 seemed to know his flying stuff.

C6

HL: yamit

HotelBushranger
03-14-2005, 02:27 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif I share your pain, after I got a taste for blood I flew to the Allied airbase, flying a Ki-84b. Saw an A-20 cruising along at 500m, so down I go for him, but because of my buggered up joystick, which at the time was randomly pulling up sharply for no reason, I couldn't land the hits on an engine, Instead, HE gets MINE!, so as the rev counters falling, I make for the nearby islands. I could see tracers, so I thought it was another A-20 behind me. Now an annoying thing was happening, it might have been because of the damage but I couldn't turn right or up, just down and left, which was were I went. I pranged in the middle of a village, and as it goes to outside view, I see a P-38 Lightning which was trailing me stall and crash bearly 5 metres away.

All up an enjoyable experience http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif