Category: Input Device
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Not specified
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/XP/Vista/NT 4/Me
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 04 Apr 2010
Logitech Wingman Cordless Game pad USB is a vibration feedback game pad. It is a form of 2.4 GHz radio technology and has no cord, enabling one to get the cordless game experience. Aside the 2.4 GHz technology, its battery can be used for as long as 50 hours, making one to be able to use it for a longer time. This device has a precise 8-way game pad and dual analog sticks which together provide a great two way control of the game. Its vibration is highly co coordinated in that each of its handles on the game pad vibrates independently. In additions, it has a throttle that is convenient for all, 11 programmable buttons and a ‚Äúmode' button to enable it to switch the game pad's functionality between flight and sports stimulation modes during its operation. During its use, one can print out profiles for reference or even double the number of programmable functions using the shift button.
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The incorporated compact 2.4 GHz receiver is used to connect it to the PC's USB Port. The game pad, which is cordless as mentioned above, is always ‚Äúchannel hopping‚Äù with the receiver as it is being used. This takes place because they have to countercheck each other's channel, to ensure that the connection is free from interference and it will not end up being unreliable. The device is advantageous in that it can operate using 8 different users, all at the same time. Another advantage is that it goes into ‚Äúsleep mode‚Äù whenever it is not in use and this helps to save the battery life. In addition, one can use it up to a range of 20 feet. The independent vibration also enables one to feel the stimulated environmental effect. The manufacturers have also provided a way to download the latest game profiles from their website, through this device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Logitech WingMan Cordless Gamepad USB errors before installing any driver updates.