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So looking around for a joystick in the 100-200$ CAD range.

I kinda wanted to stick with my cyborg theme (have a RAT9 and a Cyborg keyboard). So I was looking into a F.L.Y. 5 stick, but they aren't available in Canada. They do that the PS3 version (F.L.Y 9) and I was wondering if that would work on a PC?




Second choice, and probably a winner here. X52 Pro.



Anyone have any other suggestions for the budget?
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What types of flying games do you plan on playing? If you don't need 100 buttons and switches for the really hardcore/realistic sims, I'd recommend the ThrustMaster T.16000M.

It uses a magnet for the sensor, which gives it far greater accuracy than other budget sticks. It also pretty much won't wear out or start getting "wonky" on you. It's also made to be completely ambidextrous, in case you're left-handed.

If you want to spend the extra dough though, that X52 Pro won't do you wrong, regardless of the sim.
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What types of flying games do you plan on playing? If you don't need 100 buttons and switches for the really hardcore/realistic sims, I'd recommend the ThrustMaster T.16000M.

It uses a magnet for the sensor, which gives it far greater accuracy than other budget sticks. It also pretty much won't wear out or start getting "wonky" on you. It's also made to be completely ambidextrous, in case you're left-handed.

If you want to spend the extra dough though, that X52 Pro won't do you wrong, regardless of the sim.

I'm thinking on starting up flight sims again. I use to love playing them. So the up coming BF3 with heli's (if they kept the same type of flying the BF1942 DC mod had) would be good. Also all the More Heli sims I can play the better.

I guess it's the X52. It's getting bought NAOW! =P
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I have the X-52 (regular, not the pro version) and it's okay, but the slider and wheels have gone out on me after a couple years. Throttle's a little noisy, but the joystick and rudder axes are fine.
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