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post #11 of 15
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Hmm...so your controllers return EXACTLY to center just after moving the stick a little...each and every time?
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post #12 of 15
Why are you calibrating it, just plug it in and start playing...
post #13 of 15
I've used a lot of different controller and I can honestly say this is a very common problem. In fact, I've only seen a hand full of controllers that will return to the center on a consistent basis. The after using them for a while, the results will change. The best ones are the sixaxis/dual shock 3's in my experience, but even those are prone to this(different controller yields different results). It's not really that big of a problem IMO, just increase the dead zone till it's no longer a problem.
post #14 of 15
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Well considering The Thumb sticks are mini joy sticks..I would believe they need to be calibrated to get the full range of motion and center location dialed in.
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post #15 of 15
If you are that concerned about it, return it. If the new one does the same thing, modify the deadzone, or return that one as well.
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