sim racing accessories

Racing Sim Accessories

Hello everyone! Are you wondering which accessory you should buy to enjoy the best experience of racing simulation? Well, let us see.
A lot of work has been done here to provide you with a one-stop catalog that lists every kind of hardware you may want to consider. If you are interested in purchasing simulation racing accessories, then the following are the best accessories you should consider.

Console Compatibility Adapter

Maybe you have a wheel you want to use on Xbox One and want to use it on PS4 (and vice versa), maybe your wheel is compatible with PS3 but not PS4, or you just don’t want to have the idea of dealing with buying new wheels, in order to keep up with the development of the new generation of game consoles. Either way, you want to use the scroll wheel on a console that is not compatible with this machine, right? Well, don’t worry, this problem has already been solved. Remember, these are for consumer-grade compatibility adapters. For more advanced adapters, please refer to the “DIY” section of the “Buying Guide”.

CollectiveMinds Drivehub

  • Compatible with all recent Logitech, Thrustmaster, and Fanatec wheel bases (not designed to work with Direct Drive wheels, no confirmation on compatibility with Fanatec DD1 and DD2 wheels)
  • Updatable firmware (macOS and Windows compatible)
  • Additional port for using accessorie
  • Full force feedback support
  • PS4/5, Xbox One

MaxRace F-1 V.4

  • Compatible with Logitech G25, G27, and G29 Updatable firmware (Windows compatible)
  • No external accessory ports
  • Full force feedback support
  • Xbox One

MaxRace F-1 V.5

  • Compatible with Logitech G25, G27, and G29
    Updatable firmware (Windows compatible)
  • No external accessory ports
  • Full force feedback support
  • PS4

Pedals

Without a good set of pedals, what is the racing experience? Whether you need a hub kit that lacks pedals or an upgrade, this is an option on the market. Also read our in-depth review on Sim Racing Pedals

Fanatec CSL Elite Pedals
2 adjustable and movable pedals
12-bit resolution (4096 steps)
High-tension brake
Hard-mounting recommended
Connects directly to Fanatec base or through USB (includes cables for both)
Console compatible

Fanatec CSL Elite Pedals LC
3 adjustable and movable pedals
12-bit resolution (4096 steps) throttle and clutch, 16-bit resolution (65,536 steps) brake
Load-cell adjustable-tension (up to 90kg) brake
Hard-mounting recommended
Connects directly to Fanatec base or through USB (includes cables for both)
Console compatible

Fanatec ClubSport Pedals V3
3 adjustable and movable pedals, pedal faces interchangeable
12-bit resolution (4096 steps)
Load-cell, adjustable-tension (up to 90kg), ABS-simulating-vibration brake, wheelspin/oversteer-simulating-vibration throttle
Hard-mounting recommended
Connects directly to Fanatec base or through USB (includes cables for both)
Console compatible

Rims / Wheels

These are bases specially designed for Thrustmaster and/or Fanatec bases, some of which can already be bundled with the wheelbase. Logitech cannot choose because their wheels are not interchangeable.

Also read our in-depth review on Sim Racing Wheels

ClubSport Formula V2
10.6” (27 cm) width, F1-style wheel
Metal frame and carbon fibre face plate with alcantara grips, metal paddle shifters
Eleven buttons, two 12-way rotary encoders, 4-way joystick with 2-way rotary function, and an analogue stick
Compatible with CSL Elite, CSL Elite PS4, Clubsport, and Podium wheelbases

Fanatec ClubSport Formula Carbon
10.2” (26 cm) width, F1-style wheel
Metal frame and carbon fibre face plate with alcantara grips, metal paddle shifters
Eleven buttons and 7-way switch
Compatible with CSL Elite, CSL Elite PS4, Clubsport, and Podium wheelbases

Fanatec ClubSport BMW GT2
12.6” (32 cm) diameter
Metal frame with full alcantara wrapping, metal paddle shifters
Eleven buttons, 7-way rotary switch, analogue joystick
Compatible with CSL Elite, CSL Elite PS4, Clubsport, and Podium wheelbases

Fanatec CSL Elite McLaren GT3 CSQR
11.8” (30 cm) width, GT-style wheel
Plastic frame with full leather wrapping, metal paddle shifters
Seven buttons, two 12-way rotary switches, 4-way joystick with 5-way rotary function
Adds Xbox One compatibility to Fanatec wheelbases
Compatible with CSL Elite, CSL Elite PS4, Clubsport, and Podium wheelbases

Shifters

The good thing is that almost every wheel is equipped with paddle switches, and sometimes they just don’t cut. Sometimes using the gear lever is a more immersive experience, especially for drifters and rally drivers. Also read our in-depth review on Sim Racing Shifters

ClubSport Shifter SQ V 1.5
Similar to the TH8A shifter in that it can be used as an H-gate shifter or a sequential shifter, though it cannot be used as a handbrake.
H-gate (7 + R) and sequential modes
Hard-mounting optional, clamp mount
Connects through Fanatec base, Fanatec pedals, or directly through USB with the Clubsport Adapter (adapter is PC-only)
Console compatible

DSD Pro Sequential Shifter
Sequential
Hard mounting required
Connects directly through USB
PC

Logitech Driving Force shifter
H-gate (6 + R)
Clamp mounting only
Connects through Logitech base
Console compatible

SHH Shifters
H-gate (7 + R) and sequential modes
Hard-mounting optional
Connects directly through USB
PC

Handbrakes

Are you uniting and drifting with your favorite form of racing? Then you know how good it feels to pull the actual handbrake; just pressing that small button on the moving wheel will not cut it.

DSD Hydraulic Handbrake
45° pull
Tension unknown
No vibration
Hard-mounting required
Connects directly through USB
PC-only

Fanatec ClubSport handbrake – One of the few professional handbrake axis add-ons on the market. Compatible with Fanatec wheels on console, and everything else on PC.
45° pull
Tension unkown
No vibration
Hard-mounting and clamp optional
Connects through Fanatec base, Fanatec pedals, or directly through USB with the Clubsport Adapter (adapter is PC-only)
Console compatible

RealGear RallyPro – Comes in two versions, with a 13-inch lever or 25-inch lever
45° pull
Up to 100 lbs tension
No vibration
Hard-mounting required
Connects to Ricmotech GTpro pedals, USB versions available available
PC-only

Thrustmaster TH8A – The handbrake settings are controlled through the Windows Controller panel. So technically, as a handbrake, it’s a PC exclusive.
~10° pull
Unknown tension
No vibration
Hard-mounting optional, clamp mount
Connects to Thrustmaster base or directly through USB
PC-only

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