Thrustmaster has just released another teaser video about their upcoming new steering wheel. This is the first time that a Simracing product from Thrustmaster has a screen, which is combined by an additional LED bar. In addition, at first glance, significantly higher-quality switches and buttons as well as the use of carbon or carbon foil are recognizable. The release date is set for April 20th 2021.
Fanatec has just unveiled its new Universal Hub, which at 149€ is significantly cheaper than the previous Universal Hub for around €349. The article is now available from Fanatec: https://fanatec.com/eu-de/csl-universal-hub*
The new Universal Hub is located in Fanatec's CSL class and is bolted to the Wheelbase with the included simplified Quickrelease.
The "DataPort-C connection" could be an interesting clue for new accessories, which has not yet been officially announced by Fanatec.
The most important features
The most important features at a glance are:
Shifting rockers with snap dome activation (adjustable from 214 mm to 274 mm at the widest point
Integrated key groups (not removable)
Eight standard buttons with snap dome activation
2-way rocker switch and two two 2-way toggle switches
LED display with 3 digits
7-way FunkySwitch™ (left, right, up, down, press and rotate in both directions)
The new toolless Quick Release Adapter of the CSL series