This wheel was so demanded by the community, a sign-up list was put in place to put orders in line. As of right now, people on the sign-up list are able to purchase the AccuForce Pro for $1,749 (subtract $89 if you are a previous SimXperience customer). The wheel will become available to all on January 21st.
The SimXperience AccuForce is a direct drive racing wheel, which features an in-house designed motor. The motor can generate up to 13NM of force, which is a simply crazy amount for the price! The Pro model comes with everything you need for a plug-and-play solution, including a suede racing wheel and button box. The button box features 12 buttons, as well as carbon fiber paddle shifters, to provide an authentic racey feel.
This is an awesome wheel, and should be great for any sim racer looking to take his experience to the next level. What are your thoughts on this eagerly awaited piece of hardware? Let us know in the comments!
Below is the information from the official product page, which can be found here:
The SimXperience AccuForce Pro is a professional racing simulation steering system. When combined with todays best racing simulation games, the AccuForce Pro is as close as you can get to driving the real thing and is delivered in a convenient, ready to run, plug-n-play package.
The key to it’s incredible realism is our groundbreaking direct drive motor control system. We’ve engineered an integrated motor controller / PC interface as opposed to communicating between two different circuit boards as is common in the industry. This allows the AccuForce to provide lower latency, better response and more accurate detail reproduction than competing direct drive systems. Combined with a motor that’s specifically designed for racing simulation, the AccuForce system provides the best possible balance of torque, response and most importantly, fidelity and linearity. The end result: a driving experience that’s second only to the real thing.
Controller & Base Unit Features
Unparalleled Steering Feedback Quality & Realism
Direct Drive System (Wheel connects directly to motor shaft, there are no belts to slip, wear or absorb critical detail)
Powerful, Low Inertia Motor supports up to 13Nm of sustained torque depending on the user selected mode *
Easily dial back the forces for safe use by friends and family
User selectable modes (similar to those on a stereo) allow easy selection of linear performance, peak performance, soft performance, child mode, etc.
Extreme efficiency (13Nm sustained torque at 100% stall for 30 minutes with 2°F temperature rise over ambient with 0% torque loss due to heat fade)
Excellent balance of torque and torque resolution results in an extremely refined and realistic feel
Torque peaks are removed by default to ensure a truly 1:1 linear experience (option to enable peaks is provided)
Up to 2000Hz Communication Rate via SimXperience Dual Stream Technology (1000Hz from Game / 1000Hz from Sim Commander software)
Motor updated 50,000 times per second / Realtime encoder processing
Lowest possible latency / lag due to integration of controller and motor drive system on a single circuit board and custom motor design
Integrated slip rings ensure long life and great electrical contact while providing for infinite wheel rotation
4500 degrees of rotation, configured for 900 degrees by default. User may opt to alter this setting in real-time
16,000 PPR (pulse per revolution) positional feedback
Engineered for many years of reliable service in commercial environments. (Critical parts are stress tested for 300lb loads)
Includes FREE Sim Commander SimVibe and Steering system tuning / analysis software suite
Three force feedback (FFB) options: traditional raw game FFB, SimXperience / user optimized game FFB and completely user definable FFB
Robust tuning capability via touchscreen or in game heads up display via included software
Easily auto-optimize feedback for your driving style, driving line and a particular car/ track combination
Firmware updates are automatically delivered and install in seconds with a single button click. No need to hunt for them on a website
3-Port USB hub on back of base unit enclosure
Expansion ports for additional displays, buttons, pedals and rotary encoders
* – Measurement taken with digital torque wrench at motor stall. Manufacturer stated margin of error is +-5%. When designing mounting systems and evaluating safety concerns, please design for a 16Nm peak torque scenario.
Wheel & Wheel Button Box Features
Premium Suede 320mm Steering Wheel
13 total buttons (12-long life tactile push buttons & AccuForce Wheel Horn Button)
Rugged, Durable Construction
Machined aluminum automotive grade quick release system allows you to easily swap to different steering wheel styles
Easily bolt on a variety of real world racing steering wheels or obtain an additional Wheel button box and quick connect them
Adjustable upper button box modules and paddle shifters facilitate a variety of 280mm – 350mm steering wheels
Machined Aluminum paddle shifters are not only durable but offer low latency shifts and positive engagement feel
Carbon Fiber paddles (replaceable to suit a variety of tastes)
Paddle width adjustment
Shift engagement point adjustment
Shift throw adjustment
Mounting points included for 3rd party SLI plates or phone holders
Onboard USB 1.1 for SLI style displays, phones and other 3rd party accessories
Optional phone cord style connection to base unit as opposed to using slip rings for extreme modding circumstances
SimXperience AccuForce Pro Base Unit with 6ft (2m) cable.
SimXperience AccuForce Pro Force Feedback Controller
SimXperience AccuForce Pro Wheel Button Box with Paddle Shifters
SimXperience AccuForce Premium Suede 320mm Steering Wheel
6ft (2m) USB cable with ferrite filters
6ft (2m) IEC Power Cord (same as used on PC’s) with U.S. plug
Sim Commander software (SimVibe and force feedback tuning features)
The AccuForce Pro is a fully assembled, ready to run kit.
IMPORTANT – Due to demand, a sign-up list was formed for this product. If you signed up to purchase the AccuForce in advance then you will see the add to cart button below when logged into this website. Those who signed up will have three weeks to complete their purchase. There is a STRICT initial limit of one unit per customer! On January 21 2015 this product will become available for all to purchase. Orders will be processed in the order they are received.