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Saitek X52 Pro Flight System Controller

by Saitek
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  • Advanced Multi-Function Display (MFD) for real flying interaction
  • 2 dedicated MFD buttons and 2 rotary dials with in-built buttons to control additional game functionality
  • Joystick with precision centering mechanism, non-contact technology on X and Y axes and constant spring force
  • Progressive throttle with tension adjustment, detents for afterburner and idle; 2 fire buttons
  • Works with: Windows XP, XP64 and Vista (all versions) and Windows 7
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Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 5.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000LQ4HTS
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  • Item model number: PS34
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)
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  • Date first available at Amazon.com: August 22, 2003

Product Description

From the Manufacturer

All the features of the X52 combined with premium engineering and advanced Multi-Function Display (MFD) for real flying interaction.
  • 2 dedicated MFD buttons and 2 rotary dials with in-built buttons to control additional game functionality
  • MFD displays data directly from games, including Radio Stack info from Microsoft Flight Simulator 9 and 10
  • Software Development Kit included for creating game-specific programs to interact with the MFD
  • Choice of red, amber or green button illumination
  • Illuminated buttons and MFD - ideal for low light environments
  • Throttle unit illumination varies depending on throttle position
  • Enhanced MFD backlighting
  • Improved cable management system

Joystick

  • Precision centering mechanism, non-contact technology on X and Y axes and constant spring force reduce free play, improve control and increase durability
  • 2-stage metal trigger; 2 primary buttons in 1 convenient position
  • 4 fire buttons including missile launcher with spring-loaded safety cover for instant access
  • Conveniently positioned metal pinkie switch provides shift functionality to double up on programmable commands
  • 2 X 8-way Hat Switches
  • 3D rudder twist
  • 3-position rotary mode selector switch with LED indicators
  • 3 spring-loaded, base-mounted toggle switches for up to 6 programmable flight commands
  • 5-position handle adjustment system to suit all hand sizes

Throttle

  • Progressive throttle with tension adjustment, detents for afterburner and idle
  • 2 fire buttons
  • Scroll wheel with built-in button
  • Mouse controller / hat switch with left mouse button
  • 8-way hat switch
  • 2 x rotary controls
  • Smooth-action slider control
  • Clutch button initiates ‘safe mode’ to allow on-the-fly profile selection, or to display button functionality without activating

Product Description

All the features of the X52 combined with premium engineering and advanced Multi-Function Display (MFD) for real flying interaction. 2 dedicated MFD buttons and 2 rotary dials with in-built buttons to control additional game functionality; MFD displays data directly from games, including Radio Stack info from Microsoft Flight Simulator 9 and 10; Software Development Kit included for creating game-specific programs to interact with the MFD; Choice of red, amber or green button illumination; Illuminated buttons and MFD - ideal for low light environments; Throttle unit illumination varies depending on throttle position; Enhanced MFD backlighting; Improved cable management system. Joystick: Precision centering mechanism, non-contact technology on X and Y axes and constant spring force reduce free play, improve control and increase durability; 2-stage metal trigger; 2 primary buttons in 1 convenient position; 4 fire buttons including missile launcher with spring-loaded safety cover for instant access; Conveniently positioned metal pinkie switch provides shift functionality to double up on programmable commands; 2 X 8-way Hat Switches; 3D rudder twist; 3-position rotary mode selector switch with LED indicators; 3 spring-loaded, base-mounted toggle switches for up to 6 programmable flight commands; 5-position handle adjustment system to suit all hand sizes. Throttle: Progressive throttle with tension adjustment, detents for afterburner and idle; 2 fire buttons; Scroll wheel with built-in button; Mouse controller / hat switch with left mouse button; 8-way hat switch; 2 x rotary controls; Smooth-action slider control; Clutch button initiates ‘safe mode’ to allow on-the-fly profile selection, or to display button functionality without activating. Compatibility: Windows 7, XP/XP64, and Vista

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Do not waste your money buy something that has been proven to work.
jimmyjax
If you have had bad luck with many other joysticks, I give this one a 5 star, definitely recommend this one.
Benjamin George Jr
Excellent although not available in alot of games and can be the tough ones to program in the software.
MichaelD

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

72 of 74 people found the following review helpful By Steve on July 13, 2007
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Please note, I'm writing this from the perspective of someone who used the Saitek X45 for 4 years, so most notes are comparing it, the X52 Pro, and the X52 standard. I get rather nitpicky about individual features, so for those interested in the bottom line, you can skip most of this, and just read the last paragraph. :)

Compared with the standard X52, the X52 Pro is indeed a significant improvement. All extra functionality of the multi-function display aside, the quality is simply higher. However, I'm still very surprised that so many steps back were taken from the old X45.

Compared with the original X52, the spring tension in the stick of the X52 Pro is a great improvement. I remember being very disappointed in the X52 when I picked up a display model, and the weak spring allowed the stick to fall over under it's own weight. The X52 Pro added a second centering spring to help, and it is much better, but still rather weak compared with the X45, which had a massive spring.

Also, as with the standard X52, the X45's rudder rocker switch is gone, replaced by the twisty stick. Now, I do understand this, since it is a common practice in joystick design now.. however, I have never seen an aircraft with this feature, and if realism is the goal, you'll need rudder pedals. The rocker always has felt more intuitive to me.

I think my largest disappointment in this stick, and the standard X52, is the new style for the dials on the throttle. In order to install the buttons in the centers of the dials, they had to sacrifice the quality of the dials themselves. The X45 had wonderful dials, with a smooth rotation range of about 300 degrees around the circle, and a great feel. The new style on the X52s is terrible by comparison.
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71 of 82 people found the following review helpful By Boc on March 4, 2007
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Ordering: 5 of 5
Direct from Amazon, arrived 2 business days after placing the order. The retail box is OK, with just egg shell cardboard for internal support, the oversized shipping box with airpacks was probably necessary. The Pro comes with one DVD (.html manual, drivers and Flight Simulator X demo) and a single page, multi-lanquage instruction sheet. Printed instructions stop at plug in and load the DVD to install the drivers.

Appearance: 5 of 5
Aesthetically superior to the X52 IMHO. And many other brands as well, this is a serious piece of peripheral, it just plain looks like it means business, unlike most of the splashy silver competitors.

Function: 4 of 5
Its a great stick, spring tension is consistant throughout the full motion range, although force is somewhat light. Not for lefties. Mode change knob might be easier for one-handing if it were on the left instead of the right side of the column, I find myself letting go of the joy handle to twist for a mode change. Toggle buttons at the base of the stick aren't the ancient mechanical potentiometer trimmers- up on the left toggle changes the viewpoint in the FSX demo, out of the box.

Throttle MFD display is angled, easier to see than the X52. MFD has a clock, push the wheel and it turns into a stopwatch timer. Switching force for the wheel button is light, quite easy to button when one only wants to wheel. Throttle handle has a button style mouse, works as well as the mouse button on some laptop keyboards. At about 80% throttle the force to pass the military/afterburner detent is severe, dialing down the adjustment helps some.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Outlaw on June 10, 2008
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I upgraded from the orginal X-52 which also was a great stick in my opinion, never had the problems with it has other people had. The only minor problem with the orginal joystick that was corrected with the X-52 Pro, was the weak center spring. The Pro also have different look and hat buttons along with several other improvements. You will have to re-program all of your profiles if you are upgrading from the older version.You can't beat Saitex for the price and proformance, I'm satisfied.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Bill P. on March 12, 2009
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I ordered the Pro with some reluctance having owned the original X-52. My brother also had one of the originals that lasted barely over a year. The spring tension was way too light with the original and there is a problem with the throttle losing calibration and that is exactly what happened to mine and my brothers.

After a couple of good recommendations from some guys I fly with online I decided to go ahead and get the X52 Pro. I must say that I am very pleased with it so far. The spring tesnion is much better (has dual springs) and the optical pots make for much smoother movement in game. It is also more ruggedly built than the original.

Pro's:

-Has Vista 64 bit Programming software available
-Can customize the LED colors (does not include the MFD)
-Has better MFD Options
-Sturdier with better spring tension
-Has a module that allows control of the radio stack in FSX with MFD Rotaries
-Has a nicer task bar interface
-Slider is 100x better than the original which was crap & would never calibrate

Con's:

-The programming software is not as intuive as previous versions. It is not visual and you cannot click a button on the stick and have it be selected in the programming software as before.
-Rotaries are a bit tough to move precisely. Takes more force.
-The rotary wheels at the MFD only work with the FSX Mod. Can't seem to get them to work in anything else.
-Throttle detents are a bit overdone & if you are trying to make fine adjustments at 10% & 20% it can be a bit tough at times. This is even the the friction backed off all of the way.
-Still can't do a calibrate function.
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